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Overall satisfaction
9.0
  • 18
  • 3
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
21 opinions
  • Screen8.1
  • Performance8.9
  • Camera8.4
  • Connectivity9.0
  • Battery8.1
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Design & Materials

Is it a drop-resistant and scratch-resistant smartphone?
7.0

21 opinions

Do you think it's a nice phone?
9.2

21 opinions

Is it comfortable?
8.5

21 opinions

Can you see it well in the sunlight?
7.6

21 opinions

Performance & Hardware

Does it have good sound?
8.2

21 opinions

Does it work smoothly in everyday use?
9.3

21 opinions

What's your experience been with demanding games?
9.1

21 opinions

Camera

Quality of daytime photos
9.1

21 opinions

Quality of nighttime photos
7.4

21 opinions

Quality of selfies
8.6

21 opinions

Does it have a powerful flash?
8.6

21 opinions

Connectivity

Does it have good coverage for calls?
8.9

21 opinions

Quality of the GPS
9.0

21 opinions

And the WiFi?
9.2

21 opinions

Battery

How long does the battery last?
  • 0%
    Less than half day
  • 5%
    Less than a day
  • 43%
    One day
  • 43%
    More than one day
  • 10%
    Two days or more

21 opinions

Software

Did it come with preinstalled applications?
  • 10%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 76%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 14%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall

21 opinions

Do you regularly receive updates?
  • 7%
    Never
  • 7%
    Once a year
  • 87%
    Every six months
  • 0%
    Every two months or less

21 opinions

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User reviews

User Reviews

  • Very good budget phone

    Positives
    • Battery life (much better than expected)
    • Design (Small bezels and good looking notch)
    • Good stock camera
    • Supports Gcam mod
    • Great IPS-screen overall (better than Redmi Note 5
    • USB-C
    Negatives
    • No updates on global version
    • Swipe gestures are worse compared to MIUI
    • Display could be brighter in sunlight
    • Pretty fast but Flyme is slower compared to MIUI
    • 9.6
    • Screen7.7
    • Performance9.0
    • Camera9.0
    • Connectivity10
    • Battery10
  • Good midrange phone

    I was afraid of a weak battery, but unnecessary. It's enough for one day.
    Camera is very good with daytime photos. With low light photos are medium quality.

    Positives
    • Compact size despite the 6.15 inch screen
    • Good battery life
    • Daytime photos
    • M-touch
    Negatives
    • Night photos
    • Android 9 ?
    • 8.6
    • Screen8.0
    • Performance9.0
    • Camera8.5
    • Connectivity9.0
    • Battery7.0
  • Good but not the best

    Positives
    • Great Performance
    • Good Camera
    • Good power management
    • Vulkan Api and Camera 2 api enabled
    • GCam Support
    Negatives
    • Bad sound Quality when use with Hi-fi Grade IEM
    • No Fast Charge When Screen is on
    • Cheap plastic back I prefer aluminium on pro 7
    • Slow update
    • 9.1
    • Screen7.7
    • Performance9.0
    • Camera10
    • Connectivity9.6
    • Battery7.0
  • Relatively small but powerful midranger

    Bought this to replace my Cubot x18 plus which has 4000mah. Surprisingly the 3200mAh perform almost similar to the bigger battery but very old chipset in x18 plus. Shorter, slimmer, lighter easier to hold. Notch not really bothering me. Excellent camera in good light, good enough selfie, acceptable low light performance. Loud speaker is loud enough, excellent sound through earphone and Bluetooth headset. 4g connection is good, but not excellent, wifi connection is excellent so far.
    Charging less than 2 hours. Really like the m-back button for navigation.

    Don't like; screen dimming excessively in low light, difficult to see under bright sun light under auto screen.
    No 4g/3g sign on main screen, has to drag down the notification bar all the way down to see whether I am in 4g/3g mode.

    Positives
    • Battery
    • Camera
    • Sounds
    • Screen quality
    • Good connections
    • Fast charging
    Negatives
    • Screen dimming
    • No 4g/3g signal on top bar
    • 9.3
    • Screen8.2
    • Performance9.0
    • Camera9.2
    • Connectivity7.3
    • Battery7.0
  • Best smartphone for this price.

    Positives
    • Battery
    • Game Performance
    • Camera
    • Chipset
    • Great Interface
    Negatives
    • Some bugs that don't bother user
    • Phone will not get Android 9
    • Nighttime performance of camera is average
    • 8.6
    • Screen7.0
    • Performance8.3
    • Camera8.0
    • Connectivity9.0
    • Battery9.0
  • Auto
    It is a great mobile very beautiful

    It is economical, super fluid with a fancy camera, it could improve in deeper colors

    Positives
    • Economic
    Negatives
    • Colors
    • 10
    • Screen4.3
    • Performance10
    • Camera10
    • Connectivity10
    • Battery7.0
  • Auto
    very complete

    • 10
    • Screen8.5
    • Performance10
    • Camera10
    • Connectivity10
    • Battery9.0
  • Auto
    An excellent cell phone today.

    Very good cell phone with a very good processor, it is currently very cheap compared to its starting price, other than that it has a different back design than what is currently on the market, now all cell phones look like iPhone or Huawei because of the camera layout. In my opinion it seems much better option than a Redmi Note 7. Despite having 3200 mAh battery has given me more than 7 hours of screen. This cell phone with the GCAM works wonders.

    Positives
    • Drums
    • screen
    • Power
    • Cameras
    • Camera 2 API enabled
    Negatives
    • Updates
    • 10
    • Screen9.0
    • Performance9.0
    • Camera8.7
    • Connectivity10
    • Battery7.0
  • Auto
    Very satisfactory

    Better you can not ask, I like especially the design and how comfortable it is.

    • 8.1
    • Screen7.2
    • Performance7.3
    • Camera6.7
    • Connectivity8.0
    • Battery10
  • Auto
    I recommend the most smartphone for this money

    • 10
    • Screen9.2
    • Performance9.0
    • Camera7.2
    • Connectivity10
    • Battery9.0

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8.6
Ki Price/Quality
Score
  • 8.4 Design & Materials
  • 7.7 Performance & Hardware
  • 7.8 Camera
  • 6.8 Connectivity
  • 6.3 Battery
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How do we calculate the Ki?

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  • Design and screen
  • Hardware and performance
  • Camera
  • Connectivity
  • Battery

Once these 5 factors have been rated, we introduce the price variable. This means that any two devices with the same ratings get a different Ki score for quality vs price.

Even a device objectively worse than another may have a higher Ki score if it has a better price.

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The Ki varies as time goes by. As new devices with better specifications enter the market the Ki score of older devices will go down, always being compensated of their decrease in price.