Elephone S8-An Affordable Smartphone with Bezel-less 2K Display
Do you remember the edge-less Elephone S7 which was modeled after the Samsung Galaxy Note series? If you do, the Elephone S8 is the successor of that implementation. Elephone has worked on last year Elephone S7 experiment and in its second attempt, the S8 is a gorgeous looking device with almost all screen display, 18:9 aspect ratio just like the one found on the S8 and LG V30, all glass metallic back and plenty of RAM. Ladies and Gentlemen, meet the Elephone S8-an affordable Bezel-less smartphone with insane specs.
The Elephone S8 is an interesting phone with a massive 6.0-inch Bezel-less screen with a 2k display. By 2017 standard, the device stands tall among the many gorgeous smartphones with Bezel-less display and in fact, it’s one of the best value for money smartphones released this year.
Where to Buy Elephone S8 in Nigeria
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Elephone S8 Key Specs
- 6.0-inch Bezel-less screen with 2k display and 92.4% screen-to-body ratio
- Resolution: 1440 *2560 pixels with 403ppi
- Android 7.1.1 Nougat
- 2.5GHz Deca-core MediaTek Helio X25 processor.
- 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage
- 21 Megapixel rear camera and 8 Megapixel front facing camera
Design and display
Adorning the back of the Elephone S8 is a full metallic glass panel which has a 3D curved design making it easier to hold in the hands and more scratch-resistant as well.
Compared to the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 which has a 91.3% screen-to-body ratio, the Elephone S8 boasts up to 92.4% screen-to-body ratio. It is built for expansive and immersive multimedia experience in mind with its vibrant looking 2k display and 1440*2560 pixels resolution.
Software and performance
The Elephone S8 boots Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box which guarantees fluid and smooth mobile experience. Under the hood, is the MediaTek Helio X25 Soc (MT6797T) which is a Deca-core processor clocks at 2.5GHz. This is aided by the Mali-T880 graphics CPU. This means playing some graphic-demanding games wouldn’t be a problem.
To make apps switching seamless, there is 4GB of RAM [RANDOM ACCESS MEMORY] and 64GB of internal storage to cater for important media and photos. There is an option to expand the storage capacity to 256GB via MicroSD card.
Network and Connectivity Options
Elephone S8 is dual SIM smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM. It has 2G, 3G, and 4G Internet connection. Connectivity options on the phone include WiFi hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, GLONASS, USB 3.0 and 3.5mm audio jack. The sensors on the phone include a fingerprint sensor, gyroscope, accelerometer, proximity sensor, gravity sensor and compass.
Elephone S8 Price and Full Specifications
- 2G/GSM: GSM 900 / 1800
- WCDMA: HSDPA 900 / 2100
- 4G LTE: YES [FDD-LTE 3(1800) / 7(2600) / 20(800)]
- SIM Type: Dual Nano SIM
- Dimensions: 15.80 x 8.00 x 0.80
- Display Size: 6.0-inch with bezel-less 2K display
- Weight: 180g
- Screen Resolution: 1440 x 2560 pixels IPS display
- Body Build: 3D curved glass back
- Colours: Milan Black, Blue
- CPU: 64-bit Deca-Core 2.5 GHz Helio X25
- Chipset: MediaTek MT6797T
- GPU: Mali–T880
- RAM: 4 GB
- Internal Memory: 64GB
- External MicroSD: Yes Expandable up to 256 GB
- Sensors: G-Sensors, Proximity Sensors, Fingerprint, Gyroscope, Compass
- OS Version: Android 7.1.1 Nougat
- Back Camera: 21 Megapixel f/1.8 Sony Rear Camera with AF, LED Flash, HDR, autofocus, Geo-tagging, face detection
- Front Camera: 8-megapixel camera with LED flash
- Bluetooth: v4.2
- WiFi: YES [Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct]
- GPS: Yes
- USB: micro USB v2.0
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- IM: Yes
- Email: Yes
- Alert Type: Vibration, MP3 ringtones
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Connecting Port: 3.5mm Audio Jack
- Battery Type: Non-removable 4000mAh Capacity
- Standby Time: Up to 2days
- Talk Time: Up to 1.5days
- Fast Charging: Yes
- MP3/WAV/eAAC+/WMA player
- FM Radio
- MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV player
- Document viewer/editor
- Preloaded applications
- Facebook, Opera Mini, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, etc
PRICE AND AVAILABILITY
- Price: $ 280
- Availability: Yes in Store