Wiko View Prime Full Specifications Review

Wiko View Prime was launched by France based OEM alongside the Wiko View 2 and View 2 Pro during the 2018 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The device doesn’t come with the selfie notch display like the aforementioned.

Nonetheless, it dishes out an 18:9 aspect ratio screen and packs flagship specs, like 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage and dual selfie camera. The View Prime is perfect for selfie lovers, but what else does it offer? Let’s find out.

Wiko View Prime Key Specs and Features

・5.7-inch HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1440 pixels
・Android 7.0 Nougat with 4GB RAM
・Octa-core 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937
・64GB built-in storage and memory card support up to 128GB
・16MP rear camera and 20MP + 8MP front camera
・Fingerprint scanner
・4G LTE
・3000mAh removable Li-Po Battery

DESIGN

Sports a smooth Plastic body that’s removable, so you can insert the dual sims and memory card. The fingerprint scanner should be the highlight at the rear, unlocking the device in less than a second and offering quick access.

Wiko View Prime design

Furthermore, the rear camera and LED flash are vertical in the top middle, totally different from what we saw in the latest Wiko View smartphones. It measures 8.3 mm in thickness and weighs 162g overall. In terms of colours, you can get it in Blue, Gold and Black colours.

DISPLAY

It’s 18:9 aspect ratio screen is definitely one of the highlights here, dishing out a full view display for users. There’s an on-screen navigation button to navigate through the phone. Making the top and bottom bezel super minimal and tiny.

Wiko View Prime

The 5.7-inch HD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen has a resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels offering more screen than bezels. With 282 pixels per inch density, see all your games and movies come alive. The screen stretches up to 75.41% screen to body ratio and has GFF full lamination technology.

HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE

The Snapdragon 430 chip from Qualcomm is in charge here with 8-cores processor and 64-bit CPU architecture. The Octa-core processor clocks at 1.4GHz with 28nm process technology. Managing graphics is the Qualcomm Adreno 505 graphics processor.

A massive 4GB RAM space is available on this “midrange” device, giving true value for money. The RAM space has a memory speed of 800MHz as well, with 64GB internal storage to store up files and apps. You can always upgrade further whenever you like, up to 128GB using a memory card. The smartphone runs on Android 7.1 Nougat with modified UI.

CAMERA

The 16MP rear camera has f/1.8 aperture and captures 5K resolution images. The camera has a LED flash and other quality features capturing photographs with 5384 x 3752 pixels in dimension. For selfies, the dual 20MP + 8MP shooters is perfect for group selfies and will take the best natural looking selfies, according to the company.

BATTERY

The Wiko View Prime is powered by a removable Li-Po 3000mAh battery with fast charging technology.

 

Wiko View Prime Full Specs

LAUNCH
・Announced: February 2018
・Status: Available. March 2018

NETWORK
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: Yes
・4G Support: Yes
・Number of SIM Card: 2 (Nano)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes

DESIGN
・Material Type: Plastic
・Dimensions: 153.2 x 72.8 x 8.3 mm
・Colour: Blue, Gold, Black, Red
・Weight: 162g

DISPLAY
・Screen Type: HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Size: 5.7-inch
・Resolution: 720 x 1440 pixels
・Pixel Density: 282
・Screen to Body Ratio: 75.41%

SOFTWARE
・Operating system: Android 7.1 Nougat
・Processor: Octa-core 1.4GHz
・Chipset type: Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937
・Graphics Processing Unit: Qualcomm Adreno 505

STORAGE
・Memory Card slot: Yes, up to 128GB
・Internal storage: 64GB
・RAM: 4GB

CAMERA
・Back Camera: 16MP
・Front Camera: 20MP + 8MP
・Back Flash: Yes, LED
・Front Flash: No

FEATURES
・Wifi Hotspot: Yes
・Bluetooth: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Rear)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, gyroscope
・USB: type 2.0
・GPS: Yes
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes

BATTERY
・Capacity: 3000mAh
・Type: Li-Po
・Standby Time: –
・Talktime: –
・Fast Charging: Yes

Posted by Joseph Young

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