Meiigoo S8 Full Specs, Review and Price

Meiigoo S8 image

Meiigoo S8 is a Galaxy S8 clone from Meiigoo. The company is known for making clones of high-end smartphones, we can’t wait to see what they will do with the Galaxy S9.

The S8 from Meiigoo looks absolutely flawless, but the dual rear camera will definitely sell it off as a clone. Nonetheless, it comes with the 18:9 curved screen and a dual-sided 3D curved sides.

Meiigoo S8 Key Specs and Features

・6.1-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2160 pixels
・Android 7.1 Nougat with 4GB RAM
・Octa-core 1.5GHz MediaTek MT6750T
・64GB built-in storage
・16MP + 5MP rear camera and 8MP front camera
・3300mAh non-removable Battery

Design And Display

We all know a mirror at the back of a smartphone always make it look and feel premium. The device appeals to everyone, this piece of artwork shines like armour and reflects light beautifully.

It has curved sides and edges as well which allows for a perfect grip. It has a very slim and tiny metal frame measuring 8.3 in thickness and weighs 165g. You can get it on shopping stores in Gold, Black and Blue.

Meiigoo S8

It has a taller display compared the Note 8 we reviewed earlier. The screen stretches all the way to the sides as well, for a groundbreaking Infinity display. It offers you a bigger vision than ever.

The 6.1-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen has a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels and 396 pixels per inch density for clear and sharp visuals. It has a 3D curved glass screen as well.

Hardware and Software

It’s powered by the MediaTek MT6750T mid-range chipset with its 28nm process node. This comes with 8-cores of processor clocking at 1.5GHz, while the ARM Mali-T860 MP2 graphics card controls graphics.

Multitasking should be seamless with 4GB of RAM space available, it has a storage space of 64GB as well. Although the storage space is upgradeable up to 128GB using a memory card. It runs on Android 7.1 Nougat as well.

Camera And Connectivity

For photography, it’s equipped with dual 16MP + 5MP rear shooter just like the Note 8. The cameras from Sony comes with a LED flash to help out in low light environments. While the 8MP selfie camera at the top bezel takes cute selfies compared to the 5MP on the Note 8.

The Meiigoo S8 supports 4G LTE connectivity and accommodates dual Nano SIM. It has support for Bluetooth 4.2, 3.5mm jack, USB TypeC, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot and A-GPS, GLONASS.

Battery And Availability

The Meiigoo S8 is powered by a non-removable 3300mAh battery with fast charging technology. Meiigoo S8 is available on shopping stores, starting from $149 to $199, that’s about (N50,000 – N70,000).

Full Specification Of Meiigoo S8

LAUNCH
・Announced: September 2017
・Status: Available. November 2017

NETWORK
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: WCDMA: B1 2100MHz / B8 900 MHz / 1900 MHz / 850 MHz
・4G Support: LTE 800 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
・Dual SIM Support: Yes (Nano + Nano)

DESIGN
・Material Type: Metal + Glass
・Dimensions: 73.5 x 158.3 x 8.3 mm
・Colour: Black, Gold and Blue
・Weight: 165g

・Screen Type: FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Size: 6.1-inch
・Resolution: 1080 x 2160 pixels
・Pixel Density: 396ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 82.8%

SOFTWARE
・Operating system: Android 7.1 Nougat
・Processor: Octa-core 1.5GHz
・Chipset type: MediaTek MT6750T
・Graphics Processing Unit: ARM Mali-T860 MP2

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

CAMERA
・Back Camera: 16MP + 5MP
・Front Camera: 8MP
・Back Flash: Yes, LED
・Front Flash: No

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

BATTERY
・Capacity: 3300mAh
・Type: Li-Po
・Standby Time: –
・Talktime: –
・Fast Charging: Yes

Posted by Joseph Young

Africa's most sought-after Mobile Reporter.

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