The list of Android Go devices in Nigeria is increasing. First, it was Transsion-owned Trio-TECNO, iTel and Infinix that first introduced Android Go smartphones in Nigeria. Some months later, Samsung launched the Samsung Galaxy J2 core, Gionee as well introduced her first Android Go smartphone, the Gionee F205 Lite.
Now the new entrance to the Nigerian mobile phone market, TAMBO Mobile has equally unveiled the TAMBO TA 50 that runs on Android 8.1 Oreo Go Edition. Let’s get to see the full specs review.
Tambo TA 50 Key Specs and Features
・5.0-inch HD capacitive touchscreen, 640 x 1280 pixels
・Android 8.1 Oreo GO with 1GB RAM
・Quad-core 1.25GHz MediaTek MT6580A
・16GB built-in storage, upgradeable up to 64GB
・8MP rear camera and 8MP front camera
・4000mAh non-removable Li-Po Battery
Tambo TA 50 Design and Display
Design-wise, the Tambo TA 50 is made from a polycarbonate material. It houses an 8MP camera at the back followed by an LCD rear camera, LED flash and fingerprint scanner are now closer than before.
The loudspeaker is located at the back which to give a smooth overall feel. It measures 9.15mm in thickness when you turn over to the sides. It is available in Champagne and Black colours.
Just like what we saw on the TA 55, the Tambo TA 50 sports an HD display. The bottom and top bezel are a little thick as well. It’s equipped with a 5.0-inch HD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen to bring out clear visuals. The screen has 640 x 1280 pixels in resolution over 268 pixels per inch density. The screen has a 2.5D curved glass on top and stretches up to 78% screen-to-body ratio.
HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE
It houses the MT6580A chip from MediaTek which has a 28nm process technology. The chip has a 4-core processor that clocks at a normal speed of 1.3GHz. In the graphics department, the ARM Mali-400 MP2 graphics is in charge.
You get a 16GB storage space available and you can upgrade up to 64GB using a memory card. It runs on Android 8.1 Oreo Go operating system.
The Tambo TA 50 adopts an 8MP AF rear camera from Samsung. This camera comes with a LED flash and other Internal features like Face beauty, panorama, burst mode, sticker and lots more. While the 8MP selfie camera comes with a LED flash as well for selfies in low light environments.
Network Connectivity and Battery
It supports 2G and 3G internet and can accommodate dual Nano SIMs and a microSD card. It has Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot and A-GPS, GLONASS.
The Tambo TA 55 is powered by a non-removable Li-Po 4000mAh battery with no fast charging technology. FULL SPECIFICATION OF TAMBO TA4
・Announced: September 2018
・Status: Available. September 2018
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA
・3G Support: 850/1700/1900/2100
・4G Support: N/A
・Number of SIM Card: 2 (Nano + Nano)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes
・Material Type: Plastic
・Colour: Gold and Black
・Screen Type: HD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Resolution: 640 x 1280 Pixels
・Pixel Density: 268ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 78%
・Operating system: Android 8.1 Oreo Go
・Processor: Quad-core 1.25GHz
・Chipset type: MediaTek MT6580A
・Graphics Processing Unit: ARM Mali-400
・Memory Card slot: Yes, up to 64GB
・Internal storage: 16GB
・Back Camera: 8MP
・Front Camera: 8MP
・Back Flash: Yes, LED
・Front Flash: Yes
・WiFi Hotspot: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Rear)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes
・Standby Time: –
・Fast Charging: No