Ulefone Note 8

Ulefone Note 8 Review, Pros and Cons – Ulefone is not only known for its armor smartphone but occasionally launches some basic devices to maintain its portfolio. A few months ago, they launched a new budget-friendly device called Ulefone Note 8, which comes with super simple features and functions.

The Ulefone Note 8 is designed in such a way that impresses certain type of users and can be great for them, who are introduced for the first time to some latest technologies like our grandparents’ generation. So, let’s see what the Ulefone Note 8 has to offer under its hood.

Ulefone Note 8 Review

Highlights

  1. The best thing about the Ulefone Note 8 is that it consists of a simple design with fine bezels along the edges, and is offering an IPS LCD panel.
  2. As for the internal configurations, an entry-level Mediatek MT6580 quad-core processor is intact on the system board.
  3. In terms of battery, a 2700 mAh Li-ion average battery powers the phone and charges via a standard charging port.
  4. The price of the device is $ 55, which is incredible and a clear instance of value for money.

Design and Display

The plastic body consists of three wonderful colors – Black, Amber Sunrise, and Midnight Green. Each of them has a simple and elegant appearance that provides a smooth and smudge-free experience on the rear panel. In addition, there is a dual-camera configuration on the rear panel without any fingerprint sensor, which means that you can use either a pattern or a PIN to increase the security level of your device.

As for the screen, the 5.5-inch IPS LCD integrates a 442 x 960-pixel resolution screen with a moderate 192-pixel density per inch. The aspect ratio is 19:5:9 which is pretty decent considering the price point of the handset, as well as the competent 78.7% screen to body ratio, works decently.

Memory and Internal

Under the hood, you’ll find a 28 nm Mediatek MT6580 quad-core chipset on the board with basic hardware configured to work efficiently. In addition, the clean interface of the Android 10 Go edition will enhance the user experience, as there will be no notification of useless ads or bloatware applications.

With this configuration, you can get a simple use of social media and call in your hand. No high-end games are supposed to be playable with this low-end processor which is one of the disadvantages.

As for storage, a 16GB internal space is paired with 2GB of RAM, which will eventually run out after downloading some apps, videos, and songs, so you need to use Micro SD to increase storage limits, check out Ulefone Armor 8 advantages and disadvantages.

Camera

Now, talking about the camera section, a dual camera is positioned vertically at the top of the rear panel, which includes a 5 MP that looks like the main sensor along with a 2 MP depth sensor. The 5MP main sensor is tipped to shoot at a resolution of 720p with a 30fps frame rate.

At the same time, the 2MP front selfie camera offers key features to attach it to the whole camera setup. There is no denying that the 2MP selfie camera won’t perform exceptionally well and only get the work done somehow.

Battery and Others

Like most smartphones, it has a non-removable Li-Ion 2700 mAh battery to supply power to all components of Ulefone Note 8 while it gets charged via a micro USB 2.0 port. This device can support up to a day and a half with moderate use and, on a single charge, you can use the screen viewing for more than 3-4 hours.

Other than those things, it runs on a 3G connectivity option, which may be expected due to its low price. Although it is good enough to render the essential types of communications and accelerometer sensors, however, it does not have a fingerprint reader, it can still maintain everything on its own.

Ulefone Note 8 Pros and Cons

Ulefone Note 8 Specifications Detail

Down below you can see the full specifications of the Ulefone Note 8 smartphone.

SpecificationsUlefone Note 8
Network2G, 3G
AnnouncedAugust 2020
Dimensions141.7 x 66.5 x 12 mm
Weight153 g
SIMDual SIM
Size5.5 inches
DisplayCapacitive touchscreen IPS LCD,16M colors
Resolution442 x 960 pixels
OSAndroid 10 (Go edition)
ChipsetMediatek MT6580 (28 nm)
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400
Card slotYes (dedicated slot)
RAM2GB
Internal16GB
Camera5MP, 2MP
Selfie2MP
3.5 mm jackYes
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth4.2, A2DP
GPSYes, with A-GPS
RadioFM radio, RDS, recording
USBmicroUSB 2.0
SensorsAccelerometer
BatteryLi-Ion 2700 mAh battery
ColorsBlack, Amber Sunrise, Midnight Green
Price$55 (4000 INR)

Ulefone Note 8 Pros and Cons

Down below you can see the list of pros and cons (advantages and disadvantages) of the Ulefone Note 8 phone.

Pros

  1. An elegantly designed body and layout.
  2. Has secondary storage support of a micro SD card.
  3. Enough battery for a single day.
  4. Excellent high 19:5:9 aspect ratio.
  5. Dual camera setup.
  6. Wide range of color options available.

Cons

  1. Images and videos are of low level.
  2. Delays and lags here and there.
  3. Slow performance.
  4. No 4G connectivity.
  5. Only a single 16GB variant is available.
  6. Low-resolution selfie camera.

Conclusion

The general statistics of Ulefone Note 8 are medium and has basic features of the standard budget segment, which offer a smooth experience. However, you can neglect the fact that the storage is smaller and powered by 3G connectivity, although the price provides all the answers. In short, Ulefone Note 8 is a budget smartphone with normal settings.

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