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Ark Benefit M9 (2018) review

Android OS v8.1 (Oreo)
Mediatek MT6580
Mali-400 MP2
2 GB / 16 GB
5.45 inches (720 x 1440 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

Ark announced the launch of the Benefit M9 smartphone in 2018. The manufacturer is offering the Ark Benefit M9 phone with 5.45 inches display, Mediatek MT6580 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Ark Benefit M9 comes with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2700 mAh battery. The 5.45 inches phone comes with IPS display (720 x 1440 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Ark Benefit M9 specifications

BrandArk
NameBenefit M9
ModelBENEFITM9
Release date2018

Body

The weight of Ark Benefit M9 is about 4.76 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Ark phone are average (5.71 x 2.99 x 0.31 inches).

Weight4.76 oz
Dimensions5.71 x 2.99 x 0.31 inches
Colorsblack, gold
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The Ark Benefit M9 comes with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v8.1 (Oreo)
SoCMediatek MT6580
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400 MP2

Display

The size of Benefit M9 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.45 inches IPS display of Ark Benefit M9 with 720 x 1440 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.45 inches
Resolution720 x 1440 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Ark Benefit M9 (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM2 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Benefit M9 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera2 MP
Main camera8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Ark Benefit M9 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Benefit M9 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands900 / 1800
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2700 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Benefit M9 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 2700 mAh

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This Ark phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Ark Benefit M9 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Ark Benefit M9, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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