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Ark Elf S8 (2018) review

Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Mediatek MT6580
Mali-400 MP2
1 GB / 8 GB
5.72 inches (480 x 960 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

Ark announced the launch of the Elf S8 smartphone in 2018. The manufacturer is offering the Ark Elf S8 phone with 5.72 inches display, Mediatek MT6580 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The Ark Elf S8 comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2500 mAh battery. The 5.72 inches phone comes with TFT display (480 x 960 px). A thin-film transistor (TFT) is a type of field-effect transistor that is usually used in a liquid crystal display (LCD). This type of display features a thin-film transistor for each individual pixel.

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Ark Elf S8 specifications

BrandArk
NameElf S8
ModelELFS8
Release date2018

Body

The weight of Ark Elf S8 is about 5.54 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Ark phone are average (5.97 x 2.85 x 0.37 inches).

Weight5.54 oz
Dimensions5.97 x 2.85 x 0.37 inches
Colorsblack, blue
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The Ark Elf S8 comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
SoCMediatek MT6580
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400 MP2

Display

The size of Elf S8 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.72 inches TFT display of Ark Elf S8 with 480 x 960 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeTFT
Screen size5.72 inches
Resolution480 x 960 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Ark Elf S8 (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (8 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM1 GB
Internal storage8 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Elf S8 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
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The Ark Elf S8 doesn't support 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 Elf S8 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G
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 2500 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 Elf S8 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 2500 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 Elf S8 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 Elf S8, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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