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Blackview A8 Max (2016) review

Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Mediatek MT6737
Mali-T720 MP2
2 GB / 16 GB
5.5 inches (720 x 1280 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

Blackview announced the launch of the A8 Max smartphone in 2016. The manufacturer is offering the Blackview A8 Max phone with 5.5 inches display, Mediatek MT6737 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Blackview A8 Max comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery. The 5.5 inches phone comes with IPS display (720 x 1280 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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Blackview A8 Max specifications

BrandBlackview
NameA8 Max
ModelA8MAX
Release date2016

Body

The weight of Blackview A8 Max is about 6.24 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Blackview phone are average (6.07 x 3.07 x 0.35 inches).

Weight6.24 oz
Dimensions6.07 x 3.07 x 0.35 inches
Colorsgold, gray, silver
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The Blackview A8 Max 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 MT6737
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T720 MP2

Display

The size of A8 Max screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.5 inches IPS display of Blackview A8 Max with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.5 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Blackview A8 Max (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 A8 Max 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 camera5 MP
Main camera8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The Blackview A8 Max 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 A8 Max 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 / 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 3000 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 A8 Max is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 3000 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 Blackview 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 Blackview A8 Max 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 Blackview A8 Max, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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