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Celkon Astro (2016) review

Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
Spreadtrum SC7731C
Mali-400 MP2
512 MB / 8 GB
4.5 inches (480 x 854 px)
3 MP, 2048 x 1536 px, autofocus

Celkon announced the launch of the Astro smartphone in 2016. The manufacturer is offering the Celkon Astro phone with 4.5 inches display, Spreadtrum SC7731C chipset, 512 MB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The Celkon Astro comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 1600 mAh battery. The 4.5 inches phone comes with IPS display (480 x 854 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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Celkon Astro specifications

BrandCelkon
NameAstro
ModelASTRO
Release date2016

Body

The weight of Celkon Astro is about 4.59 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Celkon phone are average (5.26 x 2.62 x 0.39 inches).

Weight4.59 oz
Dimensions5.26 x 2.62 x 0.39 inches
Colorsgold, rose-gold
SIM typeMicro SIM, Mini SIM

System

The Celkon Astro comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
SoCSpreadtrum SC7731C
CPUQuad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400 MP2

Display

The size of Astro screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 4.5 inches IPS display of Celkon Astro with 480 x 854 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size4.5 inches
Resolution480 x 854 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Celkon Astro (512 MB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (8 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM512 MB
Internal storage8 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Astro 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 cameraVGA
Main camera3 MP, 2048 x 1536 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Celkon Astro 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 Astro 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
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv2.1, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 1600 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 Astro is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 1600 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. The Dual SIM capability of Celkon Astro 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
SpecialsDragontrail glass, Dual 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 Celkon Astro, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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