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Explay Rio (2014) review

Android OS v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Mediatek MT6572
Mali-400 MP1
512 MB / 512 MB
5 inches (480 x 854 px)
2 MP, 1600 x 1200 px, autofocus

Explay announced the launch of the Rio smartphone in 2014. The manufacturer is offering the Explay Rio phone with 5 inches display, Mediatek MT6572 chipset, 512 MB of RAM and 512 MB of internal storage.

The Explay Rio comes with Android OS v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 1800 mAh battery. The 5 inches phone comes with TFT display (480 x 854 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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Explay Rio specifications

BrandExplay
NameRio
ModelRIO
Release date2014

Body

The weight of Explay Rio is about 6.14 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Explay phone are average (5.71 x 2.87 x 0.38 inches).

Weight6.14 oz
Dimensions5.71 x 2.87 x 0.38 inches
Colorsblack, orange, purple, white
SIM typeMini SIM

System

The Explay Rio comes with Android OS v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
SoCMediatek MT6572
CPUDual-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400 MP1

Display

The size of Rio screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5 inches TFT display of Explay Rio with 480 x 854 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeTFT
Screen size5 inches
Resolution480 x 854 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Explay Rio (512 MB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (512 MB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM512 MB
Internal storage512 MB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Rio 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 camera2 MP, 1600 x 1200 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Explay Rio 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 Rio phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G
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 1800 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 Rio is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 1800 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 Explay Rio 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
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 Explay Rio, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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