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Explay Tornado (2014) review

Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Mediatek MT6582
Mali-400 MP2
512 MB / 4 GB
4.5 inches (480 x 854 px)
5 MP, 2560 x 1920 px, autofocus

Explay announced the launch of the Tornado smartphone in 2014. The manufacturer is offering the Explay Tornado phone with 4.5 inches display, Mediatek MT6582 chipset, 512 MB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage.

The Explay Tornado comes with Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 1550 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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Explay Tornado specifications

BrandExplay
NameTornado
ModelTORNADO
Release date2014

Body

The weight of Explay Tornado is about 4.97 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Explay phone are average (5.2 x 2.58 x 0.37 inches).

Weight4.97 oz
Dimensions5.2 x 2.58 x 0.37 inches
Colorsblack, blue, green, red, white
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The Explay Tornado comes with Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v4.4.2 (KitKat)
SoCMediatek MT6582
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400 MP2

Display

The size of Tornado screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 4.5 inches IPS display of Explay Tornado 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 Explay Tornado (512 MB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (4 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM512 MB
Internal storage4 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Tornado 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 camera5 MP, 2560 x 1920 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Explay Tornado 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 Tornado 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
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 1550 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 Tornado is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 1550 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 Explay phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, light, proximity
SpecialsTriple 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 Tornado, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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