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Fly Nimbus 17 (2017) review

Android OS v7.0 (Nougat)
Mediatek MT6580
Mali-400 MP1
1 GB / 8 GB
4.5 inches (480 x 854 px)
5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px, autofocus

Fly announced the launch of the Nimbus 17 smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the Fly Nimbus 17 phone with 4.5 inches display, Mediatek MT6580 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The Fly Nimbus 17 comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 1900 mAh battery. The 4.5 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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Fly Nimbus 17 specifications

BrandFly
NameNimbus 17
ModelFS527
Release date2017

Body

The weight of Fly Nimbus 17 is about 6.31 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Fly phone are average (5.71 x 2.86 x 0.35 inches).

Weight6.31 oz
Dimensions5.71 x 2.86 x 0.35 inches
Colorsblack, blue, champagne
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The Fly Nimbus 17 comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v7.0 (Nougat)
SoCMediatek MT6580
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400 MP1

Display

The size of Nimbus 17 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 4.5 inches TFT display of Fly Nimbus 17 with 480 x 854 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeTFT
Screen size4.5 inches
Resolution480 x 854 px
Multitouch supportyes, up to 2 fingers

Memory

The internal memory of Fly Nimbus 17 (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 Nimbus 17 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, 2592 x 1944 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Fly Nimbus 17 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 Nimbus 17 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 1900 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 Nimbus 17 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 1900 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 Fly 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 Fly Nimbus 17 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, Dragontrail Glass
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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 Fly Nimbus 17, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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