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Gigabyte GSmart Simba SX1 (2013) review

Android OS v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8230
Adreno 305
1 GB / 4 GB
5 inches (720 x 1280 px)
13 MP, 4128 x 3096 px, autofocus

Gigabyte announced the launch of the GSmart Simba SX1 smartphone in 2013. The manufacturer is offering the Gigabyte GSmart Simba SX1 phone with 5 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8230 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage.

The Gigabyte GSmart Simba SX1 comes with Android OS v4.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 1900 mAh battery. The 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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Gigabyte GSmart Simba SX1 specifications

BrandGigabyte
NameGSmart Simba SX1
ModelSX1
Release date2013

Body

The weight of Gigabyte GSmart Simba SX1 is about 5.82 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Gigabyte phone are average (5.67 x 2.87 x 0.37 inches).

Weight5.82 oz
Dimensions5.67 x 2.87 x 0.37 inches
Colorsblack, white
SIM typeMini SIM

System

The Gigabyte GSmart Simba SX1 comes with Android OS v4.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8230
CPUDual-core 1.4 GHz Krait
GPUAdreno 305

Display

The size of GSmart Simba SX1 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5 inches IPS display of Gigabyte GSmart Simba SX1 with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Gigabyte GSmart Simba SX1 (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (4 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM1 GB
Internal storage4 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the GSmart Simba SX1 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 camera2 MP
Main camera13 MP, 4128 x 3096 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Gigabyte GSmart Simba SX1 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 GSmart Simba SX1 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
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv3.0
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 GSmart Simba SX1 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 Gigabyte 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 Gigabyte GSmart Simba SX1 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, compass, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM
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