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iNew V8 (2015) review

Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat)
MediaTek MT6591
Mali-450 MP4
1 GB / 16 GB
5.5 inches (720 x 1280 px)
13 MP, 4128 x 3096 px, autofocus

iNew announced the launch of the V8 smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the iNew V8 phone with 5.5 inches display, MediaTek MT6591 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The iNew V8 comes with Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat) out of the box, and a Li-Po 2400 mAh battery. The 5.5 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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iNew V8 specifications

BrandiNew
NameV8
ModelV8
Release date2015

Body

The weight of iNew V8 is about 5.86 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this iNew phone are average (6.13 x 3.03 x 0.33 inches).

Weight5.86 oz
Dimensions6.13 x 3.03 x 0.33 inches
Colorswhite
SIM typeMicro SIM, Mini SIM

System

The iNew V8 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 MT6591
CPUHexa-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-450 MP4

Display

The size of V8 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.5 inches IPS display of iNew V8 with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.5 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of iNew V8 (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM1 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the V8 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 camerano
Main camera13 MP, 4128 x 3096 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The iNew V8 supports 2G, 3G and 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 V8 comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The V8 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 / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCyes
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0, USB host
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 2400 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of V8 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Po 2400 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 iNew 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 iNew V8 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, light, proximity
SpecialsCorning Gorilla Glass 2, Rotatable camera, 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 iNew V8, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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