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Karbonn Platinum P9 (2018) review

Android OS v8.1 (Oreo)
Mediatek MT6737
Mali-T720 MP1
2 GB / 16 GB
5.45 inches (480 x 960 px)
8 + 2 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

Karbonn announced the launch of the Platinum P9 smartphone in 2018. The manufacturer is offering the Karbonn Platinum P9 phone with 5.45 inches display, Mediatek MT6737 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Karbonn Platinum P9 comes with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) out of the box, and a Li-Po 2500 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.45 inches phone comes with IPS display (480 x 960 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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Karbonn Platinum P9 specifications

BrandKarbonn
NamePlatinum P9
ModelPLATP9
Release date2018

Body

The weight of Karbonn Platinum P9 is about 5.08 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Karbonn phone are average (5.81 x 2.81 x 0.37 inches).

Weight5.08 oz
Dimensions5.81 x 2.81 x 0.37 inches
Colorsblue
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Karbonn Platinum P9 comes with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v8.1 (Oreo)
SoCMediatek MT6737
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T720 MP1

Display

The size of Platinum P9 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.45 inches IPS display of Karbonn Platinum P9 with 480 x 960 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.45 inches
Resolution480 x 960 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Karbonn Platinum P9 (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM2 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Platinum P9 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 camera8 MP
Main camera8 + 2 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Karbonn Platinum P9 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 Platinum P9 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 / 4G
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-Po 2500 mAh, non-removable 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 Platinum P9 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 2500 mAh, non-removable

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 Platinum P9 phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Karbonn 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 Karbonn Platinum P9 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, fingerprint, light, proximity
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 Karbonn Platinum P9, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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