Kyocera announced the launch of the Basio smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the Kyocera Basio phone with 5 inch display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.
The Kyocera Basio series was launched with Android OS v4.4.4 (KitKat) pre-installed, but it is upgradable to newer versions of OS as they become available. The 5 inch phone comes with a high resolution IPS display (1080 x 1920 px). This screen can reproduce accurate and vibrant colors. This smartphone has a single camera on the back (13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus). The single camera setup can be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences. The Basio also features a 1 MP front-facing camera.
Kyocera Basio specifications
|Dimensions||5.59 x 2.76 x 0.41 inch|
|Colors||blue, gold, pink|
|SIM type||Nano SIM|
The weight of Kyocera Basio is about 5.36 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Kyocera smartphone are average (5.59 x 2.76 x 0.41 inch). Smaller smartphones are more compact and easier to carry around, but they may have smaller displays that can be harder to read and interact with. A Nano SIM is a small (12.3 x 8.8 x 0.67 mm) chipcard that is used in smartphones as a subscriber identity module (SIM) for connecting to a cellular network.
|OS version||Android OS v4.4.4 (KitKat)|
|SoC||Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB|
|CPU||Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400|
The Kyocera Basio comes with Android OS v4.4.4 (KitKat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open-source software. The Basio has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB CPU. This mid-range, quad-core CPU is capable of delivering fast and efficient performance for a wide range of tasks.
The Basio utilizes Adreno 330 GPU. A GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a specialized chip that is primarily designed to handle and accelerate the processing of graphics and visual data. It is responsible for rendering images, videos, and animations on a smartphone screen. Adreno GPUs are designed to work in conjunction with Qualcomm's Snapdragon processors. The latest Adreno GPUs support advanced graphics features such as high dynamic range (HDR) rendering, virtual reality, and augmented reality applications.
|Screen size||5 inch|
|Resolution||1080 x 1920 px|
The 5 inch phone comes with IPS display. The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption. The 5 inch display make this smartphone pocket-friendly. The size of the screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. A larger screen typically requires more power to illuminate, which can impact battery life. The display of Kyocera Basio is multitouch capable. Multitouch technology enables the device's touchscreen to detect and interpret multiple touch points on the screen simultaneously.
|Internal storage||16 GB|
|Memory card slot||microSD|
With 2 GB of RAM, a smartphone can run multiple apps simultaneously without experiencing any significant lag or slow performance. Having more RAM in a smartphone can provide benefits in terms of performance and multitasking. When you have more RAM, you can keep more apps and processes open in the background without slowing down the device. 32 GB of internal storage is generally considered to be the minimum amount of storage you would want in a smartphone. The Basio has only 16 GB of internal storage. The memory of Kyocera Basio (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card. A microSD card is a type of small, removable flash memory card used to store digital information.
|Main camera||13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus|
|Selfie camera||1 MP|
The Basio offers only a single-camera setup. The single camera can still be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences. The main camera of the Basio 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. The main camera of Basio smartphone does not have OIS. The optical image stabilization (OIS) is an important feature in smartphones, particularly for those who frequently use their phones to take photos and videos.
|GSM 2G bands||850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|Network coverage||2G / 3G / 4G|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|Headphone||3.5 mm jack|
The Kyocera Basio supports 4G/LTE networks. 4G is the fourth generation of mobile phone technology. 4G provides faster data transfer speeds compared to previous generations. It offers peak download speeds ranging from 100 Mbps to 1 Gbps, depending on the specific network and implementation. The Kyocera Basio like all modern smartphones, is capable of connecting to Wi-Fi networks. Wi-Fi allows devices to connect to the network from anywhere within range of the wireless access point, making it easier to work or access the internet from different locations or on different devices.
The Basio smartphone is capable of connecting to Bluetooth devices. Bluetooth is a wireless communication technology that allows devices to connect and communicate with each other over short distances. The Basio has a GPS receiver. GPS allows smartphones to determine their precise location and provide accurate navigation and mapping services. This includes turn-by-turn directions, real-time traffic updates, points of interest, and alternative routes.
The Basio isn't NFC (Near Field Communication) capable. NFC is not essential for basic phone functionality, but it can be useful for a variety of tasks and features. The Basio phone doesn't have built-in FM radio receiver. The Basio has a microUSB port. MicroUSB is a type of USB connector that was commonly used on older smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. The Basio smartphone has a 3.5 mm headphone jack. A 3.5 mm headphone jack is a small round port, that allows you to connect wired headphones or earphones to the device.
|Type||Li-Ion 3000 mAh|
The Li-Ion 3000 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 Basio is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.
|Sensors||accelerometer, light, proximity|
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 Kyocera phones come with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The ambient light sensor detects the level of ambient light in the surrounding environment. The main purpose of a light sensor in a smartphone is to automatically adjust the brightness of the device's display.
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