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Lanix Ilium L200 (2016)

Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
Mediatek MT6735M
Mali-T720 MP1
1 GB / 8 GB
4 inch (480 x 800 px)
5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px, autofocus

This phone comes equipped with a 4 inch TFT display, a Mediatek MT6735M chipset, and 1 GB of RAM.

Does this phone justify its price tag? I hope to provide clarity by the conclusion of my review.

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This article shares our personal experiences and thoughts about using the Lanix Ilium L200 smartphone. We hope to offer helpful insights to others interested in this device.

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Lanix Ilium L200 specifications

BrandLanix
NameIlium L200
ModelL200
Release date2016

Weight, dimensions, colors

Weight4.59 oz
Dimensions4.96 x 2.46 x 0.39 inch
Colorsblack, white
SIM typeMicro SIM

The weight of Lanix Ilium L200 is about 4.59 oz with battery. This is average for smartphones of the same size. A micro SIM is a smaller version of the standard SIM card used in mobile devices.

System, chipset, performance

OS versionAndroid OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
SoCMediatek MT6735M
CPUQuad-core 1 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T720 MP1

The Lanix Ilium L200 comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box. Google has integrated many services with Android. These include Google Maps, Gmail, and Google Drive. The mid-range CPU can deliver fast, efficient performance for many tasks. Many mobile devices use ARM Mali GPUs. They are well known for their good performance and power efficiency.

Display type, size, resolution

Display typeTFT
Screen size4 inch
Resolution480 x 800 px
Multitouch supportyes

The 4 inch phone comes with TFT display. A thin-film transistor (TFT) features a thin-film transistor for each individual pixel. Smaller smartphones are generally more compact and easier to handle. The size of the screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner.

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Memory, storage

RAM1 GB
Internal storage8 GB
Memory card slotno

1 GB of RAM is not typically considered to be enough for a smartphone. Having more RAM alone does not guarantee better performance. Most people think a smartphone needs at least 32 GB of storage. The Ilium L200 has only 8 GB. The internal storage of the Lanix Ilium L200 (1 GB) cannot be expanded.

Cameras, flash

Main camera5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px, autofocus
FlashLED
Selfie camera1.3 MP

This single camera can be enough for many smartphone users, it depends on their photography needs and preferences. The Ilium L200 does not have optical image stabilization (OIS).

Connectivity, network, wireless

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
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

The Lanix Ilium L200 supports 4G/LTE networks. The phone is capable of connecting to Wi-Fi networks. The Ilium L200 smartphone is capable of connecting to Bluetooth devices. The GPS allows this smartphone to find their exact location. It provides accurate navigation and mapping. The phone isn't NFC (Near Field Communication) capable. NFC is not essential for basic phone functionality, but it can be useful. The 3.5 mm headphone jack allows us to connect wired headphones or earphones to the device.

Battery type, capacity, charger

TypeLi-Ion 1600 mAh

The Li-Ion 1600 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery. It does not need periodic full discharge. We can simply buy a new battery from the open market and interchange it by ourselves.

Features, sensors, specials

Sensorsaccelerometer, light, proximity

Today, smartphones come with many sensors. They help make the user experience better. The accelerometer provides information about the smartphone's movement in three axes. These are X (horizontal), Y (vertical), and Z (depth). The light sensor detects the level of light in the environment.

Verdict, pros and cons

Every phone has its strengths and weaknesses, and this Lanix phone is no exception. As with any device, there are aspects that shine and others that fall short. By examining both sides, we can paint a complete picture of what this phone has to offer. Let's explore its standout features and areas for improvement. Remember, this is just my opinion, and yours might be different.

Pros

  • none

Cons

  • TFT display
  • limited-size screen
  • insufficient memory
  • insufficient internal storage
  • non-expandable storage
  • single camera setup
  • no OIS function
  • no 5G support
  • no NFC feature
  • no Type-C USB port
  • low-capacity battery
  • no digital compass
  • no fingerprint reader
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Lucas Bradley I'm Lucas Bradley, the founder of the Phone42.com site. I love technology, especially smartphones, and I've been working with tech stuff for more than 20 years. This means I've seen a lot of changes and have learned a bunch about what makes a good phone. On Phone42.com, I look at all kinds of phones. They can be from big, well-known companies or new ones trying to make their mark. I want to help people understand what's new and cool in the world of smartphones, in a way that's easy to get.
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