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Maxwest Astro 6 (2015) review

Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Mediatek MT6582M
Mali-400
1 GB / 8 GB
6 inches (540 x 960 px)
8 MP, autofocus

Maxwest announced the launch of the Astro 6 smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the Maxwest Astro 6 phone with 6 inches display, Mediatek MT6582M chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The Maxwest Astro 6 comes with Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery. The 6 inches phone comes with IPS display (540 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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Maxwest Astro 6 specifications

BrandMaxwest
NameAstro 6
ModelMWA6
Release date2015

Body

The weight of Maxwest Astro 6 is about 5.29 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Maxwest phone are average (6.54 x 3.31 x 0.35 inches).

Weight5.29 oz
Dimensions6.54 x 3.31 x 0.35 inches
Colorsblack, blue, red, white
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The Maxwest Astro 6 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 MT6582M
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400

Display

The size of Astro 6 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 6 inches IPS display of Maxwest Astro 6 with 540 x 960 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size6 inches
Resolution540 x 960 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Maxwest Astro 6 (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (8 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM1 GB
Internal storage8 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Astro 6 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 camera8 MP, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Maxwest Astro 6 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 Astro 6 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
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

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 Astro 6 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 3000 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 Maxwest 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 Maxwest Astro 6 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, 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 Maxwest Astro 6, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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