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Qiku N4s (2016)

Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Mediatek Helio X20 MT6797
Mali-T880 MP4
4 GB / 32 GB
5.5 inch (1080 x 1920 px)
16 MP, 5312 x 2988 px, autofocus

The manufacturer offers this phone with a 5.5 inch IPS display, a Mediatek Helio X20 MT6797 chipset, and 4 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 Qiku N4s smartphone. We hope to offer helpful insights to others interested in this device.

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Qiku N4s specifications

BrandQiku
NameN4s
ModelN4S
Release date2016

Weight, dimensions, colors

Weight5.96 oz
Dimensions5.96 x 2.94 x 0.33 inch
Colorsgold, pink, white
SIM typeNano SIM

The weight of the Qiku N4s is still considered to be lightweight and portable. Smartphones use a Nano SIM as a subscriber identity module (SIM), which is a chip card.

System, chipset, performance

OS versionAndroid OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
SoCMediatek Helio X20 MT6797
CPUDeca-core, Dual-core 2 GHz Cortex-A72, Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T880 MP4

The Qiku N4s comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box. Android is an open-source operating system. This means the source code is free to the public. The N4s utilizes Mediatek Helio X20 MT6797 SoC (System on a Chip). Many people consider ARM Mali GPUs a good option for mobile devices.

Display type, size, resolution

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.5 inch
Resolution1080 x 1920 px
Multitouch supportyes

People know IPS for its wide viewing angles. It also has accurate color reproduction. The 5.5 inch display make this smartphone pocket-friendly. The display size is the diagonal distance from one corner of the screen to the opposite corner.

Memory, storage

RAM4 GB
Internal storage32 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

The Qiku N4s comes with 4 GB of RAM, which is considered to be sufficient for most users' needs. Having more RAM alone does not guarantee better performance. Generally, a smartphone should have a minimum of 32 GB of internal storage. The N4s has 32 GB. We can expand the internal storage of the N4s (32 GB) by using a compatible microSD card.

Cameras, flash

Main camera16 MP, 5312 x 2988 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED
Selfie camera8 MP

This single camera can be enough for many smartphone users, it depends on their photography needs and preferences. The N4s 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 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.1, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

The Qiku N4s supports 4G/LTE networks. The N4s supports the latest Wi-Fi standards. We can use Bluetooth to connect our N4s smartphone to many Bluetooth devices. The N4s has a GPS receiver. Many fitness and activity tracking apps rely on GPS. It is used to accurately measure and record outdoor activities. 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-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable

The Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a light-weight, rechargeable battery. The N4s does not have a removable battery, it integrates the battery into the phone's design.

Features, sensors, specials

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, hall, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM

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 fingerprint reader is a biometric security feature found in N4s smartphones. The light sensor is a type of sensor in a smartphone. It lets the phone measure light intensity around the device. Dual SIM is great for businesses. They want to give staff a device with separate numbers and bills for personal and business use.

Verdict, pros and cons

Every phone has its strengths and weaknesses, and this Qiku 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

  • adequate memory
  • microSD slot
  • good battery
  • Dual SIM support

Cons

  • limited-size screen
  • single camera setup
  • no OIS function
  • no 5G support
  • no NFC feature
  • no Type-C USB port
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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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