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Senseit R390 (2014)

Android OS v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Mediatek MT6572A
Mali-400 MP1
512 MB / 4 GB
4 inch (480 x 800 px)
5 MP, 2560 x 1920 px, autofocus

This phone boasts a 4 inch TFT display, a Mediatek MT6572A chipset, and 512 MB of RAM.

Explore its upsides and downsides!

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This article shares our personal experiences and thoughts about using the Senseit R390 smartphone. We hope to offer helpful insights to others interested in this device.

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Senseit R390 specifications

BrandSenseit
NameR390
ModelR390
Release date2014

Weight, dimensions, colors

Weight7.41 oz
Dimensions5.3 x 2.9 x 0.74 inch
Colorsgreen, yellow
SIM typeMini SIM

The weight of the Senseit R390 is still considered to be lightweight and portable.

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System, chipset, performance

OS versionAndroid OS v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
SoCMediatek MT6572A
CPUDual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400 MP1

The Senseit R390 comes with Android OS v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box. Android is an open-source operating system. This means users and developers have more control over the software. This CPU can be fast enough for basic phone operations. Many people consider ARM Mali GPUs a good option for mobile devices.

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Display type, size, resolution

Display typeTFT
Screen size4 inch
Resolution480 x 800 px
Multitouch supportyes

This 4 inch smartphone comes with a TFT display. Smaller smartphones are generally more compact and easier to handle. The display size is the diagonal distance from one corner of the screen to the opposite corner.

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Memory, storage

RAM512 MB
Internal storage4 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

512 MB of RAM is not typically considered to be enough for a smartphone. More RAM lets us keep more apps and processes open in the background. This keeps the device from slowing down. If we use our smartphones for basic tasks like calling, texting, and browsing the web, 32 GB may be sufficient for our needs. We can expand the internal storage of the R390 (4 GB) by using a compatible microSD card.

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Cameras, flash

Main camera5 MP, 2560 x 1920 px, autofocus
FlashLED
Selfie cameraVGA

This single camera can be enough for many smartphone users, it depends on their photography needs and preferences. The main camera of R390 smartphone does not have OIS. The optical image stabilization (OIS) is an important feature in smartphones.

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Connectivity, network, wireless

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
BluetoothA2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Compared to modern 4G and 5G networks, 3G networks are much slower. This Senseit phone can connect to Wi-Fi networks at home, at work, or in public places. The R390 does not supports the Bluetooth. This phone has a built-in GPS receiver. 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.

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Battery type, capacity, charger

TypeLi-Ion 2400 mAh

The Li-Ion 2400 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.

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Features, sensors, specials

Sensorsaccelerometer, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM

Today, smartphones come with many sensors. They help make the user experience better. The accelerometer is a sensor. It measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. 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 Senseit 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

  • microSD slot
  • Dual SIM support

Cons

  • TFT display
  • limited-size screen
  • insufficient memory
  • insufficient internal storage
  • single camera setup
  • no OIS function
  • no 4G support
  • no 5G support
  • no Bluetooth
  • 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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