Tecno announced the launch of the W3 smartphone in 2016. The manufacturer is offering the Tecno W3 phone with 5 inch display, Mediatek MT6580 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.
The W3 was launched with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) pre-installed. This phone uses a 480 x 854 px, TFT display. The size of screen is 5 inch. This phone has only one rear-camera (5 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus) on its back for photos and videos. Some smartphones with multi-camera setups offer specialized features like macro photography, low-light capabilities, or advanced image stabilization. The W3 also features a 2 MP front-facing camera.
Tecno W3 specifications
|Dimensions||5.63 x 2.83 x 0.34 inch|
|SIM type||Micro SIM|
The dimensions of this Tecno smartphone are average (5.63 x 2.83 x 0.34 inch). For some people, larger smartphones are more comfortable to hold and easier to use, as they provide a larger display for watching videos, browsing the web, and using apps. A micro SIM is larger than the current standard Nano SIM card but smaller than the older, larger SIM card size. You can use a SIM card adapter to convert a Micro or Nano SIM card into the required size.
|OS version||Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7|
|Performance||AnTuTu v9: 32286|
The Tecno W3 comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Android is an open-source operating system, which means that users and developers have more control over the software and can customize it to suit their needs. The W3 has a Mediatek MT6580 CPU. A quad-core mobile CPU can provide fast and efficient performance for mobile games. The Tecno W3 comes with Mali-400 MP2 Graphics Processing Unit. The GPU is optimized for parallel processing and complex mathematical operations required for rendering and manipulating graphics.
ARM Mali GPUs are considered to be a good option for mobile devices, providing a good balance of performance and power efficiency, and are widely used in many popular smartphones and tablets. We use AnTuTu app to analyze the performance of this device. It is designed to measure and evaluate the performance of different hardware components of a device, including the CPU, GPU, RAM and storage.
|Screen size||5 inch|
|Resolution||480 x 854 px|
This 5 inch smartphone comes with a TFT display. TFT technology employs thin-film transistors, which are small semiconductor devices, to control the brightness and color of each individual pixel on an LCD display. The 5 inch display make this smartphone pocket-friendly. The display size represents the diagonal distance from one corner of the screen to the opposite corner. Text will be easier to read, and videos will be more immersive on a larger display. This smartphone is multitouch capable. Multitouch is a feature in smartphones that allows for the detection and tracking of multiple touch points on the screen simultaneously. It enables users to interact with the device using more than one finger or touch input at the same time.
|Internal storage||8 GB|
|Memory card slot||microSD|
1 GB of RAM is not typically considered to be enough for a smartphone. Most smartphones today come with at least 3 GB or 4 GB of RAM, and some high-end devices have even more. 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. If you primarily use your smartphone for basic tasks like calling, texting, and browsing the web, 32GB may be sufficient for your needs. The W3 has only 8 GB of internal storage. The memory of Tecno W3 (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (8 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||5 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus|
|Selfie camera||2 MP|
This smartphone has only one camera on its back. If you have budget limitations or prioritize other features over a multi-camera system, this single camera setup can be a suitable choice. The autofocus is an important feature in this smartphone. Autofocus helps the camera to focus on a subject automatically, which ensures that the resulting photo or video is clear and sharp. The main camera of W3 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||900 / 1800|
|Network coverage||2G / 3G|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n|
|Headphone||3.5 mm jack|
The Tecno W3 supports 2G and 3G networks only. Compared to modern 4G and 5G networks, 3G networks are generally considered to be relatively slow. The Tecno W3 like all modern smartphones, is capable of connecting to Wi-Fi networks. Wi-Fi networks use radio waves to transmit data between devices and a wireless access point, which is typically connected to a wired network and serves as a hub for wireless devices to connect to the internet or other networks.
The W3 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 W3 has a GPS receiver. Many fitness and activity tracking apps rely on GPS to accurately measure and record outdoor activities such as running, cycling, hiking, or tracking routes. The W3 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 W3 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station. The W3 has a microUSB port. MicroUSB is a type of USB connector that was commonly used on older smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. The W3 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 2500 mAh, non-removable|
The Li-Ion 2500 mAh, non-removable 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 W3 does not have a removable battery. The battery is integrated into the phone's design and is not intended to be removed or replaced by the user.
|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. When an object, such as your hand or face, comes close to the sensor of W3, it triggers a response that can be used for specific functions or features. The light sensor is a type of sensor in a smartphone that enables it to measure the intensity of light around the device. The Dual SIM capability of Tecno W3 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.
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 Tecno W3, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.
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