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Tecno W4 (2016) review

Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Mediatek MT6580
Mali-400 MP2
1 GB / 16 GB
5 inches (720 x 1280 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

Tecno announced the launch of the W4 smartphone in 2016. The manufacturer is offering the Tecno W4 phone with 5 inches display, Mediatek MT6580 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Tecno W4 comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2500 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5 inches phone comes with TFT display (720 x 1280 px). A thin-film transistor (TFT) is a type of field-effect transistor that is usually used in a liquid crystal display (LCD). This type of display features a thin-film transistor for each individual pixel.

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Tecno W4 specifications

BrandTecno
NameW4
ModelW4
Release date2016

Body

The dimensions of this Tecno phone are average (5.65 x 2.81 x 0.33 inches).

Dimensions5.65 x 2.81 x 0.33 inches
Colorsblack, silver
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The Tecno W4 comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
SoCMediatek MT6580
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400 MP2

Display

The size of W4 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5 inches TFT display of Tecno W4 with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeTFT
Screen size5 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Tecno W4 (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM1 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the W4 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, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Tecno W4 doesn't support 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 W4 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands900 / 1800
Network coverage2G / 3G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

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 battery of W4 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion 2500 mAh, non-removable

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 Tecno 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 Tecno W4 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, light, 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 Tecno W4, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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