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Tecno W5 Lite (2016) review

Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
Mediatek MT6735
Mali-T720 MP2
1 GB / 16 GB
5.5 inches (720 x 1280 px)
13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus

Tecno announced the launch of the W5 Lite smartphone in 2016. The manufacturer is offering the Tecno W5 Lite phone with 5.5 inches display, Mediatek MT6735 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Tecno W5 Lite comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.5 inches phone comes with IPS display (720 x 1280 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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Tecno W5 Lite specifications

BrandTecno
NameW5 Lite
ModelW5L
Release date2016

Body

The dimensions of this Tecno phone are average (6.03 x 3.01 x 0.31 inches).

Dimensions6.03 x 3.01 x 0.31 inches
Colorsblack, gold, white
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The Tecno W5 Lite comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
SoCMediatek MT6735
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T720 MP2

Display

The size of W5 Lite screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.5 inches IPS display of Tecno W5 Lite with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.5 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Tecno W5 Lite (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 W5 Lite 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 camera13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Tecno W5 Lite 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 W5 Lite 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 3000 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 W5 Lite isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion 3000 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 W5 Lite 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, HiOS
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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 W5 Lite, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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