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Vernee Active (2017)

Android OS v7.0 (Nougat)
Mediatek Helio P25 MT6757CD
Mali-T880 MP2
6 GB / 128 GB
5.5 inch (1080 x 1920 px)
16 MP, 4608 x 3456 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization

The manufacturer offers this phone with a 5.5 inch IPS display, a Mediatek Helio P25 MT6757CD SoC, and 6 GB of RAM.

But hold on, there's another layer to explore.

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

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Vernee Active specifications

BrandVernee
NameActive
ModelACTIVE
Release date2017

Weight, dimensions, colors

Weight6.67 oz
Dimensions6.17 x 3.15 x 0.44 inch
Colorsblack
SIM typeNano SIM

The weight of Vernee Active is about 6.67 oz with battery. This is average for smartphones of the same size. Smartphones use a Nano SIM as a small chipcard for a subscriber identity module (SIM).

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System, chipset, performance

OS versionAndroid OS v7.0 (Nougat)
SoCMediatek Helio P25 MT6757CD
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 2.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T880 MP2

The Vernee Active comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box. Android is a mobile operating system. Google built it using a modified version of the Linux kernel. They also used other open-source software. It's a powerful Mediatek Helio P25 MT6757CD octa-core processor. It can handle complex tasks and run many applications. Many mobile devices use ARM Mali GPUs. They are well known for their good performance and power efficiency.

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Display type, size, resolution

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

The 5.5 inch IPS display has better features. These include optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, and unchanging color reproduction. The 5.5 inch display make this smartphone pocket-friendly. The size of the screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner.

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Memory, storage

RAM6 GB
Internal storage128 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

The Vernee Active comes with 6 GB of RAM, which is considered to be sufficient for most users' needs. More RAM lets us keep more apps and processes open in the background. This keeps the device from slowing down. The Active has 128 GB of internal storage, which is more than enough for their needs. We can expand the internal storage (128 GB) with a compatible microSD card.

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Cameras, flash

Main camera16 MP, 4608 x 3456 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization
FlashDual LED
Selfie camera8 MP

This single camera can be enough for many smartphone users, it depends on their photography needs and preferences. The main camera of Active has optical image stabilization (OIS). It counters camera shake.

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Connectivity, network, wireless

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetoothv5.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radioyes
USBUSB Type-C
HeadphoneUSB Type-C adapter

The 4G provides faster data transfer speeds compared to previous generations. This phone like all modern smartphones, is capable of connecting to Wi-Fi networks. The Active smartphone is capable of connecting to Bluetooth devices. This phone has a built-in GPS. The Active comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. The Active smartphone does not have 3.5 mm headphone jack.

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Battery type, capacity, charger

TypeLi-Po 4200 mAh, non-removable

The Li-Po 4200 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a light-weight, rechargeable battery. The battery of Active isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

Features, sensors, specials

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, light, proximity
SpecialsCertified IP68 dustproof and waterproof, Dual SIM, Fast charging, Sony Exmor RS, VOS

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 Active phone has a fingerprint scanner. The light sensor detects the level of light in the environment. Dual SIM is great for businesses. They want to give staff a device with separate numbers and bills for personal and business use.

The Active is safe and durable. It's IP68-rated, so it's dustproof and waterproof. It's built for outdoor use. The fast charging technology comes in handy when we need quick juice on our device.

Verdict, pros and cons

Every phone has its strengths and weaknesses, and this Vernee 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
  • generous internal storage
  • microSD slot
  • optical image stabilization (OIS)
  • Dual SIM support
  • IP68 certified protection

Cons

  • limited-size screen
  • single camera setup
  • no 5G support
  • no headphone jack
  • low-capacity battery
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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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