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Verykool Leo III (2015)

Android OS v4.4 (KitKat)
Mediatek MT6572M
Mali-400 MP1
512 MB / 4 GB
4 inch (480 x 800 px)
5 MP, 2560 x 1920 px, autofocus

The manufacturer offers this phone with a 4 inch TFT display, a Mediatek MT6572M chipset, and 512 MB of RAM.

Will it prove its worth? I aim to reveal that by the end of my review.

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

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Verykool Leo III specifications

BrandVerykool
NameLeo III
ModelS4006Q
Release date2015

Weight, dimensions, colors

Weight3.95 oz
Dimensions4.8 x 2.48 x 0.42 inch
Colorsblack, blue, red
SIM typeMicro SIM

The weight of the Verykool Leo III is still considered to be lightweight and portable. A micro SIM is larger than the current standard Nano SIM card but smaller than the older SIM card size.

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System, chipset, performance

OS versionAndroid OS v4.4 (KitKat)
SoCMediatek MT6572M
CPUDual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400 MP1

The Verykool Leo III comes with Android OS v4.4 (KitKat) out of the box. Google regularly releases new versions of Android. They have new features, improvements, and security updates. The Mediatek MT6572M 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. The needed RAM amount for good performance depends on factors. These include the OS, the apps, and the services we use. 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 Leo III (4 GB) by using a compatible microSD card.

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Cameras, flash

Main camera5 MP, 2560 x 1920 px, autofocus
FlashLED
Selfie camera1.3 MP

This single camera can be enough for many smartphone users, it depends on their photography needs and preferences. The Leo III comes with a basic camera setup and lacks any advanced features.

Connectivity, network, wireless

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP, LE
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Compared to modern 4G and 5G networks, 3G networks are much slower. The Leo III supports the latest Wi-Fi standards. We can use Bluetooth to connect our Leo III smartphone to many Bluetooth devices. The Leo III has a GPS receiver. Many fitness and activity tracking apps rely on GPS. It is used to accurately measure and record outdoor activities. 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.

Battery type, capacity, charger

TypeLi-Ion 1450 mAh

The Li-Ion 1450 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.

Features, sensors, specials

Sensorsaccelerometer
SpecialsDual SIM

Today, smartphones come with many sensors. They help make the user experience better. The Leo III smartphone has an accelerometer. 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 Verykool 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 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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