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Walton Primo EF5 (2016) review

Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Spreadtrum SC7731G
Mali-400 MP2
512 MB / 8 GB
5 inch (480 x 854 px)
5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px

Walton announced the launch of the Primo EF5 smartphone in 2016. The manufacturer is offering the Walton Primo EF5 phone with 5 inch display, Spreadtrum SC7731G chipset, 512 MB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The Primo EF5 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, 2592 x 1944 px) 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 Primo EF5 also features a 2 MP front-facing camera.

Walton Primo EF5 specifications

BrandWalton
NamePrimo EF5
ModelPREF5
Release date2016

Body

Weight5.5 oz
Dimensions5.71 x 2.85 x 0.41 inch
Colorsgold, gray
SIM typeMicro SIM

The weight of the Walton Primo EF5 is 5.5 oz. It is still considered to be relatively lightweight and portable. The dimensions of this Walton smartphone are average (5.71 x 2.85 x 0.41 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.

System

OS versionAndroid OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
SoCSpreadtrum SC7731G
CPUQuad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400 MP2
PerformanceAnTuTu v9: 22188

The Walton Primo EF5 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 Primo EF5 has a Spreadtrum SC7731G CPU. A quad-core mobile CPU can provide fast and efficient performance for mobile games. The Walton Primo EF5 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.

Display

Display typeTFT
Screen size5 inch
Resolution480 x 854 px
Multitouch supportyes

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.

Memory

RAM512 MB
Internal storage8 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

512 MB 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 Primo EF5 has only 8 GB of internal storage. The memory of Walton Primo EF5 (512 MB) 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.

Camera

Main camera5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px
FlashLED
Selfie camera2 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 camera of the Primo EF5 has no autofocus capability. Without autofocus, it can be challenging to capture sharp and detailed images, particularly in low light conditions or when you are taking photos of moving objects. The main camera of Primo EF5 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.

Connectivity

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
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

The Walton Primo EF5 supports 2G and 3G networks only. Compared to modern 4G and 5G networks, 3G networks are generally considered to be relatively slow. The Walton Primo EF5 supports the latest Wi-Fi standards. Wi-Fi is now a ubiquitous technology that is widely used in homes, businesses, public spaces, and other environments around the world. The Primo EF5 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 Primo EF5 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 Primo EF5 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 Primo EF5 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

The Primo EF5 has a microUSB port. MicroUSB is a type of USB connector that was commonly used on older smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. The Primo EF5 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.

Battery

TypeLi-Ion 2300 mAh

The Li-Ion 2300 mAh 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 Primo EF5 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

Features

Sensorsaccelerometer
SpecialsDual SIM

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. The Dual SIM capability of Walton Primo EF5 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 Walton Primo EF5, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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