Walton announced the launch of the Primo G8i smartphone in 2019. The manufacturer is offering the Walton Primo G8i phone with 5.34 inch display, Spreadtrum SC7731E chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.
The Walton Primo G8i series was launched with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) pre-installed, but it is upgradable to newer versions of OS as they become available. This phone features a high resolution 480 x 960 px IPS display. The size of screen is 5.34 inch.This display is a solid choice for Primo G8i smartphone. This smartphone has a single camera on the back (8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus). The single camera setup can be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences. The front camera of Primo G8i gives you the freedom to capture moments with yourself or your friends and family easily.
Walton Primo G8i specifications
|Dimensions||5.69 x 2.78 x 0.37 inch|
|SIM type||Micro SIM, Nano SIM|
The weight of Walton Primo G8i is about 5.64 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Walton smartphone are average (5.69 x 2.78 x 0.37 inch). Smaller smartphones are more compact and easier to carry around, but they may have smaller displays that can be harder to read and interact with. A Nano SIM is a small (12.3 x 8.8 x 0.67 mm) chipcard that is used in smartphones as a subscriber identity module (SIM) for connecting to a cellular network. A micro SIM is a smaller (15 x 12 x 0.76 mm) version of the standard SIM card used in mobile devices. The micro SIM card provides the same functionality as the standard SIM card, allowing the user to connect to a cellular network and use mobile data, voice, and messaging services.
|OS version||Android OS v8.1 (Oreo)|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7|
The Walton Primo G8i comes with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Android is based on the Linux kernel and includes a user interface, middleware, and a range of pre-installed applications. The Primo G8i has a Spreadtrum SC7731E CPU. This mid-range, quad-core CPU is capable of delivering fast and efficient performance for a wide range of tasks. The Primo G8i utilizes Mali-T820 MP1 GPU. A GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a specialized chip that is primarily designed to handle and accelerate the processing of graphics and visual data. It is responsible for rendering images, videos, and animations on a smartphone screen. ARM Mali GPUs are widely used in mobile devices and have a good reputation for performance and power efficiency. They offer competitive performance and power efficiency, making them suitable for a range of applications, including gaming, multimedia, and user interface rendering.
|Screen size||5.34 inch|
|Resolution||480 x 960 px|
The 5.34 inch phone comes with IPS display. The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption. The 5.34 inch display make this smartphone pocket-friendly. The size of the screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. A larger screen typically requires more power to illuminate, which can impact battery life. The display of Walton Primo G8i is multitouch capable. Multitouch technology enables the device's touchscreen to detect and interpret multiple touch points on the screen simultaneously.
|Internal storage||16 GB|
|Memory card slot||microSD|
With 2 GB of RAM, a smartphone can run multiple apps simultaneously without experiencing any significant lag or slow performance. The amount of RAM needed for optimal performance depends on factors such as the operating system, the apps and services you use, and how you use your device. 32 GB of internal storage is generally considered to be the minimum amount of storage you would want in a smartphone. The Primo G8i has only 16 GB of internal storage. The internal storage of the Primo G8i (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card. MicroSD cards are popular because they're small, lightweight, and easy to use.
|Main camera||8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus|
|Selfie camera||5 MP|
The Primo G8i offers only a single-camera setup. The single camera can still be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences. The main camera of the Primo G8i 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. Primo G8i is equipped with a basic camera setup, and it does not have any advanced features. Basic camera setups are designed to fulfill the needs of users who prioritize affordability and basic photography requirements.
|GSM 2G bands||850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|Network coverage||2G / 3G|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n|
|Headphone||3.5 mm jack|
The Walton Primo G8i supports 2G and 3G networks only. 3G is obsolete now, because most phones can use 4G and 5G networks. The Walton Primo G8i can connect to Wi-Fi networks at home, at work, or in public places such as coffee shops or airports. It operates within specific frequency bands, typically 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz, allowing devices to communicate wirelessly within a certain range. The Primo G8i supports the latest Bluetooth standards, which offers faster data transfer speeds, better range, and improved reliability compared to previous versions of Bluetooth.
The Primo G8i has a GPS receiver. GPS allows smartphones to determine their precise location and provide accurate navigation and mapping services. This includes turn-by-turn directions, real-time traffic updates, points of interest, and alternative routes. The Primo G8i 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 G8i phone has built-in FM radio. During emergencies or natural disasters when cellular networks may be congested or disrupted, FM radio can provide a reliable source of information and emergency alerts. The Primo G8i 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 G8i 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.
|Type||Li-Ion 2250 mAh, non-removable|
The Li-Ion 2250 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 Primo G8i isn't removable without voiding the warranty.
|Sensors||accelerometer, light, proximity|
Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The Walton Primo G8i smartphone has an accelerometer. The presence of an accelerometer in smartphones enables a range of interactive and intuitive functionalities that enhance the user experience and enable innovative applications. This Walton phones come with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear.
The ambient light sensor detects the level of ambient light in the surrounding environment. The main purpose of a light sensor in a smartphone is to automatically adjust the brightness of the device's display. The Dual SIM capability of Walton Primo G8i 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.
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