Ulefone MIX Review: Bezel-less smartphone with dual camera and Android 7.0
The sales driver in this season was a smartphone that has a reduced display frame to a minimum. After the release of Xiaomi Mi Mix, the market has been swept by a wave of similar devices, and it is increasingly difficult to find a Chinese manufacturer that does not have a smartphone with very small frames in its offer. Exceptions were the company Ulefone, but here it is and introduced a new model Ulefone MIX. Where the main feature of the smartphone was a 5.5-inch display, almost without frames on the sides and above, and an advanced audio.
The design of the new smartphone Ulefone MIX is made in the style of the product Xiaomi, where the “frames” are cut off on three sides. The side and top frames are very small – only the lower one is a bit wider, there is a smart camera with a resolution of 8 megapixels and a fingerprint scanner, and the speaker and the light sensor is at the top of the device. At the top of the smartphone is a 3.5 mm jack for connecting headphones. The ratio of the screen to the case is 90.2%. The Ulefone Mix is reinforced with a 5.1 mm thick metal frame, which provides greater strength and durability.
The back side of Ulefone Mix is made using IML technology, which creates an unusual light effect. It housed the main dual camera with Sony sensors with a resolution of 13 and 5 megapixels.
The smartphone has dimensions: height 143 mm, width 75 mm and thickness 8.7 mm, while the weight of the device is 173 grams. The case is quite beautiful, although it’s worth remembering that in the matter of copying, Chinese manufacturers are unmatched masters.
The smartphone has a 5.5 inch IPS screen with a resolution of 1280 × 720 pixels, HD quality. The pixel density of the screen is 439 PPI at a brightness of 500 cd/m2. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 glass. Thanks to the display-to-case ratio – 90.2%, the smartphone have an amazing overview. The image quality and overall detail are good enough for both the average price range.
Ulefone MIX: Performance
Ulefone MIX is based on the platform MediaTek MT6570T processor for 8 cores Cortex A53 with a frequency of 1.5 GHz and a graphics chip Mali-T860 MP2. RAM here offers 4 GB, and flash memory 64 GB, it can be expanded to 256 GB using a microSD memory card. For high-quality sound in the smartphone is installed audio chip AW8737S. There is a smartphone running the operating system Android 7.0 Nougat.
Ulefone MIX: Camera
The smartphone has a dual rear camera with a resolution of the main sensor at 13 megapixels (Sony IMX258) with f/2.2 and secondary with a resolution of 5 megapixels. The second sensor is used for shooting with the bokeh effect, for creating a picture with a blurry background and focusing on the main subject.
Also on the smartphone, there is a front camera with a resolution of 13 megapixels, which is used for selfies and video calls.
Ulefone MIX: Battery
The smartphone receives energy from a non-removable battery with a capacity of 3300 mAh (charging 5V 1.5 A). With the economical Android 7.0 Nougat and a large battery, the smartphone’s active viewing time is 7-8 hours.
Ulefone MIX: Price
Ulefone MIX can be purchased at Gearbest for the price $ 159.99.