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O+ 8.16

O+ 8.16The O+ 8.16 is a flagship Phablet from the USA Electronics manufacturer with very impressive features meant to give other giant and well established smartphone and Phablets manufacturers a good run for their money. The O+ 8.16 Phablet makes it to the Phablet category because of its large size and smart features.

It is meant to offer great Phablet features, but at an affordable price. Others have stated that the O+ 8.16 is the same as the O+ 8.1.5 but with a larger chassis on it. This can be illustrated by the fact that the O+ 8.16 has almost the same simplistic yet elegant design found on the O+ 8.1.5 but somewhat thicker and more rounded at the corners. O+ 8.16 Phablet has the following features:

Design: It is a Dual SIM, dual standby Phablet and comes loaded with the Android 4.2.1 (Jelly Bean) OS. The Phablet only comes in black color.

Display: It has a 5.7 Inched IPS LCD Display with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels. The pixel density is at 258 ppi. The screen is made of Dragontrail glass which is scratch resistant and Multi-touch. The big size of this Phablet makes it suitable for playing games since it showcases even the finest details in the game quite clearly, and also its large size provides plenty of space for your fingers to move about.

Hardware: Under the hood, the O+ 8.16 has a Quad Core 1.2 GHz MT6589T Processor coupled by 1 GB of RAM. This makes the Phablet fast enough to execute commands, programs and application suitable for the average smartphone user. It also has an in-built 8GB storage capacity. The memory can be expanded up to 32GB using a microSD card.

Camera: It has a rear camera with 13MP with features which includes BSI sensor and LED Flash. It also has a front camera with 2MP and also features the BSI sensor.

Connectivity and Technology: In terms of Network technology is has a Quad band GSM/Dual Band WCDMA and supports the following data transfer GPRS, EDGE and 3G. In terms of connectivity it has Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi

Battery: The O+ 8.16 is powered by a 2500 mAh battery which can deliver an impressive 18 hours of continuous usage on a 3G network. The processor is also energy efficient thus improving of the battery life immensely.

Multimedia: It has an FM Radio, Music player and Video playback option. The big size improves the users experience in terms of watching videos and playing games.

Other Features: It comes with some of the unique features associated with O+ and a few other manufacturers like shaking to answer or hang-up on a call, flip to silence the phone. Others include USB OTG, Air Shuffle and other gesture controls.

Pros: It is less costly compared to other Phablets of the same caliber. It is the best Phablet option when you want to enjoy Phablet features but you are working on a tight budget.

Cons: The phone’s battery of 2500 mAh is considered not appropriate for such a large screened phone. This will mean that you will have to charge it often as compared to its counterparts. Although they have used an energy efficient processor in the Phablet, but upgrading the battery would have been another better improvement.

Verdict: The O+ 8.16 is the ideal phone for any individual who want a big phone but is working on a limited budget but would like to enjoy the services of a Phablet. It is cost effective while still very big, fast and efficient.

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