Hands-on Review: Walton Primo E8s – another ‘Made in Bangladesh’ smartphone

Are you looking for a smartphone with 5MP selfie shooter in sub 4K budget? The newly introduced Walton Primo E8s, the ‘Made in Bangladesh’ smartphone can be one of the best choices, in fact this is the best budget smartphones yet under 4K. Pricing at just 3999 BDT the phone comes with stylish look and attractive features.
The new member of Walton family packed with Quad-core processor and 1 GB of RAM on board. Running on Android 7.0 NougatOS it features a 4.5 inch display and 1600 mAh battery. Let’s explore the performance details along with build quality and design.
Primo E8s review
The Hands-on Review of Walton Primo E8s covers the following –

  • Specifications
  • Unboxing
  • Design & Build Quality
  • Display & User Interface
  • Operating System
  • Hardware
  • Camera Performance
  • Audio and Video
  • Connectivity
  • Gaming Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Benchmark
  • Pricing
  • Final Thoughts

Key Specs of Primo E8s:

  • Android 7.0 Nougat
  • 4.5 inch Display
  • 1.2 GHz Quad-Core Processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 8 GB ROM
  • 5 MP Rear Camera
  • 5 MP Front Camera
  • 1600 mAh battery
  • Dual SIM

Unboxing:

Like other members of Walton family, Primo E8s comes in a basic retail package including the followings-

  • Handset
  • Data Cable
  • Charging Adapter
  • Earphone
  • User Manual
  • Warranty Card

Primo E8s unboxing review

Design & Build Quality:

Primo E8s has a stylish back finish that gives it a fabulous appearance. The seamless texture and finish helps distinguish the phone from the rest, while providing a comfortable and easy grip for the best possible experience.
Primo E8s hands-on review Design
There is a 3.5 mm audio port and USB 2.0 port in the upper side while right side is covered by Volume key and Power key. The lens of rear camera and flashlight is on the back part of Primo E8s and front side is covered by the lens of front camera, sensor.

Display & User Interface:

The 4.5-inch FWVGA bright display enhanced by a smooth 2.5D glass screen brings every detail to life and allows you to glide your fingers with much ease. It also creates a clear picture so you can enjoy all your activities.
Let’s have a look into the User Interface of Walton Primo E8s including the Notification bar, Home screen, Dial pad etc. –
Primo E8s User Interface

Operating System:

The Primo E8s runs on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system.
Primo E8s review OS

Hardware:

In terms of performance, Primo E8s comes with 1.2 GHz Quad-Core processor that can function simultaneously at full capacity, The 1GB RAM along with the 8GB ROM makes multitasking easier and faster providing a lag-free experience.
Primo E8s Chipset, CPU, GPU
The storage can be expanded further as it supports external micro SD card up to 32GB.
Primo E8s review Memory

Camera Performance:

The phone has incorporated a 5MP Rear Camera with LED flash, which offers good results while capturing. Let’s have a look on the Camera interface of Primo E8s-
Primo E8s Camera Review
Snaps taken with Primo E8s-
Primo E8s Camera Sample

Primo E8s Camera Sample 2
You can also use the 5MP Front camera to capture beautiful selfies and share them online with friends and family. The front camera is also efficient for video calling to stay connected with your loved ones.
Primo E8s Front Camera Sample

Audio and Video:

The audio output is mostly clean and the headphone comes with the box has an average sound quality.
Primo E8s audio review
The viewing angle of Video is pretty good and 720p video can smoothly be played in Primo E8s.
Primo E8s video review

Connectivity:

In terms of connectivity, the Primo E8s has quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE and 3G globally to cover the basics. Also on board is Bluetooth 4.0 alongside Wi-Fi b/g/n with Wireless Hotspot support. Wired connectivity is covered by a micro USB 2.0 port. The phone is equipped with Dual SIM card options.

Gaming Performance:

Since Primo E8s packs quad-core processor, it is good for playing games. No problem found while playing Zombie Sniper, Clash Royal, Real Racing, Minecraft etc.
Primo E8s Gaming Review

Battery Life:

Since Primo E8s comes with a 1600 mAh battery, it provides good performance to quad-core processor. With a single charge, the device can give you around 5.5 hours browsing time or you may enjoy HD video for more than 5 hours.
Primo E8s Battery Performance

Benchmark :

To justify the performance of Primo E8s AnTuTu Benchmark was chosen and it results in 21132; which is amazing for an entry level device. In Geekbench, it scored 384 (single-core) and 996 (multi-core)
Primo E8s Antutu Benchmark Score

OTA Update:

Now you can update latest software through wireless when the software update is available for fixing bugs. No need for PC anymore. An Over the Air (OTA) update allows your device to run smoother & more efficiently.
Primo E8s OTA Update

Pricing:

Walton Primo E8s has a good build quality and comes with all the necessary features. In spite of having high configurations, the price is remained affordable as this is a Made in Bangladesh smartphone. The price of Primo E8s is 3999 BDT only.
Primo E8s Price

Final Thoughts :

Walton Primo E8s is defined by its price. Not too long ago, it would have been impossible to imagine such configuration at such low price, and now we actually have the chance. Primo E8s is equipped with 5MP rear and front camera along with other amazing features. It can be called the best budget phone with 5MP camera in a budget around 4K.

Are you ready to buy Walton Primo E8s? Or already using this? Waiting to hear your valuable opinion/query in the comment box.

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