Hands-on Review: Walton Primo EF7 – ‘Made in Bangladesh’ smartphone with 18:9 Display

Are you looking for a smartphone with 18:9 full-view display in sub 5 K budget? The newly introduced Walton Primo EF7, another ‘Made in Bangladesh’ smartphone can be one of the best choices, in fact this is the best budget smartphones yet under 4.5 K. Pricing at just 4,499 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 Nougat OS it features a 4.95-inch display and 2100 mAh battery. Let’s explore the performance details along with build quality and design.
Primo EF7 review
The Hands-on Review of Walton Primo EF7 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 EF7:

  • 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 EF7 comes in a basic retail package including the followings-

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

Primo EF7 unboxing

Design & Build Quality:

Primo EF7 has a stylish back finish that gives it a fabulous appearance. The sleekness of the phone along with the smooth curves will certainly generate a persuading factor when handling the smartphone.
Primo EF7 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 EF7 and front side is covered by the lens of front camera, sensor.

Display & User Interface:

The device comes with a 4.95-inch display with the trendy 18:9 new generation aspect ratio.
Primo EF7 Display
Let’s have a look into the User Interface of Walton Primo EF7.-
Primo EF7 User Interface

Operating System:

The Primo EF7 runs on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system.
Primo EF7 review OS

Hardware:

In terms of performance, Primo EF7 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 EF7 Chipset, CPU, GPU
The storage can be expanded further as it supports external micro SD card up to 32GB.
Primo EF7 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 EF7-
Primo EF7 Camera Review
You can also use the 2MP 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.

Audio and Video:

The audio output is mostly clean and the headphone comes with the box has an average sound quality. The viewing angle of Video is pretty good and 720p video can smoothly be played in Primo EF7.

Connectivity:

In terms of connectivity, the Primo EF7 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 EF7 packs quad-core processor, it is good for playing games. No problem found while playing Zombie Sniper, Clash Royal, Real Racing, Minecraft etc.
Primo EF7 Gaming Review

Battery Life:

Since Primo EF7 comes with a 2100 mAh battery, it provides good performance to quad-core processor. With a single charge, the device can give you around 5 hours browsing time or you may enjoy HD video for more than 4 hours.
Primo EF7 Battery Performance

Benchmark :

To justify the performance of Primo EF7 AnTuTu Benchmark was chosen and it results in 20,372; which is amazing for an entry level device.
Primo EF7 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.

Pricing:

Walton Primo EF7 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 EF7 is 4,499 BDT only.
Primo EF7 Price

Final Thoughts :

Walton Primo EF7 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 EF7 is equipped with 5MP rear camera along with trendy 18:9 display as well as other amazing features.

Are you ready to buy Walton Primo EF7? Or already using this? Waiting to hear your valuable opinion/query in the comment box.

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