Hands-on Review: Walton Primo F8 – BSI 5MP Selfie-shooter in 5K Budget

Walton has made yet another addition to the range of their locally made smartphones namely Walton Primo F8 it’s a budget friendly device with a price tag of 5099 BDT only. The Primo F8 is fully loaded with possible most features in affordable budget.
Running on Android 7.0 Nougat, the device is packed with 1.3GHz Quad Core Processor and 8GB of internal storage. It comes with good looks along with 5 Display and 1GB of RAM. There is a 2000 mAh battery that assures you every last bit of charge during crucial moments.
We have used it thoroughly and could not but share some feedbacks with you. Hence, here is a full on review of Walton Primo F8.
Primo F8 Review
As like our previous reviews the Hands-on Review of Walton Primo F8 covers the following–

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

Key specs of Primo F8:

  • Android 7.0 Nougat
  • 1.3 GHz Quad Core Processor
  • MT6580 chipset and Mali-400 GPU
  • 5 inch IPS display
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB ROM
  • BSI 5MP Rear Camera
  • BSI 5MP Front Snapper
  • 2000 mAh Li-ion battery
  • Dual SIM

Unboxing:

Primo F8 comes with a decent packaging includes-

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

Primo F8 Unboxing

Design & Build Quality:

Crafted to a slim and smooth perfection with a stylish metallic textured finish, Primo F8 is nothing less than an elegant device. Button, port and speaker positioning is fairly standard for a mid-range device, with the power and volume keys on the right, USB and 3.5mm audio port at the top and the speaker at the rear.
Primo F8 Unboxing
The front camera is just off-center at the top.
Primo F8 Unboxing

Operating System:

Powered by the Android 7.0 Nougat OS, the Primo F8 enhances the cutting-edge smartphone experience. With an improved user interface, multi-window support and more compatibility, Nougat makes it possible to enjoy and explore all the features with pleasure.
Primo F8 review OS

Display & User Interface:

Equipped with a 5-inch FWVGA display with 2.5D curved glass, Primo F8 supports 16 million colors to bring the screen to life. Now your phone will have a sharper display, look more stylish and feel much smoother, especially at the edges with a fine overall handling experience.
Let’s have a look into the User Interface of Walton Primo F8-
Primo F8 User Interface

Hardware:

The Primo F8 is powered by the Mediatek MT6580 chipset with 1.3 GHz quad-core processor coupled with Mali 400 GPU.
Primo F8 Chipset
The Primo F8 is packed with 8GB of ROM while the storage can be expanded up to 64GB. There is also 1GB of RAM.
Primo F8 Storage

Camera Performance:

The Walton Primo F8 is fitted with a BSI 5MP camera with LED flash at the back so you can capture good pictures or videos anytime, anywhere.
Let’s have a look on the Camera interface along with settings of Primo F8-
Primo F8 review Camera Settings and Interface
The device is equipped with a 5MP BSI front camera for all the selfie lovers. It detects the face with accuracy, as it is the focus for a selfie.

Audio and Video

The audio output of Primo F8 is clean.
Primo F8 video review

Connectivity:

In terms of connectivity, the Primo F8 has Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth V4, WLAN Hotspot, OTA etc.

Gaming Performance:

Though Primo F8 is an entry level device, the quad-core processor of it ensures decent graphic speed in playing entry and mid-level games.
Primo F8 Gaming review FIFA 16

Battery Life:

With optimized software and 2000 mAh of battery the Walton Primo F8 manages to cut around a day. The battery drop over the 6 hours of idle time was 7%, which is quite good for the device with the 2000mAh capacity battery. Talking about the screen-on-time it gave me fair amount of 5 hours, which is more than you could ask for such battery capacity.
Primo F8 Battery

Benchmark:

In our GeekBench test, the phone scored 420(single-core) and 1188 (multi-core) while the score in AnTuTu benchmark is 21654
Primo F8 GeekBench Score

Pricing:

Well configured Primo F8 costsBDT 5,099 only, considering the specs the pricing is worthy indeed.
Primo F8 Price

Final Thoughts :

The Walton Primo F8 is definitely a very capable affordable Smartphone with decent design and trendy full-view display. The things I liked on Primo F8 were its affordable price tag, useful features and BSI selfie-shooter.

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