Hands-on Review: Walton Primo GH7 – Full View Display and BSI 5MP Selfie-shooter with LED Flash

A smartphone keeping up with the latest trend is always highly expected. Following the trend Walton has introduced Walton Primo GH7 with the trendy 18:9 new generation aspect ratio. The all new Primo GH7 is an entry level smartphone 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. Pricing at BDT 5,999 the Primo GH7 comes with good looks along with 5.5 inch 2.5D curved Display.

There is a 2500 mAh battery which assures you every last bit of charge during crucial moments. Besides the Integrated Power Saving Mode can add few hours of juice to your battery with 10% only! We have used it thoroughly and could not but share some feedbacks with you. Hence, here is a full on review of Walton Primo GH7.
Primo GH7 Review
As like our previous reviews the Hands-on Review of Walton Primo GH7 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 GH7:

  • Android 7.0 Nougat
  • 1.3 GHz Quad Core Processor
  • MT6580 chipset and Mali-400 GPU
  • 5.5 inch HD IPS display
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB ROM
  • BSI 8MP Rear Camera
  • BSI 5MP Front Snapper
  • 2500 mAh Li-ion battery
  • Dual SIM

Primo GH7 specs review

Unboxing:

Primo GH7 comes with a decent packaging includes-

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

Primo GH7 Unboxing

Design & Build Quality:

Crafted to a slim and smooth perfection with a stylish metallic textured finish, Primo GH7 is nothing less than an elegant device. It has an appealing screen to body ratio, therefore it gives the user more to see and less to hold, yet maintaining total satisfaction.
Primo GH7 Unboxing
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. The front camera is just off-center at the top.

Operating System:

Powered by the Android 7.0 Nougat OS, the Primo GH7 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 GH7 review OS

Display & User Interface:

The Primo GH7 has a 5.45-inch 2.5D curved display with a screen resolution of 960×480 pixels. Keeping up with the latest trend, the 5.45- inch big screen takes watching video content, snapping pictures and other mobile activities to a completely new level of enthusiasm along with the MiraVision™ enhancement. Experience the trendy 18:9 new generation aspect ratio on Primo GH7 to feel the difference that comes along with the amazing immersive display.
Let’s have a look into the User Interface of Walton Primo GH7-
Primo GH7 User Interface

Hardware:

The Primo GH7 is powered by the Mediatek MT6580 chipset with 1.3 GHz quad-core processor coupled with Mali 400 GPU.
Primo GH7 Chipset
The Primo GH7 is packed with 8GB of ROM while the storage can be expanded up to 64GB. There is also 1GB of RAM to run the device more smoothly.

Camera Performance:

The Walton Primo GH7 is equipped with an 8MP BSI auto focus rear camera with LED flash so that you can take good pictures even in low-lit environments. In order to make the photos more personalized and professional, the camera app is loaded with amazing features. PORTRAIT MODE The trendy blurred background effect Portrait mode in rear camera provides amazing auto-bokeh effect. No matter how crowded the background is, blurring the background is a DSLR camera feature, which can be attained through Primo GH7. You will get attractive images with professional level depth-of-field effect naturally that will offer you more freedom in artistic photography.
Let’s have a look on the Camera interface along with settings of Primo GH7-
Primo GH7 review Camera Settings and Interface
Here’s couple of snaps taken with the rear camera of Primo GH7:
Primo GH7 review Camera Sample
Primo GH7 review Camera Sample 2
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. The camera also has beauty mode, so that you can modify a picture according to your needs.
Primo GH7 review front Camera Sample

Audio and Video

The audio output of Primo GH7 is clean. Presence of Full-View display takes the viewing angle to another level.
Primo GH7 video review

Connectivity:

In terms of connectivity, the Primo GH7 has Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth V4, WLAN Hotspot, OTA etc.

Gaming Performance:

Though Primo GH7 is an entry level device, the quad-core processor of it ensures decent graphic speed in playing entry and mid-level games.
Primo GH7 Gaming review FIFA 16

Battery Life:

With optimized software and 2500 mAh of battery the Walton Primo GH7 manages to cut around a day. The battery drop over the 5 hours of idle time was 6%, which is quite good for the device with the 2500mAh 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.

Benchmark:

In our GeekBench test, the phone scored 414(single-core) and 1232 (multi-core).
Primo GH7 GeekBench Score

Special Features:

Following can be specified as the special features of Primo GH7:

  • Smart Gesture
  • Smart Action
  • Integrated Battery Saver
  • Phone assist

Primo GH7 Special Features

Pricing:

Well configured Primo GH7 costsBDT 5,999 only, considering the specs the pricing is worthy indeed.

Final Thoughts :

The Walton Primo GH7 is definitely a very capable affordable Smartphone with decent design and trendy full-view display. The things I liked on Primo GH7 were its full-view display, affordable pricing and front LED flash.
Primo GH7 hands-on review
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