An android smartphone with a large battery and the latest OS is always highly expected, but in present market hardly any entry or mid-level device is found with a larger battery and running on latest Operating System. The all new Walton Primo GM2 has changed the existing scenario! The new comer is an entry level smartphone fully loaded with possible most features in affordable budget.
There is a large 4000 mAh battery which assures you every last bit of charge during crucial moments. Running on Android 7.0 Nougat, the phone sports 1.3GHz Quad Core Processor, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage. And finally all of these you can bag just at BDT 6,990.
Let’s explore the details.
As like our previous reviews the Hands-on Review of Walton Primo GM2 covers the following–
- Specs Synopsis
- Design & Build Quality
- Operating System
- Display & User Interface
- Camera Performance
- Audio and Video
- Gaming Performance
- Battery Life
- Final Thoughts
Key specs of Primo GM2:
- Android 7.0 Nougat
- 4000 mAh Li-ion battery
- 1.3 GHz Quad Core Processor
- MT6580 chipset and Mali-400 GPU
- BSI 8MP Rear Camera
- BSI 5MP Front Snapper
- 5 inch HD IPS display
- 1GB RAM
- 8GB ROM
- OTG Support
- Dual SIM
Let’s have a look on what is inside the box-
- Charging Adapter with Data Cable
- User Manual
- Warranty Card
Design & Build Quality:
The Primo GM2 has been designed keeping your sense of touch in mind. The 2.5D glass not only won’t make the device look more appealing, but also the sleek curves combined with the smoothness are features that you will surely admire as you hold it and glide fingers across the screen. The sleekness of the 2.5D curved glass feels much smoother, especially at the edges, with an excellent grip and a fluid touch experience.
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 while the three Android capacitive keys sit below the screen.
Running on the updated Android 7.0 Nougat OS, the device offers the Multi-Window mode, which allows the user to access two apps simultaneously. The updated OS lets the user explore and enjoy the enriched features seamlessly.
Display & User Interface:
The Primo GM2 has a 5-inch 2.5D curved display with a screen resolution of 1280×720 pixels. The 5-inch large HD IPS display supports 16 million colors providing a crisp and enthusiastic image quality.
Let’s have a look into the User Interface of Walton Primo GM2-
The Primo GM2 is powered by the Mediatek MT6580 chipset with 1.3 GHz quad-core processor coupled with Mali-400 GPU.
The Primo GM2 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.
The Walton Primo GM2 comes with a BSI 8MP Auto Focus Rear Camera capable of recording 1080p video, also features an LED flash. The camera app is simple and efficient, with most functions placed within easy reach. There are Face Beauty, HDR, Panorama etc. modes in the camera.
Let’s have a look on the Camera interface along with settings of Primo GM2-
Have a look on the snap taken with the rear camera of Primo GM2:
You can discover your true beauty with amazing selfies with the BSI 5MP front camera with LED flash which allows to snap pictures or video-chat even in low-lit or dark environments.
Audio and Video
The audio output of Primo GM2 is clean.
Videos come to life on the screen with vivid colors and outstanding clarity.
In terms of connectivity, the Primo GM2 has Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth V4, WLAN Hotspot, OTA etc. The Accelerometer, Proximity and Light sensor is present in the device.
Though the Primo GM2 is an entry level device, the quad-core processor of it ensures decent graphic speed in playing entry and mid-level games.
The Walton Primo GM2 comes with 4000 mAh battery which lasted for around 15 hours in our continuous video playback test, which is really impressive for a battery of this capacity. In real-world use, the phone was able to last for up to two days. With heavy usage, we got to nearly a day and a half without needing to use any of the battery saving modes. We were especially impressed with the handset’s ability to latch on to weak cellular as well as Wi-Fi network signals.
In our AnTuTu tests the phone scored 23857 while GeekBench results in 408(single-core) and 1158 (multi-core).
The phone has also been tested through the Nenamark, while it scored 49
Well configured Primo GM2 costsBDT 6990 only, considering the specs the pricing is pretty good.
Things I liked on Walton Primo GM2:
- 4000 mAh Battery
- Front Camera with LED Flash
- Affordable Pricing
Final Thoughts :
Walton Primo GM2 scores very well in terms of design, battery life, and performance. For those who are looking for a smartphone with a big screen and great battery performance on a budget, the Primo GM2 is easy to recommend.
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