Hands-on Review: Walton Primo HM4 – The performer with Fingerprint Sensor in Entry Level Budget

A budget friendly device from Walton with fingerprint sensor and a large battery of 3800 mAh recently hit the market modeled as Primo HM4. The new comer is a performer smartphone in entry level, which mainly focuses on having the best battery backup on a budget with fingerprint sensor and nice selfie camera with LED flash. Running on Android 7.0 Nougat, the device is packed with 1.3GHz Quad Core Processor, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage while the storage can be extended up to 64GB.

Pricing at BDT 7890 the phone packs in some decent hardware along with good looks. Moreover the Primo HM4 allows you to display 2 apps at the same time with the split screen option. There is a large 3800 mAh battery which 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 HM4.
Primo HM4 review
As like our previous reviews the Hands-on Review of Walton Primo HM4 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 HM4:

  • Android 7.0 Nougat
  • 1.3 GHz Quad Core Processor
  • MT6580 chipset and Mali-400 GPU
  • 5.5 inch HD 2.5D display
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB ROM
  • BSI 8MP Rear Camera
  • BSI 8MP Front Snapper with LED flash
  • 3800 mAh battery
  • OTG Support
  • Dual SIM

Primo HM4 review


Primo HM4 comes with a decent packaging includes-

  • Charging Adapter with Data Cable
  • Earphone
  • User Manual
  • Transparent back cover
  • SIM Ejector PIN
  • Warranty Card

Primo HM4 Unboxing

Design & Build Quality:

Crafted with beauty and fairly light in weight, Primo HM4 feels solid and it is a good-looking device at the same time. It has a refined design with a metal-textured finish, quality construction and smooth curved edges, making it stylish and easy to hold.
Primo HM4 hands-on review
Button, port and speaker positioning is fairly standard for a mid-range device, with the power and volume keys on the left, SIM slot on the right, USB and 3.5mm audio port at the top and the fingerprint sensor at the rear. The front camera is just off-center at the top.
Primo HM4 hands-on review

Operating System

The Primo HM4 runs on Android 7.0 Nougat, while it comes with OTA upgrade feature enabled for further updates.
Primo HM4 review OS

Display & User Interface:

The Primo HM4 has a 5.5-inch 2.5D curved display with a screen resolution of 1280×720 pixels. The 2.5D curved glass screen is designed keeping your sense of touch in mind. Whether you are watching videos, flicking through photos or browsing the internet, the 5.5 inch HD display that supports 16 million colors on Primo HM4 will make the experience livelier. The large screen also allows for simple navigation making it easier to operate.
Let’s have a look into the User Interface of Walton Primo HM4-
Primo HM4 User Interface


The Primo HM4 is powered by the Mediatek MT6580 chipset with 1.3 GHz quad-core processor coupled with Mali-400 GPU. Primo HM4 handles tasks easily and allows multiple apps to run smoothly resulting in an unopposed performance.
Primo HM4 Chipset
The Primo HM4 is packed with 8GB of ROM while the storage can be expanded up to 64GB. There is also 1GB of RAM.
Primo HM4 Storage

Camera Performance:

You can capture every moment of your life with Primo HM4, the results are sure to be stunning with a BSI 8MP Auto Focus camera with LED Flash, both at the front and the back, you will be able to capture quality photos or selfies, based on your desires and share them with your loved ones.
Here’s the camera interface of Primo HM4:
Primo HM4 review Camera Settings and Interface
Every shot taken with HM4 is sharp and crisp. Here’s a snap taken with the rear camera of Primo HM4:
Primo HM4 review Camera Sample
In case you find yourself in a low-light area, you have an LED Flash to get the best selfies during a night out.
Primo HM4 review front Camera Sample

Audio and Video

The audio output of Primo HM4 is clean. Presence of IPS display makes the viewing angle of Video pretty good.
Primo HM4 video review


In terms of connectivity, the Primo HM4 has Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth V4, OTG, WLAN Hotspot, OTA.

Gaming Performance:

Primo HM4 holds quad-core processor and Mali 400 GPU which ensures decent graphic speed so that you can enjoy games easily in this entry level device.
Primo HM4 Gaming review battle alert

Battery Life:

With optimized software and 3800 mAh of battery the Walton Primo HM4 manages to cut around 2 days. Talking about the screen-on-time it gave me fair amount of 8.5 hours approx., which is really impressive.
Primo HM4 Battery Extreme Power Saving Mode


In our AnTuTu tests the phone scored 24114 while GeekBench results in 416 (single-core) and 1190 (multi-core).
Primo HM4 review AnTuTu Benchmark and GeekBench Score

Special Features:

Following can be specified as the special features of Primo HM4:

  • Integrated Battery Saver
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • Multi-Window
  • Dura Speed


Well configured Primo HM4 costs BDT 7890 only, considering the specs the pricing is worthy.
Primo HM4 Special Features

Final Thoughts:

The Walton Primo HM4 is definitely a very capable affordable Smartphone with stunning look, decent camera performance and larger battery. The things that I liked on Primo HM4 were its 3800 mAh battery, BSI 8MP front camera with LED flash, latest operating system, fingerprint sensor and decent Build quality.

Dear readers, signing off for now! Don’t forget to put down your valuable opinion/query in the comment box.



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