Ulefone S8

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S8: Android 7.0, March 2017, 8 megapixel camera, MT6580, quad-core, thin, HSPA+, 1GB RAM, Dual SIM, 5.3 inch, HD screen (277 ppi)

The Ulefone S8 is just a nice device. Some features are not as good as the more expensive models, but if you do not need the features, it is better to buy the Ulefone.

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Description of the Ulefone S8:

The Ulefone S8 was launched in March 2017. The smartphone comes with a 5,3 inch screen with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels.

This Ulefone is powered by a MediaTek MT6580 chip with a 1,3 GHz Quad-Core processor. This chipset has a quad-core processor with 1024 MB RAM. With a thickness of 9.2 millimeters, the device is not too thick. This phone weighs 184 grams.

The S8 has a 8 megapixel camera. You can also use the 2 megapixel selfie camera for video calling, for example.

Pros

  • 8 megapixel camera
  • Quad core processor
  • Not too thick with 9.2 millimeters
  • (Relatively) new operating system: Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • HSPA+ support for fast internet
  • Dual SIM

Negatives

  • If you import this device it may take longer before it is delivered
  • Too little RAM for an Android system
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Call & data functions

The Ulefone S8 supports frequencies from international networks with which you can use mobile internet via HSDPA (slightly faster than 3G). The speed of HSDPA is perfect for using the internet on the road where the speed does not differ much from the normal WiFi at home. You can also connect via WiFi at home or at the office.

Dual-sim

This phone is a dual sim device, so you can store two SIM cards in it.

Memory and connection options

The Ulefone S8 has 1024 MB of RAM (1 GB) . Expandable memory: microSD up to 128GB. There is a USB connection, you can use this to exchange data with your laptop or to charge your device. Connecting Bluetooth headsets or car kits is no problem.

Screen & operation

The phone is operated via the large 5,3 inch touchscreen.The Ulefone S8 can display up to a 16 millions colors. This screen has a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. With 277 pixels per inch, this HD screen is sharp and easy to read. It also takes less effort to look at it for a long time.

Operating system

Android 7.0 (Nougat). The major changes compared to the previous version are

  • Support for VR with Google Daydream
  • Multi-window support
  • Respond immediately to messages without leaving your open application
  • New quick settings menu
  • Bundled notifications
  • Improved standby time
  • Better performance

Android 7