Have you ever dreamed of a smartphone which on one hand encompasses all the genuine features of a decent high-end smartphone while at the same time, happens to be really affordable, falling in the mid-end range of phones?
Well, dream no more! The INEW U3 smartphone is here to live up to your dreams. This smartphone as such has created a lot of fuzz in the gadget markets on grounds of its promising features and above all, on grounds of its reasonable cost. Be it the MediTek’s powerful MTK6735 processor or the impressive ROM storage, this device is pounded up with numerous features which are bound to flatter an aspirant looking for a mid-end phone with high-end features. Competing with various devices in its price range such as the SOCOOLE smartwatch phone which we reviewed previously under the handle SOCOOLE W08 smartwatch phone review, this device is definitely a front runner. Through this INEW U3 review, we intend to give you, a taste of this smartphone which you can purchase at an affordable $90 price.
Coming in white as well as the pink colors, the new INEW U3 smartphone has various initial offerings to offer to its customers. This device comes loaded with the Android version 5.1. To begin with, the device has an impressive display. The screen size is enough to contain that display and rather exhibits things in astounding quality.
The processor too being quad core supplements the core requirements of the device in a profound manner. The camera on this device is commendable and with its high definition feature, the quality of the captured shot enhances even more. In the GPU as well as in the Network departments as well, the INEW U3 4G smartphone has a lot to offer with which you would be catching up as you skim through this INEW U3 review. All these specification would be detailed in the forthcoming sections under their respective domains.
Core processor specifications
The INEW U3 smartphone comes with the MTK6735 MediaTek’s processor inbuilt. Given the fact that the device consumes a little less power than its companion phones in the same range, the processor specs are precisely decent enough to ensure a smooth functioning of the device. Moreover, the INEW U3 smartphone has a Quad Core processor which once again adds to its overall robust built when it comes to studying the processor specifications. The processor clocks at a frequency of 1 GHz which isn’t too high thus making sure that the device’s clocking rate and its processor complement each other thus preventing overheating.
The GPU powered within this device is the Mali-T720 which on the other hand enhances the gaming experience on this device. Talking about the storage, the INEW U3 has a RAM capacity of 1 GB where as a ROM capacity of 8 GB which is highly satisfactory keeping in mind the fact that the memory consumption in this mid-end phone wouldn’t be very high. The external memory includes the support for a TF card of up to 32 GB.
This and that
The INEW U3 offers impressive deals on the side. The device’s camera, its processor specifications as well as its entire user interface is really admirable. You get a dual SIM card while you purchase the INEW U3 smartphone thus ensuring a dual standby as well as the Dual Micro SIM. Also, the INEW U3 has an in-built GPS as well as A-GPS support.
This device supports the Bluetooth 4.0 version and operates on various networks which would be discussed in the upcoming section. This is a 4G smartphone and comes unlocked with a support for dozens of languages.
The INEW U3 4G supports wireless connectivity as well as the global positioning or the GPS. It also has a built-in support for A-GPS as well. The device runs on GSM networks as well as on the 4G network.
The support for the predecessors 2G as well as the 3G networks is also there. The INEW U3 runs on 802.11 b/g/n wireless networks and supports the Bluetooth version 4.0 as well. The network types supported by the device are FDD-LTE, WCDMA as well as the GSM.
Ups and downs with the display
Well, the domain in which the INEW U3 smartphone falls a tad bit on the downside is the display. As you proceed with this INEW U3 review, you can infer that this section would be taking a lot of twist and turns.
The screen on this device is capacitive, which is commendable and definitely gives an upper edge to the device. The screen size is also adequate and is a decent 4.5 inches. It is definitely ideal and at the least, it won’t affect your mobile handling experience in a negative manner by any means.
However, the resolution, standing at 854×480 is what makes the device incur a bit of setback on the downside. The resolution is not high definition because of which some customers have been criticizing the display. Nonetheless, for a smartphone this versatile in such a cheap price range, the least one can do is appreciate this device in its entirety.
Camera – The most integral of all features
Camera, definitely is the most important of all features as over half of the functions which you carry out on your device involve the camera in one way or the other. You want to preserve a memory, you take a snap!, You are at an event, you record a video!. Thus, taking snaps and recording videos are two essential functions thus promoting the need of a decent camera.
In the context of the INEW U3 smartphone, the camera on this device is decent enough with functionalities on both rear end as well as the front end. The rear end camera stands at 5 Megapixels where as the front end camera at 2 Megapixels. For a smartphone priced at an impressive $90, these features are quite impressive and a boast a great deal about the perfection of the device. Check out the camera samples below and develop a stance for yourself.
The camera on the INEW U3 4G smartphone does have an auto-focus as well as a flashlight integrated with it. Also, you get to record the videos with the rear as well as the front cameras. The media formats supported by the device would depend upon the pictures, the music or the videos. In case of the pictures, the JPEG, PNG as well as the GIF formats are supported by this device where as in the case of music, AAC, MP3 and the WAV formats are supported by the INEW U3 smartphone. When it comes to the video formats, MP4, 3GP and the AVI are the formats supported.
Other features on the plate
The INEW U3 smartphone has quite a few features to offer apart from the core offerings in the processor, the camera and the display domain. The device does have a TF card slot as well as a Micro USB slot.
Moreover, there is an audio out port on the INEW U3 smartphone which is supplemented by the fact that it measures 3.5 mm thus mitigating the severity of the issues caused with the jack. The INEW U3 device has an in-built proximity sensor as well as an ambient light sensor. The device also has a gravity sensor for that matter.
Additionally, the device has an FM Radio too as well as an option to record sound. Light sensing is an additional feature integrated within the device’s system along with the gravity as well as the proximity sensors.
Battery issues, if any
Well, for a better part, the battery in the INEW U3 is powerful enough and performs well one charged to the fullest. The battery in-built is rated 1750 mAh and is constituted of Lithium-ion. This polymer lithium-ion battery ensures that the device stays operational for a longer period before craving for a re-charge.
The device doesn’t have any high processor requirements as such thus the battery is sufficient enough and assists the overall functioning of the device positively.
Our Final Take
You can take a hint via. this INEW U3 review that this device truly is a masterpiece in its cheap price of $90. It doesn’t happen very often that a device this affordable with specs these impressive pierces the tech markets and takes the attention of the tech aficionados by charm. The USP of this device by all means is its core processor which is highly robust. The ability of the capacitive screen to resist damages associated with water as well as dust and shock add to the overall reputation of the device by all means. Also, the device weighs just a 110 grams which makes it even more user-friendly. All the smartphones these days have a lot of expectations to live up to and as this device arrives in the markets for public display, it satisfies almost all segments of the crowd with occasional uproar being witnessed about the devices display. The INEW U3 smartphone tries its best to live up to each expectation by delivering the quality services in the best manner possible.
- Build Quality: 8 out of 10(The device does have a touch of robustness attached to it)
- Appearance: 8 out of 10(The appearance, specifically the UI is impressive by all means)
- Interface experience: 9 out of 10
- Button placement : 9 out of 10
- Display quality: 7 out of 10(The fact that the display isn’t high definition can viewed as a downfall but keeping in mind the cheap price at which this device comes, it’s reasonable)
- Price/performance ratio: 8 out of 10
- Camera performance: 8 out of 10
- Battery performance: 9 out of 10(The device doesn’t incur high power consumption thus the battery performance enhances)
To summarize in a line, “This smartphone is as impressive quality-wise as it is price wise as it exhibits pioneer results when it comes to the core specifications as well as the camera although falling a little short when it comes to the display “.