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4G Mobile Phone DOOGEE Y8 2019 Dual SIM Free Smartphones Unlocked 19 9 6 1 inch Waterdrop Screen Android 9 0 Phone 3GB RAM 16GB ROM 3400mAh 8MP 5MP 5MP Dual Rear Camera Face ID Fingerprint Green

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7.3
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
124
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3072 GB
MEMORY
16 GB
RAM
Quad Core
PROCESSOR TYPE
3400 mAh
BATTERY CAPACITY

Review Summary - 121 recent, verified reviews

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Price
 27
phone, money, good, amazing, priced
+93%
-7%
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" ...  For the money I do not think you could buy better  ...  "
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" ...  For such a low cost this phone is not bad for what it does.  ...  "
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" ...  Good phone for its price.  ...  "
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" ...  This phone is an absolute bargain at the price.  ...  "
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" ...  All in all I think for general us a very good phone for the money  ...  "
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" ...  It does everything that the big boys do at over a tenth of the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent value for money,  ...  "
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" ...  A 16gb phone with these features at this price is amazing,if you have budget for buying a phone then go with this great phone!  ...  "
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Software Platform
 22
android, apps, lot, windows, social
+73%
-27%
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" ...  This android phone is super and it’s serve it’s purpose right than other known brands.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought it for my mother as her 1st android phone as I think it will be easier for her to use rather than the "flip" phone she currently uses.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice size, fast, good for videos and browsing, google maps works great when out and about  ...  "
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" ...  The 4G smartphone is equipped with a Android 8.1 Oreo system.  ...  "
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" ...  The andriod 8.1 go is a joy to use compared to andriod 7.0.  ...  "
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" ...  On the plus side, the technology of the kit is really good and Android 9.0 is awesome  ...  "
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" ...  For the money this had to be the best phone out there, can run multiple apps at once while downloading camera's good for the money and screen display is good for the money.  ...  "
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" ...  I love this android phone,this is my second android phone ,every phone i buy i can tell you is outstanding  ...  "
Display Clarity
 19
phone, phones, fast, bright, response
+89%
-11%
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" ...  The screen is really good quality, the finger ID is on the back of the phone which is great compared to other phone models as the finger ID is on the home button and tends to break. ... Camera is relatively good, really fast reaction on the screen. ... Memory is relatively good and the colours on screen are great!  ...  "
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" ...  This smart phone is lightweight with big screen. ... The screen is very sensitive and smooth with high solution.  ...  "
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" ...  F an tastic phone without the hevy price tag I absoultly love the phone screen is perfect colour resolution is bright an vibrent something u would get on the higher price mark phones super fast Android latest model 100 percent happy with my purchase will definitely purchase again thank you xx  ...  "
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" ...  Nice bright screen, texts, phones and internet what do you want more against a £1000+ Samsung S10.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen is fantastically clear, good response and the speaker is pretty loud too.  ...  "
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" ...  Obviously, the first thing you notice is the screen. ... It’s a pleasing size and shape, it’s surprisingly bright and very good in sunny conditions and although it’s clearly a budget screen it does a wonderful job of displaying wallpapers, photos, apps and the like and only really starts to struggle when running full HD video.  ...  "
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" ...  Screen is vibrant, and perhaps a touch over saturated, but it is clear to read and the touch very accurate.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen is really very bright and looks very impressive when compared to an iPhone 7.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 19
windows, value, smartphone, price, get
+74%
-26%
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" ...  Have recently bought the phone. ... The 4G smartphone is equipped with a Android 8.1 Oreo system.  ...  "
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" ...  I have just set the phone up and very impressed. ... Very easy to navigate around phone and settings In my opinion it makes for a great first smartphone and or a decent performing smart phone on a budget.  ...  "
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" ...  Great secondary spare mobile phone.  ...  "
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" ...  I have had several Doogee phones and love them all.  ...  "
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" ...  What to expect with cheap phone? ... I love this phone.  ...  "
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" ...  An essential and functional device, I bought it as a backup for two phone lines that I use as availability for work, I must say excellent value for money.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a really nice phone, but sent it back as it didn’t have NFC,which is a “must have” on a phone for me.  ...  "
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" ...  Great phone for the price,does everything a smartphone needs to do,  ...  "
Product Reliability
 14
month, months, version, still, phone
+43%
-57%
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" ...  I powered it down, while in the cinema, when I turned it back on it to crashed/froze. ... I had the phone for around 2 month and I will not buy this brand again.  ...  "
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" ...  Turned itself off and hasn't come back on since!  ...  "
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" ...  Annoyed that literally just over a month after buying it, a 32gb version is released for just £4 more. ... Except it's just over a month and I can't send the 16gb version back now.  ...  "
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" ...  My first one died without warning.  ...  "
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" ...  Stopped working after only 2wks .  ...  "
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" ...  Absolute garbage, unusable.  ...  "
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" ...  Item freezed after 2 weeks of usage.  ...  "
Fingerprint
 10
finger print, screen, recognition, good, work
+90%
-10%
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" ...  Value for money = great design = facial/fingerprint recognition excellent and quick = battery life very good = call quality very good = Overall good product, well worth the cost.  ...  "
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" ...  I wasn't sure what to expect from the reviews, some people had been damning of things like the finger print sensor, speaker quality and screen.  ...  "
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" ...  The fingerprint-scanner (located on the back of the phone) is good and almost as quick as the Samsung Note 9 that I use daily.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen is larger and responsive,the fingerprint reader is accurate  ...  "
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" ...  Haven't tried the face recognition, but the fingerprint recognition works well enough.  ...  "
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" ...  It's as good as most other phones fingerprint works great all apps work without crashing ie Facebook, messenger, all works fine camera is good can't complain would buy off them again  ...  "
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" ...  It’s important to have a fingerprint unlocking function.  ...  "
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" ...  The fingerprint recognition works well  ...  "
Camera
 10
phone, good, screen, relatively, rear
+80%
-20%
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" ...  The photos are fine for my purposes.  ...  "
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" ...  The camera front and back are 16MP, good photo quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Camera's are surprisingly good but for the money, don't expect to be the next David Bailey .  ...  "
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" ...  The camera quality is as you'd expect.  ...  "
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" ...  Camera is relatively good, really fast reaction on the screen.  ...  "
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" ...  Dual rear cameras  ...  "
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" ...  Let me tell you, it may not be the best camera compared to more expensive phones, but it is definitely the best camera I've ever had on a phone!  ...  "
Battery Life
 10
good, battery life, phone, long, days
+80%
-20%
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" ...  Battery does not appear to be removable so interesting to see how long it lasts.  ...  "
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" ...  The batter is brilliant, it lasts a very long time too, so as basic phone you cannot go wrong.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s a ok camera but voice quality and battery is very good. ... Overall battery and speed is good.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s very lightweight, holds charge well. ... Hasn’t been charged all day and still has 69%.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery life could be improved and mine came shipped with an EU charger, although to be honest.  ...  "
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" ...  The camera is good and so is the battery life.  ...  "
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" ...  It also has a good battery save mode.  ...  "
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" ...  Long battery life  ...  "
Apps
 9
run, phone, social, running, media
+56%
-44%
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" ...  It has all the features I need and if I want more functionality, there's probably an app for it.  ...  "
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" ...  The down side is that the same EQ is used in the headphones and no audio equaliser app can really fix it.  ...  "
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" ...  For the money this had to be the best phone out there, can run multiple apps at once while downloading camera's good for the money and screen display is good for the money.  ...  "
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" ...  Works like a charm and runs most apps aswell  ...  "
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" ...  I have downloaded all the social media apps, along with YouTube and outlook ect.  ...  "
Screen Protection
 9
phone, thin, protector, two, good
+44%
-56%
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" ...  The second one - the screen literally fell off after 5 weeks.  ...  "
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" ...  As you can see 4 days after return deadline the screen fell out.  ...  "
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" ...  Its just a bit rough around the edges.  ...  "
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" ...  The R9 was getting really laggy and slow, the screen appeared to be water damaged from what I am guessing was caused by leaving it in the bathroom whilst the shower was on with the steam. ... Secondly, the screen protector that comes with the phone isn't already on the phone when unboxing.  ...  "
Call quality
 8
calls, speaker, hear, texts, quality
+38%
-63%
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" ...  Speaker didn't work could not hear anyone  ...  "
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" ...  Not a great phone,use it for calls, texts and emails  ...  "
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" ...  Call quality was poor through the handset earpiece.  ...  "
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" ...  calls quality really bad.  ...  "
Design
 7
design, stylish, looking, comes, hand
+100%
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" ...  Lovely presentation/design.  ...  "
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" ...  This phone is quite good looking, shiny black and has a slightly curved bright steel edge.  ...  "
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" ...  The smartphone has thin body and the design is stylish.  ...  "
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" ...  Likes:The quality and the design.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice looking phone, feels good in your hand  ...  "
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" ...  I opted for the green one as it is my daughters fav colour, and it looks really slick.  ...  "
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" ...  The case that comes with the phone is also quite stylish, it is protective and also keeps the shape to the phone unlike some other brands (looking at you Cubot).  ...  "
Ease of Use
 6
+100%
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" ...  Easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  I was scared about putting it on incase I messed up but it was really easy.  ...  "
Fit
 6
stay, screen, cubot, stylish, protector
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Fits well in pocket even with a 6.18inch screen,  ...  "
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" ...  If you break this phone, just buy another !  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this on a whim, as my previous phone fell of my desk and the floor won.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes well protected in box with sticky labels on both front and back.  ...  "
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" ...  When shopping for a new phone, I decided that I would stay with Cubot as the first phone I had off them was unbelievable for the £80 I spent. ... The case that comes with the phone is also quite stylish, it is protective and also keeps the shape to the phone unlike some other brands (looking at you Cubot).  ...  "
Build Quality
 6
quality, looking, edges, build, around
+83%
-17%
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" ...  It feels like a quality piece of technology when I hold it in my hand.  ...  "
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" ...  I must say that I was pleased at the build quality to begin with.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice looking phone, feels good in your hand  ...  "
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" ...  The case that comes with the phone is also quite stylish, it is protective and also keeps the shape to the phone unlike some other brands (looking at you Cubot).  ...  "
Sound Quality
 5
sound, hear, good, phone, may
+60%
-40%
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" ...  efficient speaker, better than my previous Samsung by far, and camera very good.  ...  "
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" ...  Terrible sound - this bit is definitely value engineered and tuned to be flat, more towards ’tinny’ in order to amp up the sound for the internal speaker. ... If you need HiFi sound, forget it.  ...  "
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" ...  The build is good, it is solid, if you shake it you cannot hear rattling or any give.  ...  "
Overall performance
 5
phone, performance, job, fast, priced
+100%
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" ...  Fairly quick thanks to it's 8 core processor.  ...  "
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" ...  I was looking for a bargain priced performance phone.  ...  "
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" ...  It also does a bang-up job running Audible which is massively important to me.  ...  "
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" ...  The performance is great and really fast. ... Don't get me wrong, it works really fast and is the main way I unlock my phone, but it could be faster, but for the price .  ...  "
Marketplace
 5
+40%
-60%
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" ...  Both have had to be returned for a refund which Amazon has honoured.  ...  "
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" ...  Still nothing, can't contact seller to sort out.  ...  "
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" ...  Actually my review doesn’t matter and Amazon and the seller won’t read it, because they suck at this.  ...  "
Returns
 4
-100%
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" ...  Both have had to be returned for a refund which Amazon has honoured.  ...  "
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" ...  I was instructed to send it back, with tracking, which I did and it arrived and was signed for and I have gotten no refund.  ...  "
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" ...  On my end it's been flickering so can't really use it and am returning it.  ...  "
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" ...  Not for me so returned for refund.  ...  "
Wifi
 4
work, phone, good, connection, 3g
+50%
-50%
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" ...  The Wi-Fi range on the DOOGEE N10 is appalling, you can be 7 feet from your router and it struggles to connect, move to another room and you lose connectivity all together.  ...  "
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" ...  I cannot connect to the internet off of WiFi, I don't receive text messages and notification tried googling it and contact my phone network.  ...  "
SIM
 4
phone, work, card, memory
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Really good phone but with teo disadvantages,the battery runs out after few hours and there is space for both of the Sim cards and the Tf card.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this for the dual SIM, it was for a new contract and a work phone .  ...  "
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" ...  Bonus of the SIM card pin.  ...  "
Network
 4
4g, gets
-100%
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" ...  The Wi-Fi range on the DOOGEE N10 is appalling, you can be 7 feet from your router and it struggles to connect, move to another room and you lose connectivity all together.  ...  "
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" ...  Returned same day it arrived as signal constantly kept cutting out.  ...  "
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" ...  I live in a weak signal area and the Y8 proved almost totally unable to connect.  ...  "
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" ...  (not good reception).  ...  "
Comfort
 4
phone, looking
+75%
-25%
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" ...  It feels like a quality piece of technology when I hold it in my hand.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice looking phone, feels good in your hand  ...  "
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" ...  The teardrop feature gives it a quality feel.  ...  "
Volume
 3
loud, hear, screen, response, phone
+33%
-67%
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" ...  Speaker didn't work could not hear anyone  ...  "
Picture Quality
 3
+100%
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" ...  The photos are fine for my purposes.  ...  "
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" ...  Picture quality is great so far although I haven't tested in low lights.  ...  "
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" ...  The picture quality is also amazing.  ...  "
Color
 3
+100%
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" ...  I ordered the blue one but it's more like a purple colour.  ...  "
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" ...  I opted for the green one as it is my daughters fav colour, and it looks really slick.  ...  "
Data reception
 3
good
+100%
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" ...  WiFi fine, and still receives a strong signal from Three UK on both HSDPA and 4G where it is able to access all their frequencies.  ...  "
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" ...  Good value basic phone, only 3G but WiFi speed is good  ...  "
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" ...  Most other sub £100 smartphone's your lucky to get 3g signal this comes with 4g  ...  "
Charging
 3
day, charge, battery life
+67%
-33%
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" ...  It’s very lightweight, holds charge well. ... Hasn’t been charged all day and still has 69%.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery life could be improved and mine came shipped with an EU charger, although to be honest.  ...  "

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Specifications

Battery
Battery Capacity:  3400 mAh
Performance
Processor Type:  Quad Core 
Camera
Secondary Camera:  5 MP
Memory
Memory:  3072 GB
RAM:  16 GB
Connectivity
Fingerprint:  Yes 
3072 GB
MEMORY
16 GB
RAM
Quad Core
PROCESSOR TYPE
3400 mAh
BATTERY CAPACITY