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Xiaomi Pocophone F1 128GB Graphite Black Dual Sim 6GB RAM Dual Camera 6 18 GSM Unlocked Global Model No Warranty

Last Updated: 5 Apr 2019 (Refresh Now)
8.5
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
223
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
25
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6.18 inches
DISPLAY SIZE
12 MP
PRIMARY CAMERA
Yes
FINGERPRINT
20 MP
SECONDARY CAMERA

Review Summary - 198 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Price
 47
money, price point, specs, phone, market
+100%
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" ...  pocophone is a good for the money. ... price is good.  ...  "
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" ...  This phone is worth every penny and more and I highly recommend it.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price is more than what you can expect for sure.  ...  "
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" ...  Finally, check the price difference with the 120GB model, it may be worth the few extra bucks.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent device, you can not go wrong with this phone at this price point. ... This phone blew me away at it's price point.  ...  "
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" ...  Without a doubt the best phone for the money you could wish to have.  ...  "
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" ...  Much, much better than the $700+ market leaders .  ...  "
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" ...  I mean, you can't go wrong with a 300 dollar phone with a Snapdragon 845, yeah it's plastic but at this price point you can't ask for glass or ceramic bodies.  ...  "
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Device Compatibility
 43
mobile, lte, wifi, use, price
+95%
-5%
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" ...  This phone exceeded all my expectations.  ...  "
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" ...  that's phone.  ...  "
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" ...  If your okay with tinkering with the settings a little and you know your way around a phone this is perfect.  ...  "
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" ...  This phone is definitely a flagship killer.  ...  "
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" ...  Better than the iPhone  ...  "
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" ...  This is an Excellent phone.  ...  "
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" ...  I love this phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Note 9, New iPhone, galaxy s9?  ...  "
Battery Life
 27
life, battery life, day, charge, amazing
+100%
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" ...  Battery life is probably the best I've ever seen ... one charge easily lasts a day and a half.  ...  "
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" ...  Four days without recharging.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery life is crazy good.  ...  "
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" ...  Top processor with a long lasting battery life  ...  "
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" ...  The F1 has a fantastic battery life and a great display.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery life is outstanding, especially compared to my last phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life is amazing, I've had the phone on playing video for 8 hours strait before and the thing won't die. ... Coming from an iPhone 6 that has less than half of the Pocophones battery this thing was a major upgrade.  ...  "
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" ...  Ridiculous battery life Beautiful screen.  ...  "
Software Platform
 25
xiaomi, bloatware, android 9, phone, mi
+88%
-12%
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" ...  only complain about the software, MI U10 have too much bloatware for my taste . ... xiaomi its great in the updaes fo the SO, as soon as i get the phobe, i was able to update it to android 9.  ...  "
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" ...  After that, the phone is extremely responsive and have not had any errors.  ...  "
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" ...  If you like to teak your phone with skins it has tons of themes.  ...  "
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" ...  After receiving the phone Android 9 pie was installed with the MI Ui version 10.  ...  "
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" ...  No slowing down even if heavy usage games, and I actually like xiaomi's software interface.  ...  "
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" ...  No lag on any of the apps I run.  ...  "
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" ...  Would require a custom launcher and maybe custom icon pack.  ...  "
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" ...  Netflix/Prime don't stream in FHD but I don't really care.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 22
display, battery life, screen bleeding, phone, viewing
+86%
-14%
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" ...  The most "glaring" (read obvious) compromise is screen size.  ...  "
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" ...  Ridiculous battery life Beautiful screen.  ...  "
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" ...  I have no complaints about the design of the phone or the notch on the screen as I'm more concerned with functionality.  ...  "
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" ...  This phone is amazing I love perfect size screen it's fast and the 4g LTE handover this phone has makes me keep constant service  ...  "
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" ...  Screen is good but is not OLED.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen seems like it rides above The chassis of the phone and it's exposed in every way.  ...  "
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" ...  Screen looks Crispy clear.  ...  "
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" ...  Screen is also great quality didn't notice any downgrade from higher res v20.  ...  "
Overall performance
 19
speed, snappy, phone, much, smooth
+100%
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" ...  The performance of the phone is great, picture quality, speed, display, storage etc is all great!  ...  "
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" ...  Phone is fast, very snappy.  ...  "
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" ...  This smartphone is blazing fast with no hiccups, glitches and getting hot.  ...  "
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" ...  and runs soo much smoother.  ...  "
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" ...  Best bang for buck for a Snapdragon 845 SoC.  ...  "
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" ...  It can definately win against more expensive phones in speed, super responsive, it really keep up with the name f1.  ...  "
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" ...  this is it.cant go wrong at 300 yeah you are not going to get lte speed but i am normally at a place there is wifi dont matter to me much.  ...  "
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" ...  Extremely fast and the MI ui is slick.  ...  "
Data reception
 18
4g, mobile, usa, signal, att
+44%
-56%
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" ...  el articulo esta bueno pero no conecta lte con metropcs en nyc. ... fui hasta el centro principal de metropcs, y la conclusion de lo que investigamos, es que xiaomi no tiene cobertura lte en estados unidos pero creo que es algo absurdo, mas bien esto es la frecuencia de bandas del equipo.  ...  "
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" ...  It is NOT LTE!!!  ...  "
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" ...  In USA no work in all ( T-Mobile, spring, Verizon) only at&t 4G no LTE  ...  "
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" ...  THE POCOPHONE DOES NOT WORK ON ANY CELLULAR NETWORK IN THE USA.  ...  "
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" ...  My only gripe is LTE not supported with my carrier.  ...  "
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" ...  I am using AT&T on the east cost and while it says im getting 4g and have good signal but i'm only getting 1mbps vs the 50 on my moto g5 im getting.  ...  "
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" ...  Even with T-Mobile, it constantly drops 4G service.  ...  "
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" ...  Only works on 3g in the US.  ...  "
Camera
 16
phone, photos, take, pictures, pics
+94%
-6%
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" ...  this cell phone are great in functionality, the camera takes better photos then others new phones, the price vs value are in the top i recommend this cell phone to all.  ...  "
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" ...  The phone has a great battery life, it very responsive, a great front facing camera, and it shoots great videos.  ...  "
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" ...  Both cameras are impeccable.  ...  "
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" ...  The camera is generally super.  ...  "
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" ...  The camera isn't that bad.  ...  "
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" ...  Like the Camera  ...  "
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" ...  I had a S7 so the camera is an upgrade from that, I don't have a lot of other things to compare it to.  ...  "
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" ...  First off , this is a great phone, very fast, and great camera.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 12
weeks, month, years, ago, week
+83%
-17%
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" ...  After that, the phone is extremely responsive and have not had any errors.  ...  "
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" ...  Great phone been using it 6 months now with no problem.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this phone a couple of weeks ago and couldn't be happier with my purchase.  ...  "
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" ...  Home and work and everywhere else I have gone over the past week, I have experienced no issues.  ...  "
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" ...  So in two years you need a new phone so why pay 3 times what u already have.  ...  "
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" ...  Update: Had the phone for several weeks and no issues at all.  ...  "
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" ...  After 3 months, it is very smooth and fast.  ...  "
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" ...  I have been using it for 5 months now and it's truly incredible in every aspect.  ...  "
Gaming
 10
phone, smooth, play, like, lag
+100%
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" ...  Perfect phone for mobile gaming.  ...  "
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" ...  No slowing down even if heavy usage games, and I actually like xiaomi's software interface.  ...  "
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" ...  exelent batery life, does not overheat while playing ( even if i have two demanding games open at the same time) great image quality both the screen and pictures taken.  ...  "
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" ...  I am one of those people that uses a cell phone for basic talk/texting and minor game play(candy crush saga fanatic) so this phone had the fancy extra of a iPhone X or Google Pixel, but not the price tag.  ...  "
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" ...  Camera, battery, no lag on games, responsive!  ...  "
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" ...  Throwing My top games and this chip barely flinches.  ...  "
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" ...  Videos and games are butter smooth.  ...  "
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" ...  It runs all game great and no lag in any programs.  ...  "
Charging
 9
charger, charge, wireless charging, charging, charged
+89%
-11%
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" ...  From the packaging you can tell it was new and unused when it came in, however it did come with a European charger, but I can simply take the cord and use it with a different adapter (Samsung fast charger) for it to get a quick Fu charge.  ...  "
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" ...  Except the convertible charger is a big deal, they sent me a charger with another convertible head and the charger has stopped working since last week.  ...  "
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" ...  one charge easily lasts a day and a half.  ...  "
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" ...  At 7am 100% charge.  ...  "
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" ...  I used my old charger and problem solved.  ...  "
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" ...  Sadly there isn't wireless charging.  ...  "
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" ...  As long as you don't care about wireless charging, NFC, LTE, the name, the design (i like it, it cute) this phone is worth it and I do enjoy it more than my note 8.  ...  "
Network
 7
coverage, live, wifi, usa, spotty
+43%
-57%
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" ...  However, in the US cell signal is spotty (ATT is really your only choice for moderate coverage). ... I live in Indianapolis, and still have spotty signal.  ...  "
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" ...  Does not always work in rural areas.  ...  "
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" ...  THE POCOPHONE DOES NOT WORK ON ANY CELLULAR NETWORK IN THE USA.  ...  "
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" ...  I am using AT&T on the east cost and while it says im getting 4g and have good signal but i'm only getting 1mbps vs the 50 on my moto g5 im getting.  ...  "
Apps
 6
apps, user, stock, quick, launcher
+83%
-17%
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" ...  There is a learning curve when it comes to Android.  ...  "
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" ...  No lag on any of the apps I run.  ...  "
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" ...  I upgraded from a Samsung Galaxy s6 .  ...  "
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" ...  -Bloatware ( quick 15 minutes on YouTube help eliminated that problem)  ...  "
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" ...  If you like to teak your phone with skins it has tons of themes.  ...  "
Comfort
 6
hands, experience, big
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Really feels like a premium phone it almost doesn't make sense how much it is.  ...  "
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" ...  The layout is eye appealing as well as the feel in your hand.  ...  "
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" ...  if the phone survived my boyfriend’s hands, it’ll certainly survive in yours.  ...  "
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" ...  the skin on it.  ...  "
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" ...  The overall user experience just feels flawless.  ...  "
Build Quality
 6
phone, thin, heavy, hand, build
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Really feels like a premium phone it almost doesn't make sense how much it is.  ...  "
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" ...  Buy the tough case that's bundled with it .  ...  "
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" ...  "When I arrived to my house yesterday and opened the Phone, I was amazed for the build.  ...  "
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" ...  I don't know how durable it is yet because I have not dropped it, but the fit and finish is great, the plastic back doesn't bother me at all.  ...  "
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" ...  The phone still feels quite premium despite the plastic back, and the cameras are wonderful in well lit areas.  ...  "
Video Playback
 5
youtube, watching, netflix, hd, amazon
+80%
-20%
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" ...  The Xaomi team are making this phone even better now that it can play hd videos on Netflix and Amazon prime.  ...  "
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" ...  YouTube plays 1080p.  ...  "
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" ...  Love watching my Amazon videos, Netflix and Hulu shows on it.  ...  "
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" ...  Another big thing for me is the speakers are very good and loud, watching videos is amazing and the ring volume is nice.  ...  "
Marketplace
 5
shipping, good, fast, arrive
+100%
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" ...  The shipping is good too.  ...  "
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" ...  This may very well be the first review I have ever written in eight years of using Amazon .  ...  "
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" ...  Arrive on time.  ...  "
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" ...  Seller shipped fast.  ...  "
Capacity
 4
signal, live, coverage, used, area
+50%
-50%
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" ...  However, in the US cell signal is spotty (ATT is really your only choice for moderate coverage). ... I live in Indianapolis, and still have spotty signal.  ...  "
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" ...  Does not always work in rural areas.  ...  "
Delivery
 4
arrive, shipping, month, arrived
+100%
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" ...  The shipping is good too.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrive on time.  ...  "
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" ...  Got it on 2nd day delivery.  ...  "
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" ...  All good with this purchase, product arrived as expected.  ...  "
Features
 4
phone, would
+100%
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" ...  Tons of fantastic features.  ...  "
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" ...  The phone has all the features you would expect it to have.  ...  "
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" ...  I tell everyone how great the features are.  ...  "
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" ...  From the price, this phone has killer features, it's just unbelievable.  ...  "
Screen Protection
 4
screen protector, protectors, edge, corners, complaints
+50%
-50%
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" ...  Within one week of use, with glass shield and cover, the screen crashed from a 2’ drop.  ...  "
Wifi
 4
phone, use, network, feature, calling
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Another feature that is weird but awesome is that I get better signal than any other phone I've owned on the AT&T network.  ...  "
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" ...  Bluetooth and WiFi signals are good  ...  "
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" ...  This still makes a good secondary phone, if you use wifi, or tether.  ...  "
ISP
 4
work, carrier, att, 4g
+100%
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" ...  I live in NY and have Cricket Wireless.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked perfectly for my Tmobile network in San Diego CA!  ...  "
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" ...  It works on 4G on ATT.  ...  "
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" ...  I don't how well it will work in terms of Data speed in other States, but I was getting upwards of a Gigabit per second download in Phoenix, Arizona on T-Mobile.  ...  "
SIM
 4
works, siempre, que, phone, esta
+50%
-50%
Fit
 4
thin, size, side, set, plastic back
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  But when you actually hold it side by side with a premium phone .  ...  "
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" ...  I don't know how durable it is yet because I have not dropped it, but the fit and finish is great, the plastic back doesn't bother me at all.  ...  "
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" ...  The set I have right now is only going to give me a little more peace of mind until a better fitting set arrives.  ...  "
Memory
 3
super, storage, gb, excelente
+100%
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" ...  Excelente producto super fluido, bastante espacio de almacenamiento y buena ram, bateria super bien, no muy conforme con la pantalla, todo lo demas excelente  ...  "
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" ...  It's super fast, has great battery life, 128 GB storage, 8 GB RAM, an excellent camera, and an FM radio tuner.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm very satisfied with all features, the CPU capacity and RAM is what brings me the most benefits.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 3
good, really, phone
+100%
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" ...  The speakers are pretty good, too.  ...  "
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" ...  This is best budget phone ever you should all go should buy it if you want some but your phone is really really good sound quality is good material is good product is really really good  ...  "
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" ...  Sound and screen sound loud and look great.  ...  "
Fingerprint
 3
sensor, fingerprint, finger print, unlock, scanner
+100%
comment
" ...  Finger print ridiculously fast.  ...  "
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" ...  Face Unlock and Finger sensor are so fast I honestly believe they are cutting corners slightly but it's excellent.  ...  "
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" ...  The finger print sensor is quick and honestly, MIUI feels really good in my opinion.  ...  "
Resolution
 3
1080p, hd, videos, really
+100%
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" ...  Netflix/Prime don't stream in FHD but I don't really care. ... YouTube plays 1080p.  ...  "
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" ...  Doing any YouTube in 720/1080p would stutter and cash often depending on location.  ...  "
Picture Quality
 3
phone
+100%
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" ...  The performance of the phone is great, picture quality, speed, display, storage etc is all great!  ...  "
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" ...  However, video/picture quality is not as good coming from a samsung flagship (S6).  ...  "
Headphones
 3
port, headphone jack, headphone, also, screen
+100%
comment
" ...  Sound also good, and still has a plug p2 for headset.  ...  "
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" ...  Love that they kept the headphone jack, sound quality is great(not an audiophile).  ...  "
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" ...  The screen is quite crisp for an IPS screen, the speakers are a bit lacking to be honest but you do get a headphone jack at least, and I appreciate the flexibility when I don't want to use my bluetooth headphones or they are out of charge.  ...  "

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Specifications

Battery
Battery Capacity:  4000 mAh
Memory
Memory:  131072 GB
Internal Storage:  6 GB
SD Card Type:  Micro SD 
Connectivity
Fingerprint:  Yes 
3G:  Yes 
USB:  Yes 
Camera
Primary Camera:  12 MP
Secondary Camera:  20 MP
Calling
GSM:  Yes 
CDMA:  No 
Display
Display Size:  6.18 inches
6.18 inches
DISPLAY SIZE
12 MP
PRIMARY CAMERA
Yes
FINGERPRINT
20 MP
SECONDARY CAMERA