Elephone S9 Review

Bezel-Less Phone with Android 8.0

Smartphones are like a mini computer that we carry with us. It not only allows us to make calls and send texts but the usage of latest mobile phones have gone too far. We can browse the internet, use it as a camera, and accomplish many tasks with the help of various apps. It has evolved a lot since the availability of the first mobile phone. Phones have become more advanced and offer powerful performance. Today we bring you the Elephone S9 Review, which is a great device and turns eyes with its elegant look.

Introduction

There was a time when Chinese Smartphone manufacturers were considered as substandard. Chinese products were cheap but offer less originality. But after the technological boom, there have been many new companies that are offering quality products at a lesser price. Brands like Oneplus, Xiaomi, Vivo have acquired a great share of smartphone market in a very short time. Elephone has released some great phones previously. Elephone S8 is their current flagship model that offers great specs, it also has a fabulous 2K display.

The latest edition of their list is Elephone S9 which is the successor of the previously available handset. The S9 carries huge improvements in terms of configuration and specs. The phone is designed to please the eyes. With the AMOLED display and a robust built, it can be your next day to day companion. It contains minimum side bezels and a neat design. The 5.99-inch AMOLED screen gives it a premium touch.

We tested it for few days and results were:

Design

TEST


10/10

Performance

TEST


8/10

Camera

TEST


8/10

Overall

RATING


9/10

Design Part

We already talked about the design of this phone. Elaborating it further, On the front, we get a 5.99-inch display with a resolution of 1080*2160 pixels. The Corning Gorilla Glass saves the device from minor scratches. On the top, the 8 MP front camera, call speaker are present. The chin is narrow and looks suitable. Talking about the back panel, we have a dual camera with a vertical setup.

The fingerprint sensor is also embedded in the same column as a primary camera. The back panel looks glossy and feels nice in hand. The Elephone branding can be seen at the bottom part of the back.

Performance test review

The Elephone S9 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor. The graphic processor is ARM Mali T880. The combination of Snapdragon 660 and Mali GPU allows the user to play intense games with ease. To support multitasking you get 6 GB RAM. This comes handy when switching between two apps in less time. Also, with this specs, there is minimal chance of lag and frame drop. The onboard storage space remains 128 GB so you never run out of space.

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Camera test review

The camera is an essential part of any modern smartphone. The Elephone S9 contains 21MP autofocus shooter which is capable of capturing some great shots. Even under low lighting conditions, it can shoot decent pictures. For selfie lovers, the camera consists the front 8MP camera.

Summary

Elephone S9 performs well in many areas and excels in some. With the sleek design, and slim body you get many other features too. It also supports dual SIM card. The presence of AMOLED display offers a far greater color range than LCD display. The contrast and sharpness level are also outstanding. The international version comes with Google Play service and different language support. 


Some of the key features

  • AMOLED Display
  • Gorilla Glass
  • 21 MP Camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Sleek Design
  • USB OTG
  • Dual SIM
  • Android 8.0 Orea
  • 6 GB RAM

Elephone S9 offers powerful performance. The handset excels in the design department. With all these, the competent price tag offers a value for money. You can buy Elephone S9 at the official store. It also supports the quick charge and USB Type C port. This port makes it useful for transferring photos and other media files.

PROS

  • 5.99 inch Screen
  • Android 8.0
  • 6GB RAM
  • 128 GB Storage

CONS

  • No 4K Display
  • No NFC

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