TP-Link is well known for its products. Its modems, routers, network cards are popular. However, everything in the world changes frequently. The world of electronic products and gadgets is even more fluid. This company began to try its hand at developing smartphones. The first line of such products was Neffos. The X9 is decent.
Specifications, configurations and appearance
The heart of the TP-Link Neffos X9 smartphone is an eight-core MediaTek MT6750 processor with an ARM Mali-T860 MP2 graphics chip, 3GB of RAM and 32GB of ROM. The IPS screen features a 5.99-inch diagonal and HD + resolution. The battery received a capacity of 3060 mAh.
The main camera has a dual block of 13 and 5 megapixel sensors, the front camera is equipped with one 8 megapixel. The operating system is Android 8.1 with NFUI 8.0 interface. The device has medium-sized bezels, and their top and bottom are wide enough.
The product is packed in a cardboard box of white, purple and gray colors. The delivery set consists of: instructions; warranty obligations on paper; a key that opens the SIM card slot; USB cable; charger; wired headphones; silicone case.
The smartphone looks quite impressive. In a black, matte color of the case, it is elegant and aesthetic. In the manufacture of the product, polycarbonate, plastic, and aluminum are used. Its front panel is protected by AF-coated Gorilla Glass.
There is an inscription with the manufacturer's logo on the back panel. There is also a vertically oriented dual module of the main camera, a fingerprint scanner.
The device is equipped with micro USB and 3.5 mm headphone jacks.
Display and cameras
The device display has an aspect ratio of 18: 9, HD + resolution with a pixel density of 269 ppi. This is enough for the average viewing of images, photos and videos.
The colors of the screen are correct, the viewing angles are large. The brightness received a sufficient range of adjustments, allowing you to use the gadget in bright sun and night darkness. A blue eye filter helps.
There are a lot of adjustments, including screen orientation, screen lock time, font size, etc.
The main camera of the smartphone received a 13 megapixel lens with an f / 2.0 aperture, which is assisted by a second 5 megapixel sensor designed to collect depth data. If you take pictures in conditions of sufficient lighting, then the images are of high quality, detailed, without blur.
At night or in the absence of normal lighting, the quality of pictures deteriorates, but only slightly. The flash works flawlessly.
A second lens helps blur the background when shooting appropriately. Using the bokeh mode allows you to set the appropriate effect value on a scale from 0 to 15. The desired result is obtained only after processing the finished image.
The camera is equipped with an additional 9 filters to improve the quality.
The selfie camera received a resolution of 8 megapixels. She takes good pictures with a wide angle of view. There is a beauty mode, HDR.
Software, protection and autonomy
The OS is Android 8.1 Oreo with NFUI 8.0 shell. The interface is medium-heavy, hardly distinguishable from pure Android. Personalization is possible with seven predefined templates and other settings.
Navigation is carried out using buttons and gestures. The latter are intuitive and understandable.
There are several Google applications available to help you manage your music, photo and video files.
To protect the device from the encroachments of unauthorized persons, a fingerprint scanner and face scanning function are used. Identification processes are fast and clear.
The inexpensive TP-Link Neffos X9 has a 3060 mAh lithium-ion battery. It can work autonomously for 3-4 hours at maximum power consumption. The device is recharged with a 5V / 2A charger from 0 to 100% within 1 hour 40 minutes.
In conclusion, I would like to add that the budget TP-Link Neffos X9 has good performance for its class. The developers paid a lot of attention to detail, equipped the device with a large screen and a good camera. It will appeal to those who prefer smartphones not for games, but for performing ordinary, everyday tasks.
The Topic of Article: Review of the elegant and inexpensive TP-Link Neffos X9 smartphone.