Vernee M5 Unboxing and Hands on – Ultra thin Ultra Budget Android

Here is my unboxing and first hands on of the Vernee M5, a relatively thin and light Budget Android. Is it a good buy? Find out here

SpecsVernee M5
ChipsetMediatek MT6750 Octa Core 1.5GHz
GPU: Mali-T720
MemoryRAM: 4 GB
ROM: 64 GB eMMC
Expansion: TF Card support up to 128 GB
OSVOS (Android 7.0 Nougat)
Display5.2 inch IPS 2.5D
1280 x 720p
Main Camera13 mp
Front Camera8.0 mp
NetworkDual Nano SIM (2nd sim supports TF Card)
2G: GSM 850/900/1800MHz
3G: WCDMA 900/2100MHz
4G: FDD-LTE 800/1800/2100/2600MHz
ConnectivityBluetooth 4.0
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Special FeaturesRear Fingerprint Scanner
SensorsAmbient Light, E-Compass, Gravity, Proximity
PositioningGPS+GLONASS
IO2x Nano SIM Card Slot
1x 3.5mm Audio Port
1x MicroUSB 2.0
Dimensions147.3 x 72.6 x 6.9mm
Weight: 144g
Battery3300mAh
Charger: 5V 1.5A

 

Availability? The Vernee M5 retails at $119 (valid until Oct 28)

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First Impressions:

  • Plastic build but well built
  • Clean OS and based on Stock Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Fast and Stable system
  • Has App Draw
  • Good Screen despite only 720p HD
  • 4 GB RAM and 64 GB eMMC Storage
  • Rated to support up to 128 GB MicroSD (Tested only with 64 GB Kingston Class 10)
  • Hybrid Dual SIM Support
  • Accurate Fingerprint Scanner
  • GPS with GLONASS
  • 3300mAh Battery
  • Decent Audio Quality (loud and clear)
  • Good enough performance for casual use (Mediatek MT6750)

Cons:

  • No USB Type C (only MicroUSB 2.0)
  • The UI is not really customized

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