Most people are opting all-rounder performers in choosing smartphones. We’ve been living smartphones having more RAM than laptops and PCs. The latest addition to the all-rounder smartphone list is Mstar M1 Pro. A lot of people aren’t willing to go for a high-end smartphone because of price point. But the budget end of the market is improving so fast; you don’t need to spend hundreds of dollars to get a decent device.
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Mstar is a Chinese manufacturer offering impressive sets of features and hardware in relatively attractive phones for a cheaper price competitors charge. Mstar M1 Pro smartphone promises solid performance and a well-rounded feature set at an affordable price. The device is positioned as an affordable handset that offers mid-range performance.
Mstar M1 Pro Review – Build Quality & Features
The Mstar M1 Pro comes with the 5.5 inch HD (1280 X720p) display and is powered by the MTK6752 64bit 1.7GHz Octa-Core processor with 2GB RAM. Here is our detailed review of the new Mstar M1 Pro. The Mstar M1 Pro comes with Android 5 Lollipop, which offers nearly stock experience.
Design wise the M1 Pro is very good; the rear panel comes with a faux leather finish which gives a good feel to the device. The design and placing of the 13MP camera, flash, and the Mstar logo also look great. The phone has power button right and volume keys on the left side. The 3.5mm audio jack on the top and the micro USB slot is placed at the bottom. The phone supports dual SIM and the primary SIM card is normal SIM and secondary being micro SIM.
The front panel houses the 5.5-inch display, two capacitive buttons and one physical home button, front camera and also set of sensors. The display is stunning with great colors and excellent clarity. The photos and videos look great on the display, and the brightness levels are good for outdoor use. Overall, the build quality looks adamant on the device and gives a perfect grip feel.
Mstar M1 Pro Review – Performance
Performance wise the phone is a killer; you can expect decent performance in everyday use. There were no lag or issues, and the device did all the tasks with ease. The gaming performance of the device was also good and it was better than what we saw on other price competitors.
The new M1 Pro can record videos in full HD (1080p) and the quality looks good. Imaging is also good, I personally captured some beautiful images of waterfalls and mountains. The overall clarity of the photos taken in daylight looks very good. The device is packed with a whopping 3000mAh battery. The battery performance is also good, it give good battery life in normal usage which includes calls, browsing, email and social networking.
Mstar M1 Pro Specs
Screen: 5.5inch IPS capacitive screen, 1280×720 pixels
CPU: MTK6752 Octa Core, 1.7GHz
System: Android 5.0 Lollipop
Storage: 2GB RAM + 16GB ROM
SIM card: Dual SIM card dual standby, Micro SIMsim, and Standard sim
Camera: 8.0MP front camera, 13.0MP with flashlight back camera
Note: This phone will only work with GSM+WCDMA+FDD-LTE networks: GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz WCDMA 850/900/1900/2100MHz FDD-LTE 800/1800/2100/2600MHz
Today, the competition in the affordable handsets is so high that the most of the devices in $150 price point offers HD display, 2GB RAM, and 13MP Camera. Mstar M1 Pro is one of them; it is a good device and competitor in the mid-range market.
Mstar M1 Pro is one of them, it is a good device and competitor in mid-range market.