Essential PH-1 Looks Like an iPhone X Copycat!

Essential PH-1 is a phone that looks like an iPhone X copycat! This phone might have been released before iPhone X is being released but let’s get honest. They probably copied the new Apple design and tried to release their own phone first.

It’s mainly on the front side with the all-screen design it copies Apple. On the back they look different because iPhone X doesn’t come with fingerprint sensor and it has a traffic light camera design. Something you do not get on the PH-1. Let’s take a look at the specs for this Android phone.

Main specs: 5.71 inch LTPS IPS LCD display, Gorilla glass 3 screen protection, Android 7.1 Nougat, Snapdragon 835 Chipset, Octa-core processor 4×2.45GHz Kryo + 4×1.9GHz Kryo, Adreno 540 GPU, No microSD card slot, 128GB Internal storage, 4GB of RAM, Dual 13MP rear camera, 8MP front facing camera, Bluetooth 5.0, No 3.5mm headphone jack, USB Type-C 1.0 Reversible connector and 3040mAh Battery!

The main cool things here are the powerful processor which is high-end, Large storage and Bluetooth 5.0. Latest Bluetooth technology will be very important especially because this phone doesn’t have earphone port. So most people will use wireless earbuds and then they need a stable latest Bluetooth tech.

This phone comes in Stellar Gray, Ocean Depths, Black Moon and Pure White colours. It cost around 300 euro less than iPhone X so great if you want to fool your friends you own the latest iPhone.

But you need to install an iOS 11 launcher inside Android and put on a back case to truly fool them hard! I feel that the battery is a bit weak in this phone same as I felt with Lenovo ZUK Z2 Pro. Barely 3000mAh. Not good enough for a high-end smartphone 2017.

UHANS Note 4 Looks Like Xiaomi Redmi 4!

UHANS Note 4 is a smartphone that reminds us about Xiaomi Redmi 4. It borrows that phones design but it comes in at a cheaper price with some interesting specs!

Specs: 5.5 inch 1280×720 resolution HD screen, 3GB of RAM, 32GB Internal storage, 13.0MP camera, MTK6737 Quad-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz, Android 7.0 Nougat, Touch ID, 4000mAh Battery with Fast Charge and Black/Gold colour!

First impressive thing I see here is the large battery built in. Just 100mAh less than Xiaomi Redmi 4. You can extend the storage with micro SD card up to 128GB. The front selfie camera is 5MP.

I have to say that I think UHANS Note 4 looks a bit more like a grown up Xiaomi Redmi 4 it both seems to be larger and slimmer in size. The display has a nice 2.5D curved screen, 10-finger multitouch support and fully laminated!

This phone also reminds me about iPhone 5S gold edition design. I like how the sides aren’t curved so you can probably make the phone stand up by itself just like with the old iPhones.

With the large built-in battery you can last for up to 2 days or: 7.5 hours video watching, 38 hours talk time or 16 days on standby! The Sony sensor when taking selfies have a built-in face beauty mode and high IOS rating.

The UI is stock Android without any bloatware on top so it’s both clear and simple and can save up to 30% power by having a light operating system running. The fingerprint sensor below the rear camera can store up to 5 fingerprints.

With the OTG support on UHANS Note 4 you can use the phone as a mobile power bank and charge your friends phone! Great for emergency situations. Or you can connect the phone to a USB Storage Drive, Gamepad or MIDI Keyboard!

The body is built with diamond cutting technology and it features aluminium alloy body crafted from a single slab of aluminium.

SHARP AQUOS S2 All-screen Smartphone!

SHARP AQUOS S2 is a very cool phone because it comes with an All-screen bezel-less display. Just as iPhone X and Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 and Essential PH-1 it goes all the way to the top. Let’s have a close look at the amazing specs for this device!

Specs: 5.5 inch 2040×1080 pixel display, 4G + LTE, 12.0MP + 8.0MP Dual Rear camera, Snapdragon SDM630 Octa-core processor clocked at 2.2GHz, 4GB of RAM, 64GB Internal storage, Android 7.1 Nougat, NFC, VoLTE, Fast Charge and Type-C!

AQUOS S2 also has the iPhone X traffic light design on the back side. The GPU inside is Adreno 508 which will give you great gaming experience. The battery juice is 3020mAh with Quick Charge 3.0. You can insert either 2 nano SIM cards or 1 nano SIM + 1 microSD card.

The frame of the smartphone is made in aluminium alloy frame with CNC precision craft. You can see that they put in a lot of effort in the details. Metal hardness will be great to protect the internals of the device. It comes with a back cover that they call crystal amber body. Very clear and elegant. And it should also have great hands feeling.

The camera on AQUOS S2  more in detail comes with 1.4um large pixels, Dual Pixel PDAF and great depth of field effect. The front facing camera is 8MP and it’s not dual rear. I like how you could extend the storage to 128GB.

This thing about storage is an interesting question. Even though cloud solutions does exist I think in the current moment that people prefer to have their photos stored locally. This phone is very light as well only 140 grams in weight and 7.9mm thin. I find that weight impressive. Do you like this device?

ZTE Nubia Z17 Well Designed Cheap High-end Phone!

ZTE Nubia Z17 is a super phone when it comes to specs! This might actually be the best thing you may be able to get in 2017.

Specs: 5.5 Inch 1920×1080 403ppi display, 4G LTE, 6GB of RAM, 64GB Internal storage, Dual rear camera 23.0MP + 12.0MP, Snapdragon 835 Octa-core processor clocked at 2.45GHz 64-Bit, Adreno 540 GPU, Android 7.1 Nougat, NFC, Fast Charge QC4+, Bass Sound and Black colour.

They do have different variants for Nubia Z17 like you can max one out with 8GB of RAM and 128GB. The UI that you will get is called Nubia UI 5.0 that is based on Android 7.1. First phone with Quick Charge 4+ is also pretty cool! Also the front camera is in high resolution 16.0MP.

The display is not an iPhone X/Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 all-screen type. But it does have genuine bezel-less display on the sides. The phone is built in a full metal unibody design. The phone also has some minor protection against water like accident like splash and rain.

The specs on the camera more in detail are 2X Dual Zoom, Dual Pixel, 1.4um Large Pixel, f/1.8 large aperture and large CMOS. The camera has a red border around for adding a touch of elegance. You have cool effects when taking a selfie with front snapper AI tech for detect faces, bokeh blur effect and customized scene.

With the main camera it comes with a new generation image engine called NeoVision 7.0 that is suppose to help you take better professional photos. It has things like: Portrait Mode, Stereo Camera, Times Camera and 3.0 E- aperture.

The battery is 3200mAh and with Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ you can charge 20% faster than with Quick Charge 3.0. In 25 minutes you can charge the Nubia up to 50% which is amazing!

Another thing I find with Nubia Z17 is on the back it looks more premium than iPhone X. It’s available in various designs some that change the fingerprint border colour and logo colour. Which really makes it look premium.

Especially the variant that comes with gold border and logo + red border around camera and black colour on back. I like how the phone doesn’t use glass back which usually breaks. 7.6mm thin and 173 grams in weight which is good specs.

OUKITEL K6000 Plus comes with 6080mAh Huge Battery!

OUKITEL K6000 Plus is another pretty phone you could get for below 200 euro. I have only talked about one phone in the past from this company but they have many different variants. You will be shocked on some specs in this phone!

Main specs: 5.5 inch FHD 2.5D Asahi glass display, 4GB of RAM, 64GB Internal storage, 16MP camera, MT6750T Octa-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz, 4G LTE, Android 7.0 Nougat, Touch ID and 6080mAh Big battery!

The first thing that truly stands out in K6000 Plus is the massive 6000mAh battery! I have no idea how they could put that inside this smartphone because usually 5000mAh batteries already tend to be very large. And this battery is even bigger then that! It comes in a Gray colour with a home button below the camera.

For gaming you get a great ARM Mali-T860 GPU. You can extend the memory in phone with a 256GB SD card. Dual cameras I already mentioned the 16MP snapper that is the rear camera and on front side you have an 8MP camera. You get Dual Nano SIM card so it’s great if you are travelling to foreign countries and need to use a local SIM card.

This phone is also the world’s first 12V/2A phone you can fully charge the device in just 1 hour and 40 minutes how amazing! That’s around the same time it takes to charge my S8 but that one has half the battery size!

You only need to charge the phone for 5 minutes to be able to talk for 2 hours! So it’s perfect if you tend to run low on battery and is usually in a rush to get to places.

The camera comes with f/2.0 aperture. Which is pretty standard these days. You can do 0.1s quick focus with the 16MP camera. The phone comes with a beautiful aluminium alloy back that they have melted to the AUO glass to match screen edge perfectly.

You will also get high quality music with sixth generation class K Audio; Amplifier, AW8736 and Hi-Fi lite. The Dual SIM standby allows you to either use two nano SIM or one nano SIM and one SD card.

They also have interesting software features in K6000 Plus like parallel space where you can clone an app and log into two accounts at the same time! Great for apps like Skype and WhatsApp. You also get super screenshot and screen record software built-in. It has a pretty heavy weight 207 grams!

But I think this phone almost has Xiaomi standard in terms of premium design and functionality. Do you like this phone or do you think it’s missing something?