The OLLA M8 Plus is among the new series of smartphone that was announced by Opay. The smartphone is the advanced version of the OLLA M8 device. As a senior sibling, it comes with some added features that you would love to have.
OLLA M8 Plus Full Specs Summary
- Announced: February 4, 2020
- OLLA M8 Plus Release Date: February 4, 2020
- Dimensions: 166.7 x 75.8 x 8.4 mm
- Weight: -
- Sim Card: Nano-SIM, Dual SIM
- Display: IPS LCD
- Size: 6.0 inches
- Resolution: 720 x 1600
- Operating System: Android 9 Pie
- Chipset: MediaTek Helio A22 SoC
- CPU: 1.3 GHz Quad-core
- GPU: PowerVR GE8320
- Internal Memory: 2GB, 16GB
- Expandable Memory: Yes up to 128GB
- Rear Camera: 8MP + 0.3MP
- Selfies Camera: 5 MP
- USB: microUSB 2.0
- Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Face Unlock, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Digital Compass
- Battery: Non-removable Li-ion 2,800 mAh
- Colors: Black, Green
The OLLA M8 Plus sports a similar body design with the later. The phone's overall body is built with a combination of glass and plastic. It measures 166.7 x 75.8 x 8.4 mm in dimension. On the panel, you will get the camera with an LED and then the company branded logo. The phone also managed to comes with a fingerprint scanner for security.
On the front which is built with glass, the phone has a screen display size of 6.0-inch which is 0.23 inches bigger than the on OLLA M8. The display makes use of an IPS LCD panel and it's needed for watching movies and other entertainment. It has a resolution of 720 x 1600 resolution with 19:9 aspect ratio and also a 2.5D display protection.
The OLLA M8 Plus is also blessed with a combo rear camera setup just like the one on its sibling. The camera consists of 8MP and 0.3MP lens. On paper, the sensor is said to features better camera specs and is worth opting for later.
The main camera is capable of shooting 2K video resolution and its paired with an LED flash. The phone has a selfies snapper of 5 MP which can also record the same video quality as the primary camera.
Hardware And Software
On the hardware, the smartphone packs a midrange MediaTek Helio A22 chipset with a Quad-Core processor handling its assignment at a speed of 1.3 GHz. The SOC comes with PowerVR GE8320 GPU for graphics and gaming. The whole system is powered by the Android 9.0 Pie operating system.
Storage Capacity And Sensors
The OLLA M8 Plus has an internal storage of 16GB that is paired with 2GB RAM. The memory is also expandable via micro SDcad but not beyond 128GB. The sensors on the phone are Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Face Unlock, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, and Digital Compass.
The OLLA M8 Plus comes with a battery of 2800 mAh. As you can see, the OLLA M8 has a bigger battery than the advanced version. Opay needs to upgrade their battery because no one will like to be moving around with a power bank these days.
The phone is 200 mAh less than the one on OLLA and it does not have support for fast charging technology. You will only get the standard charging of 5W.
Network And Connectivity
The OLLA M8 Plus has a dual SIM. The phone also comes with a 4G LTE network which you can use to surf the internet and also download files. Other connectivity options on the inside are Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth, A-GPS, and micro USB cable.
OLLA M8 Plus Price And Availability
The OLLA M8 Plus is now available for purchase for 22,000 Naira in Nigeria and it will be shipped in amazing colors.
The OLLA M8 PLus might be the advanced version of the M8, but the device does not really meet the minimum requirement to be called a senior sibling. It's just the camera and the screen display size, while on the main important aspect which is on the memory, processor, and power and it has nothing to show for it. So don't be deceived, the OLLA M8 will make a better choice than this, except you are that type that loves taking photos which is where the M8 Plus has an edge.
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