StarTimes Solar 5 is another awesome smartphone produced in Nigeria by StarTimes, Africa’s digital TV service provider. The name, StarTimes Solar 5 shouldn’t be mistaken for a solar smartphone, it is just a name. It boosts its maker's reputation of pushing out a mid-range Android device with cool specs at highly affordable prices. The mid-range phone is StarTimes’ flagship model that offers virtually everything you could want for enjoyable user experience, from a brilliant display to an impressive camera and ample RAM.
Sporting a sizeable touchscreen, StarTimes Solar 5 is an Android phone designed with cool metallic edging and 13.0 MP Back Camera and 5.0MP Front Camera to deliver good value to users. It is powered by a decent quad-core processor and offers users dual-SIM functionality and 3G connection capability.
DISPLAY AND CAMERA
StarTimes Solar 5 packs in a 5-inch capacitive touchscreen with a modest resolution of 540x960(qHD) pixels. With that configuration, the display should offer fair movie viewing experience, albeit not the best of all devices.
Taking shots with the Solar 5 shouldn't be a problem. This device will impress you with its 13.0-megapixel main camera with flashlight, accompanied by a front-facing snapper that may well be 5.0MP.
HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE
StarTimes Solar 5 is equipped with a quad-core MeddiaTek MT6582 chipset that can deliver speeds of up to 1.3GHz - most probably the best you can expect on a mid-range device with same price range.
With support provided by RAM of 1GB capacity, the processor should allow you engage in some level of multitasking as well as deliver smooth menu navigation. The StarTimes Solar 5 runs on Android 4.4 KitKat software.
Although this OS is not a recent release, it should still give access to millions of apps and games while also providing an easy-to-use interface.
Internal storage space of 4GB, as provided here, may be sufficient for some smartphone users, but the same cannot be enough for some users. You will want to take advantage of StarTimes Solar 5's support for up to 32GB microSD card to add more movies for your viewing pleasure.
The phone is fitted with a 2200mAh battery and it supports dual-SIM functionality to enable you use two SIM cards at the same time. The phone also gives supports for 3G connectivity and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n to allow you hook up to the Internet easily and enjoy great connection speeds. You also get Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS on StarTimes Solar 5.
PRICING AND AVAILABILITY
StarTimes Solar 5 is available in Nigeria. This phone comes with a free 5200 mAh Power Bank. You can buy the phone at leading online stores in the country. StarTimes Solar 5 price in Nigeria ranges from N22,500 to N24,000 depending on your location in the country.
Where To Buy StarTimes Solar 5 & Pay On Delivery
OTHER PLACES TO BUY STARTIMES SOLAR 5
|Agege Branch||157,Iju Ishaga Rd,opp Oando Filling Station,Fagba Bus Stop||08172398364|
|Alaba||108 Olojo Drive, Ojo Town||08172398547|
|Ikotun Branch||265,Idimu-Ikotun Rd,opp Calvary B/Stop,Idimu||08172398539|
|Lekki Branch||Shop B19-21,km 18,Lekki-Epe Exp way, opp Alpha Beach Junction,Lekki||08172398393|
|Mushin branch||Afribank House,Fatai Atere Way,Mushin||08172398558|
|Ogudu Branch||129,Ogudu Rd,Ogudu GRA||08172398549|
|V.I. Branch||Plot No(5) 1439 Sanusi Fafunwa St. Opp.Kanmu Ikotun St. Victoria Island||08172398553|
|Microstation||17 Oremeji, Computer Village, Ikeja.||08172398457|
|Fadeyi Branch||81,Ikorodu Rd,Fadeyi bus stop.||08172398552|
|Apapa Branch||75 Baale Street, Olodi Apapa.||08172398555|
|Darlin Ronkus||10 Otigba Street, Computer Village, Ikeja||08032034901|
|Spectrum Phones Ltd||11 Otigba Street, Computer Village, Ikeja,||07037115949|
|Mizbeach||Otigba Street, Computer Village, Ikeja||08034160498|
|Apata Branch||Apata, Ibadan||08172398642|
|Challenge Branch||Opposite MRS Filling Station (Former Texaco), Ring Road,Challenge, Ibadan||08172398043|
|Mokola Branch||Former Intercontinental Banking Hall, Along Fajuyi Road,beside Eleganza, Mokola , Ibadan.||08172398050|
|StarTimes -Ibadan||856 NTA road, along Total Garden, opposite Genesis Nursery and Primary School, Agodi, Ibadan, Oyo state.||08172398045|
|Iwo Road Branch||59, Selary Building, No 59, Iwo Road, Ibadan||08172398051|
|Microstation||36, Idi Iroko Road. Besides Mr. Biggs. Sango Otta||08032280376, 08029543488|
|Microstation||Berger Paint Plaza, Behind Banex Plaza, Wuse II First Floor, Abuja||07060800099|
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