In the month of August 2018, Symphony launched a low budget mobile phone in Bangladeshi market. The device is Symphony i120. This low budget smartphone comes with 4G, a good design and display, and the performance too is not bad at all.
In this review, we give you a detailed view of the full specifications to guide your buying decision. Remember, this smartphone appeals to first time smartphone users, others who may not be necessarily heavy hoarders of games and applications, and youths who want to share in the selfies delight.
Design and Display of Symphony i120
This smartphone arrived with 5.45 inches HD display with 720 x 1440 pixels resolution. Dimensions of the device are 148 x 70.9 x 8.6mm. In thickness, Symphony i120 is 71 mm and it weighs 140.9 grams. This weight factors in together with battery. Furthermore, it comes in red, black, blue, black, and gold colors. The predominant material found here on the device is glass for the front screen, and that is guided by a plastic body.
Display type is IPS LCD capacitive touch screen of 16 million colors. This is devoid of multi-touch capacity. However, the display is made of Corning Gorilla Glass. Aspect ratio is 18:9 and pixel density is 295 pixels per inch.
There is a primary 13 MP camera with PDAF with flash. Here, features include f/2.0 which is available at the rear and front cameras. Others are face beauty, face cute, bokeh, panorama, watermark, time-lapse, pro, QR code scanner, HDR, smile shot. Video quality is 1080p@30fps.
For the front camera which is made for selfies, there is 8 MP with moon flash. This selfie camera has flexible features.
Hardware and Software in Symphony i120
Symphony i120 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box which we believe will be able to upgrade to the latest Android 9 Pie. There is also the 1.5 GHz Quad Core processor and also the GPU is IMG 8XE. This factor shows the unique capabilities of Symphony i120 smartphone.
Network and Connectivity
Internet networks available in the Symphony i120 are 2G, 3G, and 4G. This consists of GSM, HSPA, and LTE. Furthermore, any of these networks can work from any of the dual SIM card slots. Of all the common components available in a smartphone of this nature, infrared port and NFC technology are both absent. However, there are others such as Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth, HDMI, FM radio, GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, USB 2.0, 3.5mm audio jack, etc.
For storage purposes, there is the 2GB of RAM which is not expandable, and also 16GB of internal storage. This aspect is able to boost up to 128GB with the use of a microSD card.
Symphony i120 smartphone is able to hold a Li-Po 3200 mAh powerful battery. This battery has the talk time of 20 hours for 2G, 15 hours for 3G, and also 15 hours for 4G. However, it depends on phone settings and network. What you have here is just approximate. Standby time is 400 hours.
Price and Availability
At the present time, Symphony i120 sells at 9,990 Bangladesh Taka which about $120 USD. It was released in the moth of August 2018 so it is very much available for purchase.