Tambo TA 50 Power has arrived both online and offline and is getting favorable review for its powerful battery power. Maybe that really qualifies the ‘Power’ in the name. Apart from the battery power, there are other good attributes in this smartphone that we are going to examine in this review.
These include features such as design, display, camera, network, battery, price and others. Tambo TA 50 Power was announced in the month of September but it was released just recently in the month of October 2018. Although the smartphone is very affordable, it does not operate on 4G internet.
Design and Display of Tambo TA 50 Power
Body design is mainly plastic, polished to make the appearance look sleek. Dimensions are 71 x 144.5 x 5 x 9.6 mm. Further, it weighs 160 grams but it is not water resistant. The colors of Tambo TA 50 Power are black and gold.
Display type is FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touch screen. The screen size is 5 inches. Also, the pixel resolution is 720 x 1280 of 16 million colors. Pixel density is 295 ppi, screen to body ratio is 69 percent, and aspect ratio is 16:9. Protective features are multi-touch and scratch resistant. There is no secondary display in the Tambo TA 50 Power.
At the main camera department there is a single rear shooter of 8 MP that comes with dual-LED flash and f/2.2 aperture. The video capacity is put at 720p@30fps. It comes with FHD recording capacity. Other features of the rear camera include auto focus, continuous shooting, digital zoom, exposure compensation, HDR, touch focus, self-timer, panorama, and more.
Furthermore, at the front camera department there is 8 MP shooter, which equally performs at the same rate as the rear camera. It comes with flash features and f/2.4 aperture.
Hardware and Software of Tambo TA 50 Power
Android 8.1 Oreo Go reigns supreme as the operating system in the device. It comes on a modified user interface. In addition, to power the smartphone, MediaTek MT6580A SoC chipset is added. After that, there is CPU Quad-core 1.3 GHz 4-Cores, and GPU ARM Mali-400 2-Cores. These work with 64-bit architecture.
Storage Capacity and Sensors
There is 1GB of RAM that cannot be increased further in the smartphone. Assisting that is the internal storage of 16GB of ROM that can be increased to about 64GB with the use of a microSD card. Sensors in this mobile phone include rear-placed fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity, and ambient light.
Tambo TA 50 Power Network and Connectivity
Only 4G LTE is missing here as the device can make use of 2G and 3G network. What do we expect from one of the cheapest smartphones out there? Other components of connectivity are Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, mobile hotspot, USB Type-C, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, HDMI, and 3.5mm audio jack. However, there is no infrared or NFC in the Tambo TA 50 Power.
Powering the device and offering qualitative backup which can last for days is a 4000 mAh Li-Po non-removable battery which has no fast or wireless charging technology.
Price and Availability
Tambo TA 50 Power price hovers around $65 USD and $75 USD. Since the phone has been released in October 2018, the manufacturer declares it availability which means that it can be purchased in stores at the moment.