As you know, most or all Vertex Impress mobile phones are released in Russia and at the same time most of them come with moderate features. However, the phone we are reviewing here is not very much unlike the other Vertex smartphone. Vertex Impress Astra is good anyway because even if you don’t have much space inside the internal memory, you can get plenty space through the use of micro SD card.

Nevertheless, you don’t get the luxury of a fingerprint sensor in this device and the battery is minimal. Let’s check the Vertex Impress Astra full specification to discover the price, camera, performance and other features of the mobile phone.

Design and Display Vertex Impress Astra

Body design of this device is simply plastic in nature. The dimensions are 149 x 72 x 9.6 mm and it weighs 165 grams. It comes in two colors; black and gold. This device is not water resistant; it has no fingerprint sensor and no face recognition technology.

Display type is 5.5 inches screen size; IPS LCD capacitive multi-touch screen. Pixel density is 195 ppi, screen resolution is 960 x 480, display colors are 16 million. Other display features are 18:9 aspect ratio, and 73 percent screen to body ratio.

Camera Features

Things are simple here as the primary camera is 8 MP and it comes with dual LED flash for it. At the front there is a selfie camera and it is the secondary lens of 5 MP 480p. No flash technology here at all. The video performance is put at 720p@30fps.

Cool camera features include the geotagging, auto focus, HDR, touch focus, face detection, panorama, and time lapse.

Hardware and Software

Android OS v8.1 Oreo Go Edition runs the Vertex Impress Astra and we are definitely convinced that it will upgrade to the latest Android 9 Pie in due time. The hardware consists MediaTek MT6739 chipset with process technology 28nm, working on 64-bit technology. There is also 1.3 GHz Quad-core Cortex A53  inside this device. Finally, there is the PowerVR GE8100 GPU.

Storage Capacity and Sensors

Internal memory 1GB of RAM exists in the device which the user is not able to expand. However, the internal storage capacity is 8GB. This can be increased up to 256Gb with a micro SD card used in its own dedicated slot.

Sensors in the device include accelerometer, proximity, and ambient light.

Network and Connectivity

The device comes with supported network of GSM, HSPA, and LTE. In other words, this means that the device is 2G, 3G, and 4G compliant. There are two micro SIM card slots to make things happen.

Other connectivity components are Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, mobile hotspot, GPS, A-GPS, NFC, headphone jack, and micro USB 2.0. However, there are no infrared or HDMI in the Vertex Impress Astra.

Battery Life of Vertex Impress Astra

Powering the device is a moderate 5000 mAh Li-Ion removable battery, which has nine hours and 71 hours of talk time and standby time respectively. Nevertheless, it has no wireless charging technology and no fast charging technology available.

Price and Availability

The official price of the Vertex Impress Astra is $97 USD. Regarding availability, the device is already in the smartphone market and available for purchase, having being released in November 2018.

 

Vertex Impress Astra Full Technical Specification

General

  • Device Type

Smartphone

  • Model

Vertex Impress Astra

  • Announced

Nov-2018

  • Released

Nov-2018

  • Status

Available

  • Price

RUB 6,490

Design

  • Type

Bar

  • Dimensions

149 mm x 72 mm x 9.6 mm (5.87 x 2.83 x 0.38 inches)

  • Weight

165 g (5.82 oz)

  • Colors

Black
Gold

  • Waterproof No
  • Fingerprint No
  • Face Recognition

No

  • Dedicated Keys

Volume, Power

  • Device Security

Pin, Pattern, Password, Slide

  • Features

-Plastic body

Display

  • Display Type

IPS LCD, Capacitive touch screen

  • Size

5.5-inch

  • Secondary Display

No

  • Touch Screen

Yes, Multi touch

  • Pixel Density

~195 PPI

  • Resolution

960 x 480 Pixels

  • Display Colors

16 M

  • Display Protection Yes
  • Features

-18:9 aspect ratio
-~73% screen-to-body ratio

Network

  • Supported Network

GSM/ HSPA/ LTE

  • 2G Network

GSM 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900 MHz

  • 3G Network

HSPA 900/ 2100 MHz

  • 4G Network

LTE 800/ 1800/ 2100/ 2600 MHz
VoLTE support

  • SIM

Micro SIM

  • Hybrid Sim No
  • Dual SIM

Yes

Hardware

  • Chipset

MediaTek MT6739, 28nm, 64 bit

  • CPU

1.3 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A53

  • GPU

PowerVR GE8100, 570 MHz

  • RAM (Memory)

1 GB, 667 MHz, LPDDR3

  • Internal Storage

8 GB

  • Card Slot

Upto 256 GB (micro SD)

  • Dedicated slot

Yes

  • Sensors

Accelerometer
Proximity
Light

Software

  • Operating System

Android OS v8.1 Oreo Go Edition

  • Java Support No
  • Youtube Yes
  • Facebook Yes

Messaging

  • SMS

Yes (threaded view)

  • MMS Yes
  • Email

Yes

  • IM Yes

Camera

  • Primary

8 MP

  • Flash

dual LED

  • Front

5 MP, 480p

  • Front Flash

No

  • Video

720p@30fps

  • Camera Features

Geotagging
Touch focus
Face detection
Panorama
Autofocus
HDR
Time-lapse

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth

Yes, v4.0, A2DP

  • Infrared No
  • Wi-fi

Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual band

  • Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
  • GPS

Yes, A-GPS

  • NFC Yes
  • Wireless Charging

No

  • Headphone Jack Yes
  • HDMI No
  • USB

Micro USB 2.0

Data

  • GPRS Yes
  • EDGE Yes
  • Speed

21 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA); LTE 150/ 50 Mbps

  • Web Browser

HTML 5

Media

  • Video Format

3GP, M4V, H.263, H.264, MOV, AVI, xVID, WMV, FLV, MP4, H.265

  • Audio Format

MP3, eAAC+, WAV, Flac player

  • FM Radio

Yes

  • Alert Types

Vibration, MP3

  • Ring Tones

Wav ring tones

  • Loudspeaker

Yes

Battery

  • Battery Type

Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)

  • Capacity

2700mAH

  • Placement

Removable

  • Talk Time

Up to 9 hrs

  • Standby

Up to 71 hrs

MISC

  • Features
  1. Document viewer
    2. Photo and video editor

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