Leagoo Shark 1 is an affordable smartphone targeted at business users. If its name is not enough to make an impression on you, the list of features that comes with the reasonably-priced behemoth will. The Shark 1 comes with a colossal battery, a vivid and huge display, an octa-core processor, ample RAM and a super-fast fingerprint scanner, amongst others.
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Design and Display
Forget the price; the Shark 1 is actually a flagship device for Leagoo. It does look the part as well to a great extent. The body is fashioned out of polycarbonate and aluminium alloy.
In spite of its colossal size, the handset has a thickness of just 8.5 millimetres, but tips the scale at a rather high 241 grams.
Leagoo Shark 1 crams in a mammoth 6-inch diagonal display with a Full HD resolution of 1,080 x 1,920 pixels.
The LG-made LTPS panel is claimed to be 30% brighter than regular LCD and consumes 20% less power. It is covered with scratch-resistant, 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
The Leagoo Shark 1 rocks a 13-megapixel Sony-made BSI-2 sensor on its rear. The shooter boasts a 5-element lens, an f/2.0 aperture, autofocus and dual-tone LED flash.
Leagoo Shark 1 shoots Full HD (1080p) videos at 30 frames per second. The phablet also offers a 5-megapixel selfie camera with HD video recording capability.
Hardware and Software
When the innards are concerned, the Leagoo Shark 1 is equipped with an octa-core MediaTek processor clocked at 1.3 GHz – not exactly the stuff of flagship devices.
The 64-bit CPU is paired with a Mali-T760 GPU and generous 3 GB of RAM for smooth gaming and fluid performance.
The internal storage has a capacity of 16 GB, enough to hold thousands of files and photos. The phablet can also take up to 64GB microSD cards.
The version 1.2 of Leagoo’s custom OS, based on Android 5.1 Lollipop, provides the platform for the Shark 1 to run on.
A major highlight of this beast of a phone is its mini laptop-like 6,300mAh Lithium-polymer battery. This behemoth is expected to last days, even if you happen to be a heavy user, being rated to support up to 72 hours of general usage.
The Leagoo Shark 1 offers a whopping rated standby time of over a month! The juicer supports LGQC v3.0 fast charge technology, which gives full charge in 3 hours.
The Leagoo Shark 1 comes with a 360-degree fingerprint scanner that unlocks in just 0.39 seconds. It offers infrared remote control function.
Pricing and Availability
Leagoo Shark 1 is not yet available in Nigeria. When available, you can buy it at leading online stores in the country. Leagoo Shark 1 Price in Nigeria is expected to range from N35,000 to N45,000 depending on your location in Nigeria.
Leagoo Shark 1 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Leagoo Shark 1:
- Platform: Android 5.1 (Lollipop) Leagoo OS1.2
- Processor: ARM Cortex-A53, Octa-core 1.3 GHz (MediaTek MT6753)
- GPU: ARM Mali-T720 MP3
- Memory: 3GB RAM
- Colours: Blue ,Gold, Silver
- Dimension: 158.6 x 82.8 x 8.5 mm
- Weight: 240 g
- SIM Type: Micro-SIM
- SIM Count: Dual SIM
- Display: 6-inch Touch Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi)
- Display Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3
- Rear Camera: 13MP Camera, HD Video 1080p @30fps
- Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR, 5-element lens
- Front Camera: 5MP Camera
- Built-in Storage: 16GB
- Memory Card Support: MicroSD
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: Yes
- 2G CDMA 1X: No
- 3G WCDMA: Yes
- 3G CDMA EVDO: No
- 4G LTE: Yes
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes, up to 42.2 Mbps
- CDMA EVDO: No
- 4G LTE: Yes, up to 150 Mbps
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP
- NFC: No
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: Yes USB 2.0
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: –
- Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
- Video Player: Xvid/MP4/H.264 player
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
- Maps: –
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: No
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: No
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes
- Iris Scanner: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: No
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: No
- Battery: Li-Ion 6300 mAh battery (Non-Removable)
- Talktime: Up to 70 hours
- Standby Time: Up to 770 hours