Elephone M2 is an Android smartphone designed to deliver impressive performance to both business and personal users at a budget-friendly price. The enticingly-priced device packs in a massive Full HD display, an octa-core processor, generous RAM and a fingerprint scanner.
Design and Display
Gone are the days when you need to pay through your nose to get a premium-looking phone – not with devices like the Elephone M2 now available.
The handset is almost entirely made of metal, making it ideal for on-the-go users and professionals. Aside its pleasant unibody, it parades a svelte profile at 7.35 millimetres in thickness.
The Elephone M2 phablet is fitted with a 5.5-inch diagonal display having a piece of 2.5D curved glass and Full HD resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels.
Given this is an IPS screen, you should expect awesome wide-angle viewing when you consider the high pixel density of about 400 ppi.
Camera and Storage
In the camera department, the Elephone M2 offers a combo of 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel selfie camera. The primary Sony MX214 shooter has an f/2.0 aperture and LED flash for sharp, highly-detailed images.
It offers Full HD (1080p) recording. Onboard storage capacity is 16 GB, extendable by another 128 GB using a microSD card.
Power and Performance
The Elephone M2 is armed with an octa-core MediaTek MT6753 processor clocked at 1.3 GHz. The 64-bit chip is supported by generous 3 GB of RAM and an ARM Mali T720 GPU.
This configuration will not beat flagship devices, but will enable the phablet deliver performance level that ranks among the best for a budget buy.
It will run on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS coated with Elephone’s ELE UI skin. Power is supplied by a 2,600mAh Li-Ion battery.
Elephone M2 offers dual SIM card slots, both of which supports Micro-SIMs. It features a Touch ID fingerprint scanner enabling you unlock the device in just 0.5 seconds, regardless of how you place your finger.
There is 4G LTE support for awesome mobile download speeds. Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n are also available for wireless connectivity.
Pricing and Availability
Elephone M2 is not officially available in Nigeria, but you can buy from a third party seller on Jumia. When available, you can buy it at leading online stores in the country. Elephone M2 Price in Nigeria is expected to range from N38,000 to N49,000 depending on your location in Nigeria.
Elephone M2 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Elephone M2:
- Platform: Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
- Processor: ARM Cortex-A53, Octa-core 1.3GHz (MediaTek MT6753)
- GPU: ARM Mali-T720 MP3
- Memory: 3GB RAM
- Colours: Black, Gold, Gray
- Dimension: 155 x 77 x 7.35 mm
- Weight: 165 g
- SIM Type: Micro-SIM
- SIM Count: Dual SIM
- Display: 5.5-inch Touch Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
- Screen Protection: One Glass Solution
- Rear Camera: 13MP Camera, HD Video 1080p @30fps
- Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR
- Front Camera: 5MP Camera
- Built-in Storage: 32GB
- 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, EDR
- 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-Polymer 2600 mAh battery (Non-Removable)
- Talktime: Up to 15 hours
- Standby Time: Up to 200 hours