Sunday, June 14, 2015

Firefly Mobile Allure 64 LTE Hands-on and Initial Impression

Firefly Mobile Allure 64 LTE Review Hands-on
Firefly Mobile Allure 64 LTE Hands-on and Initial Impression

INTRODUCTION:

After the announcement of the Intense 64 LTE, Firefly Mobile has become a steady part of the spotlight, showing off great devices one after the other. The latest one that caught the local tech scene by surprise is the Firefly Mobile Allure 64 LTE.

The Firefly Mobile Allure 64 LTE boasts a 5.5-inch display with HD resolution, IPS and OGS technology plus 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for better viewing pleasure and added protection. On the inside is a 64-bit MediaTek MT6752 octa core processor clocked at 1.7GHz each coupled with a whopping 3GB of LPDDR3 RAM and a generous 16GB of internal storage. It also features a 360-degree biometric scanner embedded in its home button, which allows you to unlock it conveniently and more secure.

Related: Firefly Mobile Intense 64 LTE Hands-on, Extreme Strength


HANDS-ON:

Firefly Mobile Allure 64 LTE Review Hands-on
Front

The front is the most interesting piece of hardware, here you will find the 8MP secondary accompanied by an LED flash, earpiece grill and sensors just above the stunning display. Speaking of display, there is a black stripe in between the screen and the lower bezel. Below it you have the fingerprint sensor that doubles as a home button flanked by menu and back buttons.

Firefly Mobile Allure 64 LTE Review Hands-on
Back

The back cover is made of plastic and has a matte-finish. Here, you can find 13MP Sony IMX214 camera with a metallic ring band, directly below it is the single LED flash.

Firefly Mobile Allure 64 LTE Review Hands-on
Top

Firefly Mobile Allure 64 LTE Review Hands-on
Bottom

The 3.5mm audio jack together with the micro USB port can be found on top of the phone. Meanwhile, the precision-drilled 6 pieces loudspeaker grills along with primary microphone are both located at the bottom.

Related: Firefly Mobile Intense Mini, 4.5-inch Octa Core for Php4,499

Firefly Mobile Allure 64 LTE Review Hands-on
Left

Firefly Mobile Allure 64 LTE Review Hands-on
Right

The right side has nothing on it while the left side has the volume keys and power button.

Design wise, there is no doubt that it resembles a lot of the iPhone 6 Plus looks, the iconic home button as well as the length and width are almost the same. Although it is somewhat a copycat, it still feels and looks premium, thanks to its sturdy build quality and aluminum-magnesium alloy frame.

Firefly Mobile Allure 64 LTE Review Hands-on
About phone

Checking the about phone shows that it is indeed running on Android Lollipop and has 3GB of RAM. We also managed to run some benchmark applications and the results are about 44K, 72fps and 16K for Antutu, Nenamark2 and Quadrant respectively.


INITIAL IMPRESSION:

The Firefly Mobile Allure 64 LTE has the best-in-class specs, especially if you put into consideration its asking price, in fact, it is even cheaper that the international pricing of its OEM (Ulefone Be Touch). The spec-to-price ratio is so high that all you can say is wow! Moreover, this is the first device to feature a fingerprint sensor under the Php8K mark.

Firefly Mobile Allure 64 LTE Specifications

  • Quad band 2G/36/LTE
  • Dual SIM (regular+micro), dual standby
  • 5.5-inch IPS OGS HD (1280x720) capacitive touchscreen display, 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Android Lollipop
  • Dimensions: 158mm x77.4mm x 8.6mmm
  • Weight: 160 grams
  • 1.7GHz 64-bit octa core Cortex-A53 CPU, Mali-T760MP2 GPU, MediaTek MT6752 chipset
  • 3GB of RAM
  • 16GB internal storage, expandable up to 128GB via micro SD
  • 13MP BSI auto focus main camera with LED flash, Sony Exmor RS IMX214
  • 8MP BSI secondary camera with LED flash
  • 360-degree biometric fingerprint scanner
  • Multimedia player
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Dual band WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Micro USB 2.0 with OTG support
  • Bluetooth v4.0
  • Sensor: accelerometer, light, proximity, orientation, magnetometer, hall
  • 2,900mAh Li-ion removable battery, quick charging
  • Price: Php7,999
  • Freebies:  phone case, tempered glass and 2 pieces screen protector

9 comments:

  1. Im not familiar of Firefly mobile but after reading the review, features and specification I have now interest on this kind of brand of phone.

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  2. Nice review. Wanna try it :)) Love the graphics and specs ^^

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  3. Paarkum Mariano.June 26, 2015 at 8:27 PM

    Well Done .. Nice Review

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  4. Olive Amelita RamosJune 30, 2015 at 10:32 AM

    This smartphone is LTE meaning it has the best-in-class-specs. And even lesser in price than in international marking. more than good enough for us!

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  5. my mom loves firefly

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  6. It has the best specs for its price. Nice phone.

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  7. Emilie Canapi PradesJuly 7, 2015 at 12:46 AM

    I haven't seen any firefly mobiles yet! Thanks for introducing it to us readers! :)

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