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Details

Display

Display Size
5 inches
Resolution
720 x 1280px
Pixels per inch (PPI)
294 ppi

Camera

Rear camera megapixels
8MP
Rear camera aperture size
N/A
Video recording
N/A
Front camera megapixels
5MP
Front camera aperture size
N/A

Physical Dimensions

Dimensions
143mm x 71mm x 7.7mm
Weight
135g

Connectivity

NFC
No
Wi-Fi
802.11 b/g/n
Network category speed
N/A

Power, storage and battery

Processor
MT6737
RAM
1GB
Operating system
Android 7
Internal storage
16GB
External storage support
Up to 128GB
Battery capacity
2,200mAh

Device features

Headphone jack
Yes
Fingerprint sensor
No
Water resistance rating
N/A
Wireless charging
No
Launch price (RRP)$149
Launch date2017
Konka R8A

Like all Konka's smartphones, the Konka R8A is an affordably-priced handset suitable for folks who don't need bleeding-edge features such as professional-grade cameras or AI-powered processors. However, unlike many of its competitors, it's been styled to look a million bucks, despite its low-bucks price.

Design

  • Looks a lot more expensive than it actually is.
  • Android 7.0 is a robust and feature-packed operating system.

Camera

  • Average camera specs for a budget smartphone, but still sufficient for basic photography.
  • Beauty mode could be a selling point for selfie lovers.

Performance

  • The MediaTek MT6737 is a capable budget processor.
  • 1GB of RAM can be a significant bottleneck for many applications.

Battery

  • The 2,200mAh battery is on the smaller side for these specs.
  • A full day of battery should be feasible under light use.

Pricing and availability

  • Price: RRP $149
  • Where to buy: eBay | Big W

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Konka R8A specs

Display

Display Size
5 inches
Resolution
720 x 1280px
Pixels per inch (PPI)
294 ppi

Camera

Rear camera megapixels
8MP
Rear camera aperture size
N/A
Video recording
N/A
Front camera megapixels
5MP
Front camera aperture size
N/A

Physical Dimensions

Dimensions
143mm x 71mm x 7.7mm
Weight
135g

Connectivity

NFC
No
Wi-Fi
802.11 b/g/n
Network category speed
N/A

Power, storage and battery

Processor
MT6737
RAM
1GB
Operating system
Android 7
Internal storage
16GB
External storage support
Up to 128GB
Battery capacity
2,200mAh

Device features

Headphone jack
Yes
Fingerprint sensor
No
Water resistance rating
N/A
Wireless charging
No

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