Budget phone buyers on the Optus network who fret over battery endurance will be well served by the Optus X Power's generous battery.
Budget phones tend to be compromised devices because they're built to a specific price point. That doesn't leave much room for unique features to speak of. The Optus X Power doesn't hide its primary selling point, which is the inclusion of a very large battery for superior endurance.
- 5.5-inch display
- Headphone jack
- 8MP rear and 5MP front cameras
- 1.1GHz processor will provide slow performance
- Android 7.1 onboard
- Locked to the Optus network
- 4,000mAh battery
Pricing and availability
- The Optus X Power retails in Australia for $129 outright
Optus X Power
A budget phone with a bigger battery
The Optus X Power keeps on going thanks to its 4,000mAh battery.
The Optus X Power is clearly pitched at consumers who are happy on the Optus network and want a simple smartphone with a focus on battery life. If you're happy with Optus's own in-house phones, you could alternatively consider the Android Oreo Go based Optus X Start:
Optus X Start
Simple and affordable
The Optus X Start is a low-cost prepaid phone with the advantages of Android Go.
If you want something even simpler and cheaper, consider the Optus X Lite:
Optus X Lite
A no-frills phone for the budget-conscious
The Optus X Lite is a simple, streamlined mobile phone free of the complicated features inherent to modern smartphones.
Optus X Power specs
Power, storage and battery
|Display size||5.5 inches|
|Resolution||720 x 1280|
|Pixels per inch (PPI)||267|
|Rear camera megapixels||8MP|
|Rear camera aperture size|
|Front camera megapixels||5MP|
|Front camera aperture size|
|Dimensions||152mm x 75.8mm x 8.3mm|
|Network category speed||N/A|
|Processor||1.1 GHz Quad Core|
|Operating system||Android 7|
|External storage support||Up to 16GB|
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