Optus X Spirit: Plans | Pricing | Specs

Optus X Spirit

Optus X Spirit
  • Display

    5 inches

    854 x 480


  • Storage

    8GB

  • Battery size

    2,050 mAh

Buy at Target

The Optus X Spirit makes basic smartphone features like 4G Internet and the Google Play app store accessible to those on a budget.

It wasn't so long ago that we all saw smartphones purely as luxury items – incredibly helpful yet prohibitively expensive for anyone operating on a strict budget. As mobile technology has advanced, however, smartphone manufacturers have been able to incorporate cheaper components into their handsets and provide budget-conscious phone buyers with versatile devices at an affordable price point.

This is exactly what you get with the Optus X Spirit. Retailing for an agreeable $99, about $50 cheaper than the Optus X Smart, the low-cost handset offers basic smartphone functionality including 4G Internet connectivity, access to the Android app library and capable front and rear cameras. For cash-conscious phone buyers wanting a handset with modern capabilities, this makes the Optus X Spirit worth consideration.

Design

  • Standard design is simple yet functional
  • Android 6.0 remains a capable operating system

Camera

  • For basic photography, the 5MP camera should be adequate

Performance

  • Far from a powerhouse, but fine if you're only using it for basic phone tasks

Battery

  • Up to 11 hours of talk time or 440 hours on standby, per Optus benchmarks

Pricing and availability

Optus X Spirit

A no-frills smartphone for the budget-conscious

The Optus X Spirit gets you basic smartphone functionality at a very affordable price.

Promoted

  • You can currently find the Optus X Spirit selling for around $75 at retailers like Big W, Target and Kmart.

Optus X Spirit specs

OS Android 6
Display size (inches) 5
Display resolution (pixels) 854 x 480
Pixels per inch (PPI) 196
Processor N/A
Height (mm) 140.7
Width (mm) 71.8
Depth (mm) 10
Weight (g) 125
Battery size (mAh) 2,050
Wireless charging No
Internal storage 8GB
MicroSD expansion 32GB
Fingerprint scanner No
RAM 1
Water resistance N/A
Rear camera (1) resolution 5
Rear camera (1) aperture N/A
Rear camera (2) resolution
Rear camera (2) aperture
Rear camera (3) resolution
Rear camera (3) aperture
Front camera (1) resolution 2
Front camera (1) aperture N/A
Front camera (2) resolution
Front camera (2) aperture
Wi-Fi N/A
Network category speed N/A
NFC support No

Compare SIM-only plans for the Optus X Spirit


Latest Optus news

Image: Shutterstock

Was this content helpful to you? No  Yes

Ask an Expert

You are about to post a question on finder.com.au:

  • Do not enter personal information (eg. surname, phone number, bank details) as your question will be made public
  • finder.com.au is a financial comparison and information service, not a bank or product provider
  • We cannot provide you with personal advice or recommendations
  • Your answer might already be waiting – check previous questions below to see if yours has already been asked

Finder only provides general advice and factual information, so consider your own circumstances, or seek advice before you decide to act on our content. By submitting a question, you're accepting our Terms of Use, Disclaimer & Privacy Policy and Privacy & Cookies Policy.
Ask a question
Go to site