The Shenzhen Rui Er Sheng Technology Company has released the VKWorld S8 phone which comes with very attractive features. In this VKworld S8 review we look at the major features.
Design & display
The design of this phone is similar to that of Samsung with a very stylish casing. There is a C-type USB port at the back of the phone. For clear sound recordings, a high-end microphone from South Korea is in place with background noise reduction. Listening to music and other recordings are better with the AAC speaker the phone comes with. The phone weighs about 250grams making it light and sleek to fit into any pocket and carry around easily.
The screen has thin capture edges. A 3D glass covers the front panel. The 5.99-inch corning gorilla glass screen is made by LG and has 18:9 ratio which means there is a 91% display area. This is made possible by the 1,3mm thin bezel and 3.2 mm top bezel. The resolution of the screen is a great full HD with 2160 by 1080 pixels.
Features & Performance
The CPU running this phone has 8 cores and this is assisted by 4 GB RAM. For all storage needs, there is a 64GB ROM. You can add a TF card for even more storage up to 128 GB. The operating system in place is the Android 7.0. Wireless connectivity options include WiFi, Bluetooth and GPS. You can connect via 2G, 3G and 4G LTE connectivity. For security, there are fingerprint recognition or face recognition features available. These unlock the phone within a record 0.2 seconds. Other features include MP4 and MP3 support for music, Browser for internet access and GPS for location information access.
- Light weight
- Takes clear photos
- An affordable alternative to Samsung S8
- It cannot be charged by universal USB
How’s the Camera & Battery ?
The cameras on this phone will enable you to take photos and videos that are clear and of high resolution. At the back of this smartphone is a dual camera, one with 16MP and the other with 5MP. The 8MP camera by Sony, a Japanese company, has two flashes. The Sony IMX298 sensor allows the phone to capture images with clarity and focused on the image of interest. This is the same sensor in the Huawei Mate 8 and the Xiaomi Mi5. The second 5MP camera is by Samsung. The front-facing camera has 13MP and the Sony sensor IMX135.
The battery in place is in-built and has a capacity of 5500mAh. This means it will last a long time. The company promises up to three days on singe charge. The battery supports Media Tek PumpExpress’ fast charge so it can be charged within a short while and last a long time.