Peeking some public interest lately, Arc Mobile, a new local smartphone brand here in the Philippines, has announced their first flagship device which could definitely be a game-changer in the local quad-core smartphone market. Introducing the Arc Mobile Nitro 450QD, the cheapest quad-core Android smartphone yet sold here in the Philippines priced for only Php 5,499!
Being a new comer in the local smartphone market here in PH, Arc Mobile is pushing hard their luck by offering powerful yet super budget-friendly smartphones that can complete with other local phone brands like Star Mobile and Cherry Mobile. One good example is the Arc Mobile Nitro 450QD, a 4.5” inches HD Android smartphone packed with a 1.2 GHz quad-core MediaTek processor, 512 MB of memory, and 4 Gigabytes of internal storage expandable up to 32 GB.
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Arc Mobile Nitro 450QD Specs
- 1.2 GHz Quad-Core MediaTek MT6589 processor
- PowerVR SGX544MP GPU
- 4.5 inches qHD capacitive display (960 x 540 screen resolution @ 245 ppi)
- 512 MB RAM
- 4 GB Internal Storage, expandable up to 32GB via microSD
- 5.0 MP rear-facing auto-focus camera, with BSI and LED flash
- VGA front-facing camera
- 3G, WiFi, WiFi Hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS/a-GPS
- Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean OS
- 1,800mAH Li-Ion battery
- Price: Php 5,499
Despite it’s low price point, overall performance of the Arc Mobile Nitro 450QD is surprisingly fast and fluid when going through some of its basic features. The device can satisfy everyone’s smartphone needs not unless you’re a heavy smartphone gamer. With only 512 MB of RAM, you can expect some lags when opening graphic-intensive applications and mobile games. Camera-wise, it’s on an average rating – definitely not that bad but also not the awesomely good either. Nonetheless, it’s still a very capable smartphone given it’s cheap price, right?
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