During these days of confinement, some of us have undoubtedly thought about seeing ourselves minimally with our old people, a segment of the population that often has problems with new technologies. The Poptel V9 is a smartphone with an old style format and a large base with an 8-inch screen that includes a rear support to lift it. The handset is wireless, works by Bluetooth, a range of up to 10mts and a 300mAh battery that recharges when left in the base.
The operating system is Android 8.1 with access to the app store which allows us to configure the Poptel V9 screen for example, with direct access to contacts or applications for video calls, since it has a front camera. A smartphone that is out of the usual format but that can be very useful if we configure it properly.
SoC, RAM and storage
The Poptel V9 includes as engine a Unisoc SC9832E chip, a Quad Core manufactured in 28nm with 4 ARM Cortex-A53 processors that reaches 1.4Ghz of maximum speed and a Mali-T820 MP1 GPU. We also have 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage memory that we can expand thanks to the included microSD card reader.
Screen and other specifications
The Poptel V9 touch screen is an 8-inch IPS with a resolution of 1280 × 800 pixels that includes a 5MP camera with microphone on top. We also have WiFi aC, Bluetooth 4.0, 2500 mAh battery and a 4G-LTE Multiband modem with a tray for a SIM. Finally in the connectivity section we have a 3.5mm audio jack and a micro USB port for data and recharging.
Price and availability
- The Poptel V9 can be purchased on Aliexpress.com for only about $ 133 using the discount code 10bday