The Chinese brigade, Gionee and Lenovo were leading the race when it came to smartphones with large capacity batteries, but now other phone manufacturers seem to be catching up with them. Ulefone a Chinese smartphone manufacturer has released Power, a phone that comes backed with a 6050mAh battery pack. It is but evident that the phone is targeted to rival the likes of the recently unveiled Gionee Marathon M5 and Lenovo Vibe P1 both of which come equipped with a battery capacity in excess of 5000mAh.

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The Ulefone Power is equipped with a 5.5-inch FHD display and draws its power from the MediaTek MTK6753 octa-core 64-bit chipset coupled to a 3GB of RAM. On the imaging front the Ulefone power sports a 13-Megapixel Sony IMX214 sensor alongside a double flash and the front camera shapes up in the form of a 5-Megapixel sensor.

Ulefone Power comes with a hybrid SIM slot which can accommodate either two SIM cards or a SIM card and a microSD card. The power packs a 6050mAh Sony Lithium-polymer cell which the company claims will last for four days of usage on a single charge. The charging process is further said to be accelerated by the Pump Express Plus technology, moreover you can also reverse charge other phones and gadgets with the Ulefone Power.

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Keeping in pace with the recent trends, the Ulefone Power incorporates a fingerprint sensor and also allows users to explicitly assign each finger for unlocking specific apps. The phone also comes with an IR blaster and a hot key to activate the camera or the voice recorder. As opposed to the Marathon M5, the Ulefone Power is thicker at 9.5-mm but is 21 gms lighter than the M5. It seems Ulefone has not left any stones unturned when it comes to design as the phone manages to hide the fact that it houses a 6050mAh battery with its fine design lines.

The Ulefone comes with the usual set of connectivity features and it will also be running Android 5.1 out of the box along with a promised upgrade to Android 6.0. The phone will retail in white and dark blue color schemes along with a wooden back cover, and will start shipping from January 10. Priced at $209.99 which is almost $190 less than the Gionee Marathon M5.

 


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Mahit Huilgol is a Mechanical Engineering graduate and is a Technology and Automobile aficionado. He ditched the Corporate boardroom wars in the favor for technology battle ground. Also a foodie by heart and loves both the edible chips and the non-edible silicon chips.