10.or devices have been manufactured by Longcheer and the company claims that it has learned many things from Amazon’s customer insights and has used its learning while making devices for the Indian market.
The company launched 10.or D as part of the Amazon program for December 21, 2017, where Amazon chose “world-class manufacturers” and subjected them to many stringent quality and reliability standards. Once these manufacturers passed the tests to match Amazon’s bar for excellence, the company together with these companies made new products and brought them into the market.
The company sent us a 10.or D smartphone for review. Keeping the device in mind, it was launched at a price of Rs 4,999, it directly against the other major rival, Xiaomi Redmi 5A in the market. So, considering pricing and its specifications, is your money value 10.or D and does it manage to stand against Xiaomi’s entry-level Goliath? Dive to find out.
Construction & Design: 7/10
10.or D sticks with bare essential items that should come with the device at this price point. 10.or comes with a plastic body, in which there is a 5.2 inch glass in front of the device. Plastics have been given a metallic look on the back of the device.
Due to its 90 x 147 x 74 mm dimensions and weighing 150 grams, the smartphone looks great in hand. It does not come with any screaming part with poor quality. Instead, I was impressed with the overall quality of the material used in making the device.
It’s just a regular tool in which nothing is in the ordinary when it comes to design of the device. You will find a 5.2-inch HD display with a proximity sensor on the front of the device, the speaker grill, the front camera and the upper part of the device. The company added the volume rocker and the power button to the right of the device while the sim-tray is present on the left side of the device. MicroUSB port with microphone is placed at the bottom of the device and the 3.5mm headphone jack is present on top of the device with another hole for the microphone.
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Moving on the back side of the device, users will find a 13 MP camera module with an LED flash module on the right side of the camera module. 10.or D also comes with a fingerprint scanner on the back of the device which was just below the camera. Rather than adding the speaker grill to the bottom of the device, with the decision to move the manufacturer when the speaker grill is transferred to the bottom half of the device.
Features: 7.5 / 10
10. And D has a 5.2-inch HD screen IPS display panel with 1280×720 pixel resolution.
Users can get smartphones in two variants, with the first 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage and the other with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage. To extend the storage up to 128 GB, both variants will come with dedicated MicroSD card slots.
Moving towards the cameras on the device, users will get a camera sensor with the f / 2.0 aperture and an LED flash module with 13 MP resolution behind the device and you will get a 5 MP camera with front / f to 2.2 front.
Longcheer also chose the Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n, VoLTE-enabled nano dual sim slot, Bluetooth v4.2, 3.5-mm headphone jack, MicroUSB port and connectivity option along with FM radio in it. Equipped with accelerometer, gyroscope, compass and rear-mounted fingerprint sensor on 10.or D device. Last but not least, the smartphone is powered by 3,500 mAh battery.
10.or on D, the display comes with HD resolution. Color rendering, spotlight on the brightness of the content on the screen (with its 281 ppi pixel density) and maximum 400 nits. The glow is a slight hit when you see the device with an angle, but the colors point to a relatively good viewing angle.
Due to the highly reflective glass, you may need a spot with some shade when you go out in a strong sun, if you are trying to read anything on the screen. Apart from changing the font size, there are not many options in the Display section in Device Settings.
Software: 7.5 / 10
Longshare and Amazon have opted for Stock Android 7.1.2 Nougat experience when it comes to this device. This Amazon app comes with some bloatware such as Amazon Kindle, Amazon Shopping, Prime Video and Amazon 10.10 on Care and Home Screen.