Comio C1 Pro Review: scores as budget smartphone, not on aesthetics

Comio C1 Pro

Comio is one of the newest smartphone companies in India. The company has recently launched a budget smartphone, Comio C1 Pro. The phone is priced at Rs 5,599. It comes with a number of offers including one year and 100 days of warranty, one-time screen breakage warranty, and a 30-day replacement warranty.

One can buy the handset via online platforms including Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm Mall, ShopClues, and Snapdeal. Notably, Reliance Jio is also offering cashback of Rs 2,200 in the form of 44 vouchers worth Rs 50. The device is available in Metallic Grey, Royal Black, and Sunrise Gold color variants.

Review

In terms of design, the phone has 16:9 aspect ratio screen and huge bezels around it with curved sides and edges. The Comio C1 Pro sports a 5-inch HD IPS display, which is one of the best displays in its price segment with 720×1440 pixel resolution. The display also has Split Screen and Pop Touch features. On the Processor front, it is powered by a quad-core MediaTek 6739 SoC that clocks at a speed of 1.3GHz and also supports dual 4G VoLTE. Notably, the processor is primarily made for the budget and Android Go powered smartphones.

The phone has a 1.5GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt storage, which can be expanded up to 128GB via MicroSD card. The company could have done better in the RAM department by providing 2GB RAM for better gaming and multimedia experience.

Comio C1 pro runs on the android oreo OS. The handset comes with features like, biker mode and intruder selfie. The Biker mode is one of the most important features of the device considering the users of the phone, who are expected to be a bike rider. On the other hand, Intruder selfie clicks the selfie of the person who tries to operate the users phone in his or her absence.

The device features an 8MP rear camera with aperture f2.0 featuring autofocus, Panorama mode, and Gestures-setup-in-camera mode. The front facing camera is of 5MP with facial recognition feature. The camera of the phone is decent with a number of features. The Comio C1 Pro packs a 2500mAh battery.

Conclusion

The phone lacks in terms of design as it has a very simple look with huge bezels. The battery capacity might also not be enough for a day and also it takes around 2.2 hours to charge the battery from 0 percent to 100 percent. Overall, the Comio C1 Pro is a good option for first-time smartphone users.

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Shailesh Sharma