When it comes to iPro, we immediately recalled that it is a relatively fresh smartphone and gadget brand emerged from Malaysia market months or years ago. Their first well-known product, the iPro LivePad 8.9 has received great attention from Malaysia market consumers due to its price point and the Intel powered processor that runs on Windows mobile 8.1 operating system.
This time, iPro has unleashed another great product, which is a smartphone that comes with 4G LTE capability, good camera, a finger print sensor on the back and an unbelievable price tag! Let’s see whats the true beauty in this beast!
- Android Lollipop 5.1
- 5.5′ HD IPS display / 1280 x 720p
- 64 bit 1.5GHz Quadcore（probably MediaTek MT6732）
- 2GB RAM / 16GB ROM
- support microSD expansion
- 13MP rear / 5MP front
- Dual SIM 4G LTE / Bluetooth 4.0
- HotKnot transfer technology
- Fingerprint unlock
- 2800mAh battery
With its smartphone box design appeared fairly simple, the box is packed with the standard accessories packed in a uniform yet special way. All the space in the box are fully utilized and comes with accessories such as headset, charging cable, charger and the official iPro Sight Silver PE case!
The standard charger from the iPro Sight Silver appears fairly simplistic. No ground cables and comes in a 2 pin plug design. This design could be inconvenient for Malaysian users that use 3 pin plugs!
The grip of this device is pretty great as it can fits in a single hand. Although this smartphone did not feature zero bezel design, the screen to body size ratio are large and display are satisfactory. The weight of this smartphone are not too heavy nor too light as it just fit well when used in one hand.
Sight Silver comes with protective glass pre-installled on the display so you dont have to buy one!
There isn’t any special design found on the smartphone as the power button and volume rocker are located on the right side of the smartphone. The whole device also appears thin and sleek and feels comfortable when grab on palm.
Matte brush finish was used as the rear design of the smartphone so it does not appears to slippery when hold it with hands. Feels great!
What is the module below the camera lens? iPro has placed its fingerprint sensor on the rear side of the smartphone so it is easily accessible with fingers when holding the phone with one hand.
3.5mm audio jack is located on the top and microUSB port is located on the bottom. Nothing special buttons or design was found on the top and bottom part of the device.
Although iPro Sight Silver does not support NFC transfer technology, the Sight Silver feature a data transfer technology known as HotKnot which allows the instant transfer of files when both display come into contact!
The iPro Sight Silver runs on Android 5.1 with the AOSP theme. We can expect that fluidity of the OS is not an issue for this smartphone. This smartphone comes with total 16GB of internal storage with approximately 11GB of free space available. If these space are insufficient, you might want to add an extra microSD card for more space!
Since this display comes at 720p, those display might not be as good as competitor smartphone when being used for video streaming and play mobile games. However, 720p display is fairly sufficient for daily use.
It is currently priced at RM799 and has a great price to value ratio in mid-range smartphone market. Excited? Visit your nearest iPro store or visit iPro website for more information.