The E16 is one of the newest additions to our ‘Elite Series’ Android smartphones and it succeeds the E15 launched in 2016. An upgrade to its predecessor, the E16 is seen by many Nigerians and tech enthusiasts as one of the phones you should definitely consider when shopping for a decent and pocket friendly smartphone.
Recall we stormed the Nigerian market last year and have since released some affordable yet impressive smartphones for just about any category of people. So, let’s take a moment to review the E16 and its features.
The Partner Mobile E16 has a 5-inch Full HD Capacitive Multitouch screen with better 1920 by 1080 resolution than its predecessor. It comes ready with Full Lamination and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
Images and colors appear in decent quality. The display is good enough to help you with things like reading, texting and gaming.
With regards to watching HD movies and playing HD games, the E16 ups the ante with an improvement in user experience.
The Partner Mobile E16 is a very sleek and fairly slim device. The primary camera is embedded at the back with a tiny LED flash placed just next to it while the company’s logo is just right between the camera and the loudspeaker.
In the front, just above the 5.0 inches display screen, is the secondary camera, proximity sensor and earphone jack. Below it is the soft navigation keys where they sit comfortably. The device measures 14.5 x 72.8 x 9mm in dimension.
The Partner Mobile E16 is powered by MSM 8909 Quadcore processor and it runs on the Android v5.1 Lollipop OS.
In terms of memory, the Partner Mobile E16 has 2GB of RAM, a massive upgrade from the 512 MB RAM available on the E15. Internal storage is pegged at 16GB and it can be further expanded with a micro SD card. So, you can perform basic multitasking with this phone as well as have some cool space for storing your pictures, music, videos and documents.
The camera quality of the Partner Mobile E15 has been put at 8 MP on the rear and 5 MP on the front. The camera gives nice shots under good lighting conditions and produces very good selfies.
NETWORKS AND CONNECTIVITY
Interestingly, the Partner Mobile E16 supports 2G, 3G and 4G LTE networks and this is something that is sure to spark the interest of smartphone users out there. It also has dual SIM support.
The Partner Mobile E16 packs a removable 2500 mAh battery. The battery is estimated to be able to last up to 10 hours of talk time.
The Partner Mobile E16 is already available on Konga as well as retail stores nationwide. This device is expected to compete favorably with other devices in the same category as this.
PARTNER MOBILE E16 SPECIFICATIONS
- NETWORK: 2G, 3G, 4G LTE
- DIMENSION: 14.5 x 72.8 x 9mm
- DISPLAY: 5.0 inch IPS FHD
- SCREEN RESOLUTION: 1920 by 1080
- SCREEN TYPE: Capacitive Multitouch, Full Lamination
- SCREEN TYPE: Corning Gorilla Glass 3
- SIM COUNT: Dual Sim dual standby – Nano Sim
- OS: Android 5.1
- PROCESSOR: MSM 8909 Quadcore
- MEMORY: 2G RAM, 16G ROM (Extendable SD Card 64GB)
- REAR CAMERA: 8MP
- FRONT FACING: 5MP
- BATTERY: Removable 2500 mAh Lithium-ion Battery
- TALK TIME: 10 hours
- COLOUR: Gold
The E15 and E15+ can now be swapped to the E16 by simply walking into any Partner Mobile branded store. The cost of the swap is subject to the evaluation of your E15 or E15+ device.