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Unboxing & First Impressions: Wiko Robby

ae734b3b68e84c3fcb60a55b8b98003eWiko Robby is sold in a hardened but beautifully branded box showing the firm’s dedication to ship only quality products to the market. Before one opens the box, there is an assurance of quality, class and durability just by observing the packaging and branding. Wiko knows that first impressions last and can make one to either buy or pass the phone for another especially in this new-to smartphone market segment where specifics are more of the same or nearly the same.

Inside the box

The Wiko Robby
Battery
Headset
Micro USB Cable
User guide and Warranty
An AC Adapter

The Dual SIM Android 6.0 Marshmallow powered smartphone has a 5.5-inch display screen, a removable 2,500mAh battery and a  Quad-core Mediatek MT6580M 1.3GHz processor.

The 3G smartphone has a 1GB RAM, a 16GB internal memory which can be expanded via microSD and it’s main camera is 8MP while its front camera is 5MP.

Like it sister releases Lenny 3 and Ufeel Lite, we quickly notice that the Wiko Robby runs its own customised UI which comes with features such as My Launcher, Phone Assist, My Music, Battery Tips & Widget, My Apps among others making it easier for a user to access their apps, save the battery when it reaches a critical level, take photos instantly and make calls and lock or unlock their phones easily.

 

Introduction

At 5.5 inch, the phone is a bigger than its 5 inch sister brands but this makes it better for media consumption-say music, movies, apps, photos and even text.  The screen is also good for shots combined with the phones 8 MP main camera.

The phone slightly fits in my palm and makes it a bit hard for one to use one hand to operate it but its slightly curved back cover makes things a little better. On appearance, the Wiko Robby comes in Space Grey, Gold, Bleen, Lime and Rose Gold. Below are some of the key specs the Wiko Robby has; we shall dig into a deep dive in our review in a week’s time.

ce287a3ca45bc16ba4b5534a598ea566Key Specs
Display: 5.5” IPS Technology
Display resolution: HD (1280×720 pixels), pixel density: 267 ppi
OS: Android™ 6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor: Quad-Core 1.3 GHz, Cortex-A7
GPU: ARM®, Mali™ 400MP
SIM CARD : 2 Micro SIM
Size: 155×79.1×10 mm
USB™ OTG : Yes
Camera: 8 MP with flash
Front Camera : 5 MP with a selfie flash
Weight: 185g
Battery: 2500 mAh Li-Po
Internal memory: 16 GB expandable via Micro SD up to 64 GB.
RAM: 1 GB

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