After being so quiet throughout of 2015, Cloudfone announced new smartphones just in time for the holidays last year. These are the music centric Spotify edition smartphones. Come 2016 and Cloudfone announced more smartphones. They were too many that we don’t know which to review first.
When we visited the Cloudfone office last week, we saw this really large box that looks like a pair of shoes would fit in. It is the Cloudfone Thrill 500X Spotify Edition. Do you know want to know the reason why is it so large. Find out with our unboxing.
Cloudfone Thrill 500X:
- 1.7GHz octa core Mediatek MT8392 processor
- Mali 450MP graphics
- 1GB RAM
- 8GB internal memory expandable via MicroSD
- 5-inch HD IPS LCD display (1280 x 720 pixels)
- 13 megapixel rear facing camera with autofocus and LED flash
- 5 megapixel front facing camera
- Dual SIM, Dual standby
- 3G/HSPA+, WiFi, Bluetooth
- GPS, A-GPS
- 4,000 mAh battery
- Android 4.4 Kitkat
- SRP: P5,999
- Status: Available at Cloudfone stores and kiosks
What’s inside the box?
- Cloudfone Thrill 500X Spotify Edition unit
- USB cable (not shown on photo)
- Wall adapter
- Clear case
- Spotify edition headphones
- Spotify edition earphones
- free Globe SIM card
As you can see at the photos above, the reason why the Cloudfone Thrill 500X Spotify Edition has a big package is because it is full of freebies. The Spotify Edition headphones contributes to the space as well.
Well, lets move on with the device. Aside from being a music centric device, the Cloudfone Thrill 500X Spotify Edition also has a large 4,000 mAh battery, a feature that made Cloudfone well known. We noticed that Cloudfone made changes in the design marking that this is part of the company’s new breed of smartphones. The device looks more durable and sturdy.
Ports and buttons check
- left – nothing
- right – power button and volume rockers
- bottom – USB charging port
- back – 13 megapixel rear facing camera with flash and speaker grill
- front 5-inch display, 5 megapixel front camera, sensors
We will be testing the Cloudfone Thrill 500X music capabilities using Spotify pre-installed with the device and the battery endurance. We will be using the Spotify edition headsets and earphones as well.