Next, watch the first impressions and the experience on Android Lollipop 5.1 stock firmware.
Firmware tested: stock Android Lollipop 5.1
Build number: Elephone_M2_20151104
Root: Firmware is not rooted.
Available features: Dual SIM, 4G LTE, HotKnot, Radio FM, Tethering, WiFi, WiFi Hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS, GPS, Microphone, Camera Flash, USB Host, OTA Sync, Scheduled Power On & Off, Printing.
Sensors available on device: Accelerometer, Compass, Fingerprint, Proximity & Light sensor.
Cameras. Main camera: 13 MP Sony IMX214 Exmor RS with Flash LED and aperture f/ 2.0. Features: Autofocus, Continuous shooting, Digital image stabilization, Digital zoom, Exposure compensation, Geotagging, HDR, ISO settings, Macro mode, Optical image stabilization, Panorama, Scene mode, Self-timer, Touch focus, White balance settings.
Display. Diagonal: 5.5″.Type: LCD IPS made by LG.Resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels.Density: Very high density , 401 Pixels per inch.Others: 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Capacitive, Multi-touch, OGS (One Glass Solution).
Battery. Capacity: 2600 mAh. Type: Non-removable Li-Ion. Hours in standby (approx.): 86 h. Hours of web browsing (approx.): 11 h. Hours of music (approx.): 55 h. Hours of telephone (approx.): 13 h. Hours of video recording (approx.): 3 h.
Real Life Benchmark & Tests
In Antutu Benchmark 5.7.1 Elephone M2 achieves also a remarkable score, about 34.000 points. In Antutu Video Tester 3.0 Elephone M2 scores 727 points, a very good score in this test ranking. It played smoothly almost all video file types; this firmware version fully supports 13 video & audio format files, it partially supports 15 video & audio format files and doesn’t manage to play only 2 files.
Wifi Internet speed tested gets also best values: about 54 Mbps in download and the upload speed is 49 Mbps. The 3GMobile Data internet speed tested: the download speed is 22 Mbps and the upload speed is over 5 Mbps.
The Elephone M2 is made of a single piece of metal alloy. The CNC machined body feels much sturdier than the M1, the body is firm and solid in the hand and all components fit amazingly well. This is probably the best smartphone made by Elephone up to date.
Standout features on the Elephone M2 include the 5.5-inch FHD 1920 x 1080 display, it looks really clear and is a very responsive panel, fingerprint scanner, 3GB RAM, 32GB internal memory, 2600mAh battery, dual external speakers and the overall build quality.
Elephone M2 official webpage: http://www.elephone.hk/M2.html
Photo gallery full album here.
About Elephone. At the end of 2006, ELEPHONE was established in the Asian electronic metropolis-Shenzhen,China. In the starting period, Elephone placed great emphsis on the R&D and sales &service for mobile commuication products. Elephone aims to let the people all over the world have the chances to use Chinese smartphones. It’s been 8 years since the establishment, Elephone kept cultivating and absorbing talents. Now there are more than 1000 employees, among those there are hundreds of talents in R&D and engineering departments. Elephone kept cultivating and absorbing talents. At the present, there are 10 producing lines with powerful capability in producing and researching. Therefore, Elephone’s good quality is the greatest strength. Since Elephone has been maintaining carefully and developping the production, the products have been sold well in the world and the annual sales volume is over 10,000,000 in Europe, North America, South American and Mid-east. After years of researching and management, Elephone has accumulated rich experiences in the mobile device development, producing and marketing. Besides, Elephone built a systematic and scientific management ,which has established a unique operating pattern. That allows Elephone provides customers with better sales , excellent services and more cooperation opportunities. Nowadays the company owns advanced laboratories with inspection equipments to improve the production quality and stablity. Elephone welcomes your cooperation!