Leagoo M8 Pro Dual Camera Smartphone First Impressions & Quick Review

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Leagoo M8 Pro

 

Leagoo M8 Pro – Enjoy Dual Camera. LEAGOO M8 Pro is an upgraded version of the previous model Leagoo M8. LEAGOO M8 Pro comes with a 5.7 inch display with Super HD IPS and Corning Gorilla Glass 4 as screen protection and 257 ppi. The mobile is constructed from Zinc alloy + ABS + PC. It comes in Titanium Grey and Champagne Gold. Under the hood we can find the Quad Core ARM Cortex-A53 MediaTek MT6737 SoC clocked up to 1.3GHz. For the graphics, the relevant SoC is the Mali-T720 clocked up to 650MHz. For memory it has 2GB LPDDR3 RAM and 16GB EMMC of internal storage, which can be expanded with up to 128GB.
Here you can read about the unboxing of Leagoo M8 Pro Dual Camera Smartphone.
Next, watch the first impressions and the first experience on Leagoo FreeMe OS
Firmware tested: Highly customized Leagoo Freeme OS based on Android Marshmallow 6.0
Build number: LEAGOO_M8_Pro_FreemeOS_E_20170508
Kernel version:  LEAGOO M8 Pro Freeme OS
Root: Firmware is not rooted.
Available features: Dual SIM,  Radio FM, WiFi, WiFi Hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0,  A-GPS, GPS, Microphone, Front & Back Camera, USB Host, OTA Sync, PowerSaver app, Scheduled Power On & Off, Printing, Leagoo App Store, Voice Search, Sound Recorder, Calculator, Audio Enhancement (BesAudEnh, BesLoudness & BesSurround), Turbo download, MiraVision, SmartSettings (Smart Light, Smart Wake & Three pointer take screenshot), Fingerprint sensor, ThemeClub, Change theme, Kika for Leagoo, Home Screen Settings & System Manager (Clear Memory, App Lock, Data Monitor, Apk Manager, Block List & Settings)
Sensors available on device: 8 sensors on boad: Battery, GPS, WiFi, Accelerometer, Proximity,Light, Gesture & Fingerprint.
Cameras. Main camera: 13.0MP + 5.0MP back cameras.The primary 13MP camera (or called Color Camera) captures bright color, and the other 5MP camera (or called Mono Camera) captures black and white detail. Selfie camera:  8.0MP front camera with complementory light  adds more fun. A large F/2.4 aperture sensor is used in the 8MP front camera to let in more light, and a wide 77.9-degree viewing angle lens to capture a big area.
Display. Diagonal: 5.7″. Type: LCD IPS. Resolution: HD 720 x 1280. Density: Medium, 256 Pixels per inch. Others: 2.5D curved glass screen, Multi-touch Capacitive, Corning Gorilla Glass 4. Corning Gorilla Glass 4 is well known as its ultra steadiness, durability, high transparency & incredible duration but also presents a unique look and silky smooth touch feeling.
Battery. Capacity: 3.500mAh. Type: Removable Li-ion. LQC v1.5 fast charging technology perfectly matches 3500mAh large battery on M8 Pro, boasting a faster, safer and cooler charging. The battery is removable and easily replaceable.
Internal storage.   Capacity: 16 GB. Total space: 10.61 GB. Available: 9.02 GB (85%). SD slot up to 128 GB. Tested with  Mixza Tohaoll 128GB SDXC Micro SD Memory Card.

0.19s Ultra Fast Fingerprint. M8 Pro applied with the newest generation of fingerprint sensor, which is more convenient and faster than using patterns or passwords. Press your finger gently on the sensor and M8 Pro unlocks in just 0.19s. And it can be used to operate a bunch of tasks, such as unlocking, selfie-taking, fingerprint dial, page flipping, etc.

Freeme OS. Freeme OS is based on Android Marshmallow 6.0 to create the 64-bit intelligent operating system, into the “human intelligence technology” concept, more than 3,000 features optimized the upgrade for the user experience to bring “quality” a comprehensive leap. Involving beauty, social, audio and video entertainment, smart address book, WeChat dual account social privacy, information reading, intelligent operation and other life and work scenes required, rich content services, but also allow users to enjoy the wonderful clouds. Freeme OS believes that only system-level security is the fundamental solution for mobile security, based on this not only safe operation, but also to protect users. More details here.

Cost-effective.8.3 from 10 – pretty good.

In Antutu Benchmark 6.2.7 Leagoo M8 Pro phablet achieves a decent score, over 29.100 points.

Conclusion
The Freeme OS on the Leagoo M8 Pro phablet is very smooth, being a very well customized operating system. Transitions, animations, apps switching and general OS fluidity is just great, I really like it a lot. During our tests, we experienced zero force closes, hangups or stability issues. Google Play and gapps are working without issue. Google Play Services updated no problem. 3rd party apps downloaded and updated without issues.

Leagoo M8 Pro has an amazing affordable price and very good value for the money.

Photo gallery full album here. Official webpage here.

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About Leagoo LEAGOO is a star brand owned by Shenzhen OTEDA Technology Co., Ltd. In order to supply high quality smartphones and excellence using our wealth of previous experience, the OTEDA team – which relies on a proven track record in the mobile communications industry – set up a new smartphone brand called ‘LEAGOO’ in April 2014. With our Research & Development expertise and supply chain resources, the OTEDA team has spared no effort in building LEAGOO into a well-known international brand of smart devices and ecosystems.

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