This smartphone is launched recently and it is launched by the company Salora which are the TV manufacturers. This company is known as a TV manufacturer and have started to create smartphones months ago. This phone is their flagship model the Salora Arya Z3. This is a budget smartphone priced at Rs.6,999. We used this phone for few days and got to know some unique features about this handset. Well so lets start exploring this phone.
Phone looks good. Black color with silver lining looks nice on the phone. The phone has a plastic body and has a thin silver metallic finishing which looks elite. So overall the phone also provides good grip as the back cover has a matte finish. The phone is having a weight of 154 grams. This smartphone has thickness of 8.5mm and is easy to hold in the hand and does provide good grip. The back panel has nice textures.
On the left side of the phone there are volume rocker buttons. On the right hand side of the phone it has a power/lock button. In the bottom there is a mic.
On the top of the phone there is a standard 3.5mm audio jack. This is a dual SIM smartphone and it does support 3G. While exploring, after removing the back panel we can see that there are 2 slots for SIM cards.
One slot is for normal SIM whereas the other is for a micro SIM which is superb feature. There is also a microSD card slot.
The phone has a 5 inch IPS display with a screen resolution of 1280×720 pixels. This accounts to 301.89 PPI. The phone has good viewing angles and decent color reproduction. The display of the phone was quite responsive with smooth touch. It is having 3 sensors light, proximity and accelerometer.
Software – OS
The phone is equipped with the Android Kitkat 4.4.2. The phone might get a software update.
The phone has a 8GB internal memory and it is having 1 GB RAM. Out of the 8GB the user will get upto 6GB of memory to use. While from the 1GB only 568 MB will be free for multi-tasking. You can install apps on microSD using it as an external memory.
We played Full HD videos on the phone and the performance was lag free. Sound quality of the phone is nice even with high volume. The in call volume quality is clear. Enjoy the songs with a better headphone as it will enhance your music experience. The phone has Wi-Fi, 3G, GPS and Bluetooth. This phone has a unique Cast Screen feature by which the phone`s screen can be shared on a LCD or a LED display like monitor or television sets.
The phone is able to capture good pictures even in the HDR mode there are a lot of options in the camera mode. The phone has a rear camera of 8MP and a front camera of 2MP.
The phone is having image interpolation feature where in using the rear camera. It is possible to click pictures of 13MP. While the front camera can capture images of upto 5MP.
Overall camera quality was good, especially in the HDR mode. Full HD videos are playable with ease.
We did a lot of multi tasking on this smartphone. Salora Arya Z3 is a phone which is having 1.4 GHz MT6592 Cortex A7 Octa processor. This phone also has Mali 450MP GPU. The overall performance of the phone was good. We did run an Antutu Benchmark test on this phone. The result was comparatively awesome than the other devices, it achieved a score of 28506.
We played the Subway Surfer game on this device. It was a pleasant gaming experience on this device.
The battery capacity of the phone is 2200mAh. A continuous use of the phone for 4 to 5 hours with heavy usage is possible. One day of normal use is easily possible with this smartphone.
In Box Accessories
The handset, User manual, Warranty Card, Earphone, Data Cable and a charger. The phone is having SAR value mentioned on the box .
This phone has a good build quality, performance, camera and aesthetic looks. This is a budget smartphone with Octa Core Processor, battery is consumed in a single day of normal use. Unique feature of Normal SIM and a micro SIM slot. Overall a good buy at the price.