Expert Review of XElectron N100 3D White
With a new day comes a new entrant in the mobile manufacturing industry and room for more is just cramping up. That does not stop people from buying more and that certainly does not stop the market from expanding. The potential for budget mobile phone is huge in the country, in fact is as good as anywhere in the world right now. The mass market of the country would continue to appeal to the foreign companies and thus this inflow of mobile firms would be hard to stop. XElectron is another tier2 firm that has produced XElectron N100 3D which, is also happens to be a budget mobile phone. The dimensions of the device include a length of 108mm, a breadth of 46mm and a height of 12.6mm. The display size is 2.2 inches for the QVGA screen. The standard looking alphanumeric keypad can be used for communication with the device.
The RAM of XElectron N100 3D is 32MB which, is just too low. Internal memory for the device is 128MB that can take in a few songs or videos but nothing much. It’s the microSD card slot that really does the trick when it comes to keeping a massive data collection with of up to 8GB. We move on to the camera. It has a 1.3 megapixel camera that can click pictures at a resolution of 1280 by 1024 pixels where the camera zoom can help the user close in on targeted objects. There is no secondary camera but video recordings can be made. Data connectivity features are not beefy but provide the user with basic elements that enable them to exchange data or access web. These include Bluetooth, USB port, GPRS and EDGE along with the WAP browser. Bluetooth and USB port are the major contributor in terms of data exchange with other devices whereas the GPRS and WAP browser are important sources of Internet access.
With dual-SIM facility the user can use two numbers without compromising the active state of the other. The battery of XElectron N100 3D is 1,100mAh standard lithium-ion and we would be lying if we said that we have not seen better battery backup before. The talk time is a little less while the standby time improves a little but not enough to be called satisfactory. Music player and video player are as always the ideal source for listening to songs and watching videos. FM radio also accompanies the music player for hearing popular songs.
User Interface and UI functionality
XElectron N100 3D has a 2.2-inch QVGA screen that produces decent color resolution for its size. The device has a alphanumeric keypad for interaction with the device which has soft responsive buttons.
XElectron N100 3D has a music player and a FM radio where the former is more for customized playlist of songs and the latter for accessing popular radio stations. The video player is a excellent source for enjoying videos of desired choice. Videos can be played in the mp4 format and the music player in the mp3 format. There is a 3.5mm jack for earphone attachment whereas loudspeakers are also there at the front of the device.
Pictures and Video quality
The 1.3 megapixels camera performs as good or as bad as a shutter of this strength should. XElectron N100 3D has the video recording facility that also works fine for its expectation. Camera zoom is the only extra supporting feature that accompanies the priary shutter.
XElectron N100 3D takes into service the GPRS and EDGE facility apart from the internally present WAP browser for surfing the popular websites. But the pace at which these Internet facilities are not going to be the most ideal ones and may vary at different location depending upon the connectivity in that particular region.
Internal and External Memory
XElectron N100 3D offers a 128MB internal memory that should be get things going for starters but for a decent amount of data collection, there is definitely going to be a requirement for a microSD card slot. Thus the 8GB capacity card slot is a great addition to the budget mobile phone and allows the user to contain a healthy amount of data.
Applications and Gaming
XElectron N100 3D is not that big on games, whether you talk about the quantity or quality. There are a handful of games that can come in handy in times of boredom while some can be downloaded too but beyond that there is not much to offer.
XElectron N100 3D uses the power supply of the standard lithium-ion battery of 1,100mAh which is not much to bank on when it comes to getting a substantial amount of talk time and standby time. Even more, it is the music play time that sucks the maximum amount of power from the device.
XElectron N100 3D comes with the Bluetooth and the USB port for data exchange facilities where the former can be used for wireless transactions with other compatible device and the latter via USB cable. Internet facilities include GPRS and EDGE apart from the WAP browser.
XElectron N100 3D when compared to Zen S30 has a smaller screen with the former featuring a 2.2-inch display and the latter 2.4 inches. Both the display are QVGA but Zen S30 gives better results even though the resolutions are same. The camera strength is same for both the gadgets with 1.3 megapixels and the actual images produced are almost round and about the same. Both the device have a slot for a microSD card slot with a 8GB capacity. Zen S30 comes with a 2GB memory card that does not happen with the XElectron N100 3D. Zen S30 has a 1,200mAh standard lithium-ion battery of 1,200mAh while XElectron N100 3D has a 1,100mAh standard lithium-ion battery for backup. The standby time produced by Zen S30 is just massive and hands down better than XElectron N100 3D.