Expert Review of Zync Cloud Z5 Black
Zync is a relatively new player in the market and is predominantly known for its Tablets which are based on Android 4.0 operating system. The company though has now launched a new Smartphone with Zync Cloud Z5. The trend continues with companies trying to push the envelope in terms of having bigger screens with Zync Cloud Z5 coming with a 5 inch screen. It would have been more convenient if the device had Jelly Bean Android but Ice Cream Sandwich is still very capable. With 1 GHz processor under its belt, the device also has a 512 MB RAM which is nothing spectacular but the camera is with a strength of 8 megapixel along with a secondary camera of VGA quality. A microSD card slot for memory expansion in case the 4 GB internal memory is not enough is provided but the battery is very powerful with 2500 mAh. Bluetooth could have been of higher version and same can be spoken for the USB port but nonetheless the Wi-Fi is pretty solid giving the user fast access to the Internet. The device is packed with lots of features and is priced at a reasonable amount or rather lower than what other reputed brands are offering for the same features like the Samsung Galaxy Note 2. What can hold the users from grabbing the device is the lack of awareness about the brand thus questioning its credibility for performance.
User Interface and UI functionality
Zync Cloud Z5 comes with a huge 5 inch screen immediately putting it in the Phablet category. The screen gives a resolution of 800 by 480 pixel and can be interacted with through the 5 point LCD capacitive touchscreen technology.
Multimedia features like a music player and a video player are provided by Zync Cloud Z5. The music player is instrumental in giving the user access to all the latest songs that can be heard in various formats while the music player ensures that the user can watch and enjoy videos with great clarity.
Pictures and Video quality
The camera is pretty powerful with a strength of 8 megapixel giving the user ample of features to click great pictures. Zync Cloud Z5 also offers a VGA secondary camera that makes sure that the user can video chat along with video calling. The user can also shoot videos.
Zync Cloud Z5 offers the Wi-Fi facility that ensures that the users can connect with the web and download data including music files, games, images and videos. The user can also access all the desired websites including Facebook and Twitter. Mails can also be checked for leisure or business purposes.
Internal and External Memory
Zync Cloud Z5 has a 4 GB internal storage capacity that ensures that the user can store loads of data where the data may include music files, games, images and videos. The memory can further be stretched up to 32 GB with the help of a microSD card slot. 512 MB RAM is also pretty decent enabling quick access to the resources of the system.
Applications and Gaming
Zync Cloud Z5 comes loaded with lots of games and apps including Office Suite, Aldiko e-Book Reader, Bollywood Hungama, Daily Horoscope, ibibo Games, BigFlix and Zomato apps that keeps the user entertained and engaged. The user can further download more from the web as and when required. Since the device is backed by the Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, he or she can access lots of games and apps with a huge pool of options to choose from.
Zync Cloud Z5 runs on the standard lithium ion battery of 2500 mAh which is pretty healthy ensuring that the user can work with the device for a longer duration without his or her entertainment being cut short.
Zync Cloud Z5 offers the GPRS and EDGE facility where the GPRS allows the user to navigate to the desired location. The Bluetooth connects the Phablet with other devices and that too wirelessly further facilitating data exchange at a quick pace. The data exchanged could be of any kind like music files, games, images and videos. Wi-Fi lets the user browse through the web and download data of their choice. The device can also be connected via USB cable through the USB port for charging the device or exchanging data with it.
Zync Cloud Z5 when compared to Samsung Galaxy Note 2 has a camera of similar strength with 8 megapixels but the secondary camera is more powerful with Samsung Galaxy Note 2 with 1.9 megapixels as compared to Zync Cloud Z5's VGA quality secondary camera. Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is available with a 16 GB internal memory while Zync Cloud Z5 has a 4 GB internal memory. In terms of operating system too Samsung Galaxy Note 2 powers through with Jelly Bean operating system as compared to Ice cream sandwich offered by Zync Cloud Z5. Battery with Samsung galaxy Note 2 is 3100 mAh while Zync Cloud Z5 offers 2500 mAh. Though both the devices fall into the phablet category, Samsung Galaxy note 2 is a bigger Phablet with a 5.5 inch screen as compared to the Zync Cloud Z5's 5 inch display.