Logo of (c) Haier
Haier is actually known as white goods manufacturer. In this segment - it comes as the production to washing machines and refrigerators - Haier is even one of the world's largest manufacturer, based on the history Volume, 2013.
At IFA 2013, the home appliance brand, however, has also introduced Android smartphones. Among the six presented phones were also two who expressly as dual SIM phones have been designated. Meanwhile, they are available partially in German trading.
Cell properties: Average without real highlights
All "Haier phones" were presented as a particularly light and elegant. The characteristics show that it mainly concerns models of entry-level and middle class. So some devices are equipped with an IPS display, which generally provides a particularly large viewing angle.Even an HD camera is installed in various mobile phones, however, which is not unusual anymore. After all, are based some smartphones quad-core technology.
Haier dual SIM phones W716 and W850
Android dual SIM smartphone Haier W716
The W716 is - judging by the mentioned features and technical specifications to a test is still pending - a modern Android smartphone for beginners. The 4 "(10.1 cm) display has 800 x 480 pixels, which is a decent value. In addition, the model under Android 4.2, which phone is good standard for a dual SIM runs. In this respect at a price currently is about 90 € a real alternative for bargain hunters.
However, one does not receive a high-end model: So the Haier W716 is only equipped with two processor cores, the clock frequency is 1.3 GHz - for consuming applications should that be too little, everyday tasks and surfing the internet would however be no problem. And while other smartphones simultaneously hold up to 5 finger contacts on her Touchscreen apart, the Haier W716 manages barely 2. In addition, neither a brightness sensor still a proximity sensor have been installed - an acceleration sensor is, however, available.
As quadband model there is place for those four important global network frequencies. Up to 21 Mbit / s can ensure pleasantly brisk mobile Internet. Also WLAN can be used with the dual SIM smartphone that is available in the colors black, blue, yellow and white, since October, 2013.Shortly about the dimensions: 12.7 x 6.5 x 1.1 cm at 150g weight - hence, the W716 neither particularly thin nor easy. But for this price you must surely enter one or the other compromise.
Android dual SIM smartphone Haier W850
While the W850 features a quad-core processor, but it is inexplicably only slightly older Android 4.1 as the operating system. Further details were not announced. In Germany, the model is apparently not currently officially available, but only on sites from importers, including from China.
Devices in Test
Once the first series devices are available and could be tested, we will publish information on equipment, quality and price / performance ratio.