despite being a company of very young, the Spanish firm Weimei has already carved out a reputation thanks to its offer of smartphones in the premium the max provide advanced features at prices more tight than the traditional brands. We saw it with the terminals as the wePlus, and now the company has just announced the arrival of its successor, the Weimei wePlus 2.
The terminals of the brand are manufactured in collaboration with the chinese company Gionee and in this case they bring us a device that improves what we already knew by the wePlus in key points like the screen, the memory or the integration of a fingerprint reader, although it continues to be inscribed within the average range. See all the details.
Weimei renews its smartphone star
How we said, the screen is one of the sections has changed, it keeps the 5.5-inch, but it passes the HD resolution of the first model to FullHD and 400 ppi density. However, leave the system Super AMOLED in favor of a panel LTPS InCell, although that yes, it keeps the glass resistant Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
In terms of design, Weimei is still committed to the use of metal and glass as the main materials, but improving the finishes and by introducing a new element: the front button physical.
As you may be imagining, in addition to return to the home screen, integrates a fingerprint reader with which to unlock the phone or make payments. It has a system of gestures in order to access a custom menu by sliding over the button.
In terms of cameras, the new model mounts a main sensor Sony IMX258 13-megapixel lens with f/2.0, autofocus and video recording FullHD, while the front camera goes up to 8 megapixels and keeps the f/2.2 lens. The two cameras carry LED flash.
Weimei wePlus 2 vs Weimei wePlus, face-to-face
we have Already talked about some differences between the wePlus and the wePlus 2, but they are not the only ones. The new smartphone from Weimei also improved the section’s performance, and does so with a processor Mediatek Helium P10 that is accompanied by a GPU Mali T860.
Also makes a leap in memory with 4 GB of RAM, and doubles the storage to up to 64 GB, more than enough to be able to store all kinds of files, while maintaining the option to expand the total capacity with a MicroSD of up to 128 GB.
The wePlus 2 features dual-SIM slot and has improved its WiFi connectivity with standard 802.11 ac, but still does not count with NFC connectivity. Weimei also includes noise-cancellation microphone, speakers with DTS sound and a LED notification, all powered by a battery 3.130 mAh and with weOS based on Android 6.0 at the helm.
Weimei wePlus 2
DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT
153 x 75.26 x 7.6 mm and 168,9 gr
151,9 x 74,6 x 6.9 mm and 145 g
LTPS InCell 5.5 inch FullHD 1920 x 1080 pixels and 400 ppi Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Super AMOLED 5.5 inches HD 1,280 x 720 pixels and 267 ppi Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Helium P10 MT6755M OctaCore 1.8 GHz GPU Mali T860
MT67353 OctaCore 1.3 GHz GPU Mali T720
64 GB + MicroSD 128 GB
32 GB + MicroSD 128 GB
Rear: 13 MP Sony IMX258, f/2.0, AF, LED flash video full hd Front: 8 MP, LED flash, f/2.2
Rear: 13 MP Samsung S5K3M2XXM5, f/2.0, AF, LED flash video full hd Front: 5 MP, LED flash, f/2.2
weOS based on Android 6.0
weOS based on Android 5.1
Dual SIM, 4G, WiFi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0, a-GPS, mini-jack, USB-C
Dual SIM, 4G, WiFi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, a-GPS, mini-jack, USB-C
fingerprint Reader, microphones (x2) with noise cancellation, speaker Professional Bass with DTS, LED notifications, aluminum design
noise-cancellation Microphone, speakers, DTS sound, LED notification, aluminum design
Pricing and availability
Mobile phones are one of the gifts star in the christmas campaign, and Weimei don’t want to be late, that’s why the new Weimei wePlus 2 will be available starting today, December 12 in your web page, and other usual outlets.
The device has only been released in a shade of gold-and a single version of memory (64 GB). The price of the terminal is 329,99 euro.
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December 12, 2016
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