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Torque Ego One Budget Friendly Android Smartphone only Php1,199 [Unboxing and Hands-on]

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Torque is well-known to offer phones that are budget friendly, and today they have a new smartphone phone that targets users who are looking for a phone that can do basic functions with smartphone features at the price that is really affordable.

Torque Ego One on Hand

The Torque Ego One is an Android smartphone that features a 3.5-inch HVGA display, powered by 1GHz Single-core processor with 256MB RAM and 512MB storage.

Torque Ego One Specs

  • Android 4.4 KitKat
  • 3.5-inch HVGA (320×480) Screen
  • 1GHz single core processor
  • 256MB RAM + 512MB internal storage
  • microSD card support
  • 3MP rear camera with LED flash
  • 3MP front camera
  • 2G – GPRS
  • Dual SIM support
  • Bluetooth 2.0
  • Wi-Fi
  • FM radio
  • 1000mAh removable battery

Unboxing

Ego One is a very basic smartphone  can do a simple and basic task, it runs on Android 4.4 Kitkat which is surprisingly responsive.

Torque Ego One Screen

Box Contents

Inside the box, you will find the usual accessories that come with a new phone; these are the User Manual, Warranty card, USB cable, a wall charger, and a wired headset.

Torque Package

Complete Package

Design

In terms of design, the Ego One doesn’t look bad at all the body is made of plastic with glossy finish look and the back cover is removable, with a rounded corner and it feels good to hold it in one hand. For the build quality since its made of plastic, you got what you paid for at least it won’t hurt that much once you drop this and broke it.

Torque Ego One - back iew

Once  the back cover is removed, inside you will find the two standard size SIM card slot (this surprise us, we thought it will have micro SIM card slot) and beside is the microSD card slot.

Torque Ego One Sim Card

For the hardware button, the power button can be found on the left side beside the volume rocker. There are capacitive buttons (does not light up) located below the screen for easy navigation of the phone.

Torque Ego One - buttons

Torque Ego One on Hand

Performance

The Ego One comes with Android 4.4 KitKat out of the box, it comes with stock Android UI which is good since its user-friendly and easy to use. We are quite impressed with the Ego One, the display is responsive to the touch.

Torque Ego One - Device Info

Info on Ego One Phone

Torque Ego One - with Battery

The EGO is powered by an outdated 1GHz single core processor with only 256MB RAM which is really low, they could just make it, at least, 512MB and for sure it will make a lot of improvement in terms of performance. For the storage, it only comes with 512MB so don’t expect to install apps that require a lot of storage space. You might not even have enough space to run the Facebook app on this phone, but you can always use an alternative like the lite version or the web version using opera mini.

Torque Ego One - on top of box

The Ego One is an alternative backup phone with its affordable price tag. This can be your call and text phone that has an FM radio with a good 3.5-inch display. It also a viable alternative if you are the type of person that commute daily and this can be your public phone just to be safe from those prying eyes of snatchers that target those expensive phones.

You can now buy the new Torque Ego One in Lazada here: Buy Now

 

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