If you are an avid MissTechy reader, you should know about the InnJoo Halo and, of course, the specs shouldn’t be foreign to you. Apparently this is a budget phone, but will the price make you turn a blind eye to its defect?
Join me as we review the InnJoo Halo together.
DESIGN AND BUILD
In the unboxing, I pointed out that the InnJoo Halo is a 5-inch dual sim device with soft keys.
One thing that makes the InnJoo Halo really obvious is its plastic back texture – though this design has received mixed feelings from a lot of people, some like it, others don’t.
As said in the previous post, we have the volume key and the power button on the right-hand side – this might hamper your screenshot taking skills. There is also an Earphone Jack on the top and a charging port by the side.
POWERING UP THE DEVICE
BATTERY AND CHARGING
I have two issues with the charging capabilities of the InnJoo Halo, for one, it takes quite a lot of time to charge and I also had issues charging the device via a laptop, it wasn’t stable one bit.
With a 3200mAh battery, you are left with more power to do much more, In the battery test video, you can see that the battery is one major unique selling point.
Like Joshua said, with the InnJoo Halo, you really get what you pay for, this goes for the camera as well, the camera comes with a 2Mp front-facing camera and a 5MP back facing camera – which in my opinion is very poor – I mean we are in 2015 where OEMs like Sony are already giving us a 21MP camera. Anyways since it is a budget device, you can try to live with it or just use it as a second device.
Check out some shots from the camera.
INDOOR TEST: NO FLASH
INDOOR TEST: WITH FLASH
INDOOR TEST: HDR
SELFIE TEST: LOW LIGHT
Given that the device comes with a 1GB RAM, you can’t expect so much when it comes to RAM management, I tried playing games like Modern Combat 5, Batman, Need for speed: Most wanted and other system apps to see how well it can multitask, check out the video below, the video also includes a battery test and a temperature test.
As said earlier, the InnJoo Halo comes with an Android Kit Kat OS, I am not so sure if this is upgradable or not, but InnJoo has been sending out various Lollipop updates to several devices, so, there is a high chance that it might be. However, I noticed that the InnJoo Halo comes with a lot of bloatware especially from InnJoo, so of these apps can’t be uninstalled.
Also, there are so many ads from InnJoo especially with the Fly store app which can be so annoying!
With the speaker placed at the back of the screen, you need to put the phone facing upwards, sound quality wasn’t bad, though, if you are looking for a device that can offer quality audio, the InnJoo Halo might not be your best bet.
After using Antutu Benchmark, the Infinix Halo got a total of 19121, by the way, I wonder why Antutu couldn’t verify the InnJoo Halo.
With the InnJoo Halo having a cheap price tag, one might not be so quick to complain, However, will the price be enough to cover its defects? Do let me know in your comments.