Wiko introduced the Wiko Freddy as a low end Android smartphone with 4G network option, the device is currently in line with the most affordable 4G phones from Wiko and other phone brands. It also offers most basic features of an entry level Android smartphone at an affordable price range.
Wiko Freddy is offered in different beautiful color variations with a soft touch body, the colours available includes, True Black, Rubi Red, Pure White, Bleen and Deep Orange.
Wiko Freddy sports a 5.0-inches IPS screen with 480 x 854 pixels resolution and just like the Wiko K-Kool, Freddy features a rear facing 5 megapixels camera and a 2 megapixels front facing camera.
The Freddy is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 chipset, offering a 1.1GHz quad-core processor and the Adreno 304 GPU. 1GB of RAM was made available on the device. Wiko Freddy uses just 8GB of built-in storage, but supports up to 64GB additional storage via a microSD card.
The smartphone is loaded with Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with the innovative WiCube that provides notifications for time, date, missed calls, unread messages, and more. However, the biggest selling point of the Wiko Freddy is its support for 4G LTE at an affordable price. It boasts of highspeed downloads of up to 150 Mbps. The Freddy is a dual micro SIM device and also supports Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, and USB 2.0 connectivity options.
Wiko Freddy is a very affordable device, it is yet to go on sale in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya. The price of this smartphone is expected to range from 24,000 Naira to 30,000 Naira in Nigeria while starting at around 6150 KSh in Kenya, Wiko Freddy Price in Ghana is expected to be about GH₵ 315.
Wiko Freddy Key specs
- 5.0 inches IPS display with pixel resolution of 480 by 854.
- Available in True Black, Pure White, Rubi Red, Bleen, Deep Orange
- 1.1 GHz quad-core Cortex-A53 CPU
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 chipset
- Adreno 304 GPU
- 1GB RAM.
- 8GB internal storage. Internal memory expandable with microSD card.
- 5MP Rear Camera with LED Flash.
- 2MP Selfie Camera with no flashlight
- Dual micro-SIM slot.
- 4G LTE network connectivity.
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1
- 2000 mAh non-removable battery.
- Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS with wiCube
Wiko Freddy Full Specifications and Price
|2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|3G Network||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100|
|SIM||Dual micro SIM|
|Status||Available: September 2016|
|Colors||True Black, Pure White, Rubi Red, Bleen, Deep Orange|
|Type||IPS capacitive, multi-touch touchscreen with 16,000,000 colors|
|Size||5.0 inches, 480 x 854 pixels.|
Memory And OS
|Card slot||MicroSD, up to 64GB|
|OS||Android 6.0 Marshmallow with wiCube|
|Processors||1.1 GHz quad-core Cortex-A53 CPU
Qualcomm snapdragon 210 chipset, Adreno 306 GPU
|Alert types||Vibration, MP3 ringtones|
|Audio port||3.5mm jack|
|2G||GPRS – up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps|
|3G||Up to 42 mbps downink; Up to 5.76 mbps uplink|
|4G||Up to 150 mbps downink; Up to 50 mbps uplink|
|WIFI||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct|
|Bluetooth||Version 4.1, A2DP|
|Primary||5MP camera, phase detection, autofocus, HDR, Geo-tagging with LED flash|
|Secondary||2MP front camera.|
|Capacity||2000mAh Li-Po battery|
|Stand-by||up to 170 hours|
|Talk time||up to 12 hours with 3G|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass|
|Messaging||SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM|
|Miscellaneous||– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/WMA player
– MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV player
– Document viewer/editor
|Price level||About N25,000 – N30,000. KSh6150|