Vernee Mars Pro 4G Phablet is a low-cost flagship alternative that offers 6GB of RAM
Vernee has brought about a few great smartphone models in the past, namely Thor, Apollo, Mars, Apollo Lite, Apollo X and Thor E. Their newest offering, a flagship device, offers 6GB alsong with a slim body, borderless design and 1mm narrow bezel, named the Mars Pro.
The looks of this device are stunning, in which the screen blends with the frame in a suave manner. Also, the edge-to-edge display ensures that you will have a higher screen-to-body compared to most other phones. It also features a USB-C port and a 3.5mm headphone jack, which one would usually seek these days.
This smartphone features a Helio P25 octa-core processor made using 16nm lithography clocked at 2.5GHz while the GPU is a Mali T880 clocked at 900MHz. Both of these ensure lightnight fast response times to app switching, playing heavy video games or taking 4K videos.
The 6GB RAM offered is dual-channel 64GB LPDDR4. The onboard storage provided is 64GB running the eMMC 5.1 protocol ensuring fast reads and writes. The storage can be further extended with an SD card upto 256GB.
The 5.5″ edge-to-edge display offers at 1500:1 contrast ratio and a high brightness of 500cd/m2. The colours are vibrant, offering up 95% of the NTSC colours. Also the viewing angle is pretty wide at 178 degrees, far better than other phones.
The body is made using CNC milled aluminium with a sandblasting process. The black outer shell gives a matte effect over the deep black color. The body has a grippy texture while still feeling silky soft. The Vernee Mars Pro is very slim at 7.6mm and can achieve a higher screen-to-body ratio due to the 1mm narrow frame design.
Unlike other devices, the fingerprint sensor is on the right side close to the buttons, which makes it very convenient to unlock the phone or securely authenticate to services with the thumb when held on the right hand. Like most industry standard fingerprint sensors, it has a response time of 0.1s.
The battery is a 3500 mAh high-density powerhouse packed into the 7.6mm slim body. This battery capacity ensures that the Vernee Mars Pro can run an entire day even under heavy use. Over and above that, it supports 18W fast charging using a 9V 2A adapter, which is 80% faster than the standard 5V 2A chargers.
Finally, coming to connectivity, the Vernee Mars Pro features a reversible USB-C connector. This connector supports USB-PD as well as lossless digital music output. The standard 3.5mm audio jack is still present. The smartphone also support USB OTG. Coming to wireless, the smartphone supports all the newest technologies like 4G, 3G and 2G GSM connectivity, 802.11n WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS.
Beyond that, you can still get it for a reduced price using a coupon offered specifically to Techno FAQ readers. All you need to do is enter VMPGB in the coupon code box to get the price down to $179.99.
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