Elephone G4 Review, got a 720P display at $100

by Frank Tu 1


Elephone is a name that does not require any kind of introduction. Elephone has been coming up with some amazing mobile phones and recently they added three new members in their Cellular device family. These three new devices are Elephone G4, Elephone G5 and Elephone G6. Here we are going to discuss about Elephone G4 and the features which this device brings along with it for the Chinese consumers. So, without wasting any more time, here is a brief review of this amazing device that you might get around $99 in the market.



Design is the very first thing that one notices in any device at the first glance. Talking about Elephone G4, it possesses a very elegant design and in addition to that it is available in a huge range of colors. One could pick from light blue, white, yellow, pink and light green version. If you are one of those people who love sleek Smartphone devices, then you are simply going to love it since it is only 8.3 mm in thickness. Elephone G4 also contains even and nice curves with strong chassis. The radian design of the device makes it really comfortable to use and hold and the metallic frame provides it an effective protection preventing it from any kind of damage from mild shocks.







Elephone G4 possesses a very impressive HD IPS display screen. With the screen resolution of 1280 x 720, this 5 inch screen has a pixel density of 294 ppi which is in fact a bit less and results in stretched display. The screen also supports multi touch thus enhancing your gaming as well as video viewing experience multiple times.


Camera is a very important factor for most of the buyers and no doubt they desire a Smartphone which offers them a high MP primary as well as nice secondary camera. Denying falling behind the competition, Elephone G4 also features dual cameras. The primary Camera is 8 megapixels with auto focus as well as flash light and the secondary camera is decent 1.3 megapixels. The primary camera also offers the users a wide range of features including HDR, panorama shots, auto focus, smile shot, face beauty, best shot as well as EV bracket shot. It is also capable of shooting high definition videos at 30 frames per second. One could also get nice pictures and amazing selfies with the front camera.


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Now comes the most important part of any Smartphone, i.e. its processing unit. Elephone G4 is powered by a powerful MediaTek 6580 SOC processor which contains a quad core ARM Cortex A7 CPU clocked at a frequency of 1.3 GHz. In addition to that it also contains an ARM Mali 400 MP2 GPU which is clocked at 500 MHz frequency. The processing unit is also accompanied by 1 GB of singly channeled RAM which has been clocked at 533 MHz. Another thing to mention about this processor is that it is the world’s fire SOC quad core processor which is integrated with FM, Bluetooth, GPS as well as Wi-Fi functions resulting in an enhanced as well as high end performance without affecting the battery performance of the device.


Operating System

Android is no doubt the most flexible as well as popular operating System in the market at present and getting a device which does not run on this OS will be just waste of money. The Elephone G4 runs on latest Android OS (since Android 5.0 is still not available for any other devices except Nexus), i.e. Android 4.4.2. This simply means that you can enjoy more than 20,000,000 applications that are available on the Google Play Store including social media applications like Facebook and Twitter to Business applications like Microsoft Office and Polaris Office etc.




Other Features

Elephone G4 has an internal storage of 4 GB which could be easily expanded with the help of Micro SD card. G4 supports dual SIM cards thus solving your single network problems. It is also embedded with a 2050 mAh LiPo battery providing the consumers a long stand by time. You also have the benefit of latest Bluetooth 4.0 in this device along with accurate GPS as well as Wi-Fi.


Gesture control in this device requires a special mention since it could be used in order to ease up its use to a large extent. Unlike other Smartphones, you are not required to press the lock button again and again in order to wake up the device; all you need to do is to double tap on the screen to lighten it up. Similarly, just create a circular pattern on the screen for opening camera, “V” for torch, “W” for going to message, “C” for calling and “Z” for opening the browser when the phone is in sleep condition. The phone also offers you an option to customize these gestures as per your desire and comfort.



All in all, Elephone G4 is an amazing device to grab which offers you almost everything that you want from a Smartphone and that you can find in high end devices.  From strong powerful  processor to 8 MP camera, you will get almost everything that you have been looking for in this device from Elephone. So,  in case you are out to get a Smartphone for you, you must give this phone a look. In case you have been shopping online, you can get this Elephone G4 device at giztop.com for $99.


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