Obi Hornbill S551 Unboxing and Photo Gallery


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Obi Hornbill S551, the company’s budget mid-range smartphone went on sale in India recently for Rs. 9,230. Here we have the unboxing and the photo gallery of the 5.5-inch phablet that comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera. Check out the unboxing below.

Box Contents

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  • Obi Hornbill S551 smartphone in White
  • 2-pin charger
  • In-ear headset
  • Micro USB cable
  • 2200mAh battery
  • User manual
  • Flip cover
  • Scratch guard

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It comes with a free flip cover that replaces the back cover and also protects the screen.

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The Hornbill S551 has a 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display. The display is of course huge and it is bright. The smartphone is powered by a 1.3 GHz Quad-Core MediaTek MT6582 processor with Mali 400 MP2 GPU.

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It runs on Android 4.4.2 (KitKat) out of the box. It has 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage with expansion slot.

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It has a 5-megapixel front-facing camera, proximity and ambient light sensor and an earpiece grill above the display.

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There are capacitive touch buttons for menu, home and back, below the display.

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The smartphone is just 7.9mm thick and is has chrome finish on the sides. The power button is present on the right side.

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The volume rockers are present on the left side. It weighs 145 grams.

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The primary microphone hole is present on the top.

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The 3.5mm audio jack and the micro USB slot are present on the top.

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The back cover has tiny patterns and has a nice smooth finish. This makes the smartphone look premium. There is a large loudspeaker grill on the bottom part of the back.

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There is a 13-megapixel camera on the back with LED Flash. It has Sony sensor and supports 1080p video recording. The LED flash is present on a metal strip. There is a Obi branding in the center.

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Opening the back cover reveals the SIM card slots, one micro and one mini or standard. It also has a microSD card slot and a 2200mAh removable battery. We will be bringing you the benchmarks and the complete review of the smartphone soon.


Author: Team FoneArena

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