Energizer Power Max P490S Review – Budget Smartphone With Large Battery Size

Energizer Power Max P490S was announced by Avenir Telecom last month with an jumbo 4,000 mAh battery. The smartphone is scheduled for release in this month of March. Before hand, the OEM has been notable for its production of mostly battery-focused smartphones. It’s a thing of consistency to see this smartphone also continuing the trend. Check out the full specs of tge smartphone as we proceed.

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Design & Display

The smartphone sports the 2.5D curved glass at its fore to make the device attractive upon first sight. However, its body is engulfed in plastic and a metal frame. The top bezel bears a dual camera, LED flash, earpiece and light sensor. The base bezel on the other hand contains the Android navigation buttons while the side of the smartphone houses the dedicated keys. Black is the only color availability of the Energizer Power Max P490S.

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The smartphone has a 4.95-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 480 x 854 pixels. Its pixel density is 217 PPI while the display colors hits the 16 million mark. Guiding the smartphone when it falls is the Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Added to that, the device has an 18:9 aspect ratio. Also present on the display is the 24 bit color depth and multi-touch input.

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Camera functions on the smartphone are allocated to a quad camera setup consisting of two at the back and two at the front. The front camera’s qualities are 8 MP and 0.3 MP. A LED is available to provide brightness in dark conditions. Also at the back, the camera qualities are 8 MP and 0.3 MP. The rear camera also has a single LED flash for brightening in low light areas. Features such as HDR, panorama, auto focus, face detection and geo tagging are present in the camera department.

CPU, OS & Storage

MediaTek MT6739 serves the chipset functions on the smartphone. Within it, a Quad-core processor that clocks at 1.3 GHz is located. This 32-bit CPU adopts the 28 nm process technology. In the graphics area, the device has the PowerVR GE8100 GPU to itself. This GPU clock at a speed of 570 MHz. Android 8.0 Oreo runs on the smartphone as the software. Handling the multitasking on the smartphone is a 2 GB LPDDR3 RAM. The ROM of the phone can store files up to 16 GB, and it can also be extended to 128 GB with the help of a MicroSD card.


What powers the smartphone is a non-removable Li-Poly 4,000 mAh battery. With USB OTG, the device can be used as a power bank.

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Energizer Power Max P490S Full Specs Table 


Device Type Smartphone
Model Energizer Power Max P490S
Announced February 2018
Released To be released soon
Status Launching soon


2G Network Yes
3G Network Yes
4G Network Yes
SIM Type Nano SIM
SIM Count Two


2G GPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3G Up to 21 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA)
4G Up to 150 Mbps
Speed HSPA 21 Mbps
Web Browser Yes, HTML5


Type Smartphone
Body Material Plastic, Metal
Colours Black


Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 4.95”
Resolution 480*854 pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 217 PPI
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Yes
Features Capacitive touch,  2.5D Curved Glass, 18:9 aspect ratio
Secondary Display No


Primary 8 + 0.3 MP
Image Yes
Video Yes
Features HDR, autofocus, Geo-tagging, ISO, panorama
Flash Yes, LED flash
Secondary 8 MP + 0.3 MP with LED flash


Operating System Android 8.0 Oreo OS
User Interface Yes
Java Support No
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes


Chipset MediaTek MT6739
CPU Quad-core 1.3 GHz ARM Cortex-A7
GPU PowerVR GE8100
RAM (Memory) 2 GB
Internal Storage 16 GB
Card Slot Expandable to 128 GB
Sensors Fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, proximity, ambient light sensor
Controls Lock Button, and Volume Key


Bluetooth Yes, Bluetooth v4.1 A2DP (Advance Audio Distribution Profile), LE Profile
Infrared n/a
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Micro USB v2.0 with OTG
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
NFC n/a
HDMI n/a
Wireless Charging n/a


Battery Type Li-Poly Battery
Capacity 4,000 mAh Battery
Placement Non-removable
Standby Up to 360 hours
Talk Time Up to 14 hours
Music Play Up to 32 hours


SMS Yes (threaded view)
Email Yes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP
IM Yes & BBM


Audio Playback Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video Playback Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Out n/a
FM Radio Yes, Stereo FM radio with RDS
Alert Types Vibration, Ringtones
Ring Tones MP3, WAV
Loudspeaker Yes
Handsfree  Yes, 3.5 mm audio jack

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

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