Freetel Priori 5 Review – Low-End Device Running On Qualcomm SoC


Freetel Priori 5 comes in as a budget smartphone from Japanese smartphone OEM – Freetel. The smartphone, in its low-end state runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC although of a low variant. Nonetheless, it’s interesting to use one of the best SoCs in the smartphone world on this smartphone. Also released in this same month is the mid-range Freetel Rei 2 Dual which has a super 4 GB RAM, dual rear camera as well as Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC. Back to the Freetel Priori 5, let’s dig deep into the device.

Design & Display

The smartphone made from plastic has thin bezels on its sides and thick bezels at the top and bottom bezels. The top bezel houses the camera, light sensor and the earpiece while the bottom bezel remains attractive without any occupant. The volume keys and power button which serve as the smartphone’s dedicated keys take solace at the right side of the phone. Freetel Priori 5’s rear consists of the rear camera, LED flash, Freetel logo and the speaker grille. Dimensions of the smartphone are 140 mm x 70 mm x 8.5 mm while its weight is 135 g (battery inclusive). Colors the smartphone makes it out in are Gold, Blue, Green, Rose-Gold, Red, Black and White.

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The display area has a 5-inch display that uses a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels as its clarification agent. In that same order, 294 PPI pixel density also clarifies the display. The display has a 24 bit color depth and 16:9 aspect ratio. 2.5D curved glass makes the smartphone display together appear more enticing. Features such as 71% screen-to-body ratio and 16 million display colors also make up the smarphone’s display quality.


Selfies get to be taken at the fore by a 5 MP shooter. The rear camera has an 8MP sensor that takes images from the rear. The rear camera has a LED flash to brighten images taken in poor light areas. Features such as auto focus, face detection, HDR, panorama, geo tagging and CMOS sensors spice up the rear camera’s photography.

CPU,  OS & Storage

Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 serves as the system-on-chip of the device. Enveloped in it is the Quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 that clocks at 1.1 GHz. With its four cores,  the smartphone adopts the 28nm process technology and maintains the 32-bit architecture. The GPU functioning on the device is the Qualcomm Adreno 304 with 400 MHz clock speed. The software on the smartphone is the Android 7.1.2 Nougat that’s upgradeable to Android Oreo OS. 2 GB LPDDR3 RAM ensures multitasking is discharged properly on the device. 16 GB is the size of the smartphone’s ROM, and it can be expanded to 32 GB with the aid of a MicroSD card.


Freetel Priori 5 uses a removable Li-Ion 2,300 mAh battery as its duration source.

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Freetel Priori 5 Full Specifications Table 


Device TypeSmartphone
ModelFreetel Priori 5
AnnouncedFebruary 2018
ReleasedFebuary 2018


2G NetworkGSM – 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G NetworkHSPA –  850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G NetworkFDD-LTE – 2100 MHz (Band 1) / 1800 MHz (Band 3) /
900 MHz (Band 8) / 800 MHz (Band 19)
SIM TypeNano SIM
SIM CountTwo


2GGPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3GUp to 21 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA)
4GUp to 150 Mbps
SpeedHSPA 21 Mbps
Web BrowserYes, HTML5


Dimensions140 mm x 70 mm x 8.5 mm
Weight135 g
Body MaterialPlastic
ColoursGold, Blue, Green, Rose-Gold, Red, Black, White


Display TypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Resolution720 * 1280 pixels
Colors16M colors
Pixel Density294 PPI
Touch ScreenYes
FeaturesCapacitive touch,  2.5D Curved Glass
Secondary DisplayNo


Primary8 MP
FeaturesHDR, autofocus, Geo-tagging, ISO, panorama
FlashYes, LED flash
Secondary5 MP


Operating SystemAndroid 7.1.2 Nougat OS
User InterfaceYes
Java SupportNo


ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909
CPUQuad-core 1.1GHz ARM Cortex-A7
GPUQualcomm Adreno 304
RAM (Memory)2 GB
Internal Storage16GB
Card SlotExpandable to 32GB
SensorsAccelerometer, proximity, ambient light sensor
ControlsLock Button, and Volume Key


BluetoothYes, Bluetooth v4.1 A2DP (Advance Audio Distribution Profile), LE Profile
Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-fi HotspotYes
USB TypeMicro USB v2.0
GPSYes, with A-GPS
Wireless Chargingn/a


Battery TypeLi-Ion Battery
Capacity2,300 mAh Battery
StandbyUp to 234 hours
Talk TimeUp to 11.2 hours
Music PlayUp to 17.3 hours


SMSYes (threaded view)
EmailYes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP


Audio PlaybackYes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video PlaybackYes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Outn/a
FM RadioYes, Stereo FM radio with RDS
Alert TypesVibration, Ringtones
Ring TonesMP3, WAV
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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Freetel Priori 5 sells at the cost of $165.

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