Mara X summary of specs
- OS: Android 8 Oreo
- Release Date: October 2019
- Network Type: 2G/3G/4G
- Display: 5.5-inch, 720 x 1440 pixels resolution
- Processor: MediaTek MT6739
- Selfie Camera: 5 MP
- Rear camera: 13 MP
- RAM: 1 GB
- ROM: 16 GB
- Battery: 3500 mAh
Mara X specification
Mobile Wireless Network and Software
- 2G mobile network bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
- 3G mobile network bands: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 MHz
- 4G mobile network bands: LTE 1(2100), 3(1800), 5 (850), 7(2600), 8(900) 20(800), 38(2600), 40(2300)
- 5G mobile network bands: No.
- SIM Type:
- Software / OS: Android 8 Oreo (Go Edition)
Design, Form Factor, Appearance
- Dimensions: 150 x 70.5 x 8.59 mm
- Weight: 152g
- Display: 5.5 inches (13.97 centimetres), 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD 2.5D glass with Corning® Gorilla® Glass and Oleophobic Coating.
- Colours: Black. Gold. Grey.
- Physical Build: Brushed Aluminium
Internal Hardware Specifications
- Processor Type: 64-bit, 1.5 GHz Octa-core
- Processor Name: MediaTek MT6739
- Graphics Processor: IMG PowerVR GE8100
- RAM: 1 GB
- Internal Storage: 16 GB
- External Storage: microSD, up to 128 GB (dedicated slot)
Photography, Video Recording
- Main Camera: 13 MP main sensor, autofocus, LED flash, 1080p@30fps video recording
- Front Camera: 5 MP, fixed focus, Face Recognition, 1080p@30fps video capture
Audio, Video Playback
- Music Support: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE
- Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack
- Loudspeaker: Mono speaker. Dolby Audio 5.1.
- Video Support: H.264/MP4/MPEG4 player
- FM Radio: Yes.
- Digital Compass: Yes.
- Accelerometer: Yes.
- Proximity Sensor: Yes.
- Ambient Light Sensor: Yes.
- Barometer: No.
- Pedometer: No.
- Heart Rate Monitor: No.
- Gyroscope (G-Sensor): Yes.
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes; rear-mounted.
- Face Unlock: Yes.
- Iris Scanner: No.
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No.
- Voice Control: No.
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes; Google Assistant.
- Infra-red Sensor: No.
- Bluetooth Version: 4.2
- Bluetooth Profiles: A2DP
- WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, hotspot
- GPS: Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
- USB: microUSB v2.0. USB-OTG.
- NFC: No.
Miscellaneous Specs and Features
- Battery Type and Capacity: Removable Lithium-Ion 3500 mAh
- Battery Charging: 10W charging
- Wireless Charging: No.
- Reverse Charging: No.
- Model Version/Number:
Launch/Release Dates and Information
- Announced: February 2019
- Release Date: October 2019
Mara X Prices by Country
- Rwanda: 120,250 Rwandan francs (about $130)
- Nigeria: ₦47,000
- Egypt: Egyptian Pound
- UAE: AED
- Kenya: Ksh.
The above prices may change with time from country to country, as market forces and economic policies influence product price movements.
Is Mara X a 4G phone?
It supports 2G, 3G, and 4G mobile networks.
is Mara X battery removable?
The 3500mAh battery is removable.
Is Mara X good for gaming?
The MediaTek chipset is a mid-range model and supports mostly casual gaming.
Does Mara X support OTG?
The smartphone supports USB-On-The-Go.
How much is Mara X?
The selling price in Rwanda is 120,250 Rwandan francs (about $130).
Does Mara X have Google Play Store?
It supports Google Services and software applications, including Play Store and Maps, Gmail, YouTube, and others.
Will Mara X work in the USA?
This is a GSM phone and is supported on US GSM carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile and other networks riding on their networks. It does not support CDMA networks. Do make enquiries from your carrier to know what bands/frequencies are supported on their service.
MobilityArena Buyer’s Guide Verdict
Looking at the specs and features of the Mara X phone, it is difficult to justify its $130 price tag. The average Android Go Edition smartphone with 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB internal storage cost around $85.
You will be able to pick up an itel, TECNO, Infinix or even Samsung smartphone in the same class for $85 to $120. Those competing devices won’t have Gorilla Glass protection and an oleophobic coating on them though. But even at that, $130 is a tough amount to swallow for these specs and features.
The ₦65,000 price tag on Jumia is one of the most ridiculous we have seen. This is a smartphone with entry-level specs, after all.
Our Buyer’s Guide Verdict is a recommendation based on the specs of the device and a general guide to help you understand how much value a device offers for its price. It is not an endorsement of the device. Ask questions and use your judgement when buying any device; MobilityArena takes no responsibility for your buying decisions.
Mara X Phone Review Rating
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