Ecoo Aurora E04 offers a huge screen with mid-range specs in just $190. It has a 5.5 inches IPS screen with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution. It is a 64-bit 4G LTE smartphone in a very reasonable price.
Sam Murray, a UK mobile phone expert and blogger sums of the Ecoo Aurora with the following:
“I’m very impressed with the E04; it’s got 4G, a full HD display and a 64 bit CPU. That’s a really good spec for a device that is also very well priced. The device will also receive Android Lollipop too which makes it even more tempting. I can see this one selling well.”
Although the phone is huge but it is quite easy to hold due to its weight which is just 160g. It is available in black and white colors. The phone is surrounded by a chrome colored band which is made of plastic. Textured plastic is used at the back of the phone which makes it easier to hold. The glass screen is curved around the edges and rounded in the corners. The screen has a full HD display. The Ecoo Aurora E04 comes with a front facing camera, capacitive keys and a few sensors. There is a built-in fingerprint reader in its home physical home button. The volume rocker and power button is on the right side of the phone. Both of them are easily reachable especially when you hold the phone in your left hand. There is a micro USB port and a 3.5mm headphone jack at the top of the phone. Whereas, the speaker grills and the microphone is present on the bottom edge of the phone. On the back side of the phone, you would be able to see the ECOO logo, camera lens and the dual LED flash.
The display of Ecoo is surprisingly good. The viewing angles are great which makes it easier for the user to use the phone even outdoors. The colors are very bright and they look beautiful when the brightness of the phone is set on auto.
This phone has a unique combination of CPU and GPU. It has a MediaTek MT6752, octa-core Cortex-A53 processor with a Malu-T760 GPU. This impressive combination makes this phone the fastest amongst all the Chinese OEM phones. The games and videos run on this phone flawlessly.
This phone comes with a huge battery of 3000mAh. You can play intensive 3D games on the phone for 3 hours straight. According to GameBench you can play Tower Madness for five hours. You can watch YouTube videos for 4.5 hours by charging it just once. It is a dual SIM phone which can work on 2G anywhere in the world. 3G and 4G will work only in a few countries. Its GPS performance is not very accurate. The phone offers 2GB of RAM. It comes with 16GB of storage capacity but it could be easily increased with the help of micro SD card. The micro SD slot can accept cards up to 32 GB.
The picture quality is quite good due to its 16MP rear facing camera. You can also take beautiful selfies by its 8 MP front facing camera. It comes with a great camera app which includes features like HDR and Panorama.
This phone runs on stock Android 4.4.4. You can easily use Google Play and all of the other services provided by Google. You can even set the screen to unlock only with your fingerprint. An update to Android 5.0 Lollipop is expected soon.