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AGM M5

AGM M5
$79
Brand: AGM
Category: Rugged Feature Phones
  • Display: 2.8-inch QVGA screen
  • Camera: 2MP rear / 0.3MP front
  • Memory: 1GB RAM / 8GB ROM
  • Platform: MSM8909 @1.1GHz CPU / Android 8.1
  • Battery: 2500mAh
  • Ruggedity: IP68 / MIL-STD-810G

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This is AGM M5. The device is a rugged-button mobile phone with a 2.8-inch LCD touch screen. It is powered by Qualcomm’s MSM8909 CPU @1.1GHz, has 1GB RAM, and a built-in storage of 8GB. The phone runs on a simplified Android 8.1. It does not come with Play Store and does not have GMS, but key apps like Facebook, WhatsApp, and Skype are pre-installed.

The phone has a 2MP main camera on the rear and a 0.3MP selfie camera on the front. The main camera does not have an LED flash, but there is a dedicated bright LED torchlight on the head. It is IP68 and MIL-STD-810G certified and comes with a 2500mAh battery out of the box. The full specifications of the AGM M5 are detailed in the table below.

Full Specifications

Details

Launch This refers to the date when this device was officially introduced into the market. 2020, December
Brand / Model These are key identifiers that indicate the manufacturer or company that produces this smartphone, and the specific model of the phone. AGM / M5

Network Technology

2G Bands 2G refers to the second generation of cellular technology and includes various frequency bands for basic voice and text communication. 2(1900 ), 3(1800), 8(900)
3G Bands 3G refers to the third generation of cellular technology, encompassing different frequency ranges for faster data speeds, mobile internet, and multimedia capabilities. 1 / 2 / 8
4G Bands 4G refers to the fourth generation of cellular technology, operating in specific frequency bands to provide significantly faster data speeds, supporting high-definition video streaming and advanced applications. 1 / 3 / 7 / 8 / 20

Body

Ruggedity This indicates the device's durability and ability to withstand harsh conditions or impacts. It is a very popular term used with tough or rugged phones. IP68/IP69K are international ratings that measure a smartphone's resistance to dust and water. MIL-STD-810H is a military standard that sets criteria for the environmental and durability testing of electronic devices. It means this device has undergone various tests to demonstrate its resilience in challenging conditions, such as extreme temperatures, humidity, vibration, and shock. IP68 and MIL-STD-810H
- Waterproof / Shock Resistance
Dimensions / Weight: This refers to the physical size and weight of the device, measured in millimeter (mm) and grams (g) respectively. 155 x 63.4 x 16.4 mm / 180 grams
SIM SIM stands for "Subscriber Identity Module." It is a small card, typically inserted into a slot in a mobile phone, that contains important information for connecting the device to a mobile network. SIM cards can come in various sizes, including standard SIM, micro SIM, nano SIM, or even electronic (eSIM), depending on the phone's design. Dual Nano-SIM (4G only on SIM1)

Display

Screen Display refers to the screen or visual interface of the device. It includes details such as screen size, resolution, and technology (e.g., LCD, OLED, AMOLED). 2.8-inches / LCD touch screen / 143 PPI
Resolution Screen Resolution refers to the number of pixels that make up the display screen and is typically expressed as a combination of horizontal and vertical pixel counts (e.g., 1920 x 1080, 2560 x 1440, or 3840 x 2160). The screen resolution determines the level of detail and sharpness of the visual content displayed on the smartphone's screen. Higher resolutions generally result in crisper and more detailed images and text 240 x 320 resolution

Platform

OS This is the Operating System. It refers to the software platform that runs on the smartphone and manages the device's hardware and software resources. Common smartphone operating systems include Android (developed by Google), iOS (developed by Apple). Simplified Android 8.1 (No GMS and can not self install app)
Chipset This refers to the integrated circuit that serves as the device's central processing unit (CPU). It plays a pivotal role in the smartphone's performance, speed, and energy efficiency. Quad-core Qualcomm MSM8909 @1.1GHz
Memory This encompasses two components: storage capacity and RAM (Random Access Memory). Storage capacity, typically measured in gigabytes (GB) or terabytes (TB), dictates how much internal space is available for apps, files, and media storage. RAM, measured in gigabytes (GB), is temporary memory crucial for multitasking and app performance, with more RAM generally leading to smoother operation and faster task-switching capabilities. 1GB RAM + 8GB ROM / + 128GB SD-card

Camera

Main The main camera, also known as the rear camera, is the primary camera on the back of the smartphone. It is typically used for capturing photos and videos in various scenarios and is often the more powerful and versatile camera on the device 2MP single rear camera / No LED Flash
Selfie The selfie camera, also known as the front-facing camera, is the camera on the front of the smartphone, primarily used for capturing selfies and video calls 0.3MP
Features Camera features encompass various functionalities and capabilities that enhance the device's photography and videography experience. These features can include Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) Panorama, HDR, Ai Mode, Night Mode, Portrait Mode, etc. VGA

Communications

Connectivity This encompasses the device's ability to connect and communicate with other devices and networks. It includes features such as cellular connectivity, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC (Near Field Communication), and USB connectivity options. Bluetooth 4.1 / WiFi 2.4G / Wireless FM Radio / Type-C v2.0 (Not waterproof without rubber cover)
Navigation Navigation refers to the device's ability to determine and display location information and provide directions to users. This functionality is usually powered by Global Positioning System (GPS) technology. None
Sensors This refers to the various built-in sensors that enable the device to gather information from its environment and interactions. Common sensors found in rugged smartphones may include fingerprint sensor, light sensor, barometer sensor among others. None

Battery and Others

Battery This section refers to the device's power source and its related specifications. This typically includes details such as the battery capacity, measured in milliampere-hours (mAh) or watt-hours (Wh), and it charging details. Li-Ion 2500mAh, Removable
Others This is a catch-all category that includes various additional features, specifications, or capabilities that don't fall under the major categories like display, camera, memory, or connectivity. Dedicated Torchlight

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