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Starmobile Jump Neo Price Php 4,490, Specs, Unboxing, Antutu Benchmark Score : Affordable 5-inch Android Lollipop Smartphone

With an official suggested retail price of Php 4,490, Starmobile Jump Neo is the most affordable 5-inch Android smartphone in the Philippines that runs Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system right out of the box -- making it a great option for budget-conscious consumers who want to experience the benefits of the latest version of Google's mobile OS without having to spend more than Php 5,000 on a capable daily driver.

Starmobile Jump Neo, Starmobile Lollipop Smartphone

Obviously, its Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system is the main selling point of this release. However, that's not the only thing that's notable or cool about the Starmobile Jump Neo.

Starmobile Jump Neo, Starmobile Lollipop Smartphone

In terms of looks, for instance, it's no push over. The first time I saw this model in the flesh and held it, I was instantly smitten not only by its very hip design but also by how solid it feels in the hand.

Starmobile Jump Neo, Starmobile Lollipop Smartphone

"We really focused on the design of our new smartphones. We want to give consumers really premium looking devices that they will be proud to show to their friends," Mr. Elijah Mendoza - Product Marketing Manager of Starmobile - told me during our meeting last week. Looking at their current handset line-up, I believe it's a goal that they've successfully achieved.

Starmobile Jump Neo, Starmobile Lollipop Smartphone
The White color variant of Starmobile Jump Neo features this silver-painted polycarbonate side frame that gives it an air of corporate sophistication.

Starmobile Jump Neo, Starmobile Lollipop Smartphone

Considering that the handset has a very affordable price tag, it's technical specifications - I would say - are already more than decent. On the outside, Jump Neo flaunts a 5-inch FWVGA IPS display panel, a 5 MegaPixel autofocus main camera, a 2 MegaPixel selfie cam in front, Full HD video recorder,

Starmobile Jump Neo, Starmobile Lollipop Smartphone

Under the hood, Starmobile Jump Neo runs its vanilla Android 5.0 Lollipop OS with Quad Core 1.3 GHz ARM Cortex A7 and Mali 400 MP2 GPU based MediaTek MT6582M chipset, has 1 GB of RAM for multitasking, and has a rather sizable 8 GB of internal storage that you can beef up using the device's microSD card slot supporting up to 32GB.

Starmobile Jump Neo, Starmobile Lollipop Smartphone

These internal hardware specs combine to give Jump Neo an Antutu Benchmark Score in the area of 20,827. This relatively high mark reflects the handset's capability to run and play almost all games that you can download from the Google Play Store -- with the exception, perhaps, of a few 3D titles that are really taxing on the graphics chip.

Starmobile Jump Neo, Starmobile Lollipop Smartphone

On top of its OS version, design, and technical specifications, Starmobile Jump Neo also comes with unique and useful software enhancements courtesy of the Pinoy handset company. These include Starmobile Sync 2.0, which is a fast way to transfer contacts, calendar notes, and messages and more via WiFi and Bluetooth. There's also the Starmobile Care App - a one-stop app for updates, tips, customer service requests, and virus protection. The handset also supports Double Tap to Wake or Sleep feature, a touch gesture on the home screen that can help lessen wear and tear on the power button.

Starmobile Jump Neo, Starmobile Lollipop Smartphone

With dimensions of 144 x 73.2 x 9.3 millimeters and weighing 170 grams, Starmobile Jump Neo is powered by a removable 2,400 mAh battery, which - according to the company - delivers around 400 hours of standby and 8 hours of talk time. This pack is one of the biggest that you'll find on a smartphone in this price echelon.

Starmobile Jump Neo, Starmobile Lollipop Smartphone

Starmobile Jump Neo is available in three colors, namely, White, Dark Blue, and Bronze. You can now get it at all Starmobile Concept Stores, kiosks, and partner stores across the country.

Starmobile Jump Neo, Starmobile Lollipop Smartphone

Again, this affordable 5-inch Android Lollipop smartphone sells for only Php 4,490 -- and for that amount you get the complete retail package shown above, which includes the unit itself, the 2,400 mAh battery pack, microUSB to USB cable, standard earphones, quick start guide, warranty certificate guaranteeing parts and services after-sales support for one whole year, screen protector, and even a free Starmobile Instacase.

TechPinas Smartphone Technical Specs Table (TSTST)
Name Starmobile Jump Neo
Type Slate Form Factor (Full Touchscreen)
Price Category Lower Midrange
Dimensions144 x 73.2 x 9.3 mm
Weight 170 grams
Available Colors White, Bronze, Dark Blue
Operating System Android 5.0 Lollipop
Display 5-inch (~196 ppi) FWVGA 480 x 854 pixels, IPS, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Processor Quad Core 1.3 GHz ARM Cortex A7 CPU, Mali 400 MP2 GPU, MediaTek MT6582M chipset
RAM 1 GB RAM
Internal Storage 8 GB ROM, expandable via microSD card slot, supports up to 32 GB
Camera Main: 5 MegaPixels, autofocus, BSI
Front: 2 MegaPixels, fixed focus, BSI
Video Capture Full HD 1080p 30 frames per second for main camera, HD for front camera (to be confirmed)
Audio and Video Playback MP4, DivX, Xvid, FLV, MKV, H.264, H.263, MP3, WAV, eAAC+/Flac (TBC)
Ports microUSB v2.0, 3.5 mm audio jack
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth, 3G HSPA+, Miracast, Chromecast
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Sensors Accelerometer, Light, Bosch Proximity
Network 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900, 3G Network HSDPA 850 / 2100
SIM Card Type Dual: Regular Mini SIM + MicroSIM, Dual 3G Standby
Battery Removable Li-Ion 2,400 mAh battery
Uptime 400 Hours of Standby Time
8 Hours of Talk Time
Value-Added Features Android 5.0 Lollipop, Big Battery, Data Protecton, Screen Pinning, Double Tap to Wake or Sleep, Big Memory, Starmobile Care App, Starmobile Sync 2.0, Starmobile App Store
Announcement May 2015
Availability May 2015
Price Official SRP - Php 4,490

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