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Elephone P2000 Video Review Test - Fingerprint Scanner - MT6592 octa-core

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By ColonelZap, Senior Member on 23rd July 2014, 07:34 AM
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unboxing video:

review video:


5.5" inch capacitive 5 -Point Multi Touch Screen

Display: 720x1280 pixel HD resolution, IPS-Display, OGS-Display

CPU: MTK6592 octa-core @1.7GHz

GPU: Mali 450-MP

Android 4.4.2

2GB RAM / 16GB of internal memory / TF-card support

Quadband, unlocked, 3G / UMTS / HSDPA+ / WCDMA

Wifi, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS, g-sensor, proximity sensor, light sensor, gyroscope sensor - magnetic field sensor, notification LED, fingerprint sensor

OTG - USB on the go

NFC - Near Field Communication

Air Gesture Control

Main Camera: 13MP output (8MP real??) ,autofocus, LED flash, F2.0

Front Camera: 8MP output (5MP real??), F2.2

Dual Sim dual standby (regular sim card / micro sim card)
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26th July 2014, 10:21 AM |#2  
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Rooted it with Vroot V1.7.8
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31st July 2014, 05:31 PM |#3  
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hello ! I want to buy this smartphone, it is really efficient ?
1st August 2014, 05:41 PM |#4  
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Originally Posted by AmazinGamerZz

hello ! I want to buy this smartphone, it is really efficient ?

Sure, why not

New Firmware release:

19th August 2014, 09:50 AM |#5  
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Most of all it is cheap...and inexpensive

Although the specs promise a great phone and set high expectations, you shouldn't set your hopes too high.
Memory is very limited (only 1,2 GB left for installing software) and not addressed very efficiently. Apps2SD or Link2SD doesn't work for the remaining 12GB...and external MicroSD cards are not handled very well.
Biggest challenge and most common remark/complaint on however is the battery. It drains quite fast.

Support from Elephone is quite limited and the phone is not very popular amongst enthusiasts, so custom ROMs are not very likely.

...but as long as you don't expect too much at this is good value for money (at least I am quite happy with it...except for the WiFi problems).

Btw: there is another tread about the P2000 at
this includes the ROM updates and links

Originally Posted by AmazinGamerZz

hello ! I want to buy this smartphone, it is really efficient ?

4th October 2014, 03:03 AM |#6  
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About the app partition, you can fix this. Mine has now 7GB of app space which is lot more than what almost anyone needs.
Look at Marsapa custom tom on NeedRom. He is now at version 3. The ROM works perfectly. The phone is really great.
The only problem that remains and will probably last, is the battery life. About 2 to 2:30 hours max (when screen on).
Just because of that, I'm looking for a replacement.
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