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Phone ALPS N9500 MTK6589 Quad core 1GB Ram 8GB Rom

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13th May 2013, 01:43 AM   |  #1  
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Just bought this phone, been testing it for a week now.
Good screen, IPS, 3G works great, fast GPS, an incredible machine for the price.
Have it rooted and with the latest firmware, no bugs so far. Just testing the battery duration.

ALPS N9500 MTK6589 Quad core 1GB Ram 8GB Rom
Specs: (Flash on the right side of the camera, N9500 at back of the battery)
Antutu: (+-13000 Model: N9500 Brand: Alps Build Number: N9500_20130325 root@cmd-desktop)
Model: Alps N9500 (Tengda, HDC, Galaxy, Star, S4)
Size: 142*73.5*9.3mm
Hard platform: MTK6589 -1209 MHz Quad-core
Internal: RAM: 1G / Rom: 8G
Android OS: v4.2.1 (jelly bean)
MS mode: WCDMA/GSM
Frquency band: WCDMA 2100/850 (HSDPA) and GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Sim card: Dual sim cards, dual standby
Navigation: GPS+AGPS Navigator
Display: 5.0" HD IPS 1280 x 720 pixels Gorilla Glass
Camera: 12MP AF + 5MP front camera, flash light (real 8+2)
Video screen: Video records with sound
Wireless transmission: WIFI 802.11b/g/n Bluetooth 2.0 3GEDGEHSDPAHSUPA
Modem features: Wireless AP ( Mobile AP )
HSUPA: Support 5.76 Mbps
HSDPA: Support 7.2 Mbps
Light sensor: Support
Proximity sensor: Support
Gravity Sensor: Support
Bluetooth: Support
FM: Support
Java Expand: Support
Music/video: Support
WAP Browser: Support
Hand-writing: Support
Multilingual: Support
T-flash card: Support micro SDT-Flash32G
Battery parameter: Standard battery content>2100mAh
Talk time: 120-150 (Unit:Mins)
Standby time: 120-180 (Unit:Hour)
Phone book: 1000 Group
SMS/Color message: Support
Headphone jack: 3.5MM standard interface
Charging port: mini usb 5pin interface
What's in the box:
1 * Cellphone / 2 * Battery ( 2100mAh lithium ion battery) / 1 * Earphone
1 * USB Cable / 1 * USB Charger / 1 * User's Manual / Slim leather case & Silicone

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Root, Rom and Fixes:
How to update or flash
Root
Alps N9500 rom always new updates
Fix GPS
After the update fix the camera with SP MDT and GPS with M44 toolbox.

Root em português:
- Faz download dos ficheiros
- Instalar os MTK6589 Driver que lá estão
- Liga o usb debug autoriza instalar apps desconhecias liga o cabo usb para o PC reconhecer o smartphone
- Desliga do PC a seguir de reconhecer o aparelho
- Corre o ficheiro “run.bat” botão rato do lado direito run as administrator e carrega enter quando abrir a janela
- Liga o cabo USB com o smartphone ligado
- Ele vai rootear e instalar o SuperSU
- Pede para fazer reboot ao smartphone e dá OK

Feito

Thanks for reading, hope it helps in a future buy.
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14th May 2013, 06:36 PM   |  #2  
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Are we talking about this phone?



I don't believe it has a gorilla glas
14th May 2013, 11:10 PM   |  #3  
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Gorilla Glass
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Originally Posted by ColonelZap

Are we talking about this phone?
I don't believe it has a gorilla glas

Hi there big fan of your reviews, i think it dont have Gorilla, but some stores swear that this have gorilla glass.
I'm not going to test it...

Thanks
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15th May 2013, 07:06 PM   |  #4  
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Hi there big fan of your reviews, i think it dont have Gorilla, but some stores swear that this have gorilla glass.
I'm not going to test it...

Thanks

Thanks and I'm also NOT going to test it
18th May 2013, 11:50 AM   |  #5  
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STAR N9500 CWM recovery
Hi i have made basic cwm recovery for this device as i have one.
i have installed and tested with firmware N9500.20130419_e2006_v89_jbaol1 om my N9500 and works perfect and have done nandroid backup etc.
I flashed it by swapping cwm with stock recovery in firmware loaded spflashtool and unticked all except recovery,
http://www.mediafire.com/?c6njco2ufpthwhu

Adding star n9500 cwm recovery v6.0.2.8 by my amigo bruno martins.Again i have tested on my n9500 and working perfect with above firmware.(better cwm than mine)
http://www.mediafire.com/?yakft19fkwqsxwa

enjoy folks.
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20th May 2013, 05:36 AM   |  #6  
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HI May I know which version of windows are you using?
My SP Flash tool doesn't help
I used whatever methods they used to install driver to detect my phone while its off
But unfortunately it just cannot detect
I am using Windows 8 x64
I take out the battery methods, install without driver enforecement
Still no avail

Any advice?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by catmarch2004

HI May I know which version of windows are you using?
My SP Flash tool doesn't help
I used whatever methods they used to install driver to detect my phone while its off
But unfortunately it just cannot detect
I am using Windows 8 x64
I take out the battery methods, install without driver enforecement
Still no avail

Any advice?

Hi you can forget it with windows 8.when i was running win 8 i had so many problems like this i went back to win 7
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Hi you can forget it with windows 8.when i was running win 8 i had so many problems like this i went back to win 7

That's sad as I don't have another computer to do the flash
Well I think I just leave it as it is
As least its rooted so I can do many things
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Originally Posted by catmarch2004

That's sad as I don't have another computer to do the flash
Well I think I just leave it as it is
As least its rooted so I can do many things

you can try to install drivers manually.go here and download and install this..it will install android adb driver etc.
when asked select SAMSUNG driver.

http://pdanet.co/a/
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New stock Firmware with CWM 6.0.2.8
Hi as it says in the title here is new stock rom for our star N9500 with intergrated CWM Recovery
I have tested and only see small changes like smoother transitions etc.and GPS seems working fine.

MAIN2.1_W10.24_ENUM 20130510
MT6589_S00_MOLY_WR8_W1248_MD_WG_MP_V6_P4

http://ul.to/1i7748n9


Also roms available here at needrom you just need to register to download.
http://www.needrom.com/phone-roms/star/n9500/

still waiting for a good custom rom for this device maybe with samsung UI...hope to see one soon.
SOMEONE MAKE ME A LOVELY CUSTOM ROM PLEASE.

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