Wiko boys staged the pleasant surprise of the past MWC2014, not in vain brought fresh air to the numerous economic ranges of the Android platform, but without neglecting the good finishes that boast their smartphones.
Now, with the Mobile World Congress 2015 already looming, they presented to us its new WIKO Ridge 4G, a terminal that maintains the essence of the French manufacturer: a great construction and good finishes with metallic materials on the outside, while inside is accompanied of a balanced hardware that it does not cheapen the user experience, but yes it allows to keep the price.
Is the own Wiko who defined its new 4G Ridge as a device that “combines to maximize the equation derived from quality, price and innovation”, so its basic premises already know them, with a target located between media platform users.
The 4G Ridge is a terminal manufactured with taste, with a clean and elegant design around a aluminum and magnesium alloy chassis, harder than steel and nearly half the weight, confirming that good materials do not imply too high prices.
Advanced techniques have been used to get good finishes, sanding and grinding into the metal profile, and thanks innovation in materials we have managed to lower the weight of the set up to the 125 grams with a thickness of only 7.5 mm, in which it is a 2,420 mAh battery.
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On the front you will find one 5 IPS screen with HD resolution 720 p, that incorporates technology Full Lamination to enhance the light and a Gorilla Glass 3 glass that ensures protection of the panel quality.
When the hardware, chipset is mounted Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 with four core processor at 1.2 GHz and 64-bit architecture, accompanied by an Adreno GPU 306 and 2 GB of RAM. Enough to move Android 4.4 KitKat without any problem.
The internal storage is 16 GB and it can be expanded with microSD card, while for the multimedia part has been incorporated a 13 megapixel main camera with Sony Exmor IMX135 sensor, LED, IR filter flash and opening F2.2. On the front we find a 5 megapixel sensor.
The connectivity is complete to LTE with support for dual SIM (microSIM/nanoSIM), although they will make us choose between a second SIM or memory expansion, because the port of both cards is shared. Also no shortage of battery common sensors or WiFi connectivity, Bluetooth or aGPS and GLONASS.
Ridge Fab 4G, also in large format
The French firm don’t forget neither the market phablet and its huge boom in recent times, although your bet at the moment is more restrained, without a specifically designed large format device.
Instead, Wiko introduces us to the Ridge Fab 4G, a version of the Ridge 4G completely identical both on the outside and inside, with the exception of their size, growing up to 156 mm x 78.2 x 8.6 mm.
In this new body is now a IPS Panel of 5.5 inch that maintains Full Lamination technology and HD resolution 720 p. In addition, Wiko also leverages to increase your battery up to the 2.820 mAh.
Ridge Fab 4G, identical but with 5.5 ” screen
WIKO Ridge 4G, availability and prices
The WIKO Ridge 4G It will come during the month of March all major markets where it operates Wiko, and will do so in two colors: anthracite grey and Arctic white with gilded frames.
Spain will be among the countries where the terminal is available, with a preferred price of only 219 euros make it a great choice among the mid-range Android catalog.
For its part, the Ridge Fab 4G -larger version – will also be available in March in two colors indicated with a price climbing slightly to 229 EUR.