Kazam Tornado 552L: Stormy Phablet in the Practice Test

The Samsung models Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge and the HTC one M9 are the stars of the Mobile World Congress 2015 but also other manufacturers of smartphones with watchable facilities have offside of the big stage the Kazam tornado 552L approximately. Already visually you want to speak to interested with the 5.2-inch Smartphone: with a thickness of 5 millimetres (mm), it is thinner than the top devices Samsung Galaxy S6 (6.8 mm) and iphone 6 plus (7.1 mm). Despite the large screen is the tornado but good in the hand. Is the catchy, notched metal frame.

Update from the 12.06.2015: Kazam officially stating that the tornado 552 L but does not come to Europe. According to the press release, Kazam put value on an “optimal price / performance ratio”. Frank Obermann, country Manager Kazam Germany, says “With the planned tornado 552 L we had ultimately difficulties, to make an attractive offer for our customers”. The surmise that the suppliers of Gionee has attracted its prices. Because unlike that was not even developed to other Kazam models 552 L, but of Gionee (it’s the Elife S7) provided only with the Kazam logo.

Kazam tornado 552L: performance or a storm in a teacup?

Inside a mediatek comes processor with eight cores used, of which four 1.3 and 1.7 gigahertz clock. Together with 2 gigabytes (GB) of memory, the chip should provide brisk pace. You back up data on the 16 GB Flash memory. Too bad: Lacks a slot for microsd cards for memory expansion. For this purpose, the device has two SIM card slots. The mobile data standard LTE can be used on both. Like HTC, so also Kazam at the pixel craze doesn’t: the Super AMOLED display of the tornado 552 L resolves only with 1920 x 1080 pixels (full HD) and made a good impression. At first glance

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The camera comes with a sensor from Sony and resolves with 13 megapixels. The Knipse delivered bright images, but sometimes slightly grainy worked during testing at the booth. The front camera offers a whopping 8 Megapixels and should be suitable for for Selfie fans just fine. According to the manufacturer, the battery life is two days. Operating system installed the latest Android 5.0 Kazam lollipop. Also features stereo speakers and supports the Dolby Surround sound theatre system, if they join the Smartphone has a corresponding adapter to the stereo system.

Assessment: Kazam tornado 552 L

The Kazam offers tornado 552 L dual-SIM-LTE, a good display and a neat, easy-grip housing to a current operating system. You must, however, make smears at the store. The laboratory test must show how the camera under extreme conditions and everyday – strikes. For users, large devices say to that is the Kazam tornado 552 L but probably an attractive solution, provided that the price does not exceed the 399-euro limit to the manufacturer is silent but still.