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Unboxing the Huawei G Power

March 04, 2016 · 2 min read
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China-based OEM, Huawei recently launched the Huawei G Power into the Nigerian market and as the name connotes, it is intended to be strong in the power department.

We recently received a review unit and in usual fashion, we thought we’d take it for a quick spin before our extensive review so, here it goes.

Spec Highlights

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  • Android 5.15-inch 720p IPS display
  • 64-bit 1.3 GHz quad-core processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB internal memorywith expandable memory
  • Dual SIM capability
  • 13MP auto-focus rear camera with LED flash
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • 4000mAh battery with Fast charging, Reverse Charging
  • OTG support

Phew! The Huawei G Power does pack quite a punch.

What’s in the box?

The Huawei G Power comes in eye-catching red boxing sealed on both edges

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It’s a minor annoyance having to peel off the sealing on both edges but it’s probably worth it because …

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Hello you …

Coming from a bigger 6-inch device, the Huawei G Power initially appears small to me till I’m reminded it is actually a standard 5-inch device.

Now if we could just take off that nylon wrap…

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Viola!

There you have the 5MP front camera and speakers. The phone is packaged with a plastic protector which makes it feel bulky on initial handling. I’m not sure why they couldn’t package the protector separately.

You’ll find other usual suspects in the box

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An earpiece set, a charger head and USB cable, manuals and a screen protector

The power and volume buttons are to the right of the device

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The charging port and external speakers are at the bottom

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The earphone jack is all alone at the top edge

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At the back, you’ll find the 13MP camera and flash

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I’m already starting to find that plastic protector annoying.

I’m just gonna take it off ..

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You want to take extra care opening the back cover (from the left edge, with phone facing down)

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Make sure you push it up all the way to the top before pulling off the back cover

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Inside, you’ll find the Dual SIM slots, memory card slot and (non-removable) battery

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Insert your SIMs and memory card and dazall. All that’s left is to setup the phone

First Impressions

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“The Huawei G Power is pretty neat” is most of what I can say for now. I’ve only had it for a few hours. Judging by the specs, I expect it to run pretty smoothly and have solid battery life. It does feel a bit bulky though. That’s a price to pay for the big battery.

The Huawei G Power comes in White, Black and Gold and retails exclusively on Jumia for ₦46,500.

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Is the Huawei G Power worth it? Or is it just another overpriced Android phone? Watch this space for the full review.

Múyìwá Mátùlúkò

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