SOLO Aspire M; Unboxing and First Impression

by | May 2, 2017

The SOLO Aspire M is the latest smartphone from SOLO. It is a mid-range smartphone from the Nigerian smartphone maker.


  • Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • Quad Core Processor
  • 5′ TFT LCD Display
  • 5MP Back and 2MP Selfie  Cameras
  • 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory
  • Dual Micro SIM slots
  • 1,800 mAh removable battery.

In the box

The SOLO Aspire M is housed in a blue and black slide box

A unit of the phone is nestled on top of the box


The box contains the usual accessories; USB Cable, Charger, Earphone, Battery and User Manuals.

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USB Cable.



And the battery

The device

Volume rockers and the power button is on the right side of the phone

Earphone jack and microphone is on top

USB port and is underneath


The 2MP front facing camera and speaker grilles are in front

While the 5MP primary camera is at the back with flash and another speaker grille.

And battery space and micro SIM slots behind

First Impression

The SOLO Aspire M is a mid-range smartphone with not too impressive features, but it is a special phone; the first of its kind. The Aspire M is Nigeria’s first contract smartphone, so the specs aside, there is more to it.

Read more: SOLO Aspire M: The journey to building Nigeria’s first contract phone

Victor Ekwealor
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