Bangladeshi handset maker Walton has unveiled its new smartphone ‘Primo S8’ with attractive design and features including powerful battery, RAM and ROM along with striking cameras that already gained huge responses from the tech-lovers. Customers who go for pre-book from Walcart, the Walton’s newly launched e-commerce platform, will get it only at Tk 18,990 with a discount of Tk 2,000.
On Sunday (December 19, 2021) the smartphone was launched during the grand opening ceremony of Walcart held at Walton Corporate Office in the capital.
Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited (WHIL) Managing Director and CEO Golam Murshed gave a technical review on the Walton’s new flagship smartphone as a special segment of the event. Being amazed by his presentation, the state minister for information and communication technology Zunaid Ahmed Palak ordered a phone from Walcart and the device was delivered immediately to him in special arrangement.
The delightful program was also attended by e-Cab President Shomi Kaiser, BASIS President Syed Almas Kabir, BCS President Shahid-Ul Munir, BACCO President Wahid Sharif, WHIL Chairman S M Nurul Alam Rezvi, Vice-Chairman SM Shamsul Alam, Directors SM Rezaul Alam and Tahmina Afrose Tanna, Walcart Chairman SM Manjurul Alam Ove, Managing Director Sabiha Jarin Orona.
Praising the phone’s configuration and affordable pricing, the state minister said that the ‘Made in Bangladesh’ labeled products are of high quality and Walton is playing important role in ensuring ‘access to devices’ for all citizens in building the ecosystem of country’s digital economy.
In his technical review, Golam Murshed said that made with full 3D glass panel, ‘Primo S8’ smartphone is eye-catching with its mirror black and ocean blue colors. Its fingerprint sensor is side mounted. The design and built quality of the 8.6 mm slim phone will fascinate the customers and they will get premium feel using the device.
Runs on Android 11 operating system, the new phone has a 6.78-inch 90 Hz full HD plus LTPS display with a 21:9 aspect ratio and 2460×1080 pixel screen resolution. A powerful 2.0 GHz ‘Helio G88’ octacore processor makes the phone a full-fledged gaming device. Powerful Mali-G52-MC2 is used as graphics and 6GB LPDDR4x RAM will ensure stunning performance. The phone comes with 128GB internal storage and 256GB microSD card support.
Camera is one of the special features of the smartphone with its 1.7 aperture enriched AI Quad (four cameras) setup including LED flash in the back. The main sensor is 48 megapixels while there is also a 5 megapixel wide angle lens, 2 megapixel macro lens and a 2 megapixel depth sensor. Its 1/2 inch 6P lens will ensure bright and perfect picture. The rear camera can capture full HD resolution video. The phone features another 8 megapixel middle punch hole camera with 2.0 aperture and PDAF technology on the front for attractive selfies.
For excellent power backup, the phone has a 5000mAh Li-polymer battery with 18 watts fast charging facilities including Type-C reverse charging.
Other features include face unlock, full HD video playback and camcorder, screen recorder, intelligent assistant, smart control, split screen, dark mode, suspend button, prayer times, 4G SIM Support, OTA, OTG etc.
The smart phone produced in Walton Digi-Tech Industries Limited’s own factory has 30 days special replacement facility with 101 days priority service along with regular one-year after-sales service.