What are the advantages and disadvantages of AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2? A review of the features.

Created date: 02/24/2018, 22:33:31, Updated date: 09/30/2018, 13:33:31

In-depth review of AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2's features

We have evaluated the AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2 thoroughly based on its functions, specifications/performances, and ease of use, and provided a review on whether you should buy it. We have also summarized the pros and cons of choosing the AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2 so that you can see them at a glance.

The merits and demerits of AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2

The merits of AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2

  • The display is large, so text and images appear clear on the screen.

The demerits of AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2

  • It has a relatively low-grade CPU, so you will sometimes experience stuttering when using an app.
  • It has a very low-grade front camera, so it should not be considered as a main camera.
 

Features, Performance, and Reviews for the AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2

The CPU performance of AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2

With the 1.2GHz×4(Quad core) for processing power, the AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2 has ordinary performance. 2D games can be played smoothly but with 3D games power is a little lacking. It is fine for uses other than gaming although there are some apps where operation feels heavy.

With 2GB of RAM, the AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2 has a sufficient amount. Very occasional cases of insufficient RAM do occur, but with this sort of amount of RAM, it will rarely be the cause of feeling any stress.

Evaluating the overall speed of operation of the AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2, it is a mid-range smartphone, and in everyday use operation doesn't feel very jumpy or jerky, but to enjoy games, movies and the like a grade higher smartphone is recommended.

AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2's storage capacity

The data storage capacity of the AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2 is 16GB, and while it is enough for taking photos, it might feel insufficient for those who often shoot videos or who install many games.

The AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2 is compatible with SD cards, so it is possible to increase the capacity easily. Therefore, you probably do not need to be concerned with the storage capacity.

The camera function of AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2

AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2 has a 8 MP main camera, which can serve you well in most cases. However, you might feel a little dissatisfied with the quality of the images.

Also, AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2 has an 2.1 MP front camera, which is a very low figure. Unless you do not care about image quality, you should probably choose a higher-grade smartphone.

The battery performance of AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2

The battery performance of the AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2 is 2030mAh, which is a normal capacity.Compared to other smartphones, the AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2 has a normal amount of battery life. There is nothing to be worried about with everyday use. However, if you are using the internet or playing a game for a long time, you might feel a bit frustrated with the battery life.

AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2's size

The AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2 has a width of 28.0 in (71 mm), a length of 53.5 in (136 mm), and a thickness of 4.3 in (11 mm).It might be possible to operate it with one hand, but depending on the person it might feel big.In addition, the weight of the AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2 is about 5.4 oz (153 g).Even if you are operating it with one hand it feels almost weightless. However, depending on the person, you may feel tired after using it for a while.

Assessing the overall ease of holding the AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2, it has some difficulties but if you use it based on its strengths and weaknesses it will not cause many issues.

AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2's screen

AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2 has a 5.2 inch display.It is large enough and you will rarely encounter issues due to the screen size. However, note that it is not very suited for writing long text.

AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2 has a mid-range screen. It is OK for normal use, but if you want to enjoy photos, videos, or games at their best, you may feel dissatisfied.

Overall assessment of AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2

The AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2 is a relatively capable smartphone. If used as the main smartphone, it may be somewhat inconvenient for everyday use, but it is at a generally acceptable level.

 

Comparing the specifications of AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2 against similar products.

body size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.body size

AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2

59.5-Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.0 in (71 mm) x 53.5 in (136 mm) x 4.3 in (11 mm)

AQUOS L

59.0Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.0 in (71 mm) x 56.3 in (143 mm) x 3.3 in (8.3 mm)

AQUOS U SHV37

59.0Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.0 in (71 mm) x 56.3 in (143 mm) x 3.3 in (8.3 mm)

AQUOS EVER SH-02J

59.0Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.0 in (71 mm) x 56.3 in (143 mm) x 3.3 in (8.3 mm)

AQUOS 507SH(Android One)

58.7Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.0 in (71 mm) x 55.9 in (142 mm) x 3.5 in (8.8 mm)

AQUOS SERIE mini SHV33

71.5Dimensions (width x height x thickness):26.0 in (66 mm) x 49.6 in (126 mm) x 3.5 in (8.9 mm)

body weight

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.body weight

AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2

69.1-Weight:5.4 oz (153 g)

AQUOS L

75.5Weight:4.8 oz (137 g)

AQUOS U SHV37

75.5Weight:4.8 oz (137 g)

AQUOS EVER SH-02J

75.1Weight:4.9 oz (138 g)

AQUOS 507SH(Android One)

76.3Weight:4.8 oz (135 g)

AQUOS SERIE mini SHV33

82.3Weight:4.2 oz (120 g)

screen size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.screen size

AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2

77.2-Display size:5.2 inch

AQUOS L

74.0Display size:5 inch

AQUOS U SHV37

74.0Display size:5 inch

AQUOS EVER SH-02J

74.0Display size:5 inch

AQUOS 507SH(Android One)

74.0Display size:5 inch

AQUOS SERIE mini SHV33

69.2Display size:4.7 inch

RAM capacity

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.RAM capacity

AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2

50.0-RAM size:2GB

AQUOS L

50.0RAM size:2GB

AQUOS U SHV37

50.0RAM size:2GB

AQUOS EVER SH-02J

50.0RAM size:2GB

AQUOS 507SH(Android One)

50.0RAM size:2GB

AQUOS SERIE mini SHV33

60.0RAM size:3GB

storage size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.storage size

AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2

50.0-Storage size:16GB

AQUOS L

50.0Storage size:16GB

AQUOS U SHV37

50.0Storage size:16GB

AQUOS EVER SH-02J

50.0Storage size:16GB

AQUOS 507SH(Android One)

50.0Storage size:16GB

AQUOS SERIE mini SHV33

50.0Storage size:16GB

battery

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.battery

AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2

50.5-Battery capacity:2030mAh

AQUOS L

60.5Battery capacity:2700mAh

AQUOS U SHV37

60.5Battery capacity:2700mAh

AQUOS EVER SH-02J

60.5Battery capacity:2700mAh

AQUOS 507SH(Android One)

65.2Battery capacity:3010mAh

AQUOS SERIE mini SHV33

62.2Battery capacity:2810mAh

rear-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.rear-camera resolution

AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2

50.0-Rear-camera resolution:8 MP

AQUOS L

61.9Rear-camera resolution:13.1 MP

AQUOS U SHV37

61.9Rear-camera resolution:13.1 MP

AQUOS EVER SH-02J

61.9Rear-camera resolution:13.1 MP

AQUOS 507SH(Android One)

61.9Rear-camera resolution:13.1 MP

AQUOS SERIE mini SHV33

61.9Rear-camera resolution:13.1 MP

front-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.front-camera resolution

AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2

16.9-Front-camera resolution:2.1 MP

AQUOS L

50.0Front-camera resolution:5 MP

AQUOS U SHV37

50.0Front-camera resolution:5 MP

AQUOS EVER SH-02J

50.0Front-camera resolution:5 MP

AQUOS 507SH(Android One)

50.0Front-camera resolution:5 MP

AQUOS SERIE mini SHV33

50.0Front-camera resolution:5 MP

grip

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.grip

AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2

64.3-Color:Turquoise/Black/White/Pink, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.0 in (71 mm) x 53.5 in (136 mm) x 4.3 in (11 mm), Weight:5.4 oz (153 g)

AQUOS L

67.2Color:Blue/White/Pink, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.0 in (71 mm) x 56.3 in (143 mm) x 3.3 in (8.3 mm), Weight:4.8 oz (137 g)

AQUOS U SHV37

67.2Color:Lime & Gold/Platinum & White/Pink & Powder/Metal & Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.0 in (71 mm) x 56.3 in (143 mm) x 3.3 in (8.3 mm), Weight:4.8 oz (137 g)

AQUOS EVER SH-02J

67.0Color:Champagne Gold/Pure White/Navy Black/Rose Pink, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.0 in (71 mm) x 56.3 in (143 mm) x 3.3 in (8.3 mm), Weight:4.9 oz (138 g)

AQUOS 507SH(Android One)

67.5Color:Blue/White/Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.0 in (71 mm) x 55.9 in (142 mm) x 3.5 in (8.8 mm), Weight:4.8 oz (135 g)

AQUOS SERIE mini SHV33

76.9Color:Scarlet/White/Sapphire/Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):26.0 in (66 mm) x 49.6 in (126 mm) x 3.5 in (8.9 mm), Weight:4.2 oz (120 g)

screen cleanliness

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.screen cleanliness

AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2

57.3-Display type:CG Silicon, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:282ppi

AQUOS L

59.9Display type:IGZO, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:293ppi

AQUOS U SHV37

59.9Display type:IGZO, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:293ppi

AQUOS EVER SH-02J

59.9Display type:IGZO, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:293ppi

AQUOS 507SH(Android One)

59.9Display type:IGZO, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:293ppi

AQUOS SERIE mini SHV33

86.7Display type:IGZO, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:468ppi

performance

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.performance

AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2

33.5-OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, CPU specs:1.2GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:2GB

AQUOS L

52.6OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937, CPU specs:1.4GHz+1.1GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:2GB

AQUOS U SHV37

52.6OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937, CPU specs:1.4GHz+1.1GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:2GB

AQUOS EVER SH-02J

52.6OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937, CPU specs:1.4GHz+1.1GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:2GB

AQUOS 507SH(Android One)

54.2OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952, CPU specs:1.5GHz+1.2GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:2GB

AQUOS SERIE mini SHV33

60.0OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992, CPU specs:1.8GHz+1.4GHz×6(Hexacore), RAM size:3GB

Specifications of AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2

AQUOS CRYSTAL Y2
ImageAQUOS CRYSTAL Y2
MakerSHARP
BrandAQUOS
Release date2/5, 2016
ColorTurquoise/Black/White/Pink
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)28.0 in (71 mm) x 53.5 in (136 mm) x 4.3 in (11 mm)
Weight5.4 oz (153 g)
Display size5.2 inch
Display typeCG Silicon
Screen resolution (width x height)720 x 1280
Pixel density282ppi
Battery capacity2030mAh
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926
CPU specs1.2GHz×4(Quad core)
RAM size2GB
Storage size16GB
Rear-camera resolution8 MP
Front-camera resolution2.1 MP

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