Pocket WiFi S S31HW review: worth buying?

Created date: 02/24/2018, 21:38:07, Updated date: 04/04/2020, 11:28:14

What are the strengths of the Pocket WiFi S S31HW? We explain its advantages and disadvantages when compared to other smartphone. Even if you are not used to choosing between different smartphone, you'll learn to make the decision of whether or not the Pocket WiFi S S31HW is right for you.

Features, Performance, and Reviews for the Pocket WiFi S S31HW

The camera function of Pocket WiFi S S31HW

The main camera of the Pocket WiFi S S31HW is 3.2 MP pixels, which is a very low resolution. If you aren't particular about your photos and videos, or rarely ever shoot or film with your smartphone, it should be no problem. But otherwise, you should choose a smartphone at least one tier higher.

The Pocket WiFi S S31HW comes equipped with a 0 MP pixel front-facing camera, which is very low resolution. If you aren't particular about your videos or photos, it might be fine, but otherwise, we recommend a smartphone at least one tier higher.

The battery performance of Pocket WiFi S S31HW

The battery of the Pocket WiFi S S31HW has a capacity of 1200 mAh, which is rather low. Compared to other smartphones, the battery life of the Pocket WiFi S S31HW is not very good. It's okay if you're just using it for calls and the occasional bit of browsing, but if you're going to browse for extended periods, play games or watch videos, you want a reserve battery pack.

Pocket WiFi S S31HW's size

The Pocket WiFi S S31HW is 2.2 inches (54.8 mm) wide, 4.1 inches (104 mm) tall, and 0.5 inches (13.5 mm) thick. It's extremely compact, and can be easily operated with one hand. In the case of the Pocket WiFi S S31HW, it weighs about 105 oz (105 g). The weight of this phone is such that you'll barely notice it at all even when using one-handed. As such, you shouldn't have any problems using it even for long periods of time.

The size and weight of the Pocket WiFi S S31HW make it very comfortable to use. If you're looking for a smartphone that is easy to handle and carry around, then this should be your first choice.

Pocket WiFi S S31HW's screen

The Pocket WiFi S S31HW has a 2.8 inch screen. The screen is rather small, and the displayed text will appear tiny, as will buttons, which most users will feel to be inconvenient and hard to press.

The Pocket WiFi S S31HW feels rough overall in terms of screen cleanliness. If you're planning to use your smartphone every day, you should consider a higher-grade device.

The CPU performance of Pocket WiFi S S31HW

The processing performance of the Pocket WiFi S S31HW is quite low at 0.5GHz×1(Single core), and you may find minor issues even while browsing the internet or Twitter.

The Pocket WiFi S S31HW only has 307.2MB of RAM, which is fairly low. The RAM is regularly insufficient, so operation gets unstable and jerky even when using apps that are not resource intensive.

In rating the Pocket WiFi S S31HW's overall operational speed, it ranks at the low end of smartphones. It will lag and feel sluggish even during normal use. In most cases, users will feel the performance to be lacking.

Pocket WiFi S S31HW's storage capacity

The Pocket WiFi S S31HW has 512.0MB of data storage. This is fine if you mainly use email or social media sites, but if you plan to take photos and videos or play games, you should buy an upgrade.

Since the Pocket WiFi S S31HW is compatible with SD cards, you'll be able to easily expand your storage capacity; you won't need to worry about how much internal space it has.

Overall assessment of Pocket WiFi S S31HW

The Pocket WiFi S S31HW is a low-end smartphone. Due to its low price, it's sometimes used as a back-up phone, but if you're looking for a main phone then you would be better offer looking for something slightly more powerful.

The merits and demerits of Pocket WiFi S S31HW

The merits of Pocket WiFi S S31HW

  • Its design makes it very to carry around and hold with one hand.
  • Its light and quite easy to hold.

The demerits of Pocket WiFi S S31HW

  • The display is small, making text difficult to read.
  • The screen is low resolution, making it not ideal for viewing photos or videos.
  • The battery performance is not very good, so depending on what you're using it for, you might have to be careful to not run out of battery.
  • The CPU performance is not very good, and will become operationally sluggish when using apps.
  • The rear-facing camera is very low resolution, so you should not think of using this smartphone as your main camera.
  • The rear-facing camera is very low resolution, so you should not think of using this smartphone as your main camera.
 
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Specifications of Pocket WiFi S S31HW

Pocket WiFi S S31HW
ImagePocket WiFi S S31HW
MakerHUAWEI
Release date1/14, 2011
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)2.2 inches (54.8 mm) x 4.1 inches (104 mm) x 0.5 inches (13.5 mm)
Weight105 oz (105 g)
Display size2.8 inch
Display typeTFT
Screen resolution (width x height)240 x 320
Pixel density142 ppi
Battery capacity1200 mAh
ChipsetSnapdragon S1 MSM7225
CPU specs0.5GHz×1(Single core)
RAM size307.2MB
Storage size512.0MB
Rear-camera resolution3.2 MP
Front-camera resolution0 MP

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