CES 2016: TP-Link Enters Smartphone Market With Neffos C5 Handsets
TP-Link is a name we usually associate with networking products, especially routers, but not anymore, as the company debuted at CES 2016 a series of smartphones. The series is named Neffos C5 and it includes the C5L, C5 and C5 Max handsets.
All 3 models run on Android 5.1 Lollipop and feature dual SIM slots and 4G LTE connectivity. Among them we find the entry level Neffos C5L, with a 4.5 inch FWVGA display and a quad core Snapdragon 210 CPU, plus 2 GB of RAM. This model has 8 GB of storage, a microSD card slot, an 8 megapixel back camera with LED flash and a 2 MP selfie cam.
It measures 10.15 mm in thickness and has a 2000 mAh battery. Next up is the TP-Link Neffos C5, with a 5 inch 720p IPS display, a 1.3 GHz quad core MediaTek processor and 2 GB of RAM, as well as 16 GB of storage and a microSD card slot. There’s an 8 megapixel camera at its back and a 5 MP front shooter. A 2200 mAh battery rounds the list up.
Finally, the TP-Link Neffos C5 Max is the phablet of the bunch, with a 5.5 inch Full HD screen, octa core MediaTek MT6753 processor at 1.3 GHz, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of storage, as well as Android 5.1 as the OS. This handset has a 13 megapixel main camera, a 5 MP front shooter and a 3045 mAh battery. The products will be on sale at the end of Q1, for an unknown price.