Moly W5 is a new affordable Windows 10 smartphone with nice specs

Milan Stanojevic avatar. By: Milan Stanojevic
2 minute read

As you probably know, Windows 10 is designed to be a single operating system for all platforms including PCs, tablets and smartphones. In the world of Windows 10 smartphones, Moly has released its latest Windows 10 smartphone just a few days ago. Let’s examine this phone and see what it has to offer.

W5: Affordable Windows 10 smartphone from Moly

The Moly W5 is an affordable smartphone and while it doesn’t have any groundbreaking hardware specifications, it’s perfect for most users.

The first thing you’ll notice about the Moly W5 is its 5-inch LTPS display shielded with Corning Gorilla Glass, making it pretty rugged — especially considering there’s also metal frame available providing additional protection. It’s powered by a 1.1GHz Snapdragon 210 processor and sports 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage space. Should you need extra space, though, the Moly W5 does have a microSD card slot that supports cards up to 128GB.

For photos, it has an 8MP camera on the back and a 2MP front-facing camera for video calls, with the back camera having autofocus capabilities and 1080p HD video recording support. All this is powered by a 2250mAh li-polymer battery.

The unlocked version of the Moly W5 is fully compatible with GSM SIM cards and GSM carriers such as AT&T and T-Mobile. However, unlocked versions not compatible with CDMA carriers such as Sprint, Verizon, Boost or Virgin. Speaking of connectivity, this device fully supports 4G LTE.

On the software front, the Moly W5 run Windows 10 Mobile, allowing you to seamlessly sync your files and apps between different Windows 10 devices. While the Moly W5 might not be the best Windows 10 smartphone out there, it has plenty to offer to average users. Priced at just $199 on Amazon, this is a smartphone you can’t go wrong with, packing decent specs and fluid software.

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