Highscreen Power Five MAX 2 review: it will definitely last for a long time

We live in amazing time: a huge amount of information passes through us every day - only social network tapes supply us with a huge amount of traffic: streams of video, music, news messages from Twitter and a bunch of photos from Instagram. Such an array of data, passed through the phone, is capable of emptying almost any battery in two accounts. As a result, we are used to charge the smartphone 2 times a day and live in short dives from the socket to the socket. This vicious dependence on wires and sockets was solved by the guys from Highscreen. They equipped their new smartphone with a battery capacity of 5000 mAh, which allows it to live up to 2 days in the most intense mode of use. Meet - Highscreen Power Five MAX 2!

The main disadvantage of smartphones with such a hugebattery - their dimensions. Devices with a battery over 3000 mAh look ridiculous and cumbersome, sometimes a separate handbag or a very large pocket is required to carry such a device. But the guys from Highscreen managed to create a miracle. Smartphone Power Five MAX 2 has a thickness of less than a centimeter and at the same time has a 5000 mAh battery. In fact, this smartphone is the longest-running smartphone of all that we have been able to test. In the mode of merciless operation, the device lives for two days.

And it is in normal operation ... But, besidesregular, the device can work even in a special power saving mode. The latter puts the smartphone in austerity mode, in which the device is turned off most of the functions and makes the screen more faded. This mode allows you to almost double the life time of the device and get a full four days instead of two days. But on average about three days.

Unfortunately, removed the ability to charge othersOTG devices, and this is probably the main drawback (and almost the only one). In general, the device package pleased me: the manufacturer did not stint on a nice silicone case, protective glass and powerful charging. The lid is not removable, and you will not be able to replace the battery yourself, but you can expand the memory of the smartphone through the microSD memory card slot. In addition, there is also one combo slot for a SIM card.

Both slots are located on the upper end and work fine with fourth-generation Russian networks.

The body is made in the usual for this segment andfor the manufacturer design. The side frames are aluminum, the back is a textural plastic cover, familiar to us from other smartphones of this manufacturer (so that the phone does not slip out of hands). Fingerprint scanner on the back wall. At the same time it is located a tall, and some users will have to reach for it. But the Power button is located in the very place where it should be. And it also has a pleasant texture, which noticeably distinguishes it against the background of the volume buttons located on the same side.

Tactile is very nice in the hand. It is moderately heavy (220 g), with aluminum side edges and has a thickness of only 9.5 mm. Thanks to these parameters, it feels like a holistic, solid and strong smartphone.

Below is a micro USB port (guys, but what about Type-C) and ... 3.5 mm audio output. Here is a low bow.

5.99-inch screen neatly inscribed in enoughcompact for a device with a 5000 mAh battery case. Power Five MAX 2 is equipped with an IPS-matrix with Full HD + resolution of 1080 × 2160, it is of quite good quality and does not have parasitic distortions inherent in some screens made with this technology. If you are accustomed to high PPI and can boast good vision, then even then the pixels will not be visible to you. The picture, like on many IPS-matrices, looks excessively bright and unnaturally juicy. To argue about whether such a color rendition is good or not, we are not going to, because visual perception is a purely subjective matter. For particularly demanding users, developers have provided the ability to adjust the adaptive brightness. And, to close the screen theme, it is worth noting its good behavior in the sun and a comfortable range of brightness. That is, the screen completely allows you to read in complete darkness and does not blind at the minimum brightness.

Good, but not the highest on modernto standards, the resolution has positive sides. The processor and video accelerator do not have to handle excess resolution, which has a positive effect on the performance of the smartphone. Power Five MAX 2 runs on an eight-core Mediatek chip - MT6763V. This is a fairly fresh 64-bit chip, which provides a very decent level of performance. Mali-G71 is used as a video accelerator in the smartphone. RAM - as much as 4 gigabytes. The combination of such technical characteristics allows the smartphone to easily cope with all modern games without any problems. If we talk about performance through the prism of dry numbers of benchmarks, then in AnTuTu Power Five MAX 2 shows the result within 52 thousand points. In the Geekbench test, the smartphone is gaining a little more than 5 thousand points in multicore mode.

For lack of performance, the smartphone is notsuffers both on paper and in real life. When performing everyday tasks, this device with a monstrous battery behaves vigorously and does not lag at all. This is, first of all, the merit of Highscreen programmers and engineers, who did not fence the shell and other unnecessary software delights on top of the stock Android. Now lovers of custom recovery and scatter files will come along, but let's leave it for other smartphones. The device runs only slightly modified Android 8.1 Oreo and does not even think to "think." Of the interesting additions, I would like to highlight support for NFC (Google Pay to help you), wireless fast charging (up to 10 W) and work with Pump Express 3.0. That is, your Highscreen will not only delight you with a long battery life, but also quickly charge.

It's time to talk about the camera. More precisely - about the cameras. As usual, there are three of them: the front one has 8 Mp and the main one has 16 Mp + 8 Mp. To be honest, nothing extraordinary cameras stand out, the pictures are good with good daylight. However, he does not pretend to the role of a camera phone, although there is some making - for example, the bokeh function and PDAF-focus.

Here are some examples of shots on Power Five MAX 2:

Sample photo on the main camera Highscreen Power Five MAX 2 (source)

Sample photo on the main camera Highscreen Power Five MAX 2 (source)

Sample photo on the front camera Highscreen Power Five MAX 2 (source)

Sample photo on the front camera Highscreen Power Five MAX 2 (source)

The separation of sensor duties has its ownplus, and this leads to the fact that the pictures really get clear, but sometimes you can see a slight misalignment of white balance in the direction of cold shades, and indoors the pictures are slightly less contrasting than you expect.

However, this device was created not forof this. Power Five MAX 2, rather, a reliable and trouble-free working tool that remains in the ranks for a long time and will not fail at the most inopportune moment. And if you take into account the low cost of 17 thousand rubles, which is very little money at the current rate, then Highscreen Power Five MAX 2 looks like a very tempting offer.

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