The Philippine smartphone landscape accept changed significantly inwards recent years. Some of these players rest in addition to keep their seat patch to a greater extent than or less contend amongst to a greater extent than or less dropping out entirely. So it was a large surprise when nosotros were informed of a novel histrion inwards the industry. They were form plenty to post us ane of their novel offerings in addition to hither is what nosotros think!
Arsenal VR One unboxed!
Enter the annunciation of the Arsenal VR One into the Philippine market, the novel player’s offering for affordable in addition to lineament VR smartphone experience for the Filipinos!
Now, let’s come across if it is equally nifty equally it sounds on paper.
Disclaimer: The Arsenal VR One was a seeded unit of measurement past times Arsenal Philippines for our honest review.
Arsenal VR One Specs
Display: 5.2 Inch FHD JDI LTPS 1920 x 1080 resolution w/ 2.5D curved drinking glass in addition to Gorilla Glass 3 protection at 424 ppi
CPU: 1.3 GHz 64 MT6753 octa centre processor
GPU: Republic of Mali T720
RAM: 3 GB
ROM: 32 GB expandable via micro SD bill of fare slot upwards to 128 GB
Back Camera: sixteen MP f/2.0 Samsung 3P3 w/ AF, BSI, in addition to natural spectrum LED flash
Coming from final year’s model, the novel arrives amongst identical accessories within the box. Fortunately, the wall charger improved equally it right away has 2A of fast charging instead of the regular in addition to slower 1A of ability output.
The VR Box
Then it notwithstanding has the same regular USB to micro USB long cables, earbuds w/ microphone, translucent polymer case, in addition to SIM ejector tool. We also noticed that the device comes amongst a pre-installed covert protector on its screen. That is a nifty thing.
Build Quality / Design
Brushed aluminum premium goodness!
The VR One surprised us amongst its fix in addition to design. It is made of matte aluminium in addition to drinking glass amongst boxy corners that accept been smoothened out. The texture on the aluminium is beautiful. One of the to a greater extent than ameliorate looking on the market. On the forepart is the 2.5D drinking glass amongst a distinct pattern nether it that shines when a low-cal origin hits the pattern at a sure enough angle which gives it a really unique feel. It has Gorilla Glass 3 protection against scratches in addition to accidents equally well.
Microphone in addition to 3.5 mm headphone jack!
Dual Speaker Grills in addition to micro USB port!
SIM bill of fare tray amongst antenna Lines!
Volume rocker in addition to ability buttons amongst antenna lines!
It’s similar those holographic stickers or holographic pokemon cards from the 90s. When combined amongst the unique matte complete at the back, the VR ONE has the almost unexplainable beauty we’ve seen thence far.
This machine is uniquely beautiful!
At the bottom are the dual speaker grills in addition to the micro USB port patch on piece of job past times are the 3.5mm headphone jack in addition to ane of the microphones. On the correct side are the book rocker in addition to the ability push patch the sim bill of fare tray is on the left.
At the dorsum plate are the branding, the antenna lines, the camera, the regulatory prints in addition to the LED light. At forepart yous volition detect the display, the earpiece, the domicile button, the secondary camera, in addition to the sensors.
The bezels on the side of the display is actually intend thence it makes it easier to lucifer the telephone amongst ane hand. The telephone is also really low-cal thence nosotros actually similar the Arsenal VR One correct out of the box.
1. With the 5.2 inch display has brilliant 1080p sharpness amongst decent saturated colors in addition to adept viewing angles. threescore fps videos are absolutely polish without whatever signs of artifacting.
2. The 35370 Antutu score is a picayune underwhelming for a VR centric machine.This could live on due to its slightly dated MediaTek MT6753 octa centre processor w/ Republic of Mali T720 graphics.
3. Build in addition to blueprint is stunning in addition to amongst the patterned holographic accents fix it stand upwards out.
4. The Main photographic television camera in addition to the secondary photographic television camera performed good inwards brightly lit situations patch the depression low-cal shots are a hitting or miss. We may accept to practice farther testing amongst it.
5. It has USB OTG, a gyroscope in addition to orientation sensor for AR in addition to VR.
Daylight close-up shot
Selfie inwards lowlight
As of the moment
So far nosotros detect the toll a picayune higher than we’d similar but the blueprint in addition to the lineament of VR it provides may modify our minds. We accept to teach into farther testing of this interesting novel smartphone entry into the Philippine market.