TP-Link is generally late to join the party when it released its Neffos C5 smartphones here, the company seriously wants you to know that it can make great looking smartphones too, which is why the company has shown up on the floors of IFA 2016 and announced the new Neffos X series smartphones. The Neffos X1 and X1 Max are currently the most premium and powerful smartphones ever made in the company’s smartphone line up, the phones sport a metal unibody chassis that is inspired by rocks found in streams and they are relatively slim smartphones, the X1 Max measures 7.75mm and the X1 measures 7.95mm, the X1 Max and X1 has a 5.5-inch and 5-inch display respectively. For the bigger X1 Max smartphone, TP-Link has also added a 2.5D curved glass and uses a full in-cell technology with “touch and display driver integration”, which offers a higher precision touch control.
In terms of processing power, the Neffos X1 and X1 Max has a MediaTek Helio P10 chip and has up to 4GB RAM and 64GB of flash storage with MicroSD expansion, it has a 13-megapixel main and 5-megapixel front camera, dual band WiFi and multiple LTE band support, the Neffos X1 Max in particular has a 3000mAh battery onboard and supports fast charging that will give the phone 50 percent of power in 30 minutes. Other hardware includes a mute button on the side, a pretty good hardware addition learnt from the OnePlus 3, and a super fast rear mounted fingerprint scanner that unlocks the phone as fast as 0.2 seconds.
TP-Link is targeting the Neffos X series for a Q4 2016 release, the Neffos X1 Max is expected to retail at €249 (RM1132) and the X1 at €199 (RM905), the phones will be available in Cloudy Grey and Sunrise Gold colors, looking at its price tag, they are considerably pricey for a MediaTek Helio P10 powered smartphone.