Good smartphones are becoming cheap, and cheap smartphones are becoming cheap. This has been the order for smartphones in the Nigerian smartphone market. When you compare the price of lower grade smartphones back then and price tags of higher smartphones we have now, you observe smartphones are now offering a better value for the money, smartphones have become cheaper. In this article, we are going to exploring the specs of the Soda S2, a smartphone that offers a lot of exciting features for so little.
The Soda S2 was manufactured by a not so favorite smartphone brand in Nigeria. Soda is a newbie in the Nigerian market. As a newbie, Soda has decided to question the price of smartphones, by manufacturing good smartphones with low price tags.
Soda S2 Specs
|Model Name||Soda S2|
|Screen Size||6.1 inch, 19:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD curved glass screen|
|OS||Android 8.1 Oreo|
|ROM||32GB (Expandable up to 256GB)|
|Camera Resolution||13 MP + 2 MP dual rear camera and 8MP front camera|
|Battery||4000 mAh removable battery|
|Network Frequency||GSM: 850/900/1800/1900MHz, WCDMA:900/2100MHz, LTE bands 1(2100) / 3(1800) / 5(850) / 40(2300) / 41(2500)|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Face Unlock, Accelerometer, Ambient Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Compass|
|Sim, Card Slot||2 Nano SIM or 1 Nano SIM + 1 TF Card|
Soda S2 Display
The Soda S2 doesn’t lack at all. As earlier mentioned, the Soda S2 offers robust features at a very low price. When you compare the Soda S2 with its likes, you realize how cheap the Soda S2 is.
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The Soda S2 Houses a 6.1 Inch notched display. With an aspect ratio of 19:9. The display is an IPS LCD curved display, with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels. With a price tag of 40,000 Naira, the Soda S2 offers a better show, when compared to the Infinix Hot 6x and the Gionee S8s.
Soda S2 Hardware & Operating Software
The Soda S2 is powered by MediaTek MT6762 processor, 3GB of Ram, 32GB storage and a 4000MAH battery. On the Software side, the Soda S2 runs on Android 8.1 oreo. It isn’t the latest. This may be the drawback you have to endure, for the price it features.
Soda S2 Camera
Looking to have a smartphone camera, that lies in between low-end and midrange, outputting quality photographs? The Camera on the Soda S2 is just what you need.
The Soda S2 features a dual camera system on the rear. This dual camera system houses a 13MP + 2MP camera with F/2.2 Aperture. Up front, you have an 8MP front shooter with an aperture of F/2.0. This front facing shooter has Artificial facial recognition built in.
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Note: The cameras featured on the Soda S2 have AI capabilities, allows users to capture better images with the help of Artificial intelligence.
Soda S2 Price in Nigeria
The main reason I decided to write on the Soda S2, was because of the price it features. With a price tag of 40,000 Naira, the Soda S2 competes with a lot of smartphones featuring similar specs. Take for example the Infinix Hot 6x and the Gionee S8s. Both smartphones feature identical specs as the Soda S2, yet Soda 2 is cheaper than both of them.