10-01-2018 My Mobile
The limelight of the smartphone market in India is stolen by the Chinese and Korean based smartphones but in recent times we have seen many Indian smartphones rising and delivering according to the needs of Indian population. The smartphones like Centric are new entrants in smartphone market and they are aimed at reaching those sections of society which constitute the majority population of India. Centric is manufacturing budget smartphones which are easily affordable by middle class families having all the desirable traits which a smartphone should possess. In our last review of Centric smartphones we shaded light on Centric A1 which was quite an interesting smartphone and prior to Centric A1 there were other previous launches from the company like Centric L1, P1, P1 Plus, and G1. This review of ours is about the latest entrant in the Indian smartphone which is Centric L3.
141 x 70.5 x 8.6mm | 143g | Android 7.0 Nougat | 5 / 1280 x 720 | 2GB RAM, 16GB | 3050 mAh | 13MP, 5MP | Dual SIM
The new Centric L3 is a budget smartphone with a beautiful metallic look with curved edges. The phone has a compatible size which fits your hand easily and it is easy to operate with one hand. The compact size of the phone makes it more favourable when it comes about having a smartphone which could be easily hold, operated and easily carry around. The front side of the device at the upper region is having the selfie camera along with the flash and the lower part of the front side has the fingerprint sensor embedded in home button. The rear side of the phone has rear camera which is accompanied by LED flash. The opening of rear panel takes you to the SIM insertion section. The phone has dual SIM capability with a dedicated microSD card slot which is another attracting aspect which is available in Centric L3. The left side of the phone has volume rockers and the power button. The top of the device is sporting 3.5mm headphone socket and the USB port is also lying at the top.
The new Centric L3 has a display size of 12.7 cm which is 5 inch full HD and has resolution of 1280x1080 pixels which is quite good and the resolution gives you clear clarity while you watch anything. The display has 500 Nits Brightness and is protected by 2.5D curved glass which shields your phone’s display and prevent any scratch or crack by sudden fall of the device. The display size will give you good gaming experience also as because the size is such which provides you wider viewing angles in a compact size.
Centric L3 has two impressive cameras to attract the users at an affordable price range. Centric L3 has 5 MP front camera but the LED flash is missing which restricts you to use the selfie camera in well lighted condition or environment. The rear camera is of 13 megapixel with LED Flash so you can shoot amazing pictures at day and even at night as well. The cameras are quite good giving you clear and crispy images even in the dim lightings. The camera app features a face beauty mode and various editing filters which are now latest and trending. The cameras of Centric L3 deliver decent images and it will fulfill the desire of having a clear and crisp image to cherish later.
The new Centric L3 is powered by 1.3GH Quad core processor with Mali T720 MP2 GPU. The processor is developed in such manner that it lets you run your smartphone smoothly. The device has 2 GB of RAM which is to take you away with the tasks without having much load on other processes of the phone. The RAM with the help of the processor eases the device processing and keeps the device from getting over heated and also not allowing the device to get hanged in between in any task. The gaming experience is also quite good because the display of the device with its aspect ratio gives users a real amazing experience but you cannot play big sized games which will heat up the device. The big applications might get little sloppy but it is not something which should worry you because the device restores it processes back quickly. The ROM of the device is of 16 GB which allows you store multiple apps, media, and games. Further the storage can be expanded up to 256 GB with the help of microSD card. The new Centric L3 has the Android 7.0 Nougat allowing the users to get the benefits of latest update of the android operating system.
The new Centric L3 has an impressive battery power. It is powered by 3,050mAh non removable battery giving the phone boost of power and it is comparatively more than the battery power of Centric A1. The battery power of the device is quite impressive allowing the users to use the phone throughout the day. It gives you non- stop hour of enjoyment whether you are playing game or you are enjoying movies. With such battery backup the worry of charging on regular span of time also goes down. The phone also has Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, 4G VoLTE, USB2.0.
The new Centric L3 is priced at Rs 6,749 and it’s clearly worth it. Being a metallic smartphone it gives a kind of ruggedness as we end up dropping our smartphones quite often resulting in breaking of either display or back cover. With decent camera, ample battery strength and apt processor it makes a good purchase for the beginners.