Iball always known for a budget-centric smartphones and has launched a new smartphone, i.e., iBall Andi Weber 5.5H. It comes powered by Cortex A7 quad-core processor clocked at 1.3 GHz. The device has a 5.5-inch IPS HD display with 1280 x 720 pixels as its resolution. It comes with 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB as its internal storage and can be expanded to 32 GB using an external Micro SD Card. If you have purchased this device then here are few tips and tricks that can help you in exploring your device with ease.
To insert a SIM card on your iBall Andi Weber, power off you device and remove the back cover. Now, remove the battery and insert the SIM card into their respective slots as per the marked direction on the back panel and put back the battery. Now place the back panel and power on your device. You have successfully inserted SIM card on your device.
iBall Andi Weber is a dual SIM smartphone and supports dual standby. The SIM Card 1 slot supports the regular SIM card and the SIM 2 slot supports the Micro SIM card on it.
A screenshot helps us to store the data available on the screen in the form of an image. To capture a screenshot, you need to press the power but along with the volume down button firmly at the same time. The screenshot is captured and saved to the gallery on your device.
Android Updates are helpful in fixing the bugs on your device and improve the performance of your device. To check for Android Updates open the app drawer and click on iBall OTA. It checks for the update and if there is no update, then a message stating No Update available is displayed on the screen. The device comes with a 109.52MB Update out of the box and helps in improving the following features i.e., Camera Quality improved, Google play v6 is added, Whats App and Facebook applications are added.
External Apps can be installed by enabling the Unknown sources option on your device. To install an app on your device, open the settings and tap on Security in the personal section. In the new window, tap on Unknown sources option and click on the OK button to enable that on your device. Now can install any app with an external apk without any interruption.
The quick settings cannot be customized from the notification panel on this device.
Power saving mode helps in improving the battery life in case of low battery conditions. To use this on your device, open the Settings and tap on the battery in the device section. In the battery options window, tap on the three-dotted button and click on battery saver. Now toggle the off button to enable the power saving mode on your device.
Acceleration, Gyroscope Uncalibrated, Magnetic field, Orientation, and Proximity are the sensors available on the device and helps in automating the device with ease.
There are no LED notification lights available on your device.
Screen pinning option is helpful in pinning any application on your screen. To use this on your device, open the the settings and tap on Security in the personal section. In the new window, head over to the advanced and click screen pining. In the new window, toggle the off button to enable that on your device. Now open the recent window and tap on pin button at the bottom of the app that you want to pin. To unpin the pinned screen, you need to press the back button and overview button at the same time on your device.
Sharing of the data network can be done by the tethering mode on your device. To share a Data Network, Open the settings and tap on more settings in wireless & Network. In the new window, tap on Tethering & portable hotspot and click on Wi-Fi hotspot. In the new window, toggle the off button to enable that on your device. You can also set the password by tapping on Set up Wi-Fi hotspot in the same window.
The device comes with Browser, basic tools, camera, file manager, Email, iBall OTA and all the google related apps pre-installed on to it.
There is an option available on the device where you can move apps from internal to external storage and increase the space on your device. To move an app on your device, open the Settings and tap on Apps in the device section, in the new window, tap on the app that you want to move from internal to external storage. In the App info window, tap on Move to External Storage. The app is successfully moved from internal to external storage on your device.
The device comes with a lot of bloatware applications like 360 security, Accuweather, Citrus cube, Daily Hunt, Danger Dash, Flipkart, Follo, Hungama Play, Kamaal Dhamaal, Kitchen, mChamp, Modern Combat, OLX, Opera Mini, Quikr, Real Football, Sanjeev Kapoor, Spider-Man, TOI pre-installed on it.
There is no options available on the device where you can move apps from internal to external storage on your device. But there is an option where you can disable the preinstalled apps if you don’t want to use them on your device from the App Manager. To disable the app on your device, open the Settings and tap on apps in the device section. Now head over to the All section and click on the App that you want to disable. In the App info window, tap on the diable button i.e., on the top right of the screen. The app is successfully disabled from your device.
The device comes with 8 GB as its internal storage and out of which around 5.13GB is available and out of that 5.13 GB only 4.18 GB of free space is available for the users.
The device comes with 1GB RAM out of which 128 MB is used by the system, 173 MB of RAM is used by the pre-installed apps and 660 MB of free RAM is available when no apps are running on the device.
Yes, the device does supports the OTG drive and helps in transfering the data from device to drive easily.
The radio wave exposure guidelines employ a unit of measurement known as Specific Absorption Rate(SAR). The SAR limit recommended by the international commission on non-ionizing radiation protection is 2 W/Kg averaged over 10g tissue. The Head SAR Value of the device is 0.528 W/Kg and the body SAR value of the device is 1.6 W/Kg for 1g tissue.
Benchmarking tools help you to gauge the performance of the device. After testing the device with various benchmarking tools available on the PlayStore, here are their respective scores.
Antutu benchmark score: 24652
Vellamo Multicore score: 1235
Vellamo Metal score: 795
Chrome Browser Score: 2093
Geekbench Single-core score: 362
Geekbench Multi-core score: 1185
Quadrant Standard score: 9946
The device comes with Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the Box. There is no information about the device getting the Android M Update. You can also check the list of the device that may get the Android marshmallow Update by the end of the year or early 2016.
The device comes with a few screen-off gestures that help you in using or opening few of the applications directly from the black screen or when the screen is off. This option must be enabled on your device if you want to use them. To use these options, open the Settings and tap on gesture control in the device section. In the new window, toggle the button adjacent of gesture control to enable them on your device. The screen-off gestures available on the device are a double tap to wake, slide left to open the phone, slide right to open the message, gesture C for camera, gesture e for the browser. Gesture m for music, V for gallery and Z to open the settings.
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