Infocus has recently launched a new smartphone, i.e., Bingo 21 priced at Rs 5,499. The device comes powered by Spreadtrum SC9830 SoC Quad-Core processor clocked at 1.5 GHz coupled with Mali 400 GPU. It has 4.5-inch IPS display with 854 x 480 pixels resolutions. The device comes with 2GB RAM and 8 GB as its internal Storage and can be expanded up to 32 GB using an external Micro SD Card. It is powered by a 2300 mAh Li-Ion battery and runs on Android Lollipop 5.1. It sports an 8MP rear camera with LED flash and 5 MP Selfie Shooter. If you are purchasing the device then here are few Tips and Tricks that can help you in exploring your device with ease.
- How to insert the SIM card on your device?
- What is the type of SIM supported on this device?
- How to share your Data network via Tethering on the device?
- How to take a Screenshot on my Infocus Bingo 21?
- How to check for the Android Updates on the device?
- How to Install external apps with apk files on the device?
- How to customize the Quick Settings in the Notification Panel?
- How to use the Power saving modes on the Infocus Bingo 21?
- Are there LED notification lights on the device?
- How to use the Screen pinning feature on the Infocus Bingo 21?
- What are the Pre-installed Apps on the device?
- Can I Move apps from phone storage to SD card on this device?
- What are the bloatware applications on the device?
- Can I remove the bloatware apps from the device?
- How much is the internal storage on the Infocus Bingo 21?
- Does the device support OTG?
- How much free RAM is available on the device if no apps are running?
- What is the SAR value of the device?
- What are the benchmarking scores on the device?
- Will the Infocus Bingo 21 get Android Marshmallow 6.0 Update?
- How to enable the Developer Mode on your device?
- What is Mobile Assistant and how to use it?
- What is Safe Box and how to use that on your device?
- How to changes the preferences on your device?
Insertion of the SIM Card on any device is a simple process. To insert a SIM card on your device, power off your device and remove your battery. Now insert the SIM card on their respective ports as per the marked directions and put back the battery. Further, put the back cover and power on your device. You have successfully inserted the SIM card on your device, and it will be ready for use in some time.
Infocus Bingo 21 is a dual SIM smartphone and supports dual standby. The SIM card supported by the device is a Nano-SIM card supporting the 4G Connectivity.
Sharing of the Data Network on the device can be done using the Tethering mode on your device. To share Data Network on your device, open the Settings and tap on Tethering & Portable Hotspot. In the new window, tap on Portable WLAN hotspot to enable that on your device. The password and SSID name for your device can be set by tapping on Setup WLAN hotspot.
Capturing screenshot on a device is a simple process. The screenshot can be captured by pressing the power button along with the volume down button at the same time and saved to the gallery on your device. For a quick access, you need to press the power button along with the volume down button to capture a screenshot on your device. The device also comes with a screenshot option in the power window, to use this on your device, press and hold the power button until the power window appears on the screen. Further, tap on Screen Shot button. The screenshot is captured an saved to the gallery on your device.
Android Updates help in fixing the minute bugs on your device and helps in enhancing the performance on your device. To check for Android Updates on your device, open the settings and tap on Software Update and click on the Update Button. The device checks for updates and if there is no new update then a message stating System is Up to date is displayed on the device.
External Apps can be installed by enabling the Unknown sources option on your device. To install an app with external apk, open the settings and tap on security in the personal section. In the new window, tap on the Unknown sources and click on the OK button to enable the option on your device. Now you can install any app with an external apk without interruption on your device.
The quick settings in the notification panel can be easily customized on your device. to customize the notification panel, open the notification panel and tap on the edit button adjacent to the settings cog. In the settings window, drag the icons among themselves to re-arrange them on your device. Once you are done with the arrangement click on the done button. You have successfully customized the notification panel on your device.
Power saving mode is used to improve the battery life of your device during the poor battery conditions. To use this on your device, open the settings and tap on battery. In the new window, tap on power saver and toggle the off button to enable that on your device. The device comes with customizable power saving mode where you can check and uncheck the options by tapping on the checkbox adjacent to the customization options.
Yes, the device comes with LED notification lights which are to be enabled to use them on your device. To enable them on your device, open the settings and tap on display in the device section. In the new window, toggle the button adjacent to the LED notification to enable that on your device. The LED lights up when you have a missed call, new message and notification from any app on your device.
Screen pinning feature is available on the devices with Android lollipop on it. The device comes with Android Lollipop, so to use this on your device, open the settings and tap on security in the personal section. In the enw window, head over to the bottom of the screen and tap on Screen pinning. Further, toggle the off button to enable that option on your device. Now open the recent window and tap on the app and click on the pin button to pin on your device. You have successfully pinned the app on your home screen. To unpin the pinned app, you need to press the back button and overview button for about 2-3 seconds.
The device comes with Calender, Clock, Weather Forcast, Phone, Messaging, Email, Camera, Gallery, Video Player, Note, calculator, File Manager, App Traffic Control, FM Radio, Mobile Assitant, Power Detective, Safe Box Bobble and all the google related apps pre-installed on your device.
Yes, the apps can be successfully moved from internal to external SD card on your device. To move an app on your device, open the settings and tap on Apps in the System Section. In the App manager window, tap on the app that you want to move. Further, in the app info window click on Move to SD Card. The app is successfully moved from interal to external SD Card on your device.
The device comes with a single bloatware application, i.e., Facebook pre-installed on your device.
Yes, the bloatware apps can be removed by uninstalling them from your device. To remove the bloatware application from your device you need to press the app firmly until the uninstall button option appears on screen. Now drag the app to the uninstall option and click on the OK button in the pop-up to remove the app from your device. You have successfully uninstalled the bloatware app from your device.
The device comes with 8 GB as its internal storage and can be expanded upto 32 GB using an external Micro SD Card. Out of 8 GB around 3.36 GB is used by the Operating System and around 3.71 GB of free space is available when no apps are running on the device.
The device comes with 2 GB of RAM out of the box where system uses 417 MB, Apps uses 249 MB and around 1.2 GB of free RAM is available when no apps are running on the device.
No, the device doesn’t support the USB OTG drive.
The radio wave exposure guidelines employ a unit of measurement known as Specific Absorption Rate(SAR). The SAR limit recommended by the International Commission for Non-ionizing radiation protection is 2 W/Kg averaged over the 10g tissue. The maximum Head SAR value of the device is 0.956 W/Kg and the body SAR value of the device is 1.190 W/Kg.
We have tested the device with various benchmarking tools available on the Google Play Store and here are their respective scores.
Antutu benchmark score: 24587
Vellamo Multicore score: 1124
Vellamo Metal score: 820
Chrome Browser Score: 1953
Geekbench Single-core score: 403
Geekbench Multi-core score: 1232
Quadrant Standard score: 6311
The device comes with Android Lollipop 5.1 out of the box. There is no news provided by the brand regarding the Android M Update for the device. The Android M Update has already rolled out for many other devices and you can check the list of the smartphones that may get the Android M Update soon.
Mobile Assistant is used to Monitor all the functions on your device just by enabling and checks the overall performance of your device. This application is available on all the Infocus devices with Android Lollipop and above. To use this on your device, open the application from the app drawer and click on Stat Now. The Mobile assistant start functioning and final points are displayed on the screen. This application comes with five inbuilt options, Device Accelerator, Storage Clean, Power Saving, Permission and threats, and Modify Fixing Items. These applications can be used as per the users requirements.
Developer options are usually used by the Android Developers either to root your device or develop any new application on your device. To enable the developer options on your device, open the settings and tap on About Phone. In the new window, head over to the bottom of the screen and tap on Build Number for about 7-8 times to enable that on your device. The enabled developer option appears on your screen in the Settings page just below the About Phone.
Safe box is used to storage the data on your device in a secure pack or a folder with a security code to it. To use this on your device, open the Safe box on your device and select any of password options, i.e., Pattern, Password, Pin and AirSig. Now enter the password and re-enter the password in the dialogue box to confirm it on your device. Once you confirm your password you need to enter a security code and answer for password retrieval. After the setup is done you will find five options in the safe box, i.e., Photos, Videos, Files, Password book and App lock. Open any of the options and secure your data on your device.
Preferences is used to change the screen from One layer to two layers. To use this on your device, press and hold the home screen firmly Until the hidden screen options appears on the screen. Now tap on Preference and click on the Layer Mode settings. You will find two options One Layer and Two Layers in a pop- with check boxes adjacent to it. In the new window, tap on the check box adjacent to the option that you want to use them on your device.
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