Infocus has recently launched a new smartphone in its Bingo series, i.e., the Bingo 50 priced at Rs 7,999. This is the first budget-centric smartphone that comes with Android Marshmallow out of the Box. It is powered by MediaTek MT6735 Quad-Core processor clocked at 1.3 GHz coupled with Mali T720 GPU. The device comes with 3 GB of RAM and 16 GB as its internal storage and can be expanded upto 64 GB using an external Micro SD card slot. The device comes with an 8 MP rear camera with LED flash and 8 MP selfie shooter. It is powered by a 2500 mAh Li-Ion battery and is available in two color variants, i.e., Black & Grey. If you are purchasing the device, then you check the tips and tricks for a better understanding of your device.
You can also check the Tips of the other Infocus devices which we have covered on PhoneRadar earlier.
SIM card insertion is the very first thing that you do when you purchase a new device. To insert a SIM card on your device, power off your device. Now remove the back panel and insert the SIM card into their respective ports as per the marked direction and boot your device. You have successfully inserted SIM card on your device, and it will be ready for use in some time.
Infocus M50 is a dual SIM smartphone supporting dual standby. The SIM card supported by the device is Micro SIM card with 4G connectivity.
Sharing of the data network can be done using the tethering mode on your device. To share a data network on your Bingo 50, open the settings and tap on Tethering & Hotspot in the wireless & network. In the new window, tap on WLAN hotspot and toggle the off button to enable that on your device. At max ten users can be connected to the Wi-Fi Hotspot you have created. You can add the password for your network by tapping on setup WLAN hotspot in the same window.
Capturing screenshot on any smartphone is a simple process. If you are using the Bingo 50 smartphone, then there are two ways using which you can capture screenshot on your device.
To capture a screenshot on your device, you need to press the power button along with the volume down button to capture screenshot on your device. The captured screenshot is then saved onto the gallery window on your device.
In this process, you need to open the notification panel and tap on the screenshot option to capture a screenshot on your device. The captured screenshot is then saved to the gallery window on your device.
Android Updates help in fixing the minute bugs on your device and thus help in enhancing the performance on your device. To check for Android Updates on your device, open the Settings and tap on System Updates option and click on Update option. The device checks for updates and if there no new update on the device then a message stating “No Newer Update Available” is displayed on the screen.
External Apps can be installed by enabling the Unknown Sources option on your device. To install an external app on Bingo 50, open the settings and click on security in the personal section. In the new window, toggle the button adjacent to the Unknown sources and click on the Ok button in the pop-up to enable that on your device. Now you can install any app with external apk on your device without any interruption.
Customization of the quick settings in the notification panel is a simple process. Firstly, you need to open the notification panel and click on the Edit button adjacent to the settings cog. Now drag the apps among themselves to re-arrange them and click on the tick mark once your are done with it. You have successfully customized the quick settings on your device.
Turbo Download is the option which is used to enhance the download speed on your device by combining the Wi-Fi speed along with the Mobile Data Network speed. To use this on your device, open the settings and tap on turbo Download in the Wireless & Network Section. In the new window toggle the off button to enable the option on your device. Before you enable this option you need to make sure that you have enabled both the Wi-Fi and Mobile Data on your device.
PowerSaving Mode is used to enhance the battery life of the device during the low battery conditions. The device comes with two Power saving modes, i.e., Power Saver and Super Power saving mode. Power saver is the standard power saving mode where as the Super power saving mode stops all the background applications and comes with limited options on the Home Screen thus help in battery customization. To use any of the power saving modes, open the settings and tap on Battery in the Device section. In the new window, you will find both the power saving modes. Now tap on any of the options and toggle the off button to enable that on your device.
Acceleration, Gyroscope Uncalibrated, Light Sensor, and Proximity are the sensors available on the device and helps in automating the device.
Yes, there are LED notification lights available on the device. To use them on your Bingo 50 smartphone, open the settings and tap on display in the device section. In the new window, head over to the bottom and toggle the off button adjacent to LED option, to enable that on your device.
Screen pinning feature is available on the devices with Android Lollipop on it. Bingo 50 comes with Android 6.0 Marshmallow so to use this feature on your device, open the setting and tap on security in the personal section. In the new window, click on the screen pinning option in the Advanced section and toggle the off button to enable that on your device. Now open the overview window and click on the Pin button for the app that you want to pin on your home screen. Further, to unpin the pinned app you need to press and hold the back button and the overview button at the same. The screen is successfully unpinned from the Home Screen on your device.
The device comes with Video player, Themes, Mobile Assistant, File Manager basic tools like Calender, Calc, Camera, Clock, few bloatwares and all the google related apps pre-installed on your device.
No, there no such option available on the device using which you can move the Apps from internal to external storage on your device.
The device comes bloatware apps like Facebook, Amazon and Opera Mini pre-installed on the it.
Yes, the bloatware applications can be removed by uninstalling them from your device. As the device comes with Android 6.0, you can remove the applications directly from the home screen. But Bingo 50 doesn’t support the direct uninstalling feature of the Android M.
The device comes with 16 GB as its internal stoarge where around 10.53 GB of free space is available for the end user.
The device comes with 3 GB of RAM, and around 1.6 GB of free RAM is available when there are no apps running on the device.
Yes, the device does support the USB OTG using which you can easily share the Data from device to drive and vice-versa.
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 0.653 W/Kg and the body SAR value of the device is 0.961 W/Kg.
After testing the device with various benchmarking tools here are their respective scores.
Antutu benchmark score: 32050
Vellamo Multicore score: 1445
Vellamo Metal score: 892
Chrome Browser Score: 2519
Geekbench Single-core score: 609
Geekbench Multi-core score: 1750
Quadrant Standard score: 9358
Motion gestures are used to activate few of the application by performing some set of actions on your device. The motion gestures available on this device are Turn over to rejects the call, volume quiet on pick up and shake the device to open the next song. To use these options on your bingo 50, open the settings and tap on the Motion option in the Device section. In the new window, tap on the check box adjacent to each of the options to enable that on your device.
Bingo 50 comes with an option where you can enable the App drawer on your device. To change the preference on your device, press and hold the home screen in the empty region until the additional options appear on the screen. Now tap on the Preferences and click on the Layer Mode Settings option. In the new window, you will two options One layer and Two Layer. Now tap on the check box adjacent to the Two layer to enable that on your device.
Modifying the theme on the Bingo 50 is a simple process as the device comes with an additional application using which you alter the theme on your device. To modify the theme on your device, open the Themes App from the App Drawer, you will find the list of the themes available on the device. Now click on the theme that you want to use and tap on the Apply button at the bottom of the screen. You have successfully changed the Theme on your device.
Mobile Assitant is the application which is used to keep an eye on all the activities on your device and helps in accelerating the performance of your device by clearing the unwanted RAM and ROM on your device. This application comes with five options, Device Acceleration, Storage Clean, Power saving; Permission and threats; Modify fixed items. Now open the app from the App drawer and click on the Start Now to scan and clear the Data from your device and gives the device a perfect score depending on its performance.
Power Detective is the application which is used to keep an eye on the battery level of your device and also assures you about the heating level of your device. This application comes with few options like Abnormal Power Usage reminder, a battery overheated reminder and temperature scale. This application shows the battery usage, CPU temperature, and battery temp. in the form of a graph. If the application is activated on your device, it will alert you whenever your device heats
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