Earlier this year, Energizer, one of the leading battery manufacturers ventured into the smartphone industry with the launch of its P600s smartphone that offered a massive 4,500mAh battery. Now the premium battery maker at the ongoing MWC 2018 in Barcelona, the brand has announced two new smartphones – the Energizer Power Max P490s and Energizer Power Max P16K Pro.
Energizer Power Max P490s
The Energizer Power Max P490s comes with a 4.95-inch display, which has an aspect ratio of 18:9 and FWVGA resolution. The performance of the handset is driven by a quad-core 1.3GHz Mediatek MT6739 processor ticking at its core. The handset maker has mated the processor of the device with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage, which can be further expanded using a microSD card. Out of the box, the smartphone runs Android Oreo.
As for the camera department, the Energizer Power Max P490s boasts an 8-megapixel + 0.3-megapixel dual camera module on the rear panel along with an LED flash. For selfies, you get another dual camera module on the front with a 5-megapixel + 0.3-megapixel setup. The dual-SIM smartphone is powered by a 4,500mAh battery. There is a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner for security.
Energizer Power Max P16K Pro
Speaking of the Energizer Power Max P16K Pro, the highlight of the handset is the massive 16,000mAh battery under the hood, which offers battery for days.
The Energizer Power Max P16K Pro has a 5.9 inch 2160 x 1080px IPS LCD display. Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by Helio P23 chipset with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. The smartphone also retains the 3.5 mm headphone jack.
As for the camera department, the phone has a dual primary camera setup with 16 MP + 13 MP camera with 4K video recording capability. The front-facing camera setup also has a 13 MP primary sensor and a 5 MP depth sensing sensor for bokeh effect. So, the smartphone offers decent camera modules at least on paper.
The device measures 15.2 mm at its thickest point and weighs around 300 grams. The Energizer Power Max P16K Pro supports fast charging via USB type C with the 12V rating. However, there is no information on the time required to charge the battery from 0 to 100 percent.
However, the handset maker has not yet revealed the pricing details of these devices, which we can expect closer to the release date. They are expected to arrive in the market sometime during second quarter of 2018.