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Vernee Mars Series

Vernee Mars ProProcessor: unknown, Mediatek Mediatek Helio P10 MT6755
Graphics Adapter: ARM Mali-T860 MP2, ARM Mali-T880 MP2
Display: 5.5 inch
Weight: 0.161kg, 0.162kg
Price: 190 euro
Average Score: 78.15% - good
Average of 12 scores (from 22 reviews)
price: 78%, performance: 69%, features: 73%, display: 80%
mobility: 75%, workmanship: 86%, ergonomy: 81%, emissions: 95%

 

Vernee Mars

It is apparent that Vernee attempts to offer consumers with an out of the world experience with its range of galactically-named smartphones.  The Mars model is a beautifully crafted phone and based on its marketing efforts, it is apparent that Vernee takes pride on the efforts invested in its design and build. At first glance, the Mars bears striking similarities with iPhone 6. It is built on an all metal body with 81 percent screen-to-body ratio.  The robustness of this smartphone is unquestionable as it is constructed with the 6000 series aluminium material. The dimensions of this smartphone measure at 151 x 73 x 7.6mm with a weight of 161g (with battery). On the display side, the screen in 5.5-in in size with Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It features a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and it is remarkable how Vernee managed to make the bezel thinner at just 1mm wide. In terms of performance, the Mars runs on an octa-core Helio P10 processor, a chip building in eight Cortex-A53 cores which is less superior to the deca-core on its sibling, the Apollo Lite. This is nevertheless not a drawback to the Mars as performance of daily tasks on this processor is overall fluid and smooth. The difference will only show up on much more heavier tasks and gaming.
The available storage on this smartphone is 32GB (which is the standard these days) and it supports up to 128GB of removable storage via microSD. The 3000mAh cell is pretty standard too and is adequate to support a full day’s usage according to the company. Keep in mind though, these figures are usually far from the actual figures. Connectivity on this smartphone includes dual-band 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS, and OTG. It also has a dual-sim support module (with both supporting nano sim). In its attempt to appeal shutterbugs, Vernee claims the primary camera on the Mars is ‘perhaps the best 13MP camera so far’. It  feature a 13MP Sony IMX258 lens, which has an f/2.0 aperture, phase-detection autofocus and a dual-LED flash, plus support for full-HD video recording at 30fps. The front-facing camera is a 5MP Samsung S5K5E2. Vernee’s attention to detail is also apparent from its positioning of the fingerprint sensor on the Mars. It is side-mounted where fingers can naturally reach while picking up the phone. This allows the sensor to be activated lithely with either the right thumb or left index finger. The Mars runs on Android 6.0 OS. It is fitted with the USB type-C connector and is capable of quick charging. Overall, the Vernee Mars is an appealing, well-rounded phone which makes it an attractive option. 
Hands-on article of Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Specifications

Notebook: Vernee Mars
Processor: Mediatek Mediatek Helio P10 MT6755
Graphics Adapter: ARM Mali-T860 MP2
Display: 5.5 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 0.162kg
Price: 190 euro
Links: Vernee homepage

Pricecompare

Average Score: 74.63% - average
Average of 8 scores (from 12 reviews)

 

82.8% Vernee Mars Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Edge-less. The affordable mid-range model Mars by the Chinese manufacturer Vernee is furnished with a virtually edge-less design besides a very good configuration for the price range. According to the manufacturer, the lateral edges are just 1 millimeter in width. Find out in the report how the smartphone fares compared with the strong competition.
80% Vernee Mars review: A good budget Android phone with an even better design
Source: PC Advisor English
The Vernee Mars is a decent budget smartphone with a great build and adequate performance. With 32GB of storage as standard and support for quick charge, microSD and dual-SIM operation, it may prove a more attractive option than many UK budget rivals - especially when purchased from GearBest’s EU warehouse.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/24/2016
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 70%
Vernee Mars
Source: ChinaMobileMag German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/27/2016
68% Wie kompromissbereit seid ihr?
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/24/2016
Rating: Total score: 68% features: 90% mobility: 50% workmanship: 90%
70% Vernee Mars
Source: Chinahandys.net German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/16/2016
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 60% workmanship: 80%
77% Götterdämmerung
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/16/2016
Rating: Total score: 77% performance: 77% display: 81% mobility: 83%
Vernee Mars
Source: ChinaMobileMag German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/14/2016
80% Vernee Mars
Source: MobiFlip German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/11/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Vernee Mars, review y análisis completo
Source: Andro Asia Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/10/2016
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 60% display: 70% mobility: 50%
Vernee Mars ahora disponible en una oferta irresistible
Source: Profesional Review Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good price; solid workmanship; flexible fingeprint reader; decent hardware; nice autonomy.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/09/2017
Review: Vernee Mars
Source: El chapuzas Informatico Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good design; high performance; flexible fingerprint sensor. Negative: Poor front camera.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/03/2016
82% Análise ao smartphone Vernee Mars
Source: Pplware Portuegese PT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 70% display: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 100%
70% Review Vernee Mars: Chinaphone mist overtuigingskracht
Source: AndroidWorld.nl Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/21/2016
Rating: Total score: 70%

 

Vernee Mars Pro

There is a high competition in smartphone market. We see lots of new models coming out each day and all have different characteristics. Each models has its own pros and cons. The Vernee Mars Pro is no different. Being a budget phone, it comes with 6 GB of RAM. Compared to other smartphones, this is a lot. What makes the Vernee Mars Pro different from the competition is its price tag. It is a budget phone and starts from 159€. It has a side finger print scanner. Some Sony models have this feature, so it is not new. It works well, but sometimes it is possible to experience delays when unlocking the screen. The display brightness is average, but it features a Full HD resolution. When you look for reviews online, some users complain that screen gestures are not functioning properly. Meaning, you need to make straight lines while doing some gestures on the screen, especially when playing games. But performance wise, you will not get any issues. Being powered with MediaTek Helio P25 SoC and 6 GB RAM, you definitely won’t have any issues in regards to performance. The Vernee Mars Pro has two cameras. Front camera is 5 MP and rear camera is 13 MP. According to the specification both cameras can shoot HD videos, but going through reviews/comments online you might see that some users complain that the front camera can not shoot HD videos. The front camera does its job, but compared to high end models from Xiaomi, Huawei etc. its quality is subpar. But you need to keep in mind that the Mars Pro is a mid-range budget phone and none of the other manufacturers provides such a specification in this price range. The 3500 mAh battery provides a long usage. Some users claim that you can forget to charge your device for 2-3 days. But if you are an active user, expect the battery to last for 7 to 8 hours, which is normal. So should you be buying this smartphone? If you are tight on budget and looking for a performance phone: yes, you should. But if you are someone that likes to take photos, especially at night, you might be disappointed. Other than that sound output is also reported to be mediocre for both speakers and headphones. Some software bugs are present and during day to day usage some glitches happen. But since they are all related to software, a future update can solve these issues. Overall, for this price tag, you get a good looking slim smartphone with a good amount of RAM and storage. Even if the device does not meet your requirements, it can be a good present for your elders or younglings. Hands-on article by Ümit Yılmaz Güneş

Specifications

Vernee Mars ProNotebook: Vernee Mars Pro
Processor: unknown
Graphics Adapter: ARM Mali-T880 MP2
Display: 5.5 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 0.161kg
Links: Vernee homepage

Pricecompare

Average Score: 86% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 10 reviews)

 

Vernee Mars Pro 6GB-Smartphone
Source: Hartware German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/02/2017
Vernee Mars Pro
Source: ChinaMobileMag German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/27/2017
Vernee Mars Pro
Source: ChinaMobileMag German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/21/2017
90% Vernee Mars Pro
Source: Chinahandys.net German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/26/2017
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 90% display: 100% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
Review Vernee Mars Pro, En Busca De Los Presupuestos Reducidos Que Quieren Algo Más
Source: Newesc Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/04/2017
Rating: price: 65% performance: 60% display: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 70%
88% Vernee Mars Pro – Review con Opiniones y Características
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/28/2017
Rating: Total score: 88% performance: 90% display: 80% mobility: 80%
80% Recensione Vernee Mars Pro: un top di gamma a 150€?
Source: Tutto Android Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/05/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 88% features: 83% display: 74% mobility: 85% ergonomy: 85%
Recensione Vernee Mars Pro: test ed opinioni
Source: Tutto App Android Italian IT→EN
Positive: Decent hardware; stylish design; great built quality; compact size and light weight; fast fingerprint sensor; nice display; good cameras; long battery life; fast charging; low price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/18/2017
Vernee Mars Pro - Più Potenza - La Recensione Completa
Source: Cinafoniaci Italian IT→EN
Positive: Nice design; great built quality; good display; quick charging. Negative: Poor cameras; inflexible fingerprint sensor.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/13/2017
Test du Vernee Mars Pro : une version boostée
Source: Top for Phone French FR→EN
Positive: Nice screen; long battery life; fast charging. Negative: No B28 band in 4G connection.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/30/2017

 

Comment

Vernee:
Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

ARM Mali-T860 MP2: Dual-Core version of the Mali-T860 graphics card from ARM for mostly Android based smartphones and tablets. E.g. in the Mediatek Helio P10 clocked at 700 MHz and produced in 28nm.Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

ARM Mali-T880 MP2: Mobile graphics solution for tablets and smartphones, which can be found in ARM SoCs (for mostly Android based devices). The Mali-T880 can be built with 1 to 16 clusters, where the MP2 version features 2 clusters/cores.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Mediatek Mediatek:

Helio P10 MT6755: ARM-based octa core SoC (8x Cortex-A53) with 64 Bit support and a clock rate of up to 2 GHz per core. :


» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.161 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.

0.162 kg:


78.15%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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