US-based smartphone maker InFocus entered the Indian market in 2014. Ever since its debut, the brand has been releasing budget and mid-range devices with compelling specifications to go against the likes of the Chinese and Indian smartphone makers. It’s not easy to compete in the Indian mobile market, where new devices from all across the globe come along every other week. However, InFocus still seems to be gunning for the budget segment with devices at budget prices and premium specifications. The InFocus M680 is the brand’s latest offering in the budget segment, which was launched in December last year.
The InFocus M680 brings a premium design and is a feature-loaded device, which offers a stiff competition to the likes of the Lenovo K3 Note and MEIZU m2 note. If you are planning to buy the InFocus M680, let’s check out the top five features of the smartphone.
InFocus M680: best five features of the latest budget smartphone in focus
Premium look and feel
Talking about the design first, the InFocus M680 is one of the best looking smartphones in its price range. The phone features metal around the circumference, and on the back, it sports a plastic body with looks like metal. The device’s back is harder on top and bottom edge. On the front, it houses screen, front camera and capacitive touch buttons. The phone measures quite slim 7.2mm around the waist, and tips the scale at 158 grams.
The InFocus M680 is a phablet-grade offering that comes with a 5.5-inch IPS display that is manufactured by Sharp / AUO and sports a tempered glass for protection against scratches. The device gets a full HD screen panel and offers a high pixel density of 401ppi, which delivers excellent colour-rich media viewing experience. It is one of the few smartphones in this price range to offer a full HD screen panel.
The InFocus M680 offers the latest software features. The phone runs Android 5.1 Lollipop and will be a guaranteed upgrade to Android Marshmallow in the near future. Android 5.1 on the phone is covered up by the brand’s Inlife UI and custom icon set. It lets you switch between a single-layer UI and a two-layer mode with separate home screens and the app drawer. The phone comes pre-loaded with several useful apps like a File Manager, Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, WPS Office Note and Power Detective, which monitors your battery usage pattern.
The InFocus M680 offers excellent configuration for its budget price tag. The phone is powered by a 1.5GHz octa-core MediaTek processor that supports 64-bit computing. The CPU is further supported by 2GB of RAM and a Mali T720 MP3 graphics processor. Thanks to the octa-core CPU and 2GB of RAM, the phone offers lag-free gaming experience. The device is equipped with generous 16-gigabytes of internal memory, which can be easily further expanded up to 64GB by inserting a microSD card.
Last but not the least, the InFocus M680 offers excellent camera features. The phone offers 13-megapixel cameras on either side.The selfie snapper is equipped with f/2.2 aperture, a Samsung 3M2 sensor and supports full HD video recording. The 13MP primary snapper is supplemented by an LED flash and is capable of recording full HD videos. The device’s camera app is totally custom, which offers a variety of modes like Motion Tracking, Face Beauty, Multi Angle composition and more.
The InFocus M680 is certainly one of the best feature-loaded smartphones available in the country on a budget. The phone gets a premium design, a bright large display, a powerful octa-core 64-bit processor, a meaty RAM, generous storage capacity, excellent camera features, and 4G LTE along with dual-SIM slots. The M680 is priced quite affordably at Rs 10,999, and is exclusively available on Snapdeal. So do you find the InFocus M680 attractive enough to suit your needs? Or are you going for any other device? Share in the comments with all.