MyPhone doubles the fun with Rio budget smartphones

Just few days ago, the local smartphone giant MyPhone unveiled their new economical phones that refreshes the Rio lineup, the Rio Fun 3G and Rio 2 Fun.

The Rio Fun 3G is an obvious 3G upgrade of the last Rio Fun and as for the Rio 2 Fun, it seems to be a downgraded version of the previous Rio 2. Let's check on the specs to find out more.

myphone rio fun 3g and rio 2 fun

MyPhone RIO Fun 3G Specs

Android 4.4 Kitkat
5.0" Display
1.3 GHz Dual-core
512 MB RAM
4 GB internal storage expandable using Micro SD up to 32 GB
5 Megapixel Rear Facing Camera
VGA Front Camera
3G/HSPA+, WiFi, Bluetooth
Dual SIM
1800 mAh battery

MyPhone RIO 2 Fun Specs

Android 5.0 Lollipop
5.0" IPS Display
1.3 GHz Quad-core MT6582
8 GB internal storage can be extended via Micro SD up to 64 GB
5 Megapixel Rear Camera
5 Megapixel Front Facing Camera
3G/HSPA+, WiFi, Bluetooth
Dual SIM (Standard and Micro)
2000 mAh battery

Given the specifications, Rio Fun 3G gets a decent number of upgrades which includes a bigger storage, a better back camera, and a 3G support that's all for the same price tag of Php 2,999. Meanwhile, comparing Rio 2 Fun with the Rio 2, you can notice that the downgrade is considerable. The processor and RAM retains however it loses the Gorilla Glass 3 protection, it has a lower screen resolution, lower camera resolution also losing the Sony sensor and Blue glass, and a reduced battery pack (2000 vs 2800). All in all, Rio 2 Fun seems to be good for a price of Php 3,499.

[Source: MyPhone]

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