FNF ifive Mini 4S – Ultra Budget iPad Mini Clone

Ultra budget but also offers a Fully Laminated Retina Display similar to the real iPad Mini 2 and also a Dual Sided Glass design.

SpecsFNF ifive Mini 4S
ChipsetRockchip A17 RK3288 Quad Core 1.8GHz
GPU: Mali-T760
MemoryRAM: 2 GB LPDDR3
ROM: 32 GB eMMC
Expansion: MicroSD support up to 128 GB
OSAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
Display7.9" IPS Retina Fully Laminated
2048 x 1536 pixels, 326ppi
Rear Camera8.0 MP Autofocus, 1080p HD Recording
Front Camera2.0 MP
ConnectivityBluetooth 4.1
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual Band WiFi 2.4/5GHz
MicroUSB 2.0
SensorsGravity, Geomagnetic, 6 Axis Gyroscope
IO1x TF Card Slot
1x MicroUSB 2.0
1x 3.5mm Audio Port
Dimensions122 x 187 x 6.27mm
Weight: 340g
Battery4.35V/ 4800mAh
Typical Battery Use: 4 hours
Charging time: 2.5-3 hours

The FNF iFive is cheaper than the Xiaomi MiPad 2, offers Expandable storage and has similar build quality and aesthetics. It runs only Android 6.0 Marshmallow but also competitive features you find on the MiPad 2.

Availability? FNF ifive Mini 4S retails at $89 (Use Coupon Code: USOL29)

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Highlights of the FNF ifive Mini 4S:

  • Powered by RK3288 Quad Core Chipset
  • Good for light to moderate games
  • 6 Axis Gyroscope for gaming
  • Same screen with iPad Mini 2/3 (Retina Display), 4:3 Screen Ratio
  • Accurate Touch Accuracy, Fully laminated screen
  • Dual Sided Glass (Front and Rear)
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Dual Band WiFi Support, Bluetooth 4.1
  • 4800mAh battery
  • Dual Sided Glass Design and metal frame (although it is a fingerprint magnet)

Limitations:

  • Average Battery Life at just 4 hours of casual use (mainly because of the 2K Display)
  • Average Speakers
  • Mali-T760 and 2K Retina Display not really for heavy gaming (bottleneck GPU)
  • No USB Type C Support
  • No GPS
  • No Quick Charging Support (2.5-3 hours charging time)

This article has 3 Comments

  1. I got the mini 4S yesterday. It looks great with a very nice screen.
    But it got serious Software problems with WiFi and it also freezes up on regular basis.
    Be prepared to do firmware upgrades from start. Hopefully they will fix this soon.

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