Review Maxwest Astro X55 Price and Full Specs and China OEM Phone M16

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Maxwest focuses on the low cost mobile phones and originally releases feature mobile phones, later on this phone maker started to release entry level smartphone. The Maxwest Astro X55 is a 2016 new entry-level smartphone released by the phone maker for the emerging and ever growing smartphone markets, Brazil, South Africa and India for example. Even positioned as an entry level smartphone, Maxwest Astro X55 has many intriguing specs. This review of Maxwest Astro X55 on its full specs and price will show you the details. And at last, we will recommend a China OEM phone M16 for international buyers who want to rebrand phones with their own logo or brand. M16 is also a budget OEM smartphone that is manufactured by China suppliers and have excellent specs as Maxwest Astro X55.

Review Maxwest Astro X55 Specs – Price and Availability

The Maxwest Astro X55 was announced in January 2016 and then is available on February for the first-batch smartphone markets, then will be released in India this month, but the price of Maxwest Astro X55 in India is not yet published and we don’t know which online platform will have the exclusive privilege to sell this entry level smartphone. We will update as soon as possible when the price and availability of Maxwest Astro X55 release. But it is sure that this entry level will have a budget price below Rs 10000, after review Maxwest Astro X55 other specs.

Review Maxwest Astro X55 Specs – Design

Maxwest Astro X55 has a full metal body. The front shell is made of a metal and in the middle is the 5.5-inch display, the standard set of three capacitive buttons like most of the Android phones are moved to the touch screen field. And Maxwest Astro X55 seems like a bezelless smartphone. On the curved metal middle frame, there are the functional buttons and ports. The earphone jack and USB port are on the same top side while the volume controls and power button on the same right side. On the metal back cover of Maxwest Astro X55 is the rear camera with a LED flash, and the company logo at the middle bottom on the rear.

Review Maxwest Astro X55 Specs - Display

After reviewing the whole design specs of Maxwest Astro X55, let’s focus on the display of this entry level smartphone. Maxwest Astro X55 features a 5.5 inch HD touch screen of 1280 x 720 pixels resolution display with a 267 PPI pixel density. The touch screen of Maxwest Astro X55 uses IPS technology and LCD screen material and supports multi touch.

Review Maxwest Astro X55 Specs – Hardware and Storage

The Maxwest Astro X55 comes with a MediaTek MT6580 1.5GHz quad core of Cortex-A7, coupled with ARM Mali-400 GPU and 1GB of RAM, which are the common hardware specs for most of the entry-level smartphones. The storage of 8GB is also entry-level, even it is expandable to 32GB via MicroSD card.

Review Maxwest Astro X55 Specs – Camera

The Maxwest Astro X55 has an 8-megapixel primary camera on the rear with autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging and touch focus functions. And the front shooter camera is only 2MP for selfie.

Review Maxwest Astro X55 Specs – Battery

The Maxwest Astro X55 is powered with a removable Li-ion 2200mAh battery, which is the common battery volume range for most of the entry level smartphones. but for its 150.5 x 76.3 x 7.8 mm body, the 2200mAh battery is a bit small.

Review Maxwest Astro X55 – Connectivity

Maxwest Astro X55 is a dual SIM mobile phone with most of the common connectivity options:
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS/A-GPS, Stereo FM radio, microUSB v2.0, and 2G/3G networks. The networks that Maxwest Astro X55 supports include: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 and HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900


Maxwest Astro X55



Pending, estimated below Rs 10000

Below $100, contact for quote


5.5-inch HD IPS LCD capacitive touch screen

5-inch HD IPS LCD capacitive touch screen


1.5GHz MediaTek MT6580 quad core processor with Mali-T400 GPU

1.3GHz MediaTek MT6580 quad core processor with Mali-T760 GPU





8GB (expandable to 32GB)

8GB (expandable to 64GB)

Rear Camera



Front Camera







Dual-SIM, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.0

Dual-SIM, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.0

Android OS

Android 5.1 Lollipop

Android 5.1 lollipop

An advanced edition of M16 OEM smartphone is available and named as M1600, which is a 4G OEM phone from China suppliers. You can contact for quote if you’re interested in this phone.

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