Benco Iris 59 with face unlock and dewdrop display launched in Nepal at NPR 8,799

Benco Iris 59 launched in Nepal

When companies like OPPO, Realme, and Xiaomi have started to unveil new trending smartphones in Nepal, a less-known company Benco has added Benco Iris 59 to its kitty. Benco is a Chinese-based brand owned by INONE Technology (Shenzhen) Limited with presence across all major regions. The main highlight of the Benco Iris 59 is the integration of a 4,000mAh battery with support for face and fingerprint unlock technologies. The smartphone includes all the latest features such as Dewdrop display.

With its unmatched specs and features, the device costs Rs. 8,799, the Benco Iris 59 outranks both of its competitors the Samsung Galaxy A2 Core and Xiaomi Redmi Go in its segment.

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Benco Iris 59 Specifications & Features

The Benco Iris 59 flaunts a 6.088-inch Dewdrop IPS display with a resolution of 1280×600 pixels and a screen-to-body ratio of 86.3 percent. The phone delivers a massive and immersive view with incredible details. The addition of a 19.5:9 aspect ratio will be suitable for reading and watching content via various sources. The company promises visual treat while working with the phone.

Under the hood, the Benco Iris 59 works under a quad-core Unisoc SC7731e chipset coupled with a clock speed of 1.3GHz. The Mali T820 processor delivers adequate graphics power to work efficiently. The company has released different specifications based on the region. The product packages shipped to Nepal, Africa and Bangladesh comprises of 1GB RAM and 32GB expandable (up to 256GB) internal storage. If you are residing in Africa and Thailand, you will be able to buy the 1GB RAM model with 16GB expandable (up to 128GB) storage.

The handset borrows power via a 4000mAh battery, which is capable of delivering 563 hours of standby time. You can browse for nine hours and perform voice calling for 28 hours. However, the total backup time will depend upon the actual usage scenarios.

Benco Iris 59 Specifications & Features

The Benco Iris 59 includes an 8MP rear camera with LED Flash, while the selfie segment offers a 5MP sensor. The camera app also offers Portrait bokeh mode and quick capture mode. You can unlock the smartphone via fingerprint sensor in 0.73 seconds and face unlock in 0.5 seconds. In addition to GPS, the handset provides support for G-sensor, light sensor and proximity sensors respectively.

The Android 9.0 Pie Go Edition gives an adequate operating lease to the smartphone, which comprises of lighter apps. The 32GB storage should not be a big drawback for the device based on the Android platform. The phone comes with enhanced smart apps like Google Assistant and Google Go. The handset is designed to deliver fast and smooth performance without consuming plenty of resources.

Key Specifications of Benco Iris 59

  • Size and Weight – 155.59 x 73.78 x 9.98mm; 183 grams
  • Display – 6.088″ dewdrop display, 19.5:9, IPS
  • Processor – Unisoc SC7731e, quad-core, 4×ARM Cortex-A7
  • GPU – Mali T820
  • Capacity & Memory – 1GB 32GB, expandable to 256GB (Bangladesh/Nepal/ Africa); 1GB 16GB, expandable to 128GB (Thailand/ Africa)
  • Camera – 8MP dual rear camera; 5MP front camera
  • System – Android 9.0 Pie (Go edition)
  • Battery – 4000mAh Li-poly (minimum value)
  • SIM Card – Nano SIM+Nano SIM+TF card
  • Security – Fingerprint scanner and Face Unlcok
  • Connectivity – 3G / GPS / Wi-Fi / Bluetooth / 3.5mm headphone jack, etc.
  • Color Options – Aurora Blue, Gold, Black
  • Price in Nepal – Rs. 8,799

Benco Iris 59 Price in Nepal and Availability

Priced at Rs. 8,799, the Benco Iris 59 is available in three color options i.e. Black, Aurora Blue, and Gold. The smartphone is available to buy across all the retail stores starting today.

Product / Model

Variant Price in Nepal Availability
Benco Iris 59 1GB + 32GB Rs. 8,799

Available across all offline stores

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Anand Narayanaswamy

Anand Narayanaswamy works as a freelance writer based in Trivandrum, Kerala. He had worked with leading print and online publishing houses. During his spare time, he used to work with all sort of Gadgets. Anand still works with the old Palm handheld, Apple iPod Classic, Microsoft Zune among others.

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