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Allview Soul X5 Style: bring out the style in you with this 6.2-inch display with notch


Allview Soul X5 Style made its mark in style with the notch at the front. But does it have enough to justify its $249 USD price tag? Read on more to find out.

But first, let’s do a quick throwback to its pricier (and of course better) sibling – the Soul X5 Pro:

  • 6.2-inch Full HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 1080 x 2246 pixels, 19:9 ratio or ~402 ppi density
  • Full Lamination and AF Protective Coating
  • Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • 2.5D curved glass
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Mediatek MT6771 Helio P60 chipset, Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A53) processor, Mali-G72 MP3 graphics and 4GB RAM
  • Dual 16MP with f/2.0 aperture and PDAF + 5MP primary camera with LED flash, HDR and panorama
  • 16MP secondary camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • 32GB internal storage + microSD expansion slot up to 256GB maximum
  • Android Oreo 8.1
  • DTS surround sound
  • Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery
  • Dual-sim and 4G LTE
  • June 2018 release date
  • 329 Euro or ~ USD 385 price tag

The Soul X5 Pro which was just released five months ago, ensures that Allview has a firm grip on the mid-range smartphone arena with its large 6.2-inch Full HD+ IPS screen, great protection, great look and feel, good hardware, great dual 16MP+5MP primary camera with AI technology, great 16MP selfie camera and a great sound system to boot.


With the Pro out of the way, let’s check out the Style in Soul X5 Style:

  • 6.2-inch HD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 720 x 1500 pixels or ~268 ppi density
  • Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm) chipset, Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 processor, PowerVR GE8320 graphics and 3GB RAM
  • Dual 13MP primary camera with autofocus + 2MP with depth sensor, LED flash and HDR
  • 8MP secondary camera with f/2.2 and LED flash
  • 32GB internal storage + microSD expansion slot up to 256GB maximum
  • Android Oreo 8.1
  • Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
  • Dual-sim and 4G LTE
  • November 2018 release date
  • 219 Euro or ~ USD 249 price tag

The notch phenomenon was started by Apple and its latest range of smartphones. Some like it so much, while some hate it so much. Soul X5 Style is blessed with the 6.2-inch Notch IPS InCell display and 19: 9 ratio, you will get an astonishing visual experience.

Unfortunately, it only comes with a High Definition resolution.

Under the hood of Soul X5 Style is somewhere in the mid-range area. There’s the integrated Helio P22 + octa-core processor that uses the artificial intelligence for the photo cameras, operating system ergonomics, power consumption optimisation, and data traffic. NeuroPilot core that is at the heart of its artificial intelligence capabilities. By using the Android Neural Networks API, the Mobile-APU's multi-core processing unit and the eight-core of up to 2.0 GHz, the new processor also provides support for augmented reality, facial recognition, identification of objects and graphic scenes.

Moving on to the camera side of things, Soul X5 Style is equipped with smart cameras: the main one of 13 MP AF + 2MP FF and the secondary one of 8 MP + AI. The special features include scene recognition and the best settings for them, great performances in low light conditions, noise reduction in multiple shots and new advanced technology for a more precise and faster focus, in both video recordings, as well as photos.

With a 4000 mAh battery supplying the necessary juice to the Soul X5 Style, there won’t be a problem to power up the smartphone for a full day or two.


Allview Soul X5 Style is your typical mid-range smartphone that should cater to all your needs, thanks to its large 6.2-inch screen with a notch, good mid-range capability, dual 13MP+2MP primary camera with AI and a large 4000 mAh battery capacity. The only weak link is on its HD resolution, which might turn off a lot of people.

Allview Soul X5 Style had just been released for 219 Euro or ~ USD 249. You get to choose either Blue or Gold colour.

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