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Benco S1 Becomes More Affordable in Nepal

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Benco S1 price in Nepal is Rs. 13,999 (6/128GB) and Rs. 14,999 (8/128GB).
  • It is a budget phone equipped with Unisoc T606 chipset.
  • The phone has up to 8GB RAM and 5000mAh battery.

Benco has again dropped the price of the Benco S1 in Nepal by Rs. 1,000. This is the second time the company has slashed the price. The Benco S1 is the first phone in its S-series and was launched in April 2023 in the country.

Benco S1 is the first phone in Benco’s new S lineup. Before this, Benco launched its V-series phones like the Benco V90 and Benco V82.

The Benco S1 is equipped with a UNISOC Tiger T606 chipset, a 48MP AI camera, and a 5000mAh battery. Let’s take a closer look at its specifications and features.

Benco S1 Specifications

  • Body: 168.47 x 75.34 x 8.5 mm, 203.4 g
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Display: 6.8 inches IPS LCD, 720 x 1640, 20.5:9
  • Chipset: UNISOC Tiger T606
  • CPU: Octa-core (2×1.6 GHz Cortex A75 & 6×1.6 Cortex A55)
  • GPU: ARM Mali G57 MP1 (650 MHz)
  • Memory: 128GB 4/6/8GB, UFS 2.2, micoSDXC slot (dedicated slot)
  • OS: Android 13
  • Rear Camera: 48MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1.6μm 4-in-1 superpixel sensor
    • 2MP (macro)
    • AI camera
    • Video: 1080p@30fps
  • Front Camera: 16MP, f/2.0
    • Video: 1080p@30fps
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 5000mAh battery, 18W wired charging
  • USB: USB Type-C 2.0
  • Misc: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Colors: Emerald Green, Gemstone Black

Benco S1 Price in Nepal: Rs. 13,999 (6/128GB) | Rs. 14,999 (8/128GB)

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Benco S1 Overview

Design

Benco S1 has a flat frame with rounded corners. The back panel has a textured finish and the camera module has a slight bump.

The phone is 8.5mm thick and weighs 203.4g. It comes in two colors: Emerald Green and Gemstone Black.

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Design

The S1 houses a sim slot on the right which also includes a dedicated MicroSD slot. On the right, it has a volume button and a power button that doubles as a fingerprint sensor.

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The bottom of the phone has a microphone, speaker, and a USB-C port. On the top, there’s a 3.5mm headphone jack.

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Display

Benco S1 has a large 6.8-inch IPS LCD HD+ panel. It is an HD+ panel with a screen resolution of 720×1640 pixels.

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Display

It has a hole punch in the middle of the display. Benco claims that the S1 features a 91% screen-to-body ratio and has an aspect ratio of 20.5:9.

Hardware

The Benco S1 is powered by the UNISOC Tiger T606 chipset. It is a 12-nm chipset with an octa-core processor that was announced on September 10, 2021.

The 8-core processor has 2×1.6 GHz Cortex A75 cores & 6×1.6 Cortex A55 cores.

It is available with 6/8GB LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB UFS 2.2 storage. Only the 4GB RAM variant is available in Nepal right now. It also uses virtual memory expansion to provide up to 11GB of RAM.

Camera

In terms of the cameras, it has a triple camera setup on the rear. It uses a 48MP main sensor, a 2MP macro sensor, and an AI camera.

On the front, it has a 16MP sensor for selfies.

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Camera

The phone can shoot video up to 1080p at 30fps from both the rear and front cameras.

Battery and OS

Benco S1 features a 5000mAh battery and 18W charging.

In terms of software, it runs on Android 13.

Benco S1 Price in Nepal and Availability

The Benco S1 price in Nepal is Rs. 13,999 (6/128GB) and Rs. 14,999 (8/128GB). It is available for purchase via authorized retail stores across Nepal.

The base 4/128GB variant is no longer available.

Along with Nepal, it has been announced in Thailand, Bangladesh, India, and Egypt.

Benco S1 Price in Nepal
6/128GB 13999
8/128GB 14999

Benco S1 is a budget phone with good looks and decent hardware. It features a UNISOC Tiger T606 chipset, up to 6GB RAM, and a 48MP main camera.

What do you think about the Benco S1? Do let us know in the comments!

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