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Phablet of the Week: Fly Fab F 51 Review

TT Gadget Editor  |  |   12 Apr 2013, New Delhi
Phablet of the Week: Fly Fab F 51 Review

Why to Buy:

Fly Fab F 51 is a good device with Dual sim and Dual Camera functionality and its Android 4.0 operating system with Dual Core 1 GHz processor takes it to a higher level.

Why to Avoid:

Its screen resolution, less internal memory and no 3G access can be a reason to avoid. It lacks with a dedicated camera key as well.

Our Take:

Fly Fab F 51 is a better option for people looking for Android Phablet with Dual camera and Dual Sim functionality. It is a good mid-range device with many good features pre installed. But, its weak display and screen resolution may not distract few.


Price: Rs. 7,999

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Detailed Review


The Fly Fab F 51 is among the best Dual Sim Dual Camera Phablet in this category and price range. It’s fast, slim and solid and most importantly it’s looks and design is attractive and youth appealing. It has a standard 5 inch screen size with  capacitive touchscreen. Fab F 51 sizes 146 mm, 77 mm and 11.5 mm dimensions in height, width and depth, which is simply superb with dual sim functionality. It weights 146 gm. and the all plastic body is well fitted in the device.

Below the screen are capacitive touch keys for home, back and menu. And on the bottom of the phone has a USB/charging connector with a mouthpiece alongside it. On the top of the device is a 3.5 mm earjack whereas, the left side gives you volume controls and lanyard eyelet. The right side holds the lock/power key but, there is no dedicated camera key on the phone. Above the screen is a front facing camera with light sensors and earpiece. The overall construction of the Galaxy Fab F 51 is great and it’s handy too.



Fly Fab F 51 runs on Google Android 4.0 ICE (Ice cream sandwich) operating system, which has done full justice with the device and to its buyers. The phone is power packed with 1 GHz Dual Core processor. When tested, the browsing on this interface with power packed processor and RAM was a better experience. The speed was good while browsing and multitasking to swapping applications was smoother. The interface of the device is easy to understand and personalize.


For everlasting experience, the Fab F 51 comes with a standard Li-Ion 1800 mAh battery which goes well with the device. When tested, battery performed excellent results. The stand by time delivered was up to 140 hours whereas, the talk time was up to 7 hours. So, we can say that Fly Fab F 51 ensures you good battery results.


Galaxy Fab F 51 comes with tremendous 5 megapixels main camera with auto focus and LED flash and it also has a 2 megapixels front facing camera. The camera quality of Fly Fab F 51 is great. When tested, the outdoor images captured were rich and clearer in colours and the camera worked quickly and hardly took a second to be ready for next image. The Fab F 51 camera supports multiple image type. The indoor shoots were even good. The Fab F 51 main camera has a 2592 x 1944 image resolution and its front camera has a resolution of 1600 x 1200 pixels. The images from front camera were average. The weak point of this phone is that it lacks with dedicated camera key.



The Fly Fab F 51 comes with in built memory of 130 MB. The memory can further be extended to 32 GB using a micro SD card. The phone supports 512 MB RAM, that helps multitasking and swapping applications easily.


The Fly Fab F 51 has not compromised with its voice/sound quality. The sound quality when tested was good with headphones and even when on speaker mode. Fly Fab F 51 supports multiple audio formats. FAB F 51 comes with wireless Stereo FM radio and has superb sound quality. The video quality of this phone is also good. The device comes with multi format audio player and video player, which are easy to operate.


Dual SIM service of this phone allows you to receive calls while you are connected to the internet or even if you are already talking on the phone on the other SIM card. The Fly Fab F 51 is pre loaded with SNS integration. The Social Hub includes all major social sites like, Facebook, twitter, You Tube and many more. This devices comes pre loaded with some exiting applications such as Nimbuzz, Zenga Tv, Saavn, etc. This device also offers various Google services such as: Google Maps, News/Weather, Google Search, Google Places, Google Talk, YouTube, Latitude, Google Play Store etc. For connectivity it offers, GPRS/WAP, Edge, Bluetooth with A2DP, 3.5 mm audio jack and USB cable.


The Fly Fab F 51 is certainly the best Phablet in this price range and segment. It offers long list of in-built features/applications that exist in all latest Android devices. The big 5 inch screen and capacitive touchscreen is average but offers great display. The powerful RAM and processor gives hassle free browsing experience. Overall, the Fly Fab F 51 is a good device in almost all aspects but less internal memory and couple of no 3G access is its weaknesses.

We give this phone four star rating.

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