By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 May 2018


At R799, the Mint Pearl Neo is designed for great value for money, but the onboard specifications will likely prompt you to opt for something a bit more expensive.
Clean UI; Good battery; Solid design
Poor display; Slow processor
Yes, the Pearl Neo serves up a decent amount of phone for the R800 price tag, but the savings that one makes in some areas are actually to the detriment to the device as a whole. The display in particular is disappointing, failing to work well outdoors and ultimately hampering the experience when trying to take pictures. Add to that the expense of buying a microSD card, as there's only 8 GB of storage, and the Pearl Neo could end up costing you closer to R1k. If that's the case, it’s easier to recommend d

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