Gionee has officially announced its latest Android flip smartphone. The company has earlier promised to launch a flip smartphone with dual screen: one on the front and the other on the insider along with T9 keypad.
The smartphone is priced at CNY 3,999 (approx Rs. 41,000) has already started for pre-orders in China. Well, the global availability of the device is not yet mentioned. It is worth mentioning that the Gionee W909 is one of the first flip phone in the market that comes with a fingerprint sensor, USB Type-C and dual touchscreens.
Here are some interesting facts about the Gionee W909 flip phone, have a look at the slider below.
The smartphone features a 4.2-inch HD IPS display with a resolution of 720x1280 pixels. Interesting, the Gionee W909 comes with two touchscreens one on the front and the other on the insider. The outer display features a 2.5D glass.
Built and design
The flip phone by Gionee comes with a metal construction. It measures 124.1x62.8x16.5mm, weighs 207 grams, and features a fingerprint sensor at the back.
The Gionee W909 is powered by 1.8 GHz Octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 processor with Mali T860 GPU and is paired with 4GB of RAM.
The smartphone runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system.
The Gionee W909 features a 16-megapixel rear camera with phase detection autofocus (PDAF) and LED flash, along with a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.
The handset comes with 64GB of storage with an option to expand memory using a micro SD card up to 128GB.
It also has T9 keypad with physical buttons to navigate, launch the camera and more, besides having an on-screen keyboard.
The smartphone is packed with a 2530mAh battery, the company claims that it can deliver up to 29.7 hours of talk time and 408 hours of standby time.
On the connectivity front, the flip phone supports 4G LTE networks, along with Bluetooth v4.0, GPS, Wi-Fi, and USB Type-C connectivity.
Price and availability
The phone is only available in Rose Gold colour variant. Pre-order for the smartphone has already been started in China for CNY 3,999 (approx Rs. 41,000), but there is no details about global availability.