Vernee Apollo is the latest of 6 GB RAM smartphone from a Chinese company which is challenging the likes of Xiaomi and OnePlus in China.
Until now Vivo and Meizu were the only phone makers reported to be creating a 6 GB RAM smartphone, now Vernee going to heat up the sepcs sheet with the latest 6 GB RAM mobile.
Vivo Xplay 5 (Worlds First 6 GB RAM smartphone) which was launched earlier this month is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, Meizu is yet to confirm the chipset for its Meizu Pro 6 (rumored to be Exynos 8890 or Helio X25), Vernee had gone for the MediaTek Helio X20 processor.
The Mediatek Helio X20 processor has debuted on a rather unknown brand Zopo’s Speed 8 smartphone some weeks back.
There have been news about some heating issues on the Zopo Speed 8 and the Mediatek’s 10 Core Helio X 20 Processor, however Mediatek has denied any overheating issues with the latest Flagship chipset from the company.
The Vernee Apollo was launched at Mediatek’s event to introduce X25 Processor.
The device maker was not known before and it’s totally new to the smartphone industry as a brand.But Vernee is already been in the smartphone business as an OEM manufacturer.
Vernee is an original equipment manufacturer and they make their smartphones at their own facility as per recent reports which give them an upper hand when it comes to pricing. Vernee by launching the high end smartphone with 6 GB of RAM and 10 Core Processor is targeting the hardware fanatics who are more interested in boasting about numbers.
Vernee Apollo Can Be Cheapest 6 GB RAM Mobile
For now unlike Apple, there is no native integration of force touch feature on Android, it’s just treated as another shortcut key. The smartphone runs on the Android Marshmallow and we may see a Force Touch support in Android N if Google plans to have it for next Nexus devices.
The device is powered by world’s first Decca core processor Helio X20 and has an astounding 6 GB Ram. The Vernee Apollo has a 128 GB internal storage.
There is no option to expand the storage .
The camera section carries a Sony IMX 230 sensor and has a 21 megapixel resolution and also comes with Fast focus and dual-tone LED flash. On the front the smartphone has got a wide angle 8 MP camera for clicking life like selfies.
The device uses a Metal built having a flat body somewhat like the LE Max PRO. The rear carries a Fingerprint sensor, and antenna strips are quite visible at the top and bottom side of the smartphone.
Key Specifications of Vernee Apollo
Screen – 5.5 inch QHD (2560*1440) pixels (Force Touch)
Processor – Decca- core Helio X20
RAM – 6 GB
Storage – 128 GB
Camera – Rear 21 MP Sony IMX 230, 8 MP front Selfie Camera
OS – Android Marshmallow 6.0
Connectivity – 4G LTE
Built – Metallic Build
USB Type C – Yes
The company has also introduced a budget smartphone named Vernee Thor which comes with co branding with Uber. This is a budget smartphone with 5 inch HD display and is powered by the Mediatek 6753 processor.
The Vernee Thor Comes with the Following Specs and will go on sale in April 16.
Key Specs for Vernee Thor
Display 5 inch 2.5D Arc HD On-cell display
CPU MT6753 1.3Ghz chipset
Memory – 3 GB RAM, 16 GB ROM (up to 128GB )
Rear Camera 13.0 MP
Front Camera 5.0 MP
Battery 2800 mAh
Until now the company didn’t revealed any details on pricing and availability, but the company is going to set really aggressive pricing. We had an email exchange with the company spokes person and he said they would start sale in April in China and yet they are not planning to enter India but there is definitely a possibility for launching the brand in the Indian market.