Gionee W909 Specs, Price and Launch Details
Gionee W909 is the new Flip phone which has got launched in China today and comes with one of the best specifications that have ever come in a flip phone. Whenever I see one of these flip phones or clamshell phones reminded me of the Moto Razr.
In the old days when Motorola ruled regarding style and design and was considered the hottest smartphone to have.
Let’s just drift a little backward in history and remember the Moto Razr which got launched in the August of the year 2004.
The smartphone was the thinnest clamshell phone ever made, and the advertisements featuring David Beckham were too enticing for youngsters to resist. How cool the mobile looked in those days with a sleek design.
It was thin & edgy, marketed as the coolest sleek looking smartphone you can own.
We never thought about specs, who manufactured the processor or how much was the pixel density. It was all about cool looks with a good VGA camera and the satisfaction of owning a smartphone which probably very few could afford to buy.
Launched in 2004 the Moto Razr was the most iconic smartphone Motorola ever made and is the most sold device with 130 million phones sold between 2004 and 2007. It was before iPhone was launched by Steve Jobs in 2007.
Clamshell phones were Uber cool and stylish and pleasure of closing the smartphone after the call was purely divine.
Still, miss how cool was the Moto Razr at that time and how revolutionary and disruptive was it’s designed in those days.
Good old days for Motorola, but they failed to up their game with 3G and touch screen phones which were done better by Apple, Samsung and LG from 2008 to 2012.
Sorry for digressing and getting nostalgic about the old hay days of Moto Razr, let’s see if we want to buy the Dual Screen Gionee W909. Gionee has been innovative and continues to impress us at least with something new and unconventional.
Gionee W909 – Most Powerful Flip Phone Ever Made
The Gionee W909 comes with a Dual touchscreen display with 4.2-inch screen size and HD resolution. The smartphone front display comes with 2.5 D curved glass to make it look better and feel smoother.
The Gionee W909 comes with a fingerprint scanner at the back, and there is a large rectangular 16 MP camera too placed above the fingerprint scanner. The front camera on the smartphone is a 5 MP shooter to click selfies.
The Mobile is powered by the MediaTek 6755M Octa-Core processor and comes with 4 GB RAM. The Gionee W909 comes with all metal build and is available only in the Rose gold color so far in China. The smartphone comes with a USB Type C port instead of the Micro USB port.
Gionee W909 comes with 64 GB of internal storage which can be expanded to 128 GB using a micro-sd card.
The smartphone has a physical keypad with T9 design, there is a navigation button at the center, and there is also dedicated camera button to open the camera App. A lot of people still prefer the physical Keypad compared to the touchscreen; the Gionee W909 also has an onscreen keyboard which you can use like any standard touchscreen smartphone.
The smartphone runs on the Android Lollipop 5.1 OS and is customized by Gionee using Amigo UI. The Gionee W909 offers Dual Sim support and has support for high-speed 4G Data along with 3G and 2G.
The smartphone pre-orders have already started in China and is priced at 3999 CNY or (Rs. 41200 ). The availability of the smartphone outside of China is yet not shared by Gionee.
But the fundamental question is would you buy this most potent flip phone in the age large display touchscreen devices, do share in comments.
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