Chandrakant 'CK' Isi
12th Mar, 2013
Gionee Dream D1 4.65" Phablet Unveiled At Rs 18,000
Packs in a quad-core CPU, 8 megapixel camera, dual-SIM functionality and Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean).
Chinese phone-maker Gionee has introduced its Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) based Dream D1 in India. The handset sports a 4.65" AMOLED screen with pixel dimensions of 720x1280. The dual-SIM dual-standby device supports 3G. The D1 is powered by a quad-core Cortex A7 CPU clocked at 1.2 GHz. Gaming is taken care of by a PowerVR Series5XT GPU and 1 GB of RAM.
For photography needs, the handset offers a 8 megapixel autofocus rear camera and a VGA front-facing camera. The smartphone also comes with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, A-GPS, 4 GB of internal storage, and a microSD card slot. Detailed specs of the device are as follows:
- 4.65" AMOLED screen with 720x1280 pixels, protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 2.
- Dual-SIM dual-standby (GSM); Supports 3G.
- Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean).
- 8 megapixel autofocus rear camera.
- VGA front-facing camera.
- 1.2 GHz quad-core processor.
- PowerVR Series5XT GPU.
- 1 GB RAM.
- 4 GB internal storage, microSD card slot.
- Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, A-GPS, 3.5 mm audio jack, FM Radio.
- 2100 mAh battery.
The Gionee Dream D1 is priced at Rs 18,000, and is expected to hit stores by the end of this month. At this price point, the phone will have to compete with Micromax's A116 Canvas HD, which offers better specs on paper, yet is Rs 4000 cheaper.