Gionee has officially announced a premium Android-powered flip smartphone in China – the Gionee W909, a smartphone that has two 4.2” screens, both bearing 720p resolution IPS display. The device comes with some premium specs under the hood.
Running Android 5.1 Lollipop based custom Amigo UI, the smartphone supports dual-SIM functionality and is powered by an octa-core MediaTek MT6755M processor that comes mated with 4GB of RAM. Internal storage is 64GB and there is an additional microSD slot as well. It sports a 16-megapixel rear camera with PDAF and LED flash and a 5-megapixel front snapper.
The phone boasts USB Type-C port and support s 4G LTE too. It includes all standard connectivity options while it has a 2530mAh battery, delivering up to 30 hours of talk time and 408 hours of standby time. Measuring 124.1×62.8×16.5mm and weighing 207 grams, it also boats a fingerprint scanner below the camera. The phone sports a metal built and its faux lather back gives premium look and feel.
The Gionee W909 is priced at RMB 3,999 ($615/Rs. 41,000) and it is already up for pre-orders in China. However, there is no word on when it will be launching outside the country.