Gionee launches MediaTek octa-core powered flip-phone W909
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Smartphone-maker Gionee has launched a power-packed flip phone dubbed the W909 in China.

The new Gionee W909 sports a 4.2-inch dual-screen, having a T9 alphanumeric physical keypad inside and a fingerprint sensor on the back, below the primary camera module.

Under the hood, it comes packed with the powerful MediaTek Helio P10 octa-core SoC (System-on-Chip), backed by sumptuous 4GB RAM, 64GB inbuilt storage and a 2,530mAh battery, which is capable of running the device for close to 408 hours in standby mode.

It also features a 16MP camera with LED flash and Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF) on the rear, and a 5MP snapper on the front.

Gionee W909 price and availability:

The company has confirmed that the new Gionee W909 will be released initially in China for ¥3,999 (around $617/€545/Rs 40,905). It will be available in only the rose gold colour option. However, details regarding Gionee W909's availability outside China are still under wraps.

Watch this space for more updates.

Key features of Gionee W909:

Model Gionee W909
Display Dual-4.2-inch HD (1280x720p) IPS display with 2.5D arc external display
  • T9 architecture based 3x4 key pad with 5 additional dedicated buttons to take call, dismiss call, menu, recents and back
OS Android 5.1 Lollipop
Processor 64-bit class 2.0GHz MediaTek Helio P10 octa-core CPU
GPU Mali-T860 MP2
Storage 64GB, expandable up to 128GB
  • Main: 16MP camera with LED flash, PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus), digital zoom. HDR
  • Front: 5MP camera
Battery 2530mAh (Polymer lithium ion);
  • Talk time: close to 29.7 hours
  • Standby time: up to 408 hours
Network 4G-LTE
Add-on Fingerprint sensor, dual-SIM slots, Type-C USB port, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi, GPS, FM radio
Dimensions 124.1 x 62.8 x 16. 5 mm
Weight 207.7 g
Colour Rose gold
Price ¥3999 (around $617/€545/Rs 40,905)