Gionee seems all set to launch a new CTRL V-series smartphone in India, as the CTRL V4S has been listed on company’s India website. Notably, no pricing or availability information was listed alongside.
According to the listing, the dual-SIM CTRL V4S runs Android 4.4 KitKat out-of-the-box and features a 4.5-inch FWVGA (480×854 pixels) IPS display.
The CTRL V4S is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core Cortex-A7 processor coupled with an ARM Mali 400 GPU and 1GB of RAM. It comes with 8GB of inbuilt storage, which is further expandable via microSD (up to 32GB).
It sports an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, while there is a secondary 2-megapixel front-facing camera also onboard. On the connectivity front, the Gionee CTRL V4S includes 3G, Wi-Fi, Micro-USB, GPRS/ EDGE, GPS/A-GPS, FM radio and Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP.
The smartphone packs a 1800mAh battery, which according to the official listing, delivers up to 10 hours of talk time and up to 230 hours of standby time on 3G networks. The CTRL V4S measures 134.5×67.7×8.07mm and weighs 85 grams. It is listed to be available in Black and White colour options.
Notably, the Chinese smartphone-maker had launched the CTRL V4 last year in June. It came with a 4.5-inch FWVGA (480×854 pixels) display and was powered by a 1.2GHz Cortex A7 quad-core processor alongside 512MB RAM. It came with a 5-megapixel rear camera and 0.3-megapixel (VGA) front facing camera. The CTRL V4 had included 4GB of internal storage expanded by another 32GB via microSD card. It was powered by a similar 1,800mAh battery as now listed for CTRL V4S.
On Thursday, the company launched its Gpad G5 phablet in India, priced at Rs. 14,999. The phablet is powered by a 1.5GHz hexa-core Cortex-A7 processor and ARM Mali-450 MP GPU coupled with 1GB of RAM. The Gionee Gpad G5 comes with an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, and a 2-megapixel front facing camera. It has 8GB of inbuilt storage with that can be expanded via microSD card (up to 32GB).