The Indian smartphone market grew by one as Chinese smartphone makers Gionee expanded their portfolio with the Gionee CTRL V4. The newly launched smartphone has dual-SIM capabilities and boasts a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor. It has a 11.4-cm (4.5-inch) screen with the Android 4.2 operating system. It is competitively prices at Rs. 9,999.
The screen resolution for this phone is 480×854 pixels and just like other smartphones, it has 3G, EDGE, GPRS, Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi hotspot capabilities. The Gionee CTRL V4 is also only 9.7 mm thick with 4 GB internal memory, expandable upto 32 GB using a microSD memory card.
It will be available in black and white colours in the market and has a 5 mega pixel rear and 0.3 mega pixel secondary camera. The phone also has the usual proximity sensors, G-sensor, face-lock feature, e-compass along with a 1800 mAh camera.
Even with the above mentioned features though, the phone seems to be losing out to its competitors like the Xolo Q700. In terms of value for money, the Xolo boasts a screen resolution of 960×540 pixels, almost double of its Gionee counterpart. In addition, the Xolo Q700 also has a better 2,400 mAh battery.