After a mysterious 5G entry-level smartphone from Gionne visits TENNA listing. Now the Indian branch of the company introduces a budget entry-level smartphone in the country. That indicates the company still in the business. However, the F8 Neo likely to face a tough competition against the Samsung Galaxy M01 Core. Going by the phone – it has similar like configuration as the Samsung’s cheapest M01 Core. Additionally, the Gionee F8 Neo has 10W charging support while the Galaxy M01 Core has the regular one. Let’s have an introduction to the phone.
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Gionee F8 Neo Features
At the upfront, there it is built around an HD+ resolution LCD IPS display of size 5.4″ inch with no notch and bezels. Besides, the phone has a selfie camera, an LED flashlight and the speaker grill at the front top. For the selfie camera, the phone has a 5MP shooter. While at the back, there it has a rectangular-shaped camera module with an LED flashlight built into it. The camera module has a single camera sensor of an 8MP sensor.
Under the hood, there it has an octa-core system from UNISOC SC9863A. However, the company did not reveal the SoC under its hood, the Google Play listing has revealed about having the UNISOC SC9863A a week ago. As far as its configuration is concerned, it has 4X Cortex-A55 at 1.6GHz and 4X Cortex-A55 at 1.2GHz CPU cores. Further, it bundled with PowerVR GE8322 GPU and 2GB RAM. The system on the phone runs on Android 10 OS while it has been fueled by a 3000mAh battery. That draws power to the system through a 10W charging mechanism built with the phone.
For the connectivity, it has dual-SIM (nano) supported 4G LTE and dual-band Wi-Fi connectivity. Whereas, the rest connectivity option including a micro-USB 2.0 port, 3.5mm headphone jack, Bluetooth 4.2, USB OTG and other required sensors including GPS and proximity etc.
Price, storage, and availability
The phone arrived in India for offline retails across the country. The company has been offering the phone in a single storage option configured as 2GB+32GB. While the will let you choose between three colour options Black, Blue and Red. As per the price tag, the offers the phone for ₹5,499 around ₹500 cheaper than the Samsung Galaxy M01 Core 2GB+32GB model.