As we had stated in our previous article on Gionee CTRL V4 that it is going to be official in few days. Now it has been official and we had brought for you all the features and specifications of the CTRL V4. Gionee is the Chinese Manufacturer, and is launching the phone in the Indian Market at the regular intervals. Gionee had earlier launched Elife E3 in the Indian market. Now the CTRL V4 is a device which comes with the great features and is cheaper when it comes to the pricing. With the Quad Core Processor and competitive price tag device seems to be making buzz in the Mobile market.
Now we will see Quick Review of the Gionee CTRL V4 and the features that are offered to the customers.
Camera and Internal Storage
Gionee CTRL V4 packs the dual camera, it offers 5.0 MP primary camera at the rear with Auto Focus and LED flash. Also it has the 0.3 VGA camera at the front that lets the user to enjoy the Video Calling. But at this price range other vendors offer a greater camera option, so the camera was expected on the higher side. The camera of the device is a decent one and also lets the user to record the HD video. Both the camera in this device are on the lesser side and the company should have offered greater camera options to the customers. Atleast 8MP of camera was expected in this price range.
The Gionee CTRL V4 comes with 4GB of onboard internal storage that can be expanded upto 32GB via microSD card, the internal memory in this device looks to be little bit less as compared to the most of the devices in the market. Though the CTRL V4 comes with the 8GB memory card, that is bundled with the phone so this lets the user to increase the memory of the device.
Prosessor and Battery
The CTRL V4 boosts 1.2 GHz Cortex A7 Quad Core processor which seems to be nice one as most of the phones in this price range comes with the Dual Core processor, so the CTRLV4 seems to give very good performance as it has the Quad Core processor that lets the device to run the larger apps with ease and does not slowdown the device. CTRLV4 is supported by the PowerVR Series5XT GPU for greater graphical capacity to the device and also lets the images and videos on the device to be clear and does not lets it to scatter. The CTRL V4 comes with the 512 MB of RAM, now that seems to be on the lower side and was expected some what more. But as the device comes with the Quad Core processor so the lower RAM memory doesn’t seems to effect the performance of the device and most of the larger apps seems to run smoothly.
Battery of the CTRL V4 is 1800 mAh, and with the screen size of the 4.5-inch it seems to be sufficient and can easily give back up of about a day or more after the single charge. With the heavy use battery seems to give the backup of about 16-18 hours,that is sufficient.
Display Size and Features
Gionee CTRL V4 sports a 4.5 inch FWGA capacitive touch screen, with the screen resolution of 480 x 854 pixels this is a good display to have in this price range. And also with the greater processor and GPU support, the screen gives the good output to the users. As most of the phones in this price range comes with the same screen size so there is no such difference in it and is on the higher side.
CTRL V4 comes with various features. for connectivity device comes with 3G,Wi-Fi,Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and FM.The CTRL V4 runs on the Android v4.2 Jelly Bean operating system. The device packs a special feature for music lovers, that is it comes with built-in Yamaha PA 168 digital sound system which is a newer feature. Also CTRL V4 comes with the dual SIM options with dual standby feature. It lets the user to use both SIM at the same time. The phone features proximity sensor, G-sensor, E-Compass and a digital compass.
After analyzing all the features and specifications of the device it seems to compete with the devices that fall in the range below Rs.10,000. It competes with the XOLO Q700 and other device in the same price range. Though the Quad Core processor and other hardware seems to be at the higher side in the CTRL V4. So the phone seems to be an competitive one and could do good in the Budget segment.
|MODEL||GIONEE CTRL V4|
|Display||4.5 inch FWGA capacitive touch screen, with the screen resolution of 480 x 854 pixels|
|Processor||1.2 GHz Cortex A7 Quad Core with PowerVR Series5XT GPU|
|RAM, ROM||512 MB RAM, 4GB of onboard internal storage expandable upto 32GB via microSD card|
|Camera||5.0 MP of Primary camera with Auto Focus and LED flash, 0.3MP VGA camera at front|
|OS||Android v4.2 Jelly Bean|
All and all we can state that the Gionee CTRL V4 is the device that has the Quad Core processor and a built in Yamaha PA 168 digital sound system which is a unique feature in the phone at this price. The Gionee CTRL V4 is available at the price of Rs. 9,999 which seems to be a perfect price for it and can be a good choice in the budget segment. Gionee CTRL V4 is available in two colors black and white. Though RAM and Camera was expected on the higher side. CTRL V4 comes with the 8GB of memory card included in the box. The device seems to be a good one and is expected to give a good option to the buyers in this range.