|Latest MyPhone Flagship Android Phone - A919i DUO: 5.0" IPS HD display running on Quad-Core processor and Android Jelly Bean, sports a dual camera 8MP/2MP and 3G/HSDPA+ capable will be on 2 DAYS SALE this coming April 30 and May 1, 2013.|
MyPhone A919 DUO gets a pump up on specs with latest released of A919i DUO and what to expect for this latest MyPhone's flagship Android phone?
Before we go to the specs, MediaTek announced the launch of World's first MT6589 Quad-Core Cortex-A7 SoC (System on a Chip) last December 2012.
It is available for mid to high end Android smartphones and Tablets worldwide and the good news, its now in the Philippines and it will power up MyPhone A919i DUO - the first in the country for local mobile brand.
For the record, Cherry Mobile released its first Quad-Core Snapdragon Android phone FLAME 2.0 (P6,999) last March 2013. The competition for "Battle of Quad-Core Affordable Android Phones" are starting to heat up.
Currently, Philippine market are dominated with MediaTek MT6577 dual-core powered affordable Android phones and what's the difference between MT6589 quad-core and MT6577 dual-core?
MediaTek MT6589 Quad-Core SoC Features
|Running on Quad-Core CPU and 1 GB RAM, MyPhone A919i DUO register a stunning 12,430 AnTuTu v3.3 Benchmark Score. Almost twice the score with MyPhone A848i DUO and A919 DUO AnTuTu scores.|
1. World's first HSPA+ smartphone platform supporting Dual SIM and Dual Active functionality. It let users seamlessly make and receive calls on two SIM cards at the same time.
2. Integrates power efficient Cortex-A7 CPU subsystem from ARM, PowerVR Series 5XT GPU from Imagination Technologies and advanced multi-mode UMTS Rel 8/HSPA+/TD-SCDMA modem.
3. Up to 13MP camera with Integrated ISP, 1080 playback and recording at 30 fps and enhanced image processing for DTV-grade image quality.
4. Up to Full HD (1920x 1080) LCD support
5. Supports MediaTek "Cool 3D Suite" which includes support for stereo 3D cameras and displays, real time 2D to 3D conversion and an optimal 3D user interface.
6. 4 in 1 connectivity combo, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and FM Radio.
7. The Coolest Quad-Core Smartphone SoC.
MediaTek MT6589 is optimized for hardware/software integration to reduce CPU power consumption up to 11 hours on a typical battery and minimize power consumption on display. Also, Cortex-A7 is most power efficient application processor ever developed by ARM.
Moreover, PowerVR Series 5XT GPU delivers around 2x the performance than previous generation devices while maintaining the lowest possible power and silicon area.
So with MT6589 expect a blazing performance, low power consumption, flexibility, affordability and simplicity to bring the best possible experience for Android users.
MyPhone A919i vs A919 DUO Price, Features and Specs Comparison
|THERMAL Test on CPU Loading of MediaTek MT6589 and other competitor Smartphones. After 3 minutes, HEAT MAP shows MT6589 have the coolest temperature among the three. Full Thermal Benchmark Test here.|
Price: MyPhone A919i DUO is selling at P7,900 (SRP P9,590) while A919 DUO at P7,990. A price difference of P1,600.
Features: Both are Dual SIM, Dual Standby, FM Radio and GPS capable. USB OTG Support and MyPhone LIVE App (A919i DUO), TV out and Dual MIC noise reduction (A919 DUO)
Physical Design: Both uses 3 soft capacitive buttons. 10.7mm thickness (A919i DUO), 9.7mm (A919 DUO).
CPU: 1.2 GHz Quad-Core MT6589 Cortex-A7 processor (A919i DUO), 1 GHz dual-core MediaTek MT6577 Cortex-A9 processor
GPU: PowerVR SGX544MP (A919i), PowerVR SGX531 (A919)
OS: Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean (A919i), Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (A919)
|MyPhone A919i DUO in Silvery White and Black Color with Philippine Map Back Cover, 8MP back camera with LED Flash, Micro-USB and 3.5mm Audio Jack port.|
Screen: Both 5.0" IPS Capacitive Touchscreen
Resolution: HD 720 x 1280 pixels (A919i), FWVGA 854 x 480 pixels (A919)
Pixel per Inch: ~294 ppi (A919i DUO), ~196 ppi (A919 DUO)
RAM: 1 GB (A919i), 512 MB (A919)
Internal Memory: Both 4GB expandable up to 32 GB
Camera: Both sports a dual camera. 8MP rear, Autofocus with LED Flash and 2MP front (A919i), 8MP back, Autofocus with dual LED Flash and VGA front (A919)
Sensors: Both with Magnetic, Proximity and Accelerometer
AnTuTu Benchmark: 12,340 v3.3 (A919i DUO), 6,335 v3.0 (A919 DUO)
Connectivity: Both WiFi, Bluetooth, micro-USB, 3.5mm audio jack port and 3G capable. A919i DUO is HSDPA+ 21 Mbps capable.
Battery: Both rated at 2000 mAh capacity
Availability: 2 Days Sale at SM North EDSA Annex - April 30 and May1, 2013 (A919i DUO), A919 DUO is already out in the market
MyPhone A919i DUO is an upgrade of A919 DUO dual-core to quad-core processor, from Android ICS to Jelly Bean Operating System, from 512 MB RAM to 1 GB RAM.
Overall, its an upgrade from hardware to software with HD display for more razor sharp visuals and it will cost you an added P1,600 only - that’s really a steal.
Although A919i DUO do not use the full potential of MT6589 SoC, MyPhone can still improved and released another Quad-Core Android phone in FULL HD Display with Dragon Trail Glass technology, sports a 12MP/2MP BSI dual camera and 2500 mAh battery at affordable price (lets call it A919g DUO, just a suggestion).
Furthermore, A919i DUO 2 Day sale will make it at the same price point with A919 DUO, a must buy for those who want to experience the power of latest MediaTek MT6589 performance.
Note: MyPhone A919i DUO Full Specs are not official. Kindly pls. visit MyPhone Facebook for updates.
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