|Gionee GN708 quad-core Android smartphones selling points are OGS technology, second generation BSI chipset OV8830 and Anti-corrosion coating for the camera plus it is bundled with lot of freebies.|
The battle of cheapest quad-core Android phones is the latest trend for 2013. Name them, Alcatel OT Scribe HD, Samsung Galaxy WIN, O+ 8.15 Android, Gionee GN708, StarMobile KNIGHT and MyPhone A919i DUO - all quad core smartphones.
I'll pick Gionee and StarMobile to make the duel on the arena because both are quad-core Android phones priced at P11K range.
Will Gionee GN708 take down StarMobile KNIGHT? Which one will give more value to your hard earned money? Lets compare the two.
StarMobile KNIGHT vs GIONEE GN708 Price, Features and Specs Comparison
Price: StarMobile KNIGHT is priced at P11,290 while Gionee GN708 is selling at P11,999. A price difference of P709.
Freebies: FREE Instacase and 4GB memory card (KNIGHT), Extra battery, extra charger, leather pouch and 4GB transcend memory card (GN708).
Features: Both Dual SIM, Dual Standby, Dual Camera, FM Radio and GPS capable.
Physical Design: Both 3 soft capacitive buttons
CPU: Both 1.2 GHz MT6589 Cortex-A7 quad-core processor
GPU: Both Integrated PowerVR SGX544MP
OS: Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (KNIGHT), Android 4.1 JB (GN708)
Screen: 4.7" HD IPS Touchscreen with Corning Gorilla Glass protection (KNIGHT), 4.5"qHD IPS Capacitive Multi-Touchscreen with OGS (One Glass Solution) Technology (GN708).
Resolution: 720 x 1280 pixels (KNIGHT), 960 x 540 pixels (GN708)
Pixel per Inch: 312 ppi (KNIGHT), 245 ppi (GN708)
RAM: Both 1 GB
Internal Memory: Both 4GB expandable up to 32 GB
Camera: 18MP rear, autofocus, BSI, with LED flash and 8MP front, autofocus with BSI Technology (KNIGHT), 8MP rear, BSI, autofocus with LED Flash and 1MP front (GN708).
Connectivity: Both WiFi, Bluetooth, micro-USB and 3G capable (HSPA+ for KNIGHT)
AnTuTu Benchmark/Quadrant: 13,152 ver 3.1/3,829 (GN708)
Battery: 2000 mAh (KNIGHT), 2100 mAh (GN708)
Availability: July 2013 (KNIGHT), GN708 is already out in the market.
StarMobile KNIGHT Pros:
+ HD Screen with Corning Gorilla Glass protection
+ 18MP/8MP dual camera, both BSI and autofocus
+ Higher ppi density close to Retina Display
+ Much cheaper
Gionee GN708 Pros:
+ OGS Technology for display
+ Second Generation BSI and Anti Corrosion coating for camera
+ Yamaha 168 Music PA Audio
+ Lot of Freebies
What is your pick? Should I rather compare StarMobile KNIGHT with Alcatel OT Scribe HD?
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