Another quad core handset (1.3GHz) the CTRL V5 from Gionee got listed on their official website. This MediaTek powered handset will run on Android Jelly Bean on a qHD screen. It is priced at Rs. 12,999.

The Gionee CTRL V5 is a dual SIM handset housing the MT6582V/X MediaTek quad core chipset with Mali 400 GPU. The CPU is clocked at 1.3GHz. The IPS screen is 4.7 inches supporting 960 x 540 pixels (qHD) resolution.

Android 4.2 runs the show probably with Amigo UI. There is 1GB of RAM and 8GB internal storage. There is a micro SD card slot too. 2 megapixel camera is on the front and an 8 megapixel on the rear. There is LED flash support for the rear camera.

Other features are 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth. CTRL V5 weight with battery is just 103 grams and thickness is 8.07mm. The Li-po battery that this handset houses is of 1800 mAh capacity, it should give a decent talk time on a single charge.

Gionee CTRL V5 quad core dual SIM handset

Gionee CTRL V5 is listed on the official website and will be available for Rs. 12,999. The price does seem on the higher side considering the specifications. Probably because of its light weight. This handset will compete with the lava Iris 504q+.

By Rajeev Rana

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