What are the specifications and cost of buying the Gionee F109L?
Gionee, the phone maker, has consistently proved that they can produce decent phones at a cheap price. Their latest iteration is the F109L handset.
The phone comes packed with lots of features.
The Gionee F109L ships with a 5-inch display, 3GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, 4G LTE, Android 7.0 Nougat and measures 143 x 70 x 7.9 mm.
In addition, the handset comes with an 8.0 MP for the primary rear facing camera. And in the front facing camera, you find a 5MP lens. It comes with various features. Amongst them is the ability to autofocus and LED Flash. That will help you take pictures in low light conditions.
The Gionee F109L price is about KSh.15000 in Kenya.
GIONEE F109L SPECIFICATIONS
Network & Platforms
SIM Card Support: Dual Micro SIM
Network Band: GSM
GSM 2G Bands: GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900
GSM 3G Bands: HSDPA 900, HSDPA 2100
4G Bands: LTE 800, LTE 1800, LTE 2600, LTE 900, LTE 2300, LTE 2500, (With LTE)
To get this off the way, the phone comes with 4G LTE. Therefore, you can stream videos without buffering. Not only that, but you can also have faster download speed.
Operating System: Android
OS Version: Android 7.0 (Nougat), (Amigo UI)
Chipset: MediaTek, MT6737
Processor: Quad Core Processor
Processor Speed: 1.2 GHz, (1.25 GHz)
GPU: Mali T720
Speaking of performance, the Gionee F109L is quite impressive.
First, it ships with android 7.0 Nougat. With this, you get improved security, performance and user interface tweaks.
Also, the android versions ensure that your battery lasts longer.
The Gionee handset has a Mediatek chipset inside it. This comes with a quad core processor clocked at 1.25GHz. Therefore, app launches will be faster and you notice performance increments.
Now to the GPU. It ships with a Mali T720. What this means is that your games will have high frame rates.
Internal Memory: 16 GB
RAM Size: 3 GB
Memory Card Slot: MicroSD
Memory Support: Upto 128 GB
The handset comes with 3GB of RAM. With that, you can run multiple applications at the same time. All without having performance issues.
When it comes to internal storage, this device has 16GB of it. This will ensure that you can have a couple of large applications installed. Also, thousands of music file can go in there.
In addition, the phone supports expansion up to a maximum of 128GB. With that you can even have larger apps installed in you phone.
Body & Design
Form Factor: Full touch Bar
Dimensions: 143 x 70 x 8 mm, Exactly 143 x 70 x 7.9 mm
Slim/Thin: 7 mm, (7.9 mm Thin)
Sensors: Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Ambient Light
Dedicated Keys: Volume, Power
Device Security: Device Password Lock, Device Pattern Lock, Slide Lock, PIN code Lock
The body is premium.
This is further proved by the thin profile. The smartphone has a thickness of only 7.9 mm. also, it weighs only 142 grams and therefore it’s not too heavy.
F109L Screen & Display
Display Type: IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, (Blue Light Filter)
Screen Protection: Scratch Resistant, 2.5D Curved Glass
Display: 16M Colors
Pixel density range: 276 to 300 ppi, (~294 ppi Pixel Density)
Screen Resolution: 720 x 1280 pixels
Display Size: 5 Inch
Screen to Body Ratio: 61 to 70 Percent, (~68.8% screen-to-body-ratio)
Multi Touch Support: Yes
Speaking of the display, as mentioned earlier; it comes with 5.0 inches. The resolution is 720 x 1280 pixels and comes with a pixel density of 294ppi.
It is also important to note that the display is scratch resistant and more resistant to breakages due to the use of the 2.5D glass.
Ringtone or Alert Type: Vibration, MP3 ringtones, MIDI, WAV
Camera & Features
Primary Camera: 8.0 MP, 3264 x 2448 Pixels
Camera Flash LED: Yes
Front Camera: 5.0 MP
Front Camera Flash: Yes, (Screen Flash)
Hd Video-Recording: With 720p
Camera Zoom: Digital Zoom
TV Output: With Wireless Connection
Video Quality: 720P 30FPS
Camera Features: Autofocus, Touch focus, Face Detection, smile detection, HDR, Face Beauty, Voice Capture, Gesture Shot, GIF Creator, Slow Motion Video.
The good thing, is that you get LED Flash. This helps take images in low light conditions.
Also, features such as autofocus and face detection a are present to help you take images in low ligh conditions.
Multimedia (Audio / Video)
Audio Format: WAV, AAC, AMR, MP3, WMA, MIDI, FLAC, OGG, AAC+
Video Format: 3GP, H.264, MKV, DivX, AVI, xVID, WMV, FLV, MP4, H.263
3.5mm Headphone Jack: Yes
FM Radio: Yes
There is currently a trend of removing the headphone jack. Well, the Gionee F109L sticks to originality. It comes with the 3.5mm one. This handset also supports various audion and video codecs.
Data Connectivity & Internet
GPRS: With GPRS
EDGE: With EDGE
Data Speed: LTE 50 Mbps, HSPA plus, LTE CAT4 150 Mbps DL
Browser Name: Google Chrome Browser
Browsing Support: HTML, HTML5
WiFi Support: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Display, Dual Band
Hot Spot: Yes
Map Support: Google Maps
Bluetooth Support: Bluetooth 4.0
USB-Support: microUSB 2.0, With OTG
NFC (Near Field Communication): No
For connectivity, you get Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi (both hotspot and receiver) and a micro USB that supports OTG.
Battery & Power Usage
Battery Model: Li-Po 2660 mAh
Quick Charge: No
Wireless Charging: No
Stand-by Time: 250 Hrs, (Unofficial)
Talk Time: 7 Hrs, (Unofficial)
Music Playback: Up to 22 Hrs
Video Playback: Up to 6 Hrs
The Gionee F109L is powered by a 2660mAh lithium polymer battery.
This phone has a talk time of 7 hours and music play back of 22 hours. If used averagely, it can definitely last the whole day.
Why Buy the Gionee F109L in Kenya?
- Large internal storage.
- Large battery capacity.
- Quality camera.
- Quality display.
- Value for money. (cost vs specifications)
- Premium quality.