Vernee is the latest smartphone brand from China that had announced two new smartphones Vernee Apollo & Thor. While the pricing of the device isn’t announced at that time, now we got complete information regarding the Verne Apollo. The device comes with high-end specifications and can be a good alternative for any other flagship launched in 2016. It comes with a metal build unibody design.
The device features a 5.5-inch Quad HD (2560 x 1440 pixels) resolution display with 3D Touch support. As of now, the Gionee S8 and the upcoming Meizu Pro 6 are the only other devices confirmed to get 3D Touch in 2016. Under the hood, the Apollo Vernee comes powered by Helio X20 deca-core processor clocked at 2.5GHz along with Mali-T880 GPU. It has a whopping 6GB of RAM and is the second smartphone to offer such a high RAM after Vivo XPlay 5.
There is 128GB of internal storage, and there is no information about the MicroSD card slot option. In the camera department, it sports a 21MP Sony IMX230 sensor on the rear and on the front is an 8MP camera. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box and from the official images the UI looks more like stock Android. The Verne Apollo also comes with a fingerprint sensor placed on the rear of the device.
Earlier the company also announced a mid-range Vernee Thor that comes with glass on front and back of it. It features a 5-inch HD (1280 x 720 pixels) On-Cell display and includes MediaTek MT6753 octa-core processor. There is 3GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. It is backed by a 2,800mAh battery that also support quick charge.
The high-end Vernee Apollo is priced at $400 (approx Rs. 26,750) while the mid-range Thor is priced at just $130 (approx Rs. 8,700). While there is no exact date for availability mentioned, the company has confirmed that they will be available for sale starting from April. Stay tuned for more updates!