Elephone, a chinese smartphone manufacturer is all set to release its flagship phone Vowney. The phone is said to have dual-boot for Windows 10 and Android 5.0 lollipop operating systems. The phone was announced in April and after five months, it is all set to be on sale from September 30 in China.
Elephone Vowney’s Design
The dimensions of Vowney are 155.00 x 76.00 x 8.90mm and has a 5.5-inch QHD Display(2560×1440) with a pixel density of 535ppi. There is a finger print scanner with the home button below the screen. The edges have a silver metal finish. The sim card slot and memory card slot are located on the left side of the phone and volume buttons on the right.
There are two speakers at the bottom with the charging slot in the middle, it is possible that this will be a type-C USB connector.
Elephone Vowney’s Performance
Elephone Vowney comes with an Octa-core MediaTek MT6795 processor clocked at 2.2GHz accompanied by 3GB of RAM.
It has 64GB of in-built storage with the support for a microSD caard slot for expansion.
Elephone Vowney’s Camera
Vowney’s 20.7 megapixel rear camera with Sony Exmor IMX230 Technology comes with autofocus capability and support for 4K video recording.
The front camera is an 8 megapixel for selfies and video calling.
Elephone Vowney’s Battery
Elephone gives 4200mAh battery to its flagship phone which is a lot and is removable too giving it an upperhand among other phones with non-removable battery. A separate battery for 3800mAh is also offered by Elephone.
Elephone Vowney’s Platforms
Dual-Boot Operating System
A dual-boot OS means that the phone can run two operating systems like a computer can run windows and MacOS or Linux.
Elephone Vowney will run the latest Windows 10 and Android Lollipop(v5) which makes it unique in the market as users who prefer android but would also like to check out windows for a change can now have the best of both worlds.
The Windows phone in the market have not yet received a major hardware upgrade for a long time but with Elephone Vowney, Windows can finally get a decent Flagship high end phone. And as a bonus it also runs on android which is a game changer.
The battery is a massive one and can interest users who like a long battery life.
There is a rumour going on that the phone doesn’t have LTE. The phone does have LTE but it does not support the 4G band in India. The phone is a dual-sim one and can be used with micro-sims.
Also, there is a lack of Compass/Magnetometer, barometer and temperature sensor.
Elephone Vowney’s Price
The phone is priced at $299.99(Rs19,760) which is quite a reasonable price for a high end phone. The phone is expected to be sold from September 30th in China.