Major smartphone manufacturers are seemingly planning a push to the nascent virtual reality technology category. Number of companies seem to be turning to VR in order to boost interest and to make their products seem more appealing. Lenovo, after Google Pixel phones with Daydream VR headset, and now much awaited the Vernee Apollo Phone has been officially launched as “VR flagship”.
Today, the GearBest online store is attempting an exclusive flash sale of the Vernee Apollo smartphone for $249.99, flat discount of $50 USD on launching price of $299.99. It is a limited time offer starting from November 29th to December 7th; and only 1000 units will be available in the stock.
This Vernee smartphone comes with a unique packaging that can double as a VR box. The Apollo comes with a 2.5GHz deca-core Mediatek Helio X25 chipset paired with Mali T880 GPU and 4GB RAM. Apollo sports a 5.5 inch 2K (2560 x 1440) display. The display comes with a high 238ppi pixel density for real VR experience, 1500:1 contrast and 500 nits brightness and 95% NTSC gamut to enhance picture quality. It is a 2.5D arc glass on top of it and comes with 64GB internal storage and can be expanded through microSD card as well.
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The phone is carefully designed and comes with all metal unibody and 2 times anodizing. This makes the phone more stylish and comfortable to hold in hands. Apollo comes with a 21-megapixel rear camera with Sony IMX230 sensor, an f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, and ISP technology. The front camera is an 8-megapixel with 84-degree wide angle lens and HDR. The phone also supports 4K video recording and also has various modes for better photography.
The Vernee phone comes with a 3180mAh battery with Quick charge support and has a USB type C port for charging and data syncing. On the connectivity front it comes with 4G LTE. The fingerprint sensor on this phone unlocks in 0.1 seconds. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
Vernee Apollo Price and Availability
Vernee Apollo is available in Grey color variant. It’s sold for $249.99 ($50 off) via GeatBest store in its exclusive flash sale offer. The device will be shipped from 17th December 2016.