The Vernee Apollo Lite is the current flagship device of Vernee until the Apollo and Mars come out and it steps up its name as a flagship. So, let’s see the Apollo Lite features one by one to see what you get for $199.99.
But first let’s talk about the flash sale that will take place on September 7th on 10.00AM UTC. In cooperation with TomTop, Vernee is offering 100 devices for the price of $199.99 with the use of a $20 off coupon. You can get the coupon by visiting the special page that is created for that reason here. But that’s not all. If you are willing to make a review of the device, you can take a $100 cash back from TomTop. The details of the Review Invitation can be found here.
Vernee Apollo Lite Features Review
Natural combination of technology and art
The combination of lines and curves, the seamless joint of plane and curved surface, and the perfect 5.5inch body, all of those contribute to superb handling experience of Apollo Lite.
2.5D Arc TP | 3D Back Cover | Perfect Length-to-width Ratio | 30°Bevel Angel |
Metal unibody | Corning Gorilla Glass 3 | Anodizing | 3D Polishing | CNC process
In the following video you can watch a design review of the Apollo Lite vs the OnePlus 3
MTK Helio X20 64bit deca-core | 2.3GHz | 20nm process | Mali-880 GPU | 120-frame 4K video recording
The latest Helio X20 SoC, brings high performance to affordable devices, giving the industry the opportunity to create another category, the “Affordable Flagships”. It scores almost 95000 on Antutu! Dual-channel 4GB RAM brings great smoothness during operation.
4GB RAM (LP DDR3)| 32GB ROM (eMMC 5.1) | 128GB Memory Expansion | OTG
Watch the device’s performance and multitasking capabilities in the following videos:
Photography and Video
Of course, a decent flagship must feature good camera lenses and this one does a good job by featuring ISOCELL lenses from Samsung.
Dual ISP | 16.0MP Samsung 3P3 Rear | 5.0MP Samsung 5E2 Front | F/2.0 | 4K Video Recording
ISOCELL | RWB | Dual color temperature flash | 6P lens | Blue light filter
Thanks to PDAF technology, the focus speed increases by 7 times, fast enough to capture every beautiful moment of your life.
PDAF | focusing in 0.1 sec | improvement by 7 times | highly responsive
Display is the second most important component of a smartphone, as you touch and stare at it all the time. As a strong rival of Samsung AMOLED screen, the Sharp IGZO screen is lighter, thinner, and more power-efficient.
IGZO | IPS | 50% Power Efficient | 95%NTSC | 450nit | 1000:1 contrast
With 2 times the frame frequency of IPS screen, Apollo Lite has smoother screen display which shows no lag in response. Dynamic display with smart brightness adjustment provides exclusive protection for your eyes
Equipped with Helio X20 unique BluLight Defender and smart Chameleon Display, along with Sharp high grade screen and software optimization, Apollo Lite has the same visual effect of natural light, which delivers superb reading experience.
Having become a standard for almost every category, fingerprint sensors provide for better security and data protection. The Vernee Apollo Lite features the all new pressure type fingerprint sensor which scores 0.1 sec off-screen unblock with high recognition rate and 360°readability.
Pressure Type Fingerprint Sensor | Off-screen Wakeup | 360°Readability | 0.1 sec Unlock | FIDO Certification
Secure and independent ISP fingerprint enclave, intelligent learning and adjustment
Independent ISP | Smart Fingerprint Management | App Lock
And finally, one of the most important features and hard to achieve: Good battery life. With 3180mAh battery capacity, 3-cluster power-saving framework and Doze mode of Android 6.0, Apollo Lite can easily support one full day heavy usage without sweating.
10min charge supports 1h call | Almost 50% charge in 30min | 5V 7V 9V/1.5A ,12V/2A
Below you can watch a video demonstrating the Fast Charging capability of the device.
Display: 5.5 inch FHD 1920x1080p Sharp IGZO, BluLight Defender
CPU: MTK Helio X20 (MT6797), 10-core, 20nm
RAM: 4GB LPDDR 3
ROM: 32GB eMMC 5.1 (up to 128GB)
Rear Camera: 16.0MP Samsung S5K3P3 sensor, 6P lens, ISOCELL , RWB
Front Camera: 5.0MP Samsung S5K5E2 sensor
Battery: 3180mAH Li-polymer
OS: Android 6.0 out of the box (Open Kernel Code)
Size: 152 x 76.2 x 8.9 (mm)
Features: Type-C port (supports Type-C earphone, 3.5mm jack retained)
0.1s fingerprint ID (ISP smart chip, smart key)
Gyro, E-compass, Hall, WiFi (2.4G/5G)
Dual SIM Dual standby / SIM + SD card
And last but not least, a video of a simple unboxing of the device. More info can be found on the official website of Vernee.