Gretel, a global brand of newbund, but their OEM/ODM service already warmly welcomed in many countries…Our first impressions of their new A9 is good, hope it wil be a decent pocket-friendly smartphone. It will be available to global consumers though Gearbest at the end of March.
5-inch screen puts A9 into the pocketable category in a market full of increasingly larger phones. Different from the other pocket-friendly handsets, the biggest sell of A9 is it’s matte-black-on-metal back and front-positioned fingerprint scanner, just like Huawei P10 and P10 plus. Huawei says – give a glossy finish to the metal without being a fingerprint nightmare, Gretel is also doing like that.
As for specs, Gretel A9 still use 5 inch IPS HD (720*1280),2.5D curved, LCD colors 1600W, powered by MTK6737,quad-core 64bit CPU: ARM Cortex-A53, 4×1250 MHz, Cores: 4 GPU: ARM Mali-T720 MP2 520MHz, Cores: 2, RAM 2GB RAM + 16GB ROM,32GB extendable , built in Rear Camera: Samsung 3H7 Sensor,13MP(interpolated) and Front Camera: GC2155,5MP(interpolated) , supporting Freeme OS (software skin over Android 6),will be get Android Nougat in April , coming with 2300mAh battery, supporting Front fingerprint scanner with multi-function on the front design, MicroSD Card + SIM card, dual SIM cards , dual standby, Bluetooth: 4.0 Supershot, Hotknot, features. Dimension is 146.6 *72.8*8.7mm. Gretel A9 Coming in Two Colors One is Rose Gold and Second Is Matte Black.
There’s no official retail price or release date for Gretel A9 handset just yet, but it will pre-sale on Gearbest the next week. the shipping date will be at the end of March. More details for Gretel A9 can be found on Gretel Official Website