Gionee Dream D1 is Gionee’s first Quad core Android Smartphone . Gionee Dream D 1 is another stable & tough competitor for budget Quad core handsets . The dream d1 runs on Android v4.1 jelly bean Os . The main attraction in the Dream D-1 is its display . Gionee Dream D1 comes with 4.56inch Super Amoled HD display ( that was used in Samsung Galaxy 2 ) . The smartphone draws its strength from 1.2GHZ QUAD core CPU integrated with 1GB ram . The device looks much premium & expensive then actually it is . The Dream D1 is powered by 2100mAH battery . There is 8MP camera at the rear of the device and 1MP at front . The MRP of the device in India is RS 17,999 .
Gionee Dream D1 Unboxing
- USB cable
- USER manual
- 2 Protective Covers
- Screen Protector
- Warranty Card
Dream D1 Review
Look & Feel
Gionee Dream D1 has 4.65inch Super Amoled Display which makes the device much more premium . There is no touch sensitive buttons on the device as there is no need for them . At the left of the device there is power button . Although the design is very much similar to Gionee G1 Gpad . At the rear there is 8MP autofocus camera with single LED flash & loud speaker at rear-bottom . The back panel / cover of the device has very nice grip . The device is easy to hold in hand specially because of its soft edges & slimness . Overall the design , built quality and look of Gionee Dream D1 is Quite impressive .
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Gionee Dream D1 has 4.65inch Super Amoled HD display ( about 720p resolution ) . The display is bright & sharp enough . The Super Amoled display delivers exactly what you expect . Some time the screen is not visible in direct sun light but in low light it is clearly visible . The viewing angles are very fine on screen . Colour rendering is also very nice on the display .
Gionee Dream D1 has Dual Sim Capability . Gionee Dream D1 has 3G , 2G , EDGE , GPRS , WIFI 802.11 a/b/g/n , Bluetooth v4.0 , micro usb & audio jack connectivity . Signal on the device are good .The Dream D1 has proximity , light , E- compass . Sensors that Gionee used in Dream D1 are very accurate . We will tell you about them in Full review .
The D1 has 8mp auto-focus camera at the rear & 1MP camera at the front . The camera quality is good . The device clicks images very fast . Touch to focus is good . Check out camera samples at the end of the post . The device can record 1080p videos at 28fps .
Display – 720 x 1184 .
video recording – 1080p .
Image capturing – 8MP .
The Dream D1 is powered by 1.2GHZ Quadcore processor integrated with 1GB ram . We didn’t find any noticeable lag while testing the device . The device is lag free . Out of 1GB ram 570mb ram is free . Gionee did minor customizations to make the device more approachable . Although the device is snappy & robust . The app launcher Gionee used in D1 is heavy because of that the benchmark scores do not proceed more than ” 4012 ” (in our test ) . Gaming on the device is also fairly smooth and there in lag while playing high graphic games . Overall the device is fast . The video payback on the device is very smooth . Gionee Dream d1 can easily play as well as can record 1080p videos .
Gionee DREAM D1 price (MRP) – 17,999 .
Gionee Dream D1 is a good option for those who wants a Quad core Smartphone at budget . The Dream D1 has Super Amoled display which offers better user viewing experience . No doubt , it is another static competitor for Micromax A116 canvas HD .
- BENCHMARK SCORES – 3933 (1st test) , 4021 (2nd test )
- Nenamark2 scores – 39.3
- Antutu Benchmark Scores – 12144
Gionee Dream D1 vs other Quad core Smartphones
- Micromax A116 Canvas HD– Micromax A116 canvas HD has 5inch 720p resolution display . But display is much better on Gionee dream D1 .
- UMI X2 – UMI X2 has quad core processor integrated with 2GB of ram .
- Zen Ultraphone 701HD .- Zen Ultraphone 701 HD has 5inch 720p resolution display and its price is 11,999.
- Xolo Q800 – Xolo Q800 has 4.5inch capacitive display and 1GB ram.
- Intex Aqua Wonder 2 Quad core – Intex Aqua Wonder 2 Quad core has 512MB ram .
- Xolo X1000– Xolo X1000 has 2GHZ intel Atom CPU .
- UMI x1s – Umi X1s has almost same specs that xolo Q800 has .
- UMI s1 – UMI s1 is another quad core handset from UMi .
- Alcatel One Touch Scribe HD – Alcatel one touch Scribe HD has 5inch 720p resolution display .
- Micromax A111 – Micromax A111 is upcoming 4core handset from Micromax .
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Gionee Dream D1 specifications
- 4.65-inch HD 1280 x 720 pixels Super AMOLED Plus display at 316 ppi, Corning Gorilla Glass 2 protection
- 1GB RAM
- 1.2 GHz quad-core Cortex A7 CPU
- Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
- Dual SIM (GSM + WCDMA)
- 8MP auto focus camera with LED flash, 1MP front
- 4GB ROM
- 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, FM radio,Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
- 2100 mAh battery
Pros and Cons
- Pros : Display, Processor
- Cons: none
GIONEE DREAM D1 Unboxing & review ( video ) .
Gionee Dream D1
- User Interface7.5
- Value for money7.4
- Built Quality7.5
|Name||Gionee Dream D1|
|Release Date||March 2013|
|VS||Micromax A116 Canvas HD, Xolo Q800, Gionee Elife E3|
|MRP in India||RS : 18000|
|in US $||272 USD|
|Pros and Cons|
|Pros||Display, CPU, RAM, Design|