Founded in 2016, Vernee is a new Chinese smartphone manufacturer that had released only two new smartphones Vernee Apollo and Thor. It is said that this China phone maker just launch this phone brand as Vernee from OEM phone manufacturer. But it seems this new China phone brand has its own product position. Their first low end smartphone Vernee Thor is priced around $130 for entry-level smartphone users. Later, they announced the Vernee Apollo, which aims at high end smartphone market featuring the high-end specs but with a competitive price tag of just $400. Recently, the new Chinese phone brand released a cheaper version of Vernee Apollo giving it a name of Vernee Apollo Lite, which sports a deca-core MT6797 Helio X20 processor. And it is said that this Vernee Apollo Lite will be priced at $200 to be the cheapest MT6797 Helio X20 phone. See the top 7 deca-core smartphones with MT6797 Helio X20 chipset.
Processor of Cheapest MT6797 Helio X20 Phone Vernee Apollo Lite and Vernee Apollo Standard
Generally, the lite version will cut down some major phone specifications, Vernee Apollo Lite is not an exceptional. Except the same deca-core processor used in both Vernee Apollo Lite and the standard edition of Vernee Apollo, but most of other specifications are cut down for the price cost.
Display of Cheapest MT6797 Helio X20 Phone Vernee Apollo Lite and Vernee Apollo Standard
The Vernee Apollo Lite sports a 5.5-inch touch screen with Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution while Vernee Apollo comes with the Quad HD resolution display like Elephone Vowney 2K touch screen.
Storage of Cheapest MT6797 Helio X20 Phone Vernee Apollo Lite and Vernee Apollo Standard
Besides the display specification, Vernee Apollo Lite has a smaller storage, 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage that can be expandable while the Vernee Apollo comes with a 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. And the Vernee Apollo has the biggest RAM as Vivo Xplay 5 Elite, which is the first smartphone with the biggest RAM of 6GB.
Camera of Cheapest MT6797 Helio X20 Phone Vernee Apollo Lite and Vernee Apollo Standard
Moving on the camera department, the Vernee Apollo Lite has a 16MP rear camera with dual LED flash on the metal back cover and a 5MP shooter camera for selfie. The Vernee Apollo Standard comes with a 21MP rear camera on the metal Unibody back cover with LED flash and PDAF feature. The front camera of the standard version is also better than the Lite version, up to 8MP selfie camera on the front. And the shape of the rear cameras is different between Vernee Apollo Lite and Vernee Apollo, the former cheapest MT6797 Helio X20 smartphone has a square rear camera and the latter MT6797 Helio X20 phone has a circular rear camera.
Connectivity of Cheapest MT6797 Helio X20 Phone Vernee Apollo Lite and Vernee Apollo Standard
Both Vernee Apollo Lite and Vernee Apollo are dual SIM mobile phones and support most common connectivity options include: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth V4.1, GPS/A-GPS and 4G LTE/ 3G/ 2G networks. The network band details of two MT6797 phones are not confirmed yet.
Vernee Apollo is running Android 6.0 Marshmallow, but the mobile OS of Vernee Apollo Lite is not known to the public yet. Both Vernee Apollo Lite and Vernee Apollo have a fingerprint scanner on the metallic back cover.
At this price tag of $200, the Vernee Apollo Lite is the most affordable Helio X20 powered smartphone available in the market. However, the exact date for the availability of Vernee Apollo Lite is not confirmed by the Chinese company, we can expect the device sometime in the month of May.