Gigabyte GSmart Rola is a Dual-SIM smartphone with Froyo

12 December, 2010
Gigabyte is preparing to launch a dual-SIM smartphone running on Android v2.2 Froyo. Itís called GSmart Rola and it will hit the market at 175 euro in the beginning of 2011. After the decent dual-SIM...

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  • Anonymous

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-12-14 15:40 from vwu9 - click to readActually, most of the recent gen dual sim phones use only 1 chip and 1 antenna, as opposed to older gen phones, which had more chips or antennas. So the battery life is not halved anymore, it is now slightly reduced, On alot of the shenzen phones, this is around 80-90% of full battery lifetime, as opposed to 50%

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  • 2011-03-10 18:08
  • n5Kx
  • Johnoo

Is for sale? or not now

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  • 2011-03-01 08:38
  • Lfu3
  • Claudyu

I'm running out of patience. Why don`t they give us some official news? They were supposed to launch it like 2 weeks ago. I`m freakin' out!!

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  • 2011-02-22 10:56
  • 0Unw
  • Ionut

> In reply to Vali Computers- Bulg @ 2010-12-13 09:40 from 0Bhu - click to readDoes interest you the romanian market, too ? I want badly this phone, in Bucharest.

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  • 2011-01-13 11:59
  • 3cXQ
  • NARI NAIR

yes good i am interested in buying this. please infrom when it will be in the market

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  • 2011-01-11 11:49
  • PIbe
  • Anonymous

I really need a dual sim android phone.

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  • 2010-12-30 18:55
  • 2SMJ
  • Anonymous

Oh well... tis phone is going to be ended up like wildfire.. lol

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  • 2010-12-18 11:23
  • v3At
  • Nick

CPU is too inefficient

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  • 2010-12-17 14:34
  • Mv5I
  • John

I don`t agree with you about the need of big battery.

I have Dual sim phone - Gigabyte S1205 >>> standby mode can last one week. In high use and talking 3 days... so if the software and the interface is done correct, dual sim is really a big advantage.

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  • 2010-12-15 19:54
  • 3iuS
  • Anonymous

Dual SIM = Half battery life.
We know smart phones need more battery even with single SIM.
So you can imagine what battery life we would get with this phone featuring Dual SIM. But its good innovation. Generally Dual SIM smart phones are rare.

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  • 2010-12-14 15:40
  • vwu9
  • kuber

i dn't know y Gigabyte launches products which are already in the market for year or two with almost double the price.

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  • 2010-12-14 10:50
  • vGeh
  • Alex_Qween

It's can be updated to android 2.3 gingerbread or not ?

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  • 2010-12-14 09:05
  • Mv5I
  • Anonymous

man right now i be happy just to have quad band, 3G dual sim cellphone with 5mp camera or better!

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  • 2010-12-14 02:36
  • jj6y
  • Ricky

LOL I dont even know what the first guy was trying to say. As for the phone, I think its a pretty good start

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  • 2010-12-13 21:19
  • xy7Y
  • Greg

Great potential but its old news with a resistive touchscreen. Not worth it at all

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  • 2010-12-13 15:08
  • ykLM
  • Anonymous

> In reply to [deleted post]Pathetic reply. Really...

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  • 2010-12-13 13:50
  • MNw0
  • jjsoviet

> In reply to [deleted post]Good luck relying all of your multimedia on a closed-system program that does an archaic system of syncing files. As for us, we can conveniently drag and drop, play more files than what your phone can do as well.

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  • 2010-12-13 13:47
  • qJme
  • Matrix

Was waiting for Dual SIM Android mobile for long time, though the same coming from HTC/Samsung would have been more better. Will it be available in Asia?

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  • 2010-12-13 12:56
  • PSL6
  • Anonymous

> In reply to [deleted post]Don't they use a bumper case to prevent those issues in the first place?

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  • 2010-12-13 11:44
  • iIR0
  • FireDragon

Umm, that is a smart move with Dual Sim combining with decent specs and Froyo with a name like Gigabyte, big hand to them. These dual sim devices are very needed in developing countries and specially for people who have to carry 2 phones. Get the price right and launch it nearby...

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  • 2010-12-13 11:21
  • tPFh