Recent rumours suggested that Chinese phone maker TCL would be the first company to launch a quad-core MT6589 phone sometime in earlier 2013. But now rival company Gionee claim their Elegance 2 Mt6589 phone will launch first!
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Ginoee Vice President, Lu Wei Bing, recently posted that Ginoee will be the first to market with a quad-core equipped Mediatek MT6589 processor named the Elegance 2, which should ship before the Chinese Spring Festival New Year holiday.
According to further reports the Ginoee Elegance 2 will come with be a smaller 4.5-inch phone, but with full 1080 HD playback support.
The best news is that Ginoee hope to have the Elegance 2 available in stores rather than expecting customers to pre-order their phones online.