Gini w5 (gini-w5)

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Note As of January 2024, no adequate public online documentation was published about this device.
Icon WARNING: Do not attempt to flash TWRP or any other 3rd party recovery system, even if yoy see a guide that does suggests that. Attempting to do so will brick your device and lead into an infinite bootloader loop with no convenient fashion to boot into fastboot or recovery. Experiment only with fastboot boot FILENAME (NOT flash).
Note You are advised to consult with people at #u-boot-mt6735:matrix.org before attempting to make any modification.


Gini w5
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Gini w5
Manufacturer Gini
Name w5
Codename gini-w5
Released 2015
Category none
Original software Android
Original version 5.1
Hardware
Chipset MediaTek MT6735
CPU Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Mali-T720MP3
Display 720 x 1280 IPS LCD
Storage 11 GB
Memory 2 GB
Architecture AArch64
Type handset
This device is marked as not booting.
Status: pmOS port hasn't been attempted yet
Features
USB Networking
Flashing
Touchscreen
Display
WiFi
FDE
Mainline
Battery
3D Acceleration
Audio
Bluetooth
Camera
GPS
Mobile data
Internal storage
SMS
Calls
USB OTG
NFC
Sensors
Accelerometer
Magnetometer
Ambient Light
Proximity
Hall Effect
Barometer
Power Sensor
Misc
Built-in DVB
Camera Flash
Keyboard
Touchpad
USB-A
HDMI/DP
Ir TX
Ir RX
Stylus
Memory Card
Haptics
Ethernet
FOSS bootloader
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How to enter flash mode

Unplug from USB and power off the phone, hold Power and Volume Up until you see "Android system recovery <3e>" text followed by a simple text menu.

Select "reboot to bootloader".

Unlock bootloader

Icon WARNING: Unlocking bootloader will delete all data on device. Make backup first!
$ fastboot oem unlock

A warning dialog would ask you whether to unlock the device.

Press Volume Up to unlock the device.

See also