Default [] 4.2.1 Gallery

I'm really not sure if this question is okay, so for the moderators, kindly make the right action if this is incorrect. anyways, here is my query.
my friend has "Cherry Mobile Apollo" (Here in the Philippines) which runs on android 4.2.1, and his gallery app was somewhat amazed me, why?
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