It seems Gionee is trying to flood the market with its smartphone inventory before the year ends. The Chinese OEM, at its winter launch event on home turf, showcased eight smartphones from mid to premium range; all featuring FullView display.
In the premium lot, Gionee has launched a new smartphone, the M7 Plus that focuses on security. The smartphone comes with “dual security encryption chip” that users can use to encrypt images, messages and contacts. The smartphone features a 6.43-inch full HD+ AMOLED display.
It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC paired with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. The M7 Plus has 16MP+8MP rear cameras and an 8-megapixel unit at the front. It packs a massive 5000mAh battery and comes with 10W wireless charging support. The phone is launched at a price of CNY 4,399 (around Rs 43,000).
Moving on, the company has added two new smartphones to its S-series, the Gionee S11 and S11s. The Gionee S11s sports a 6.01-inch FullView full HD+ AMOLED display with 2160 x 1080 pixel resolution. The phone features 3D curved glass design and has a stainless steel frame.
The S11s comes with dual camera setup at the back combining a 16MP primary sensor and an 8MP secondary sensor. Up front, it gets a dual camera array as well packing a 20MP+8MP unit. The front cameras have 105-degree field of view and offer real-time bokeh effect and Face Beauty 4.0.
It is powered by MediaTek Helios processor paired with 6GB RAM and 64GB inbuilt storage. It has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor located at the centre below the dual rear cameras. The Gionee S11s packs a 3600mAh and comes with 18W fast charging support.
The Gionee S11 meanwhile is a slightly smaller version that features a 5.99-inch display with similar resolution and aspect ratio as the S11s. Powering the phone is a MediaTek Helio P23 processor that is paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB onboard storage.
Like the S11s, it packs quad cameras, two at the back and two up front. The rear cameras offer a 16MP+5MP combination, while the front cameras come with a 16MP primary sensor and an 8MP secondary sensor. It packs a battery capacity of 3410mAh.
Both Gionee S11s and S11 runs company’s new custom skin Amigo OS 5.0 based on Android Nougat. Gionee has launched the S11s for a price of CNY 3,299 (roughly Rs 32,250) and the S11 for a cost of CNY 1,799 (around Rs 17,500).
As mentioned earlier, the company has also unveiled a few mid-range smartphones. Gionee has added two members to its F-series- the Gionee F6 and F205. The Gionee F6 sports a 5.7-inch HD+ (1440 x 720pixels) display. It comes with 3GB RAM, 32GB storage, Snapdragon 435 chipset, 2970mAh battery, 13MP+2MP dual rear cameras and 8MP front-facing camera.
The Gionee F205 meanwhile sports a 5.45-inch HD+ display, 8MP rear camera and 5MP front camera. It packs 2GB RAM, 16GB storage, MediaTek 6739 processor and 2670mAh battery. Gionee has announced the F6 and F205 for a price of CNY 1,299 (around Rs 12,700) and CNY 999 (roughly Rs 9,750) respectively.
Among the eight devices, the Gionee M7 and M7 Power have already been unveiled officially with the latter recently launched in India for a price of Rs 16,999. The USP of the M7 Power is its mammoth 5000mAh battery that is claimed to last two days. The smartphone features a near bezel-less 6-inch HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio.