In past few years, many new brands have started manufacturing of the mobile phones and that too particularly in the smartphone segment. There are many brands available in the present market, and some more are yet expected that can help the buyers to get some more options while going for the purchase of a smartphone. Recently, there is one more company, which is coming up with a new model, and it has started its branding and marketing also for the same.
Gionee, the China-based company, deals in the production of Smartphones. The brand which was established in 2002, has its headquarters in Shenzhen Guangdong of China. Gionee has been identified as one of the leading and largest producers of Smartphones in China. After successfully tapping the Chinese market, the brand has spread its wings across other countries such as Nepal, Vietnam, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Thailand, India, Philippines and Myanmar. Among all the markets as the company knows the market of India is the largest one and hence it is trying hard to have the best marketing campaigns in India.
Gionee entered the Indian market not long ago, and within a short period of ‘time, it carved a unique identity for itself. Gionee has expressed its desire to come up with its own manufacturing plant in India. In fact, in August 2016, the brand introduced its first ‘made in India’ Smartphone with F103 model. The device was manufactured in Andhra Pradesh at Foxconn plant in the Sricity. Later, it went on to introduce Gionee’s first VR ready Smartphone ‘Gionee S6’ in the market on 30th September 2016, which was packed with Octa-core MediaTek MT6755 processor.
After having a successful show at the market now, the brand is all set to unveil its latest phone with Gionee S10, which will hit the market in September 2017. Because of a great performance by other phones of the brand, the expectations regarding the new device have already increased. Though the company has not yet officially disclosed its features and pros, yet the experts have got the information, and on the base of it, here are some important features that can help one to decide if he needs to go for this device or not.
Here’s a look at the feature and price of the phone:
Display and screen
Gionee S10 comes with a huge 5.5-inch LCD Capacitive 16M colours touchscreen. The dimensions of Gionee S10 include 155 x 76.8 x 7.4 mm. The device weighs around 178 grams and responds well to multi-touch. The weight of the phone might work as a drawback for few people. The Gionee S10 offers a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels with 401 ppi. One can find novel colour options with the latest device. The colour variants include cherry gold, dark black, indigo blue and primrose green. The unusual colours might work as a major attraction for a chunk of people especially youngsters. Hence the device will be equally useful to the user irrespective of the profile.
Gionee S10 comes with efficient software which helps in smooth functioning of the phone. The device operates on Android version 7.0 Nougat which is the latest version, rare to find in smartphones yet. The device is powered by Octa-core 4 x 2.5 GHz Cortex- A53 & 4 X 1.4 GHz Cortex- A53 processor along with Mediatek MT6757T Helio P25 chipset. Hence those who love to go for the latest version of Android this is a perfect device.
Smartphones have become synonymous with a good camera. It is one of the most sought-after things in a Smartphone. Gionee S10 performs quite well on the camera front. It won’t be an exaggeration to say that the camera is one of the most prominent and impeccable features of the phone.
Gionee S10 comes with the dual camera for both primary and secondary camera of the device. It flaunts 16MP + 8MP rear cameras with features like autofocus, phase detection, and dual tone LED flash. The front camera comes in 20MP +8MP secondary camera which is rare to find. The device allows video recording at 1080 @ 30 fps. Among other features of the camera, one can find geo- tagging, panorama, touch focus and face detection. Overall the use of this device in terms of the camera is simply awesome, and all those who love to use the camera for pictures or videos will surely love to have this device.
Battery and Storage
Gionee S10 comes with a 64 GB of internal memory and a 6G RAM which allows efficient functioning of the device. Multiple apps can run simultaneously without the device getting hang. The memory can be expanded up to 128 GB with micro SD card. Hence, the availability of huge memory can help the user to get more images and other files stored on the device.
Gionee S10 packs a powerful non-removable Li-ion 3450 mAh battery with long sustainability.
The device offers connectivity options such as wi-fi, dual band, Bluetooth, hotspot, wi-fi direct, FM Radio, GPS, HSPA, LTE, GSM and USB Port.
The multiple sensors on the Gionee S10 include a Proximity sensor, accelerometer, compass and fingerprint sensor.
Gionee S10 price in India is expected to be around Rs25000. This would place the device in a higher segment wherein it will face some competition from Samsung, Oppo, and OnePlus models.
The latest phone from Gionee surely looks promising enough. What makes Gionee S10 a must buy is the powerful dual front and rear camera along with an excellent battery backup, huge storage, and amazing configuration. Since the device falls in the higher category, the competition will be limited; this can be beneficial for the device. The battery support enables to use the phone for long hours without worrying about the charging.
The only glitch for some can be that of the Hybrid SIM slot which allows either an SD card and a SIM or dual SIM. For the actual verdict, one will have to wait till the launch.