Teletalk Pvt. Ltd., the authorized distributor of Gionee Phones in Nepal, has officially launched the successor of Gionee S6 — the Gionee S6s. The company has priced the phone at Rs. 26,000 and is available for purchase starting today from different Gionee outlets.
The Gionee S6s offers many improvements over the Gionee S6, most notable being the 8-megapixel front-facing snapper for selfie maniacs. Moving on with the specs, the Gionee S6s offers the same 5.5-inch display as seen on the S6, but the resolution is bumped upto 1080P. Other internal hardware specs such as RAM, ROM, battery size, and CPU remains the same. It is powered by a 1.3Ghz octa-core Mediatek MT6753 64bit processor coupled with Mali T720MP3 GPU, has 3GB of RAM, 32GB of inbuilt storage with a microSD card support, and 3150mAh battery.
The main USP of the Gionee S6s, as the company claims, are their cameras. It is accompanied by an 8MP front camera with F2.2 aperture lens and LED flash. The back houses a 13-megapixel Sony IMX 258 sensor with f/2.0 aperture. Like the Gionee S6, the S6s houses a metal build with 2.5D glass and Corning Gorilla Glass 3, a fingerprint scanner on the back, and dual hybrid SIM setup with 4G LTE. The phone is currently running the latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with Amigo 3.2 UI layered on top.
Gionee S6s Handset Highlights:
- 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
- 1.3GHz Octa-Core MediaTek MT6753 Processor with Mali T-720 GPU
- 3GB RAM, 32GB Internal memory, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
- Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Amigo 3.2 UI
- Hybrid Dual SIM Slot (micro SIM + nano SIM / microSD)
- 13MP camera with LED Flash, 1080p video recording, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, Sony IMX258 sensor
- 8MP front camera with LED flash, f/2.2 aperture, 5P lens
- Fingerprint sensor (on the back)
- Dimensions: 154.5 x 75.6 x 8.27mm
- 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
- 3150mAh built-in battery
- Available Colors: Mocha Gold, Latte Gold
- Price: Rs. 26,000
REVIEW OF GIONEE S6S:
Gionee launches new S6s in its Selfie Master lineup
After recently bringing out the F103 Pro, Gionee has launched a new handset in its Selfie Master lineup – the Gionee S6s. The S6s boasts a 13MP SONY IMX258 rear Camera and a 8MP f 2.2 aperture front camera with LED front flash and screen flash that promises clear selfies even in low light.
The phone has a metallic unibody build that carries a 5.5-inch 1080p Full HD 2.5 D water-drop glass display(with Gorilla Glass 3 protection). S6s is powered by a 1.3 Ghz MediaTek MT6753 processor and a Mali T720MP3 GPU. The phone has 3GB RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage (expandable to 128 GB).
S6s also features a fingerprint scanner which can also be used for clicking photographs. The dual SIM phone (hybrid dual SIM slot) has a 3150 mAh battery and runs on Gionee’s own Amigo 3.2 UI based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. Amigo 3.2 has improvements on several fronts including Image + (Gionee’s camera software) which has time lapse, slow motion, text recognition and pic note functions. The phone comes equipped with Gionee’s own video editor. It also allows split- window functionality so that 2 apps can run on the same screen.
The phone is available in Mocha Gold and Latte Gold at a price tag of Rs. 25,999. Gionee expects the S6s to be well received in the Nepali market with around 3,000 sets sold every month.