Teletalk Pvt. Ltd., the authorized distributor of Gionee Mobiles in Nepal slashed the price of the premium smartphone of the X-series, the Gionee X1s. Initially priced at Rs. 20,000, the smartphone is now available for just Rs. 17,999. The smartphone comes with a tagline of “Super Selfie, Super Battery” promising to deliver a remarkable battery backup and to shoot some nifty selfies. And with this price drop, the smartphone stands even taller in the list of best smartphones under 20000 in Nepal.
Gionee X1s Overview
Gionee X1s comes in full metallic body and is comfortable on the hold because of its sheer weight of 166 grams. The display on the device has a size of 5.2-inch with 2.5D glass added on the top for the elegance and Gorilla glass 3 for the protection. The display on the Gionee X1s supports HD resolution with pixel density of 282PPI.
The device is powered by MediaTek MT6737T chipset backed by 3GB of RAM. In terms of internal storage, X1s is rich with 16GB of it. And good thing is, it has a dedicated slot for SDcard if one desires for the memory expansion. The device comes with Android Nougat out of the box with Gionee’s own Amigo UI 4.0 on the top.
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The camera is one of the two aspects, Gionee X1s excels in. The 16MP front camera on the phone is capable of taking astounding selfies. And with the LED flash adhered next to it, one does not have to worry about taking selfies even in the dark. On the back, there is a 13MP camera assisted by a dual-LED flash. The rear camera also takes some decent shots under ample lighting condition. However, under low light, the images invite some noises and grains.
The smartphone also holds a fingerprint sensor on the back. The fingerprint on the device is swift with the unlocking time of mere 0.3 seconds. Along with the fingerprint sensor, the device also possesses other sensors like accelerometer, gyro sensor, proximity, compass, etc. If you have trouble searching the remotes for your electronic devices, this smartphone will come handy since the device is privileged with an IR blaster.
Prolonged battery backup is what you can expect from the Gionee X1s as it comes with a whopping 4000mAh battery. The device also comes with luring color options like Black, Gold and Deep Blue.
Gionee X1S in a Nutshell
- 5.2 inch IPS HD display with 2.5D glass and Gorilla Glass 3 protection
- 1.5GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737T CPU
- Android Nougat (v7.0) with Amigo UI 4.0 on the top
- 3GB RAM
- 16GB internal storage, expandable up to 256GB (dedicated slot)
- 13-megapixel rear camera with Autofocus and Dual-LED (Dual-tone) flash
- 16MP front facing camera, F/2.0 aperture, 1/3.1 inch sensor size with LED Flash
- Dual-SIM, Wi-Fi, 3G, 4G, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, FM radio
- Rear mounted fingerprint sensor, unlocks in 0.3 seconds
- IR blaster
- Other sensors: Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass
- 4000mAh Li-ion battery
- Colors: Black, Gold and Deep Blue
- Gionee X1S Price in Nepal: 17,999
Lower midrange segment is crowded with loads of smartphones. Smartphones under the price of Rs. 20,000 usually have prevailing features like 5-inch HD display, 2GB RAM, Android Marshmallow and mediocre camera and battery size. But in case of Gionee X1s, it is slightly different. The smartphone is better than the most with a slightly taller display, a bigger RAM for multitasking, fast fingerprint sensor, remarkable camera and a gargantuan battery.
Although the device lacks a crisp display like Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt, higher internal storage like the Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime, better processor, Full HD screen and stock UI like General Mobile GM 5 Plus, the device may not be the best, but still, it could be a good buy at this price point.