Chinese phonemaker Gionee has scheduled an event for August 22nd and the smartphone maker is expected to release a new phone which they teased will feature “selfie with flash”, an indication that the device will sport a front facing camera with LED flash. THe device in question has been fingered to be the Gionee S6s whihc had already been released in Vietnam.
The Gionee S6s is an upgraded version of the Gionee S6 which was launched earlier this year. The S6s sports a 5.5-inch 2.5D curved glass display with resolution of 1920 x 1080p. The device boots Android 6.0 Marshmallow from the go, with Gionee’s Amigo 3.2 UI hovering above.
The sleek Gionee S6s is powered by a 1.3GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6753 prcessor attached with Mali-T-720 GPU. The processor is backe with 3GB od RAM as well as 32GB of internal memory which is ex[pandable up to 128GB via microSD card.
Talking about the camera, the Gionee S6s features a cool 13MP Sony IMX258 rear facing sensor with LED flash, with f/2.0 aperture, PDAF and capable of 1080p video recording. Up front, there is an 8MP selfie shooter with f/2.2 aperture, 5P lens and LED flash. Cool, isn’t it?
The device also has a fingerprint sensor just underneath the rear camera and crams a generous 3,150mAh battery under its hood. Connectivity options such as 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS are all available on the S6s.
Gionee S6s Price in India, Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, Vietnam, US
As for the expected price, the Gionee S6s which comes in Gold, Rose Gold and Silver colors, was recently introduced in Vietnam for 4,490,000 Vietnamese Dong which is about US$ 201 and Rs. 13,465 in India.
Gionee S6s specifications
- 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) 2.5D curved glass display
- 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
- 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