As expected, Gionee has unveiled its selfie-centric smartphone, the Gionee S6s in India. The device is a successor to S6 Pro and has a lot more in common with it. Gionee has launched this new device at a price tag of Rs. 17,999 and it will be up for sale through online (Amazon.in) from today and via offline stores as well. At the event, the company also unleashed Alia Bhatt as its brand ambassador. Also, Gionee’s India head, Arvind Vohra said that there will be 12 simultaneous launch events for the S6s, across India,
Going by the design, the Gionee S6s looks pretty much similar to the S6 Pro. It features a 5.5-inch Full HD in-cell display with 2.5D curved edge glass and a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It is powered by a 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6753 octa-core chipset coupled with 3GB of RAM. The S6s bears 32GB of internal storage, which is expandable up to 128GB via microSD card. On the rear, the S6s boasts a fingerprint sensor, which looks similar to the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3.
The Gionee S6s features a 13-megapixel IMX258 rear camera with PDAF and f/2.0 aperture. There is an 8-megapixel selfie camera onboard with ‘selfie flash’ (something that Gionee has come up with and is also getting it trademark for future references), f/2.2 aperture and 5P lens. A 3,300mAh battery backs the device. The camera app is loaded with many features that make it a camera-focused device.
It runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow-based Amigo 3.2 UI. The smartphone comes packed with a variety of pre-loaded apps such as the UC Browser, TrueCaller, WhatsApp, Danger Dash, and much more. Regarding connectivity, it supports Hybrid dual-SIM, 4G LTE with VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, and MicroUSB 2.0 port. It will be up for sale in Gold, Rose Gold, and Silver colour options. A 3,150mAh battery backs it.
Gionee S6s Specifications
- 5.5-inch Full HD in-cell display with 2.5D curved edge glass and a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels
- 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6753 octa-core chipset coupled with 3GB of RAM
- 32GB internal storage, expandable up to 128GB via microSD card
- Android 6.0 Marshmallow-based Amigo 3.2 UI
- 13MP rear camera with LED flash and 8MP selfie camera with selfie flash
- Hybrid dual-SIM, 4G LTE, VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, and GPS
- 3,150mAh battery