Gionee today launched a new smartphone in China. The new smartphone Gionee Steel 2 priced at 1,299 Yuan and available for pre-order in the country. It comes in Jazz Gold and Gold Black color. Recently, Gionee signs up Virat Kohli as company’s brand ambassador, and it is also going to open 500 new stores in India. The company posted about the same on their Twitter handle. Before that company also signed up Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt as the brand ambassador.
Talking about the specifications of the Steel 2, it comes with 5-inch HD IPS display along with 1280 x 720-pixel resolution. The pixel density of the display is 293 PPI. The dimension of the smartphone is 144.3 x 70.5 x 8.6 mm and weighs around 160 grams. The smartphone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow based Amigo 3.5 OS.
There is 1.25GHz quad-core MediaTek processor along with Mali T720 GPU. There is 3GB RAM on the smartphone. The smartphone comes in two storage option of 16GB and 32GB on board. Storage can be expanded up to 128GB via an SD card. On the camera front, it comes with 8MP auto focus rear camera along with LED flash. The main camera app also has HDR, panoramic, night, business card scanning, translation, text correction, Xpress and intelligent scan. There is 4000mAh Li-ion battery and company claims it can deliver up to 45 hours of talk time and up to 527 hours of standby time.
On the connectivity front, Gionee Steel 2 is a dual micro SIM smartphone. It comes with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, Micro USB 2.0 and 3.5mm audio jack. It has a light sensor, Gravity sensor, and compass. There is a fingerprint sensor as well on the smartphone. Company embedded the same in power button.
Earlier, Company also launched the Gionee M2017 smartphone in China. It comes with 5.7-inch AMOLED display along with 2560 x 1440 pixel resolution. It has octa-core Snapdragon 653 processor and 6GB RAM. There is 128GB/256GB internal storage option. It comes with dual rear camera setup of 12MP+13MP at the back along with LED flash. For selfie, it has 8MP front camera. The smartphone supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 technology and has a 3500mAh battery.
Recently Gionee P8 Max also leaked online. P8 Max is the successor of Gionee P7 Max smartphone. It has 5.5-inch IPS LCD along with 720 x 1280 pixel resolution. It is a dual SIM smartphone and runs on 1.5GHz quad-core processor and 3GB RAM. There is 32GB internal storage but no memory card slot on board.