Gionee made a comeback in India with its latest entry-level smartphone. The company has officially launched Gionee Max in the country with Unicoc 9863A SoC. In addition to this, the new budget phone includes an HD+ Dewdrop display, thicker bezels with a 5,000mAh battery and a dual rear camera set up. Despite being an entry-level phone, the device also includes a face unlock feature for authentication.
Gionee Max price and availability details
The Gionee MAX comes in three colour options Black, Red, and Blue. Launched under the affordable segment the phone is priced at Rs 5,999 for the 2GB RAM with 32GB internal storage. The device is scheduled to go on sale via the e-commerce website Flipkart starting August 31. There will be several bank offers including exchange and no-cost EMI options starting at Rs 667 per month.
Gionee Max specifications
Prior to its official launch in the country, the company revealed the key specification of the device along with the expected pricing. The Gionee Max comes with a 6.1-inch HD+ Dewdrop display with 720×1,560 pixels of resolution and 2.5D curved glass screen protection. The Gionee’s smartphone runs on Android and it is powered by 1.6-GHz octa-core Unicoc 9863A SoC paired with 2GB of RAM with 32GB of storage option. There is a dedicated SD card slot so one can expand the internal storage up to 256GB using a microSD card.
In terms of optics, Gionee Max features a dual camera set up on the back of the phone that includes a 13-megapixel primary sensor paired with a bokeh lens. For taking selfies and video calling the phone sports a 5-megapixel front-facing camera that can also be used to unlock the mobile phone using the face unlock feature.
The smartphone is backed up by a 5,000mAh battery that also supports reverse charging. The battery is claimed to deliver up to 28 days standby time, up to 24 hours of music playback, more than 9 hours of movie time and 42 hours of call time with 12 hours of gaming.
In terms of connectivity, there is 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, a 3.5mm audio jack, and a Micro-USB port. The sensors include a proximity sensor and G sensor.
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