Gionee may not be as famous as other Chinese smartphone makers in the market like Xiaomi or Huawei, but the company does have its share of fan following in China and India. After teasing the new Gionee S6 Pro smartphone before, the company released the device earlier today in China.
The Gionee S6 Pro comes in an all aluminum and magnesium metal body that makes the phone look solid and premium. In fact, the company claims that 97% of the body is made out of metal. The device comes with a home button based fingerprint sensor, located just below the display. The fingerprint sensor can unlock the device in just 0.1 seconds. Also, when you swipe the home button, you get a shortcut bar for quickly launching apps. So, multi-tasking should be a breeze on the device. The phone is quite thin as well measuring, 153x 75.26 x 7.6mm. It is a bit more weighted than others, weighing 170 grams.
As for the specs, the Gionee S6 Pro comes with a 5.5-inch IPS LCD display with 1080p resolution and 2.5D glass on top. Under the hood, the phone features the Helio P10 (MT6755m) octa-core chip clocked at 1.8GHz with Mali-T860MP2 GPU. There will be 4GB of RAM on board and 64GB of internal storage which is further expanded up to 128GB via MicroSD. At the back, the S6 Pro comes with a 13MP rear camera with LED flash and PDAF. Up front, the phone features an 8MP shooter. Inside, you get a 3130mAh battery as well. It comes with usual connectivity features such as 4G LTE, dual SIM card slots (hybrid), VoLTE, Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth 4.1 and USB Type-C.
Coming to the pricing, the Gionee S6 Pro will start at 1999 Yuan ($305) in China and will go on sale in Rose Gold, Gold and Silver color options.