Gionee has launched the company’s latest smartphone in the S6 series – Gionee S6 Pro in India at a price tag of Rs. 23,999. It comes in Gold & Rose Gold Colour and it will be available in all stores starting from October 1st, 2016. Originally, it was announced back in June. Gionee also sells VR headset separately and it costs Rs. 2,499. The VR made from hard plastic and it comes with split screen feature which allow users to watch videos, while receiving notifications from messenger apps. The phone comes pre-loaded with Gionee VR app for VR viewing experience. It also offers games in G-Store (VR) along with various videos. It has a has a fingerprint sensor embedded into the home button that can unlock the phone in just 0.1 seconds. As an introductory offer it comes with free three-month subscription to Saavn Pro. At such a price tag, the Gionee S6 Pro will compete with Lenovo Z2 Plus, Xiaomi Mi 5, LeEco Le Max 2 and others.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Arvind R.Vohra, MD & Country CEO, Gionee India said:
“At Gionee we believe in redefining the smartphone experience by launching products that are intuitive, future ready, stylish and high on performance. Our promise is to make smiles by addressing all the evolving needs of the new age smartphone users. The S6 Pro is a perfect amalgamation of style and performance and is designed for the urbane selfie generation. With the S6 Pro we are re-emphasizing our commitment towards our consumers to offer feature led innovative devices.”
On the specifications front, Gionee S6 Pro features 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and it is protected by 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass. It is powered by 1.8GHz Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P10 (MT6755M) 64-bit processor which is paired with 4GB of RAM. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system with Amigo UI 3.2 on top of it and it has 64GB in-built memory which can be expanded further up to 128GB via microSD card.
On the photography front, Gionee S6 Pro features 13-megapixel IMX258 sensor with LED flash and 8-megapixel front-facing camera with screen flash for selfie & video-calling.
It has Hybrid SIM support and connectivity features like 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, USB Type-C.
The smartphone comes with inbuilt features like Video Editor with themed and professional edits, Desktop Editor, Image+ to record amazing features, video beautification, time lapse, and text recognition.
It packs 3130mAh battery.