Gionee F6: Review, Specs and Price

Gionee F6

Gionee F6 Review

Gionee F6 is another good looking phone. You see, Gionee isn’t here to play this year, the Chinese company has been consistently releasing FullView displays smartphones. Whether you are on a budget or not, there’s a Gionee smartphone for you. The F6 sure looks like the Gionee S11 and S11s, but with different features. The Gionee F6 is also quite affordable compared to the two giants mentioned above.

Gionee F6 DESIGN

Just like the S11 and S11s, the bar metal back of the F6 is covered with a 3D four-curved glass. The glass makes it more light reflective and appealing to the eyes. A true beauty, Gionee F6 impeccable design is out of this world.

Gionee F6

The device is 7.8mm slim and weighs 141g, it sports a fingerprint scanner at the back. While the 3.5mm jack and micro USB port sit pretty at the bottom. Gionee F6 is available in Star Blue, Black and Gold.

Gionee F6 DISPLAY

It features a FullView display, but you can still spot a few annoying bezels. The 5.7-inch device has a 720×1440 pixels screen resolution with 282 pixels per inch density. Its IPS HD+ screen with 2.5D Curved Glass and Corning Gorilla Glass offers immersive visuals. Gionee achieved a near 78% screen to body ratio (18:9 Aspect Ratio) on the F6.

HARDWARE and SOFTWARE

Beneath the beauty lies the Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 MSM8940 chipset which clocks at 1.4GHz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53. For a midrange device, this is a fast processor paired with 3GB of RAM.

It boasts of Qualcomm Adreno 505 graphics processing unit and 64-Bit CPU architecture. For storing files, there’s a 32GB internal storage space upgradeable to 128GB with microSD. It runs on Android 7.1 Nougat OS with Amigo OS 5.0 skin on top.

Gionee F6 CAMERA

A midrange smartphone with dual rear camera, cool right? The 13MP + 2MP on the Gionee F6 shoots 4K resolution images, with 4160 x 3120 Pixels image dimensions. The cameras boast autofocus, continuous shooting, digital zoom, exposure compensation,
face detection, geotagging, HDR, ISO settings, panorama, scene mode, self-timer, touch focus, white balance settings, CMOS sensor, phase detection, professional mode and smart scan.

Videos are recorded at 2160p@30fps using the Gionee F6. For selfies, it sports a single 8MP front camera for your daily selfies.

BATTERY

The Gionee F6 is powered by a 3000mAh Non-removable battery, with fast charging feature.

PRICE AND AVAILABILITY

Gionee F6 is available for just $199, that’s about N70,000 – N85,000.

Full Specification Of Gionee F6

LAUNCH
・Announced: 2017, November
・Status: Available. November 2017

NETWORK
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: Yes
・4G Support: Yes
・Number of SIM Card: 2 (Nano)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes

DESIGN
・Dimensions: 153.8 x 72.6 x 7.8mm
・Color: Star Blue, Black and Gold
・Weight: 141g

DISPLAY
・Type: IPS capacitive touchscreen
・Size: 5.7-inch
・Resolution: 1440 x 720 Pixels
・Pixel Density: 282ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 78%

SOFTWARE
・OS: Android 7.1, Amigo 5.0
・Processor: Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
・Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 MSM8940
・GPU: Qualcomm Adreno 505

STORAGE
・Card slot: Yes, microSD up to 128GB
・Internal: 32GB ROM, 3GB RAM

CAMERA
・Primary: 13MP + 2MP
・Secondary: 8MP
・Flash: Yes, LED Flash

FEATURES
・Wifi: Yes, 802.11 b/g/n
・Bluetooth: Yes, 4.2
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Back)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light
・USB: 2.0, with OTG

BATTERY
・Capacity: 3000mAh
・Standby Time: 250h
・Talktime: 9h
・Fast Charging: Yes

Posted by Joseph Young

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