Gionee S11S Review: Beautiful device with Bezel-less Display and 4 Cameras

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Gionee S11S Review

Gionee launched the newest version of their S series, the new S11 and S11S. I will be reviewing the S11S here, it is the more advanced version of the S11S. Packing more battery capacity, more RAM size and improved selfie camera. The Gionee S11S is a luxury smartphone, giving you everything the S11 has to offer and even more.

DESIGN

Just like the S11, it looks like the Tecno Phantom 8 at the back, with a near fire diamond design. The Gionee S11S is a classy and stylish device no doubt. Gionee really did wonders on the design of this smartphone. The fingerprint scanner was mounted at the back, to achieve the bezel-less look, the device has no side bezels. Gionee S11S is 7mm slim and weighs just 177g, the device is available only in Silver and Gold colours.

Gionee S11S

DISPLAY

Unlike the S11, Gionee achieved a higher screen-to-body ratio on the S11S. The 6.01-inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen boasts 82.4% screen-to-body ratio, with no side bezels. It has a screen resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels and 403 pixels per inch density. With the larger display on the S11S, you will enjoy more detailed visuals on this device.

HARDWARE and SOFTWARE

It houses an improved chipset, the Mediatek Helio P30 chipset, which clocks at Octa-core 2.3 GHz Cortex-A53. For multitasking, heavy app launching and gaming, it packs 4GB of RAM and Mali-G71 MP2 GPU.

For storing files, there’s a massive 64GB storage capacity, which of course can be upgradeable to 256GB. Gionee S11S runs on Android 7.1 Nougat with Amigo 5.0 skin.

Gionee S11s CAMERA

The Gionee S11S has a more advanced camera than the S11. It sports dual rear 16MP + 8MP camera, with LED flash, autofocus, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR and panorama.

At the front, there’s a 20MP + 8MP dual selfie camera. The 20MP is the main selfie camera, while the 8MP helps capture group selfies, from all angles.

BATTERY

The Gionee S11S is powered by a 3600mAh Non-removable battery.

PRICE AND AVAILABILITY

Gionee S11S is available for Pre-order for just $449, that’s about N165,000 – N195,000.

Full Specification Of Gionee S11S

LAUNCH
・Announced: 2017, November
・Status: Coming soon. December 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: 155.8 x 72.6 x 7 mm
・Color: Silver, Gold
・Weight: 177g

DISPLAY
・Type: AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
・Size: 6.01-inch
・Resolution: 1080 x 2160 pixels
・Pixel Density: 402ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 82.4%

SOFTWARE
・OS: Android 7.1, Amigo 5.0
・Processor: Octa-core 2.3 GHz Cortex-A53
・Chipset: Mediatek Helio P30
・GPU: Mali-G71 MP2

STORAGE
・Card slot: Yes, microSD up to 256GB
・Internal: 64GB ROM, 6GB RAM

CAMERA
・Primary: 16MP + 8MP
・Secondary: 20MP + 8MP
・Flash: Yes, LED Flash

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

BATTERY
・Capacity: 3600mAh
・Standby Time: –
・Talktime: –
・Fast Charging: –

Posted by Joseph Young

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