Mobiles Tech News Gionee S8 and Gionee W909 Launched in China By Sufia Banu Posted on March 29, 2016 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr Earlier this year, the Gionee S8 handset was unveiled at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. Now the device along with the much talked about and subjected to several leaks Gionee W909 has been officially launched in China. Gionee S8 is priced at 2,599 Yuan (approximately Rs 26,600) and the Gionee W909 costs 3,999 Yuan (which is approximately Rs 41,000). China-based smartphone manufacture Gionee is quiet popular in their home-country and India. To kick things off, lets discuss the features of Gionee S8. It sports a 5.5-inch AMOLED display with 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution. The display supports ‘3D Touch’ or ‘Force Touch’ technology. Its powered by the Helio P10 processor, runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and comes with a pre-installed the Amigo 3.2 UI. The device comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage memory that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. The handset supports 16-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel selfie camera. A 3,000mAh battery supports the Gionee S8 which measures 154.3 x 74.9 x 7mm and weighs 152 grams. Speaking of connectivity, the device comes with Bluetooth 4.0 A2DP, WiFi Hotspot, WiFi (b/g/n), WiFi Direct, a micro USB port, GPS with AGPS, FM radio, etc. Key Specs of Gionee S8: Display: 5.5-inch Resolution: 71920 x 1080 pixels OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow Processor: Helio P10 processor RAM: 4GB Internal Storage: 64GB Rear Camera: 16MP Front Camera: 8MP Battery: 3000mAh Related Read: Gionee Makes Marathon M5 Mini The Gionee W909, on the other hand, is a clamshell smartphone that comes with two 4.2-inch IPS displays with 1280 x 720 resolution. The handset comes packed two touchscreens, on the inside and the outside of the top half of the handset. The device is supported by the Helio P10 64-bit octa-core SoC processor and comes coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. The front camera is 5-megapixel while the rear camera is 16-megapixel. The device runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop and is supported by a 2,530mAh battery. The device measures 124.1 x 62.8 x 16.5mm and weighs 207.7 grams. The Gionee W909 also sports a Type-C USB port on the bottom and a leather back. As far as connectivity is concerned the handset supports Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, USB Type-C port, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, etc. Key Specs of Gionee W909: Display: 4.2-inch Resolution: 1280 x 720 pixels OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop Processor: Helio P10 64-bit octa-core SoC RAM: 4GB Internal Storage: 64GB Rear Camera: 16MP Front Camera: 5MP Battery: 2,530mAh Related Read: Gionee S6 Features, Price, Review, Key Specs In China, the Gionee W909 is priced at 3,999 Yuan (approximately $616) and the Gionee S8 costs 2,599 Yuan (approximately $400). As of now, the company hasn’t said anything about making the handsets available outside China.