Gionee set to unveil S6s: The new selfie-centric smartphone

With the fast gaining popularity of selfies in today’s world, good front cameras are a huge pre-requisite for smartphone users. Phone companies around the globe have started introducing high-end smartphones with decent front-facing cameras which enhance the art of ‘selfies’ by increasing the megapixel count as well as other requisites which previously used to exist for rear cameras in the copybook smartphones.

Chinese company Gionee last week started sending press invites for an event on August 22 in India where it was expected to reveal a new selfie-focused smartphone. Now, the company in a tweet has pretty much confirmed that the Gionee S6s will be revealed at the event.
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Earlier this month, other Chinese OEMs like Oppo and Coolpad have launched selfie-focused smartphones in India, and it looks like Gionee wants to follow the same path. Just to recap, Oppo launched the Oppo F1s for Rs. 17,999, while CoolPad launched the Coolpad Mega 2.5D for as low as Rs. 6,999.

With the S6s coming at a slightly higher price rate, it’s basic highlight will be in the fact that the front-facing camera will have a flash utility which is supposedly put in to enhance selfies in low light conditions.

Gionee S6 Key Features & Specifications

Gionee S6s sports 5.5-inch IPS LCD display with the resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels (401 PPI pixel density). The display of the phone is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It is dual-sim smartphone backed with Li-Ion 3150 mAh battery. The size of the battery is pretty average, it will only last long for a day. Out of the box, the phone will be running Android, Marshmallow 6.0. The primary camera of the phone feature 13-megapixel with Autofocus and LED flash while the secondary camera features 8-megapixel.The phone is powered by 1.3 GHz octa-core & MediaTek MT6753 processor with Mali T720 GPU. It is packed with 32GB of internal storage and 3GB of RAM. the memory of the phone can be expanded up to 128GB via microSD card. The device weighs 161 grams while its dimensions measure 154.5 x 75.6 x 8.15 mm.
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With a decent looking exterior outlook, the phone is moderately visually pleasing and can prove to be quite a good deal for someone searching for a decent mid-range smartphone.

Gionee S6s sports 5.5-inch IPS LCD with the resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels (401 PPI pixel density). The display of the phone is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It is dual-sim smartphone backed with Li-Ion 3150 mAh battery.

Gionee S6 Release and how much will it cost?

The phone is rumored to be unveiled by the company on August 22 and is due to hit the markets later this year with end September being a high probability.

The upcoming smartphone will be available in two colors i.e., gold and gray with the price tag of Rs. 17999 ($269).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-olq7OLJThs

With the language of the video being the only thing we could not decipher, it still gives us a good enough idea about the outlook and features of the phone.

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