Smartphone makers Gionee released their selfie focused smartphone, the S6s earlier this year in the market and the device was met with mixed reviews and did a moderate business in the commercial smartphone market. Now, the smartphone manufacturers have launched their latest entry into Gionee’s S series, the Gionee S6 Pro with which the company has finally entered the Virtual Reality space. The smartphone was first unveiled in China back in June.
Gionee S6 Pro Smartphone Specifications
Hardware and Software
The S6 Pro features a 5.5-inch Full HD (1920×1080 pixels) display with a 2.5D glass. Inside there is a MediaTek Helio P10 octa-core processor clocked at 1.8GHz with 4GB of RAM, 64GB of internal storage as well as a microSD card to expand it further thanks to the hybrid SIM card slot. It sports metallic unibody and packs a fingerprint scanner embedded on the home button and also is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass.
Gionee S6 Pro sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and also sports an 8-megapixel front camera with front flash.
“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.”
-Arvind R. Vohra, MD and Country CEO, Gionee India
Battery and Other Features
The Gionee S6 Pro is backed by a 3,130 mAh Battery and connectivity options include hybrid SIM slot, 4G LTE, VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, and USB Type-C port. The smartphone supports the Reliance Jio 4G network and comes with the Jio Welcome Offer. The S6 pro also comes preloaded with the Gionee VR app to provide content and more.
The new Split Screen feature on the Gionee S6 Pro allows users to work on two simultaneous screens where one could play a video and other could show notifications from apps installed on the device. The handset comes inbuilt with features like Video Editor with themed and professional edits, Desktop Editor, Image+ to record amazing features, video beautification, time lapse, and text recognition.
Price and Availability
The Gionee S6 Pro smartphone will be available from October 1 across retail stores in Gold and Rose Gold coloured variants at a price of Rs.23,999. On the purchase of the S6 Pro smartphone, the Chinese company is bundling three months free subscription to Saavn Pro music streaming service. The company has also unveiled its first VR headset in the country, priced at Rs. 2,499. The smartphone will be available on retail stores as well as online e-commerce platforms like Amazon and Flipkart.