Gionee has launched the Gionee S6s in India today. The newest phone to join the S series has an 8-megapixel selfie camera in its arsenal. The smartphone will be available on Amazon and local retailers for Rs 17,999.
The S6s sports a 5.5 inch Full HD display (1920×1080 resolution) protected by 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass. The phone is powered by a MediaTek 6753 octa-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz. The phone gets 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage on board. Storage is expandable and the phone supports cards up to 128GB.
The phone sports an 8-megapixel camera with an LED flash on the front, a first for a Gionee smartphone. The camera on the back is a 13-megapixel sensor with pixel size of 1.4 microns (Sony IMX258 Sensor). The phone runs Amigo UI on top on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The S6s uses a metal unibody design and a fingerprint scanner at the back.
The phone is powered by a 3150mAh battery and is a dual SIM device with a hybrid SIM slot. Users can chose between the second SIM or an SD card. The Gionee S6s gets 4G LTE and VoLTE connectivity along with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. At the event, Gionee also announced Bollywood starlet Alia Bhatt as their brand ambassador.
Speaking at the event, Arvind R.Vohra, MD & Country CEO, Gionee India said “Earlier this year, we announced our mission to “Make Smiles”, by launching products that are intuitive, future ready, stylish and high on performance. The S6s delivers on each of these parameters and will change the way India clicks selfies. We have an ambitious 3-fold target this year, and the flagship S6s will go a long way in helping us achieve those figures.”