Gionee M2017 with Snapdragon 653, 7000mAh Battery Announced

On: December 27, 2016

Gionee has officially launched the M2017 in China. We had reported that the same device was spotted a month back on TENNA certifications and Antutu Benchmarks. The highlight of the M2017 is the mammoth 7000mAh battery!


The smartphone houses a 5.7-inch AMOLED display that is curved on the edges. It sports Quad HD resolution and claims to have sapphire glass protection on the top. The M2017 is powered by a Snapdragon 653 processor, an octa-core processor with the Adreno 510 for graphics. There is 6GB of RAM along with 128GB of internal storage. It also sports a fingerprint scanner on the front which also doubles up as the home button.

The phone has a metal body frame and a leather back. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Gionee’s Amigo 3.5 UI on top. The phone rocks a 13MP + 12MP Dual camera setup on the back, capable of 2X optical zoom, and the selfie camera is an 8-megapixel sensor.

The big 7000mAh battery is non-removable and it results in the phone weighing 230 gms. The battery also has its own intelligent power management system. Gionee claims that the battery management along with the AMOLED display can deliver 25 hours of continuous Video Playback and 914 hours of standby. The device also supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 and supports up to 24W of input.

The Gionee M2017 comes in two color options – Black and Gold and is priced at 6999 yuan (Rs. 68,312) for the standard version. The manufacturer has also put a premium version on sale which gets an alligator leather back and cost 16,999 yuan (Rs. 1,65,915). The Gionee M2017 is now available for pre-order in China.

Key Specifications of the Gionee M2017

Display 5.7-inch (2K Dual Curved Edge AMOLED Display)
Processor Snapdragon 653
Camera 13MP + 12MP Rear, 8MP Front
Internal storage 128GB
Operating system Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Battery capacity 7000mAh


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