The Chinese mobile phone maker, Gionee, has launched a brand new mobile called Gionee S8 or Gionee Elife S8. This is probably the best Android mobiles that Gionee has ever launched. There are many reasons to call it best and the full meta body is one of them. Features and specifications wise, Gionee S8 seems the competitor of high end Samsung mobiles as it comes with some awesome specifications and features. If you are willing to know more about this mobile, do check this out. Here are the full phone specifications, features and price of Gionee S8.
Gionee S8: Full Phone Specifications, Features and Price
First thing first. Gionee S8 has a complete metal body, which is obviously a plus point to make the smartphone hardy. On the other hand, metal body has several advantages over plastic body. Apart from being hardier, you can have less damage for accidental drop. The very next thing is design. Design wise, this mobile looks something like other Gionee mobiles. But, you can certainly find some new things in this mobile. The golden version of Gionee S8 is simply awesome. Apart from core Gold, you can get Rose Gold and Grey edition of the same mobile.
This dual SIM Android mobile has a massive 5.5-inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen. Generally, Samsung mobiles have AMOLED display, which is sometime better than IPS display and you can get such AMOLED display in Gionee S8. This is needless to mention that the color depth in 16M and the screen resolution in 1080 x 1920 pixels. Considering the screen resolution, the pixel density is 401PPI. There is no need to write that you will get multi touch support but this time, you will get up to 5 fingers touch. On the other hand, Corning Gorilla Glass 4 is included in this mobile for protection purpose.
Although, some other companies are trying to push Android Marshmallow update to their mobile, but Gionee S8 will come with Android 6.0 aka Marshmallow. Talking about the CPU, you will get Mediatek MT6755 Helio P10 chipset along with 1.9GHz octa-core processor. This combination is probably the best at such price range. On the other hand, Mali GPU is included in this mobile. Therefore, you will not have any hang or lagging in this mobile while using it for multi-tasking and all. This is a favorite combination of plenty of professionals and Gionee is listening to them.
The very next thing is RAM. You will get 4GB RAM, which is massive. Samsung has launched Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge with 4GB RAM and on the other hand, you will get same RAM in Gionee S8 as well. Along with 4GB RAM, you will get 64GB internal storage, which should be more than enough. On the other hand, you can expand this mobile storage up to 200GB using microSD card.
The camera of this mobile is another plus point. Sometime, more pixel means better image quality. This time, you will get 16MP rear camera with LED flash. Alongside them, you will some other features like geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR etc. Although, these are the common features nowadays, but they make the smartphone even better. At the same time, 8MP front facing camera is also included in this mobile. The best part is you can record 1080p video using the rear camera and the frame rate is 30FPS.
Talking about the battery, you will get non-removable Li-Ion 3000mAh battery with this mobile. Although, the battery seems lower than what it should be, but it should not be very bad at all.
Along with these aforementioned features, you will get fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, proximity sensor and compass. Not only that, but also you can find Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, FM radio and more.
Price: This mobile is priced at Euro 499, which is not more than Rs. 38,000.