Gionee has announced the launch of a new smartphone called Gionee X1 in India. This smartphone is priced in the budget price range costing Rs. 8,999.
The highlight of the Gionee X1 is its selfie camera that is an 8MP sensor with the ability to click stunning selfies. The front facer is accompanied by true front glass that is claimed to render brighter and clearer selfies even in the low light conditions. Also, there is a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor on the device that will double as a camera shutter button while clicking selfies.
In terms of specifications, the Gionee X1 flaunts a 5-inch HD 720p IPS display and employs a 1.3GHz quad-core processor of an unknown chipset. The processor is teamed up with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage space that can be further expanded up to 256GB using a microSD card. The smartphone runs on Android 7.0 Nougat OS topped with Amigo 4.0 UI.
As we have seen above, the imaging aspects comprise of two 8MP cameras - one at the front and the other at the rear. While the rear camera comes with support for FHD 1080p video recording, the front one supports HD 720p video recording. In terms of connectivity, the Gionee X1 supports dual-SIM cards, 4G VoLTE, and other standard aspects. Notably, the device has three SIM card slots - two dual SIM slots and a dedicated microSD card slot. A 3000mAh battery powers the smartphone and is claimed to last for a day.
Launched in Black and Gold color variants, the Gionee X1 has teamed up with Airtel and PayTM for attractive offers. The Airtel consumers buying this smartphone will get additional 10GB of data per month for six successive recharges and 2 PayTM cashback voucher codes offering up to Rs. 250 cash back on purchases of Rs. 350 and above on PayTM Mall.