Gionee S6 Pro 

price₹ 12,100 onwards

launchOct, 2016

23.7

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61.8

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Design

  • Sturdy build
  • Premium looks with a metallic unibody design
  • The slightly curved back design ups the comfort factor
  • Fast, accurate fingerprint sensor (embedded in the home button)

Display

  • Very good display with rich colors, sharp text, and good visibility under bright light
  • While the display is good, it is not the best available option at this price point - the likes of LeEco Le Max 2 come with bigger 5.7-inch display and higher screen resolution of 2, 560x1, 440p

Software

  • Gesture support for additional navigation using the home button
  • Amigo UI on top of Android has plenty of customisation options such as themes, as well as additional features like the battery saver mode (although it is a little cluttered)
  • Also has a split screen mode, to run 2 apps at a time on the screen

Performance

  • Good performance in most tasks and games - with no noticeable delays while multi-tasking or gaming
  • While it is has a reliable processor, it is not as powerful as the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 based LeEco Le Max 2 or the Mi5

Camera

  • Slightly protruded camera
  • Average rear and front cameras - detailing is especially poor in low light conditions
  • The phone also tends to heat up when using the cameras for a long time

Battery

  • Decent battery life - lasts a day on a single charge - with light to moderate use
  • No fast charging support on the battery

More

  • The chamfered edges along the spine have also been covered with a paint to ensure the edges don’t feel sharp while you are holding the phone
  • While the phone feels handy, it is not very light, at 170g
  • Occasional WiFi connectivity issues

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Gionee S6 Pro Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5.5 inches
Screen Resolution1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • IPS
  • 2.5D Curved Glass
Scratch Resistant DisplayYes, Gorilla Glass
Sensors
  • Motion Sensor
  • G Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Light Sensor
  • Gyro Sensor
Fingerprint sensorYes
Processor/RAM
Processor1.8 GHz, Octa Core, MediaTek MT6755 Helio P10
GPUMali-T860MP2
RAM4 GB
Memory
Internal Memory64 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 128 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity3130 mAh
Battery Standby500 hrs
Battery Standby (3G)520 hrs
Battery Talktime28.00 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)23.00 hrs
Other Battery Parameters
  • Battery Standby Time (4G): 370 hrs
Dimensions
Weight170 gm
Thickness7.6 mm
Camera
Camera13.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • F/2.0 Aperture
  • 5P Lens
  • Phase Detection Autofocus
  • HDR
  • Night Mode
  • Panorama
  • Professional mode
  • Time-Lapse
  • Slow Motion
  • Smart Scene
  • Text Recognition
  • Macro
  • GIF
  • PicNote
  • Ultra Pixel
  • Smart Scan
  • Mood Photo
  • Beautified Video
Secondary Camera8.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • F/2.2 Aperture
  • Face Beauty
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
VoLTEYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes
CompassYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store, Gstore
Dual SIMGSM+GSM (Hybrid SIM slot)
FM RadioYes
More
  • Mobile Security
  • Smart Gesture
  • Mood Wallpaper
  • Eco Mode
  • Ami Locker
  • Child Mode
  • Abroad Service
  • USB On-The-Go
  • USB Type-C
  • WiFi Direct
  • WiFi Dual-band
  • Theme Park
  • Gionee Xender
  • UC Browser
  • Whatsapp
  • Facebook
  • Hotoday
  • Messenger
  • Swiftkey Keyboard
  • True Caller
  • Instagram
  • Video Editor

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