Gionee was quite busy late last year releasing about eight different smartphones. Amongst which was the Gionee F6 smartphone a budget smartphone with quite a number of features. Besides looking very much like the Gionee S11 and S11s the smartphone features a relatively lighter hardware. The smartphone features a full view display among other things.
Gionee F6 Key Specs and Features
- 5.7-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1440 X 720 pixels (282 ppi)
- Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 MSM8940 CPU with 3GB RAM
- Dual 13MP + 2MP rear camera and 8MP front camera
- 32GB built-in storage, up to 128GB with memory card
- 4G LTE
- Fingerprint sensor (rear)
- 2, 970mAh non removable Li-Po battery
Design and Display
As regards the Gionee F6 smartphone’s design, two things can be said, it appears to be sleek and modern. The almost bezel-less screen adds a touch of finesse to the look of the smartphone. With respect to build, the overall ergonomics seems sound enough and the smartphone is made from aluminium alloy. This makes the phone more premium as opposed to using plastic.
Gionee keeps things simple when it comes to the display featured on this smartphone. In that regard, there is an HD+ display on the smartphone with a not too large screen. The Gionee F6 sports a 5.7-inch, 1440 X 720 pixels along with a pixel density of 282 ppi.
Battery and Camera
The Gionee F6 like most smartphones out there have a not too large battery capacity. In this case, the Gionee F6 comes with a 2, 970mAh Li-Po battery. Although this certainly cannot be referred to as large it is enough to get through a day of minimal usage.
For taking pictures, the Gionee F6 has the widely popular dual rear camera setup which supposedly give a better bokeh effect. The smartphone features a dual 13MP + 2MP rear camera alongside an 8MP front snapper both with flash.
Hardware and Software
The Gionee F6 is equipped with a decent SoC which should provide a smooth performance. Running things on the smartphone is an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 (MSM8940) processor. This comprises of 4 cores running at 1.4GHz and the other 4 at 1.1GHz accompanied by an Adreno 505 GPU.
In addition. the smartphone features 3GB of internal memory with a storage space of 32GB that can be extended to 128GB using a MicroSD card. The system software is an Amigos 5.0 OS based on Android 7.0 Nougat.
Pricing and Availability
The smartphone is available for sale in various smartphone retail outlets and online stores for about 70, 000 naira to 80, 000 naira.