Gionee S Plus is the latest smartphone from Gionee’s stable. The smartphone was launched late yesterday evening (3rd November 2015)and is dubbed as exclusive to India mobile by the Chinese smartphone manufacturer.
Update – 10 December 2015 – The smartphone has gone on sale on Amazon India and is available now for Rs. 17,090
The Gionee S Plus is priced at Rs. 16,999 and will be available in dark blue, white and golden colors.
The smartphone has USB Type C port which is most likely going to be the universal port for smartphones in near future.
The smartphone also boasts of facial unlocking – users can unlock the smartphone by looking at the screen with the facial recognition technology. There is no finger print scanner on the Gionee S Plus.
The Gionee S Plus sale will start in first week of November and Gionee would like to take benefit from the festive shopping season to launch the new smartphone in market.
Timir Baran Acharyya, GM, Gionee India said that they have launched the all new Gionee S Plus to meet the customers expectations and offer something wonderful on the Diwali season.
The Gionee S Plus has Dual Sim support and offers 4G LTE high speed data connectivity along with the native 3G and 2G support.
The smartphone has a 5.5 inch screen with HD (1280*720) resolution with a PPI of 267. The screen however has Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and is a Super Amoled Display which is of better quality compared to the cheaper IPS LCD display.
We would have loved a Full HD resolution in this price range considering lot of smartphones now days have FHD display even in 10K price range.
See Also – 8 Best Smartphones with FHD Display (10k to 20K).
The Gionee S Plus is powered by the Mediatek Octa-Core processor clocked at 1.3 Ghz. The smartphone offers fast multi-tasking with 3 GB Ram.
The Gionee S Plus runs on the Android Lollipop 5.1 OS along with custom Gionee UI Amigo 3.1.
The storage is 16 GB for the S Plus and it can be further expanded to 64 GB using a micro-sd card.
Gionee smartphones have been great with Camera, especially the Gione Elife 7 was one of the best devices with an uber cool camera.
The Gionee S Plus has a 13 mega pixel rear camera with Auto focus and Led flash. The front camera is a 5 mega – pixel fixed focus wide angle lens camera for clicking selfies.
The Gionee S Plus offers a massive 3150 mAH battery capacity which is good for all day usage without need for jacking the smartphone to the wall.
Gionee S Plus offers a lot of positive features for the price like USB Type C Port , Facial recognition, 3 GB RAM , and a good battery.
It falls short on the Display front with an HD screen, FHD would have been a cherry on cake.
We would wait a little more to check out the camera quality and more detailed analysis before clicking the buying button.