The Gionee S Plus is now official, after being introduced this morning by Gionee India. It features a Gorilla Glass 3 protected 5.5-inch Super AMOLED display, with a resolution of 720 x 1280 (HD). Driving the phablet is the MediaTek MT6753 SoC, which carries an octa-core 1.3GHz CPU along with the Mali-T720 GPU. 3GB of RAM is inside, along with 16GB of native storage. Those seeking additional memory can opt to use the 128GB capacity microSD slot that is on board.
A 13MP camera is on the back of the Gionee S Plus, with a front-facing 5MP camera for selfies and video chats. The 3150mAh battery that powers the phone
offers fast charging features, and Android 5.1 is pre-installed with Amigo UI 3.1 running on top. The unit supports dual SIM cards, and comes with 4G LTE connectivity. The Gionee S Plus is the manufacturer's first handset to be equipped with a Type-C USB port. A Face Unlock feature will open your phone in under a second.
"In today’s fast paced time, the consumer needs and desires are evolving and they don’t want to compromise on the looks nor the specs of the device. Hence to bridge in the gap, we have introduced the all new S Plus especially in India this Diwali to meet all the expectations that our consumers are asking for. In fact, the all new S Plus is equipped with new features like Face Unlock that would help consumers unlock there device in less than a second."-Timir Baran Acharyya, GM, Gionee India
The Gionee S Plus will be available this week, priced at the equivalent of $259 USD. The device will be offered in Dark Blue, Golden and White.
Gionee S Plus unveiled in India
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