Gionee launches selfie focused S6s smartphone with 8 MP front camera and screen flash in India for Rs. 17999
Gionee has launched its new smartphone focusing on selfies, the S6s in India for Rs. 17999. The device would initially be available exclusively on Amazon.in from Monday, 23rd August but could later be bought from brick and mortar stores as well. The color options available are Latte Gold and Mocha Gold.
As for the specifications of the smartphone, it carries a 5.5 inch Full HD IPS display with 2.5D curved edge glass. The screen has a pixel resolution of 1080 x 1920. The CPU on the device is 1.3 GHz Octa core MediaTek MT6753 supported by 3 GB RAM. The S6s sports 32 GB internal memory with an expandable storage up to 128 GB via a microSD card. The dual SIM (Micro SIM + Nano SIM) phone carries a hybrid slot where the second SIM can be replaced with the microSD card.
Gionee S6s has a 13 Megapixels rear camera with a Sony IMX258 lens. The rear snapper has features like autofocus, f/2.0 aperture and an LED flash. The selfie camera has a resolution of 8 Megapixels with an f/2.2 aperture and a 5P lens. The front camera is also equipped with a screen flash which is why the phone is marketed as a selfie-focused smartphone. The screen flash works similar to the Retina flash on Apple's iPhones where the whole display lights up on clicking selfies under low light conditions.
The connectivity options available on Gionee S6s are 4G, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, 3.5 mm audio jack and normal microUSB port. The operating system powering the smartphone is Android 6.0 Marshmallow layered with the company's proprietary skin Amigo 3.2. The phone has a battery capacity of 3150 mAh. There is also a fingerprint sensor at the back. Gionee S6s is an upgrade to S6 which was launched late last year and has similar specifications to Gionee S6 except for the upgraded selfie camera and screen flash on the S6s.
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