Gionee, as promised, has finally launched its latest smartphone in India called M7 Power. It was first unveiled back in China as Big Gold Steel 2 and was later announced for global markets in September.
If you talk about the specifications, it has 6-inch FullView screen which has 2.5D curved glass on top. The screen offers 1440 x 720 pixels resolution at 18:9 aspect ratio, 85% screen-to-body ratio, 85% NTSC color gamut, 500nits brightness and supports multi-touch as well.
Talking about dimensions, the handset measures 156.3 x 75.6 x 8.6 mm and weighs 187 grams. It’s back shell is made from high grade 6-series aluminum shell which laser engraved and laser drilled finish. It has fingerprint sensor at the back for quick unlocking and security. The sensor also doubles as camera shutter key or access flash light.
Looking at internal hardware, it has 1.4GHz octa-core Snapdragon 435 Mobile Platform with Adreno 505 GPU for graphics. It has 4GB RAM for smooth multi-tasking. The cell phone sports 64GB internal memory, which is further expandable up to 256GB using MicroSD card.
The Gionee M7 Power features in a 13MP rear camera with F/2.0 Aperture, LED flash PDAF support. On the front is an 8MP snapper for taking selfies. The hardware is powered by 5000 mAh non-removable battery with fast charging support. It has intelligent power management and is said to offer 2 days of battery backup.
The mobile runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS with Amigo OS 5.0 on top. It’s Hybrid Dual SIM slots (Nano + Nano / MicroSD) support 4G VoLTE in India. Other connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth V4.2, GPS, FM radio and 3.5mm Audio jack.
The Gionee M7 Power is priced at Rs. 16,999 (US$ 260 approx.) and comes in Black, Dark Blue and Gold (with laser-engraved finish). Pre-order begins from November 17th and will last till November 24th at Amazon.in. It will go on sale from November 25th.
For those who pre-order Gionee M7 Power, one can get 6-months warranty for free one-time screen replacement, up to Rs. 3000 discount on exchange and no cost EMI on credit cards (Rs. 1417 / month). If you are a Jio customer, you can get 10GB extra data for 10 month on recharge of Rs. 309 or above.
Commenting on the launch, David Chang, Global Sales Director, Gionee India, said:
We have grown exponentially as a brand in the country over the last five years. India is at the cusp of smartphone revolution with new user base multiplying by manifolds and existing users graduating to newer and smarter devices. Betting big on this wave, Gionee has strategically decided to tap on its power to create smart products which are loaded with exclusive features, especially customized and localized for our growing consumer base in India. M7 Power is another intuitive product which in the true sense is a device that promises to empower its users with superior quality and seamless experience with many firsts to its credit from the 3D photo concept to a full view infinity display. Thus, reinforcing our ambition to be featured among the top 5 brands in 2018!