Gionee M2017 with 6GB RAM, 7000mAh battery announced
Gionee has officially unveiled the M2017 in its home market of China boasting many highlighting features and a higher price tag.
One of them is its beefy battery capacity of 7000mAh which promises up to 25 hours of continuous video playback and up to 38 days of standby time thanks to the intelligent power management system and low power consumption display. It also supports 24W Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0 and has dual fast charging chip.
Another highlighting feature of M2017 is its stylish and elegant design, which reminds of Vertu’s luxury smartphone. It sports metal frame, leather back and dual curved edges. It also has fingerprint sensor baked into the home button and dual-camera setup.
Coming to the specs, the M2017 feature 5.7-inch Quad HD (2560 x 1440 pixels AMOLED curved glass display with sapphire glass protection and is powered by octa-core Snapdragon 654 processor backed by Adreno 510 GPU and 6GB RAM. It comes with 128GB and 256GB storage options, and storage expansion is not supported.
The camera department is handled by 12MP + 13MP dual rear cameras with LED flash and 2x optical zoom. On the front there’s 8MP shooter for selfies. It runs Amigo OS 3.5 based Android Marshmallow and supports 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.0, USB OTG and USB Type-C connectivity.
The Gionee M2017 is priced at CNY 6999 ($1007 | Rs. 68,240) for the standard version (128GB storage) and comes in Gold and Black colors. There’s an premium version (256GB storage) sporting Italian custom alligator leather back carrying a price tag of whopping CNY 16999 ($2446 | Rs. 1,66,000).