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Gionee S6s: Specifications Review

April 24, 2017
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The Gionee S6s is a mid-range Android smartphone that recently available in Kenya. The S6s features a number of impressive technical specifications with the highlight being its powerful performance profile and excellent design.

The Gionee S6s is available for purchase from Kilimall at Ksh. 25,499 and the smartphone is bundled with a FREE Gionee P5 Mini worth Ksh. 7,220.

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That said, here is what the Gionee S6s has to offer.

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Specifications

Display

Display Size: 5.5 inches

Display Type: IPS LCD

Screen Resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels

Screen Resolution Density: 401 ppi

Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3

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The Gionee S6s features a 5.5-inch 1080 x 1920 pixels Full HD IPS LCD display. The display looks vibrant and has this premium look and feel, something that is often elusive on smartphone in its price range.

In addition to this, the Gionee S6s has Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection layer, a commendable feature considering that most vendor leave out the feature on mid-range smartphones.

Design

Dimensions: 154.5 x 75.6 x 8.3 mm

Weight: 166 g

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The design concept of the Gionee S6s is one of the highlights of the smartphone. The smartphone features a metallic back cover and has a very profile (just 8.3 mm)

It really feels good to hold the smartphone and I really like the solid build.

Performance

Operating System: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)

CPU:

RAM: 3 GB

Internal Memory: 32 GB

Micro SD: Yes, up to 256 GB

A Octa-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53 chipset powers the Gionee S6s and this is coupled with 3 GB of RAM. The setup is awesome and the software, thus runs flawlessly on the smartphone.

The Gionee S6s runs Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box. The OS is really interesting, and by that I don’t mean good interesting. Gionee took a minimalistic approach with the S6s and the smartphone features rather basic customization.

The software is a bit challenging to use since there is no shortcut to access commonly used features such as Wi-Fi and brightness control. However, you get used to it after a while. But all in all, I feel like Gionee could have done a better job with the software.

Camera

Rear Camera: 13 MP

Secondary Camera: 8 MP

LED Flash: Yes

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You get a 13 MP camera for general photography and an 8 MP camera for your selfies. The picture quality is good, but not perfect. You get some decent photos when shooting using natural light but the camera struggles when indoors.

Battery and Extras

Battery Capacity: Li-Po 3150 mAh (non-removable)

A Li-Po 3150 mAh battery powers the Gionee S6s. The battery capacity is quite good and it can easily take you through a day.

Extras

Dual SIM

4G LTE

Verdict

The Gionee S6s is a fine choice if you are out shopping for a solid mid-range Android smartphone.

Why you should buy the Gionee S6s

Powerful Performance Profile

Excellent Camera Profile

Awesome design

Cons of the Gionee S6s

Basic Android customizations

Rivals                                                                                                               

Rivals of the Gionee S6s include the TECNO Phantom 6 (Ksh. 21,999) and Infinix Zero 4 (Ksh. 18, 499 )

Price in Kenya

The Gionee S6s has a suggested retail price of Ksh. 25,499 in Kenya.

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