Gionee M7 Power Launched With Bezel-less Display, 5000mAh Battery & More!
The Gionee M7 promises a long battery life on a single charge, even with heavy usage.
Chinese smartphone manufacturer Gionee has launched their first Bezel Less smartphone in the country, the Gionee M7 Power.
The Gionee M7 Power packs a mammoth 5000mAh battery with a 6 inch Univisium edge-to-edge bezel-less display. Priced at Rs. 16,999/-, the device will be available online via Amazon.
Gionee M7 Power – Specifications & Features
The Gionee M7 Power was first launched in China back in September, alongside the Gionee M7.
Gionee M7 Power comes encased in a solid aluminium alloy body. Like other bezel-less smartphones, the fingerprint scanner is placed on the rear panel, where it is easily accessible.
The device features a 6.0 inch HD+ FullView Univisium, 18:9 aspect ratio display. The screen has resolution of 1440×720 pixels and a pixel-density of 268 ppi. The display gets a 2.5D Curved Gorilla Glass 3 on top.
Under the hood, Gionee M7 Power will get powered by Qualcomm’s 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 435 64-bit processor coupled with Adreno 505 GPU and 4GB of RAM.
The smartphone will come with 64GB internal storage space, which can be further expanded up to 256GB with an external memory card.
On the software front, the Gionee M7 Power will run Gionee’s Amigo 5.0 UI based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS out of the box.
The Gionee M7 Power sports a 13 megapixel autofocus shooter with Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF) and an f/2.0 aperture, paired with a dual-tone LED flash. Up front, the device sports an 8 megapixel fixed-focus selfie shooter with an f/2.2 aperture.
The smartphone comes with a hybrid dual-SIM configuration with 4G VoLTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS/ A-GPS and FM Radio. It has a Micro-USB port with a 3.5mm headphone jack.
The Gionee M7 Power packs in a mammoth 5,000mAh battery with quick charging support. The company has claimed that the smartphone will deliver up to 56 hours of talk time with a standby time of 625 hours.
Pricing & Variants
The Gionee M7 Power has been priced at Rs. 16,999/- and will be available in three color options – Blue, Gold and Black.
The newly launched M7 Power will go on sale via Amazon starting from November 25. You can pre-book the device from November 17, 5pm onwards.
Launch offers include 100GB additional data from Jio – 10GB extra for 10 recharges above Rs. 309 (will be valid till September 2018). Offline availability across Gionee-partnered retail stores is expected around the same time.
Gionee M7 Power Compared
With its set of specifications, the Gionee M7 Power will go up against the likes of lower-priced Moto G5S Plus, Mi A1 and higher-end Honor 9i and newly-launched Moto X4. Let’s see how these phones compare with each other.
|Gionee M7 Power||Xiaomi Mi A1||Moto G5S Plus||Honor 9i||Moto X4|
|Display||6 inch HD with 18:9 aspect ratio (720p)||5.5 inch full HD (1080p)||5.5 inch full HD (1080p)||5.9 inch full HD with 18:9 aspect ratio (1080p)||5.2 inch IPS LCD display (1080p)|
|Processor||Snapdragon 435||Snapdragon 625||Snapdragon 625||HiSilicon Kirin 659||Snapdragon 630|
|Rear Camera||13MP||12 megapixel wide angle lens + 12 megapixel telephoto lens||Two 13.0 megapixel cameras with an f/2.0 aperture (RGB + Monochrome)||
16 MP + 2 MP (RGB + Monochrome)
|Primary 12MP Sensor + Secondary 8MP Ultra Wide Sensor with f/2.0 aperture|
|Front Camera||8 megapixel||5 megapixel||8 megapixel||
13 megapixel + 2 megapixel
|Battery||5,000 mAh (Fast Charging)||3,080 mAh||3000 mAh (Fast Charging)||3,340 mAh||3,000 mAh (Fast Charging)|
|Connectivity||Dual SIM, 4G LTE with VoLTE||Dual SIM, 4G LTE with VoLTE||Dual SIM, 4G LTE with VoLTE||Dual SIM, 4G LTE with VoLTE||Dual SIM, 4G LTE with VoLTE|
|OS||Android 7.1.1 Nougat based Amigo 5.0 UI||Android 7.1.1 Nougat based stock Android UI||Android 7.1.1 Nougat based stock Android UI||Android 7.1.1 Nougat based EMUI 5.1||Android 7.1.1 Nougat based stock Android UI|
|Price||Rs. 16,999/-||Rs. 14,999/-||Rs. 15,999/-||Rs. 17,999/-||3GB + 32GB – Rs. 20,999/-
4GB + 64GB – Rs. 22,999/-
The Gionee M7 Power offers a unique set of specifications at an mid-range price. On one hand, there’s bezel-less display, 5,000mAh battery while on the other there’s a downgraded processor with no dual camera. The smartphone is a mixed bag. It will really have to perform to stand out in all that better-spec’d competition!