Gionee released the budget-friendly Gionee P5W smartphone last month in India priced at Rs. 6,499. The smartphone comes with budget specifications like 5-inch HD display, MediaTek MT6735 quad-core SoC, 5MP rear camera and 2000mAh battery. Today, the company has launched the smaller variant of the P5w called as Gionee P5 Mini in Nigeria. The smartphone comes with all the necessary specifications and will be targeted towards the youth of the country. The P5 Mini is priced at 28,000 Nigerian Naira (approx $140) that is very high considering the entry-level features it offers.
Talking about the specifications part, Gionee P5 Mini features a 4.5-inch (854×480 pixels) FWVGA display with On-Cell technology providing a pixel density of 218ppi when compared to the 5-inch screen seen on the P5w. Under the hood, it comes equipped with MediaTek MT6580M quad-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz clubbed with Mali 400 GPU and 1GB of RAM. The smartphone supports dual sim dual standby and includes basic connectivity options like 2G/3G HSPA+, GPS/A-GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and microUSB 2.0 port. The device has 8GB of built-in storage and also includes an externalSD card slot for further expansion of memory.
On the camera section, the smartphone comes with a 5MP autofocus rear camera with LED flash and a 2MP front snapper for video chats and selfie lovers. The handset comes backed by an 1800mAh battery and runs on older Android 5.0 Lollipop based Amigo OS overlaid out of the box. The dimensions of the handset measure 132 x 66 x 9.1 mm weighs around 153 grams and will be available in exciting color options like Black, White, Blue, Yellow and Red. The Gionee P5 Mini lacks 4G-LTE support, and at this price tag there various better options available in the market.