Gionee launched the budget Gionee P5W smartphone a couple of months ago in India priced at Rs. 6,499. It features 5-inch HD display, MediaTek MT6735 quad-core SoC, 5MP camera, 2000mAh battery and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop. Today, the brand has officially launched an entry-level smartphone in its Pioneer series called as Gionee Pioneer P5 Mini in India. The device comes with all the necessary specifications and is available for purchase via the official Gionee Online Store priced at Rs. 5,349. It is the same smartphone that was recently launched in Nigeria as Gionee P5 Mini.
In terms of specifications, the Gionee Pioneer P5 Mini flaunts a 4.5-inch (854×480 pixels) FWVGA IPS On-Cell display with 218ppi as pixel density and Asahi Dragontrail glass laid on top of it for protection. The smartphone fuels an unknown 1.3GHz quad-core processor clubbed with 1GB RAM, 8GB of built-in storage and can be further expanded to 128GB via an externalSD card option. It supports dual sim dual standby and includes essential connectivity options like 2G/3G HSPA+, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS/A-GPS and microUSB 2.0 port.
On the camera cordon, the smartphone features a 5MP autofocus rear camera with LED flash and a 2MP front-facing camera for video chats and selfie clicks. Like other Gionee devices, the P5 Mini also comes with exciting features like Smart Gestures, Theme Park, Mood Card, Chameleon and Ami Locker. The handset fuels an 1850mAh battery that is rated to deliver upto 9.25 hours of talk time and upto 237 hours of standby time. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop based Amigo 3.1 UI overlaid and comes in charming color options like Red, White, Black, Blue, Yellow, and Gold.
A quick recall, Gionee has recently launched its flagship Gionee S8 and a high-end Clamshell phone called as Gionee W909 in China priced at 2599 Yuan and 3999 Yuan respectively. The Gionee S8 features 5.5-inch 1080p Super AMOLED display with 3D Touch support, MediaTek Helio P10 SoC, 4GB RAM, 64GB storage and 16MP primary camera. On the other hand, the Gionee W909 comes with dual 4.2-inch HD display, Helio P10 processor, 4GB RAM, 16MP camera, USB Type-C port and is the first ever Clamshell phone to include a fingerprint sensor for enhanced security.