Gionee S6 Pro has been officially launched in India today. It is the latest phablet in the S6 series to be launched in the country after the Gionee S6s’ launch in August. The S6 Pro was unveiled in China back in June 2016. Lets go through its specifications, features and pricing below.
Gionee S6 Pro Specifications
The Gionee S6 Pro features a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS 2.5D curved glass display that has a 77.8% screen-to-body ratio. It is powered by a 1.8 GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 (MT6755M) 64-bit processor along with Mali T860 MP2 GPU. It comes with 4 GB of LPDDR3 RAM and has 64 GB of internal memory, that can be further expanded up to 128 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Amigo OS 3.2 out of the box based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
The S6 Pro rocks a 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF). It shoots Full HD 1080p videos. On the front, there is a 8 megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. It supports Hybrid Dual SIM (micro + nano), where the nano SIM slot can be used as a microSD card slot. The body is made up of aluminium-magnesium alloy, which is 7.6 mm thick and weighs 170 grams. It comes with a fingerprint sensor embedded into the home button, which can unlock the phone in just 0.1 seconds and also has Trustonic TEE security features.
On the connectivity front, the S6 Pro includes 4G with VoLTE support, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.1, USB Type-C and GPS. The phablet packs in a 3,130 mAh battery under the hood.
Gionee will also be selling a VR headset separately. However, the S6 Pro comes pre-loaded with the Gionee VR app for VR viewing experience. You will also get games in the G-Store (VR) along with a lot of videos.
The Gionee S6 Pro is available in Rose Gold and Gold color variants. It has been priced at Rs 23,999 (MOP) in India and will go on sale across the country starting from October 1. The buyers will also get a free three-moth subscription for Saavn Pro. The Gionee VR headset has been priced at Rs 2,499.
Commenting on this launch, Arvind R.Vohra, MD & Country CEO, Gionee India, said:
“At Gionee we believe in redefining the smartphone experience by launching products that are intuitive, future ready, stylish and high on performance. Our promise is to make smiles by addressing all the evolving needs of the new age smartphone users. The S6 Pro is a perfect amalgamation of style and performance and is designed for the urbane selfie generation. With the S6 Pro we are re-emphasizing our commitment towards our consumers to offer feature led innovative devices.”