Launched: Gionee S9 with dual camera setup, Helio P10


Gionee S9 launch

Just a few hours back we were reporting of a leaked Geekbench benchmark of the upcoming Gionee S9. Now the phone has been officially launched, the dual camera setup is confirmed, but what else is there? Let’s have a look!

Gionee S9 Specifications

  • Display: 5.5-inch Full HD display
  • MediaTek Helio P10 CPU with Mali-T860 GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB ROM (expandable to 128GB)
  • Camera: Primary 13.0MP & 5.0MP cameras, LED flash
  • Camera: Secondary 13.0MP camera with 79° degrees wide angle lens
  • Battery: 3000mAh
  • InLife UI 2.0 based on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Weight: 168.2g
  • Dimensions: 154.2 x 76.4 x 7.4mm

Gionee S9 specifications

Gionee S9 Features

The Gionee S9 comes with a full metal unibody design — exception made for the antenna lines — and sports a 5.5-inch Full HD display coated in 2.5D curved glass. It’s powered by a MediaTek Helio P10 CPU clocked at 2Ghz paired up with a Mali-T860 GPU, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage (expandable to 128GB).

Gionee S9 launch

On the back of the phone we find the previously mentioned dual camera setup, specifically a 13.0MP and 5.0MP shooters, kind of like what we saw on the Xiaomi Redmi Pro. The first camera is to capture the image while the second smaller sized camera captures depth information. Then through software you’ll be able to increase or decrease the depth of field in photos, thus creating images with augmented bokeh.

Gionee S9 launch

Just below the two cameras we find a funny-looking fingerprint scanner with Gionee’s logo imprinted on it, while on the front there’s a 13MP selfie-shooter with 79 degrees wide-angle lens and auto soft-light.

Gionee S9 launch

Gionee’s handset is only 7.4mm thick, weights 168.2 grams and it packs a 3000mAh capacity battery. As far as connectivity goes, the Gionee S9 supports 4G VoLTE, GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS

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Gionee S9 launch

The Gionee S9 will come with Amigo 3.5, a security focused OS based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Gionee S9 launch

The phone will be available in four colors: gold, black, rose gold and grey and it’ll officially be on sale starting November 25th for 2,499 Yuan ($365).

What do you guys think of this new addition to Gionee’s S series lineup? Let us know in the comments below!

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