Gionee is aiming really high for the next year and to do this, they plan to rely on a previously succesful model. Meet Gionee M2018, the updated version of last year’s M2017 model that was equipped with a huge 7000 mAh battery and a sizzling hot price of approximately 1000$!
Its successor was recently spotted on TENAA for the necessary certifications in order to become available in the Chinese region. The device packs a single main camera, a circular LED flash next to it and the same leather material used on its back to improve its build quality. The new model has a few differences when compared to its predecessor, mainly in the color of the antenna lines (white instead of black) and different placement of the volume rocker and the power button.
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The upcoming model has a fingerprint scanner placed in front (embedded inside the Home button) along with the same dual curved display we first adored on its predecessor and complete 4G/LTE support.
We expect to see the new Gionee M2018 to make an official appearance in the next weeks, probably by the end of September 🙂
Let’s just hope that this new M2018 variant won’t be as expensive as last years model that launched with a starting price of approximately 1000$. We know it was oriented towards businessmen offering security features such as an advanced fingerprint scanner and a dedicated security chip, but surely with such an expensive price we cannot expect to see it soar in sales.