Gionee showcased their latest flagship phone, the S8 and new logo having the tagline ‘Make Smiles’ with the aim of reidentifying themselves. The S8 makes major changes and improvements over it’s predecessor the S7 in terms of specs and features. The full metal design of the sleek body hides the world’s first invisible loop antenna reportedly having excellent signal strength. The highlight of the S8 is the 3D touch capable of detecting upto 5 simultaneous finger presses.
Below are the confirmed specifications:
Display: 5.5-inch FHD AMOLED, 1080x1920p, Capacitive multi-touch up to 5 fingers
Operation System: Amigo 3.2 OS based on Android 6.0 Lollipop
Memory: 4GB RAM
Sound: Hi-fi, DTS Sound
Storage: 64GB (expandable upto 200GB via microSD)
Connectivity: Wi-fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.0, FM radio, Dual 4G, FDD and TDD
Size: 154.3 x 74.9 x 7mm
Ports: USB Type C port, 3.5mm audio jack
Camera: 16MP rear, 8MP front, f/1.8 PDAF & Laser focus, 1080p@30fps video recording
The ‘smilephone’ as Gionee calls it will be sold for €449 (approx Rs. 33,954) in June.