Gionee has unveiled its new S6 Pro smartphone in China. Priced at CNY 1,999 (approximately Rs. 20,000), the Gionee S6 Pro is now available to buy via the company's online store in China. The company has so far not revealed any availability plans for the handset outside China.
The metal-clad Gionee S6 Pro features fingerprint scanner which is embedded on the home button and the company touts that it can unlock the smartphone in just 0.1 seconds. Another highlight of the handset is that it comes with USB Type-C charging slot.
Running Amigo 3.2 OS based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow, the Gionee S6 Pro comes with dual-SIM (Micro + Nano) support. The second SIM slot also doubles as the microSD card slot.
It features a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) IPS display and under-the-hood packs a 64-bit octa-core MediaTek Helio P MT6755m processor clocked at 1.8GHz, clubbed with 4GB of RAM.
The Gionee S6 Pro includes a 13-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. It features modes such as night mode, panorama mode, burst mode, magic focus, HDR, GIF and more. Full-HD resolution video recording is also included. The smartphone houses 64GB of inbuilt storage. The inbuilt storage can be expanded via microSD card (up to 128GB).
The metal smartphone is backed by a 3130mAh battery, which is rated to deliver up to 39 hours of talk-time and standby time of up to 558 hours. The S6 Pro's connectivity options include Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, GPS, 4G LTE (including Band 40 and VoLTE), USB OTG and USB Type-C. It measures 153x75.2x7.6mm and weighs 170 grams.
It includes sensors such as proximity sensor, accelerometer, magnetometer, ambient light sensor, motion sensor, and gyroscope. The smartphone is available in Gold, Rose Gold, and Silver colour variants.