Gionee S6s Review: Price, Specs, Pros and Cons

Review of Gionee S6s at a Glance:-

Smartphone nowadays picking “Selfie” terminology for marketing their products, in this line Gionee S6s also launched as Selfie specialist smartphone although we have extracted many Advantages and Disadvantages in this post, Handset has many attractive features like 5.5 inches full HD Display, MediaTek Octa-core processor, Android 6.0 OS, 13 MP Primary | 8 MP Secondary Camera, 32 GB Internal Storage | 128 GB SD Card Support | 3 GB RAM and 3150 mAh battery.

Build and Design 
Gionee tried everything to make it classically premium design with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass coating curved display and metallic body. The phone sits well in hands even after having 5.5 inches size. To control the volume buttons are located on the right edge along with power button however left edge has hybrid SIM slot. The bottom houses Micro-USB slot and a 3.5mm audio jack.

The Display Quality
Everything we see on the screen is eye pleasant because of the Full HD IPS LCD display (1080p) having 401ppi of display density. The colour reproduction and sharpness is well managed even outdoor legibility is quite good in full brightness. It would be better if they provide a Gorilla Glass protection for the front panel.
Selfie and Camera
Company offering 13 MP primary camera to shoot your favorite moments, Sony IMX258 sensor, f2.0 aperture & 5P lens is enough to shot the quality pictures in sufficient light source. In low light; camera trying to capture natural photos with little loss resulted by the noise with good output. The 8-megapixel fixed-focus front camera packed with f/2.2 aperture and 5P lens, it is designed to perform well even in low lightning conditions as they are providing flash for front camera and screen also lights up while taking selfies. 

Processing Power
The performance of phone is in the shoulder of an Entry level 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6753 octa-core processor, don’t know why few Chinese handset are installing a very mediocre processor in their handset under ₹ 20K range. However this CPU is enough to manage all the daily tasks without any major glitches. But it is not suitable for intensive gaming. 

Battery Backup Retention
Company providing 3150 mAh battery for power supply, which is enough to provide talk-time of about 14 hours over 3G network. A mediocre user easily can take the battery juice for one full day with single time full charge. 

Specification of Gionee S6s

Operating System
OS- Android 
OS Version- v6.0 (Marshmallow) 
CPU- Mediatek MT6753
Clock Speed- 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53  
Core- Octa-core 
GPU- Mali-T720MP3

Screen and Display
Type- IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen 
Size- 5.5 inches  
Display Resolution- 1080 x 1920 pixels  
Display Reinforced- 
Display Density- 401 ppi 
Screen-Body Ratio- 71.4%

Rear- 13 MP
Front- 8 MP  
Max. Video Resolution- 1080p 
Max Video Frames- 30fps

Form and Dimension
Phone Dimension- 154.5 x 75.6 x 8.3 mm
Form- Bar 
Weight- 166 grams

Data Connection and Connectivity 
4G- LTE band 3(1800), 5(850), 40(2300)
3G- HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100
Bluetooth- v4.0
WiFi- 802.11 b/g/n
Headphone Jack- 3.5mm

Proximity- Yes 
Accelerometer- Yes 
Light- Yes 
Gyroscope- Yes
Fingerprint- Yes 

Memory and RAM
Internal (ROM)- 32 GB
External (SD)- 128 GB

SIM Type- Nano SIM
SIM Support- Dual SIM

Capacity- 3150 mAh
Stand By- 394 hours
Talktime- 12 hours

Phone’s Available Colour- Mocha Gold and Latte Gold

Pros of Gionee S6s

  • OTG Cable is supported to connect the pen-drive for exchange the data.
  • 8MP front camera can take noiseless selfies in low light.
  • Dual SIM 4G LTE connectivity with VoLTE.
  • Phone support Dual SIM card with 4G.
  • Ultra-fast very responsive fingerprint scanner.
  • LED Notification light is available.

Cons of Gionee S6s

  • Battery is Non-removable.
  • Entry level Mediocre MediaTek 1.3 GHz CPU.
  • There is nothing like fast charging.
  • Phone heats up while playing games for long time.
  • The screen is not protected with Corning Gorilla Glass. 
  • Hybrid SIM Slot, You can not use SIM 2 and Memory card at same time.

Why to buy and Final words about Gionee S6s

Company made it for selfie enthusiastic people but it is good to see that all features are well balanced in this handset, We are expecting a higher SoC in this handset which can run intensive apps. Although features like Aesthetic design, 5.5 inches Full HD sharp display, rear as well as front camera and a good battery backup not let you disappointed. If you are not convinced about this handset there are good alternatives like Oppo F1s and Vivo V5.

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