Gionee M2017 with 7,000mAh battery capacity goes official

Himanshu, 27 December 2016

As scheduled, Gionee has officially unveiled the M2017 smartphone. The selling point of the phone is the mammoth 7,000mAh battery capacity it offers - there are two 3,500mAh batteries inside.

As for other specs, the phone is powered by Snapdragon 653 SoC, and sports a 5.7-inch display of 2560 x 1440 pixel resolution. RAM is 6GB, while storage options include 128GB and 256GB. There's, however, no microSD card slot. A 3.5mm headphone jack is missing as well.

In terms of camera, the handset features a dual rear setup (12MP + 13MP), and an 8MP front shooter. Measuring 155.2 x 77.6 x 10.78mm and weighing in at 238g, the M2017 runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Amigo 3.5 UI on top. The phone features a fingerprint sensor on the front.

The device has been unveiled in China, where it carries a starting price tag of RMB 6,999 (around $1,010). The top model - that sports an Italian custom alligator leather back - carries a whopping RMB 16,999 (around $2,446) price tag. There's currently no information on if and when it will be available outside of China.



Reader comments

Mid low range Phone with flagship+ price (*?*)

  • Muni
  • 17 Jan 2017
  • D0Y

Wen lancing in India and super phone

  • Anonymous
  • 30 Dec 2016
  • P@Y

Dude, it's battery is not the selling point here. Its the alligator leather. you can get 5000 mAh battery for around $200-$400, one thing this crap has mid-range chipset which is not equal to the price, it should have a beast cpu and gpu. This ph...

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