Gionee has been in the smartphone industry for quite a while now. They have been more focused on launching budget segment of smartphones recently. Gionee as a brand has slowly grown in terms of both volume and repute. Smartphone users have slowly started trusting Gionee as a brand, and they seem to have captured some part of the smartphone market too. Recently, a brand new Gionee smartphone was spotted on the Chinese telecommunication authority TENAA, and the phone was registered as “Gionee F5L.” So, let’s see how this smartphone might turn out to be in real life.
If we go according to the leaked images online, we can observe that the phone has a rectangular design looks classy. The phone is expected to feature with a physical home button and two soft-touch capacitive buttons. The volume rocker and the power button seem to be provided on the right edge of the phone. The external dimensions of the phone are rumored to be 150 × 74.5 × 7.7mm, and the phone is expected to weigh around 162 grams. It is rumored that the phone shall be launched in three color variants i.e. white, blue and gold. It is also believed that the phone shall feature a 5.30 inch HD IPS LCD that would provide a screen resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The HD display shall be able to provide a decent viewing experience and shall prove to be lively enough for its users. One can easily hope that the HD display would provide amazing viewing angles and fantastic sunlight legibility. Overall the rumored specs seem to pretty interesting.
According to the online rumors, the phone is expected to feature a 1.5GHz Octa-core processor. The processor shall prove to be enough to provide an amazing Android experience. At such specs, one can easily expect to have a seamless Android experience. Light games and videos could be easily played on the phone. However, one might observe lags when heavy apps would be played on the phone. The phone is expected to run on Android platform, and it is rumored to feature with Android version 6.0.1 i.e. Marshmallow. The latest version of Amigo UI is also expected to come with the phone. The phone is expected to come with internal storage of 32GB, and it is believed that the internal storage of the phone could be expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card slot. The best part of the phone would be its RAM memory as the phone is expected to feature with a 4GB of RAM, which shall prove to be more than enough for running all kinds of apps. The phone shall support dual SIM and would definitely support 4G/LTE networks.
It has been rumored that the phone shall feature a 13MP rear camera that shall be backed by autofocus and LED flashlight. The camera features would include Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection and Touch to focus. Shooting modes should include Continuous Shooting and High Dynamic Range mode (HDR). HD video recording would be done by the camera. The phone would also feature with an 8MP front shooter. The front shooter is not expected to be backed by LED flash. We cannot comment on the camera quality beforehand, however, with such camera specifications, one can surely expect to capture some decent images. The front shooter shall be able to capture some amazing selfies too. A loudspeaker and a 3.5 mm jack with active noise cancellation and a dedicated mic are also expected to be provided with the phone.
It is believed that the phone shall feature with a 4000 mAh Li-Polymer non-user replaceable battery. It is rumored that the battery would support quick charging. One can easily expect the phone to run for a complete day with heavy usage. Talking about connectivity options, the phone is expected to feature with Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot, Bluetooth version 4.2, A-GPS, GLONASS and microUSB 2.0. The other sensors that are expected in the phone are a Light sensor, Proximity sensor and Accelerometer.