Gionee M6 Review with 6020Mah Battery :
Meet Gionee M6 and Gionee M6 Plus which both feature all-metal clad body. These are successors to the Gionee M5 which we tag to be the monster battery device, though the Gionee M6 series still maintain the monster battery as well.
The Gionee M6 features a 5.5-inch FHD AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080p. Further this device comes with a gigantic 5000mAh battery which supports 9v/2A fast charge. While the M6 Plus is slightly bigger in size as it possess a 6-inch display with 1080p resolution and carries a mammoth 6020mAh battery just like it’s predecessor with Fast charge support as well. The Gionee M6 Plus and the M6 also come with reverse charging ability, what we mean is that they can serve as Power Banks as well.
The Gionee M6 and M6 Plus are said to come with an encryption chip, this provides security cover for all your data, call logs and other records on your phone as well. For now we know that this feature will not be available on the overseas version of the M6, maybe for regulatory sake.
These two devices are both powered by the MediaTek Helio P10 processor and both sports 4GB of RAM, they come in two variants which feature 64GB on-board storage and 128GB storage on-board. They both run Gionee’s Amigo 3.5 OS based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and have full network support. From what we could cover, the Gionee M6 and M6 Plus also feature a 3.5mm jack, micro USB port, IR blaster, and a fingerprint scanner in the front.
Let’s cross our fingers as we wait for these devices to go on sale. The Gionee M6 will go on sale on August 6, the 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM version ranges from arround 2699 yuan($404), while the 128GB version costs about 2899 yuan ($434). While for the Gionee M6 Plus will cost around 2999 yuan ($450) for the 64GB version, while the 128GB version will go for around 3199 yuan ($480). Well the date for sale varies as the M6 Plus will go on sale starting August 13 unlike the M6 which is on the 6th of August.
Hardware and Software
Gionee M6 Plus runs Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) on Mediatek MT6755 Helio P10 SoC. The chipset offers a 2.0GHz quad-core processor and a 1.0GHz quad-core processor. The Android phone comes with 4GB RAM in two variants with 64GB or 128GB storage.
Gionee M6 Plus sports a 6020 mAh Li-Po Battery with reverse charging. It features a dedicated security chip that encrypts your data and communications. Gionee M6 Plus also comes with Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, Fingerprint Sensor, and Infra-Red port. It however lacks a 3.5mm audio jack.
Pricing and availability
Gionee M6 Plus is not yet available in Nigeria. The 64GB variant is priced at 2,999 CNY while the 128GB variant is priced at 3,199 CNY and will launch on August 6 in China and in India on August 13. We currently have no data on pricing and availability for Nigeria. When available, Gionee M6 Plus Price in Nigeria is expected to range from 140,000 to 190,000 Naira, depending on your location in the country.
What’s your say on these devices, where do Gionee have lapses and have to amend on these devices? Do you think the Price Tag is worth the devices?