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Gionee S9 set to launch on November 15

The Gionee S9 may come with 13-megapixel dual camera set up.

The Gionee S9 was recently spotted on TENAA and Antutu benchmarking websites. Now Gionee has released a teaser on Chinese micro-blogging website, Weibo revealing the possible launch of Gionee S9 on November 15.

As per the earlier listing on AnTuTu benchmark, the Gionee S9 comes with a full HD (1920×1080 pixels) display but the screen size is not known. Besides, the listing says that the handset has MediaTek MT6755 Helio P10 SoC, MAli-T860 GPU, 4GB RAM, 64GB internal memory. The listing further mentions that the device runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system and it has a 13-megapixel rear camera as well as a 13-megapixel selfie camera. The listing has no information about its battery size.

Gionee S9

The specs in Antutu listing are almost inline with the specs spotted in TENAA except that the TENAA listing showed a dual-rear camera set up of 13 megapixel and a 5-megapixel rear camera and a 13-megapixel front camera while the new listing shows a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 13-megapixel selfie camera.

The Gionee phone was spotted on the website of Chinese certification agency, TENAA in two variants - Gionee S9 and Gionee S9T. Both the smartphones have almost same specifications except in processor clock speed and weight. While Gionee S9 is powered by 1.8 GHz octa-core processor, the Gionee S9T comes with 2.0 GHz processor clock speed.

As per the TENAA listing, the Gionee S9 and Gionee S9T have a 5.5 inch full HD display with 1920 × 1080 pixel resolution and 4GB RAM. They offer 64GB of internal storage, 128GB expandable memory, a dual-rear camera of 13 megapixel and a 5-megapixel rear camera, a 13-megapixel front camera and a 3000 mAh battery. The phones run on the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow operating system and the listing reveals that the Gionee S9 comes in Gold color and the Gionee S9T comes in Gold and Black colour variants. Connectivity options of the device include dual SIM, 4G-LTE with VoLTE, Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS/A-GPS and a micro USB 2.0 port. The phones are 154.2 mm tall, 76.4 mm wide and 7.4 mm thin. The Gionee S9 weighs 166.5 grams and the Gionee S9T weights 200.8 grams, according to the TENAA listing.

The final specs, price and availability will be known only once Gionee makes S9 official. We will keep you posted once we get more updates on the smartphone.

Note - The top pic is of Gionee S8.

First Published : Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 12:01




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