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MWC 2016: Gionee announces S8 with 3D touch feature for 449 Euros.

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Chinese smartphone maker Gionee has launched a new smartphone at MWC 2016 dubbed Gionee S8. The device is packed with top end specs and comes with price tag oh Euros 449(Rs approx 34,000). Also at event Gionee launched its brand new logo  with smiling face. “The smiling face on new logo shows our desire to create happiness by developing built-in user-friendly technology and easy-to-use communication tools,” said William Lu, President of Gionee.

Gionee S8 Image(i)

 

3D Touch

Gionee S8  is the first android phone to come with 3D touch, feature that was introduced in iPhone 6s ans 6s plus in 2015. users  can sense 3levels of force including “touch” “tap” and “press”.

  • Touch: To select an application
  • Tap: To preview the content of an application
  • Press: To run an application

Gionee has also added an innovative side bar to the phone. Users are able to bring out the side barat any time by pressing the sides of the display and selecting the desired application with ease.

Gionee S8 Image Front

The body of S8 is made up of Metal and comes with 2.5D glass coated with colorful VM which displays amulti-color effect atdifferent angles. With the latest0.7mm 5.5-inch AMOLED display, the phone is able to stay compact without sacrificing quality and is still easy to hold. The rear facing 16MP and front 8MP camera are present, Gionee has upgraded itsown camera software to Image+ 2.0. Users will be able to take their best selfie using the Full Skin Beauty function to alter the skin color of their whole body and the Flash Selfie feature to add more light for better images. The S8 also has text recognition – a powerful feature that users can use to share actual text from articlesthrough photos.

Gionee has also added an innovative side bar to the phone. Users are able to bring out the side barat any time by pressing the sides of the display and selecting the desired application with ease.  S8 is the first Gionee smartphone equipped with Amigo 3.2 an OS developed based on Android 6.0. Both WhatsApp and WeChat messages can function seamlessly under Amigo 3.2.

Gionee S8 Image Front (i)

Full specs:-

Dimension 154.3 x 74.9 x 7mm
Weight 147.2g
SIM Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display ·             5.5-inch FHD AMOLED

·             1920x 1080 pixels,3D Touch

·             Capacitive multi-touch up to 5 fingers

OS Android 6.0
Memory ·             Internal 64GB ROM

·             4GB RAM

Camera ·             16MP rear &8MP front

·             f/1.8 PDAF & Laserfocus

·             [email protected]

Sound ·             Hi-fi & DTS Sound

·             3.5mm audio jack

Battery 3000mAh

 

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