Gionee M2017 smartphone has been launched in China at the price of CNY 6,999. There is no word whether the new Gionee M2017 will be released in other regions or only to China. Another Gionee M2017 version with Italian leather back panel has also been released at CNY 16,999. The Gionee M2017 smartphone is up for pre-orders in China.
Though Gionee M2017 packs several interesting features, the most interesting is its battery capacity. Gionee M2017 comes with two 3500mAh batteries with total battery capacity of 7000mAh, which come with charging capacity 3.0 (quick charge). The company claims that the M2017 smartphone gives a video playback time of up to 25.89 hours and a standby time of 915.42 hours.
The dual-SIM Gionee M2017 sports a 5.7-inch QHD with AMOLED display with curved edges, sapphire glass, and an impressive pixel density of 518ppi. The M2017 smartphone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 (four Cortex-A72 cores clocked at 1.95GHz and four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.44GHz) with 6GB of RAM. Gionee M2017 runs Amigo 3.5 UI based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
Gionee M2017 comes with a dual-camera (12-megapixel + 13-megapixel) at the rear end, with support for 2X optical zoom and 8X digital zoom, and an 8-megapixel camera at front for taking selfies. The Gionee M2017 with inbuilt storage of 128GB but there is no microSD card support for expandable storage.