Gionee Launches Budget Smartphone ‘Max’


Gionee has announced the launch of its new budget smartphone, the Gionee Max. the device comes with a dual lens camera, a 5000mAh battery and a 6.1-inch screen. The Gionee Max will be available via Flipkart, with the company already setting up a dedicated page on the e-commerce website.

The Gionee Max is priced at Rs. 5,999 for the lone variant with 2GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage. According to the company this is a special launch price. The first sale will happen on 31 August at 12 PM. The device will be available in three colours namely, Blue, Black and Red.

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The phone sports a 6.1-inch screen which has a HD+ resolution. The company claims the display is covered with a 2.5D curved glass. The front camera is housed in a ‘dewdrop’ on top of the display. The device is powered by an octa core processor with a frequency of up to 1.6GHz. The Gionee Max gets 2GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage which can be expanded to up to 256GB using a memory card.

As far as the optics are concerned, the phone gets a dual camera setup. The primary lens is a 13MP sensor which is paired with a bokeh lens. The front camera is a 5MP lens housed in the notch. The camera gets Slow motion, Audio Note, Time Lapse, Face Beauty and Bokeh Mode.

The company claims that the 5000mAh battery can provide up to 28 hours of standby time or 24 hours of music streaming or over 9 hours of movie watching or 42 hours of calling time. The phone uses ‘Android Q’, and has a face-unlock, replacing the fingerprint sensor completely.