The Gionee S11 (pictured above) also comes with a dual camera setup at the back.
Alok Shrivastava, Director - National Sales, Gionee India said, "Setting off the new fiscal year with a bang, the primary driver behind our new launches F205 and S11 Lite is to amalgamate affordability with functionality". In addition to these, the S11 Lite features Auto-scene, Group-Selfie, Smart Eye Protection, App Clone, Split Screen, and Finger Print App. Notably, both the smartphones come with Android 7.1.1 Nougat-based custom OS, and there is no timeline for the Android 8.0 Oreo update.
A few days ago, we reported that Gionee had a product launch scheduled for today in India.
Gionee F205 and S11 Lite are priced at Rs. 8,999 and Rs. 13,999 respectively.
Gionee F205 has been priced at Rs 8,999 and will be offered in Rose Gold, Black, and Blue color variants. Both smartphones will be available from offline retail stores across the country.
- The Gionee S11 Lite mid-range smartphones offers a 3D rear panel with a 4-sided curved design that makes the phone look a little more premium at an affordable price point.
Gionee S11 Lite, on the other hand, carries a price tag of Rs 13,999 and comes in Black, Gold and Dark Blue color options and will start shipping in May.
The dual-SIM (Nano) Gionee F205 runs Amigo 5.0.11F, the company's heavily customised flavour of Android 7.1.1.
Starting with Gionee S11 Lite, the smartphone features a 5.7-inch HD+ display with a screen resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels and 82.9 percent screen-to-body ratio. This dual-SIM smartphone offers 4G LTE, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, Global Positioning System and a micro USB port for charging and data transfer. The front camera is a single 16MP sensor, an upgrade from the 8MP on the Gionee F6. It packs a 3,030 mAh battery. The phone measures 148.4 x 70.7 x 7.95 mm and weighs 141 grams. Gionee F205 operates on Amigo 5.0 (Android 7.1), backed by a 2670 mAH battery. It is powered by a 64 bit 1.4GHz Octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Processor with 4GB of RAM. Up front, it comes with a 16-megapixel front camera for selfies and video calling. It comes with 64GB of on-board which can be expanded upto 128GB using MicroSD Card. The device is backed by a 2670mAh battery and on the connectivity front, it supports 4G VoLTE, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, dual-SIM and micro USB port. It has the same set of sensors as the ones present in the Gionee F205. The company has removed fingerprint sensor and the phone measures 136 grams.