Gionee announced their Gionee S6 in an event in January and they finally launched the phone in India on 5th February. They have priced the phone at a price of INR 19,999 in India. The phone features an all metal build, and a good camera. Read along to know more about what you get inside the box and how the games perform on this device.

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Gionee S6 Full Specifications

Key SpecsGionee S6
Display5.5 inches
Screen ResolutionHD (1280 x 720)
Operating SystemAndroid Lollipop 5.1.1
Processor 1.3 GHz Octa-Core
ChipsetMediatek MT6753
Memory3 GB RAM
Inbuilt Storage 32 GB
Storage UpgradeYes, upto 128GB via microSD
Primary Camera13 MP with LED flash
Video recording1080p@30fps
Secondary Camera5 MP
Battery 3150 mAh
Fingerprint SensorNo
NFCNo
4G readyYes
SIM card typeDual SIM
WaterproofNo
Weight147 gms
Price TBA

Gionee S6 Coverage

Gionee S6 Unboxing

The box in which the Gionee S6 comes is a rectangular white box, which has the Gionee Branding on the top, along with a picture of the S6. On the back of the box, you’ll find the key specifications and the details about this specific unit such as manufacturing date, IMEI number and the price along with a few other details.

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After opening the box, you find the phone laying on the top, along with the S6 branding for the phone. After removing the compartment divider, you dive into the 2nd compartment where all the goodies that come with the box are placed.

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Gionee S6 Box Contents

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Inside the box, you’ll find a USB Type-C cable, a wall charger and a pair of headphones laid out in front of you. After diving even deeper, you’ll find a Clear Transparent Case for the Gionee S6 along with a screen protector for the device, SIM ejector tool and the user manual with warranty information.

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It is nice of Gionee to include the screen protector and the Transparent cover for the device. The transparent cover adds a little bit of extra grip to the phone, whereas the screen protector will prevent the phone’s display from getting scratched.

Gionee S6 Hands-on Overview, India Price, Features, Comparison [Video]

Physical Overview

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The front of the Gionee S6 sports the big bright display along with a camera on the top and the LED notification light.

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Coming to the back, you’ll find the camera module along with an LED Flash and a secondary microphone for noise cancellation. Apart from that, you’ll just find the Gionee branding.

On the top of the device, you’ll find the headphone jack and at the bottom you’ll find the USB Type-C port for charging and data sync.

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On the right edge, you’ll find the power button and the volume rocker, all made up of metal, with a nice tactile feedback. On the left edge, you’ll find the SIM card tray, that can hold either 2 SIM cards or 1 SIM card and 1 microSD card.

Gionee S6 Photo Gallery

Gaming Performance

The Gionee S6 is powered by a 1.3GHz Octa-core MediaTek MT6753 processor, coupled with 3GB of RAM. On the graphics side, the phone features a Mali T-720 GPU. During testing,we played Mortal Combat 5 and Dead Trigger 2 on the device. While playing both the games, the device performed really well, and did not show any signs of lagging or slowing down. Here is some data collected for gaming of this device.

GamePlaying DurationBattery Drop (%)Initial Temperature (In Celsius)Final Temperature (In Celsius)
Modern Combat10 minutes4%29.5 degree32.7 degree
Dead Trigger 210 minutes3%31.0 degree32.3 degree

Gionee S6 Performance and Benchmark Scores

The Gionee S6 is powered by a 1.3GHz Octa-Core processor and 3GB of RAM. Having such a specification would make you think that you’re going to get a great benchmark score, but here in the images below you can see for yourself what performance we got from the various tests that we ran.

Benchmark AppBenchmark Scores
AnTuTu (64-bit)37732
Quadrant Standard 22768
Geekbench3Single-Core- 629
Multi-Core- 2824
Nenamark59.7 fps

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Verdict

From the looks as it seems, the Gionee S6 is a device that is good to use and has a great user experience. The benchmark scores are okay, but would have been good to see some better benchmarks. We will be testing this device thoroughly really shortly, and we will update you as we go ahead with this device.