Gionee X1s With 16MP Front Camera, 4000mAh Battery Launched in India

Gionee has now launched an upgraded version of its X1 smartphone in the Indian market. The new Gionee X1s comes with a larger battery capacity, a fingerprint sensor, and a 16MP front camera. What else is the new handset hiding? Read more to find about Gionee X1s Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Gionee X1s

Price and Availability

Price Rs 12,999

The Gionee X1s smartphone is priced in India at Rs 12,999. It will be available from September 21 in retail stores across the country.

As part of launch offer, Airtel customers will get up to 10GB additional data per month for up to 6 successive recharges of 1GB or more. Additionally, customers will get two Patym cashback voucher codes with Rs 250 cashback on a minimum purchase of Rs 350 on Paytm Mall.

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Processor 1.5GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737T
Internal Storage 16GB (expandable up to 256GB)
Display 5.2-inch, IPS, HD (720 x 1280pixels)
OS Android 7.0 Nougat
Primary (Rear) Camera 13MP with flash
Front Camera 16MP with flash
Battery 4,000mAh
Dual SIM Yes

The Gionee X1s sports a larger 5.2-inch IPS display (5.0-inch on X1) with HD (720 x 1280pixels) resolution. It is powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737T processor and 3GB RAM. The 16GB internal storage can be further expanded via a microSD card (up to 256GB). The new Gionee X1s is backed by a larger 4000mAh battery (compared to the 3000mAh battery on the X1).

The new handset also receives upgrades on the camera front. The new Gionee X1S sports a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 16-megapixel front camera. Both cameras come with a LED flash. Additional features include Beautified Video and Face Beauty 2.0. The Gionee X1 features 8-megapixel camera on the front and back.

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  • Android 7.0 Nougat OS
  • 4G VoLTE
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Micro-USB port
  • Dedicated micro SD card slot
  • Proximity sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Gyroscope
  • Two color options

The new smartphone runs Android 7.0 Nougat operating system with Amigo 4.0 on top. The dual SIM smartphone features 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB OTG, FM, 3.5mm headphone jack, and Micro-USB port as connectivity options. Sensors on the device include a Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.

In terms of design, the new Gionee X1s looks identical to the X1. However, a new rear speaker grille has been added on the bottom side. It measures 150.4 x 73.5 x 8.8mm and weighs 166 grams. The new smartphone comes in Black and Gold color options.

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The Gionee X1s offers a decent combination of specs and large battery life. The selfie-focussed handset is aimed at younger consumers. In the mid-range segment, it will face competition from similar offerings by Xiaomi, Lenovo, Coolpad, etc. Will you go for the new Gionee handset? Let us know in the comments section below.

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