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Gionee X1s Full Specs Review and Price

Gionee X1s is the advanced version of the X1. The selfie-focused smartphone is not only affordable but also has some nice specs too. For a mid-range device, it basically features everything you need on a standard smartphone.

Gionee X1s

gionee x1sThe Gionee X1s is a very light device, weighing just 166g. It measures 150.4 x 73.5 x 8.8 mm, with its fingerprint scanner mounted at the back for easy access. The X1s was mainly designed with metal and has a smooth finish, it’s available in Black and Gold only.

You will enjoy a very big and wider screen on the Gionee X1s, thanks to its 5.2-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display. It has a 67.4% screen-to-body ratio, 720 x 1280 pixels screen resolution and 282 pixels per inch density. The X1s shows more than 16M colours, giving you a colourful viewing experience. The screen of the X1s is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

Running the device is a MediaTek MT6737T chipset and a Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU. For storing files, there’s a 16GB internal storage upgradeable to 256GB with microSD. For swift multitasking and app launching, there’s 3G of RAM. The X1s runs on Android 7.0 Nougat OS with Gionee’s Amigo 4.0 skin on top.

As a selfie-focused device, just keep in mind that the 16MP front camera on the X1s will blow you away. The selfie camera was equipped with its own selfie flashlight for dark environments. That’s not all! It also features Beautified Video, a feature that helps enhance your videos while recording it. There’s also a Face Beauty 2.0 feature that also enhances selfies before you even capture. Perfect for selfie lovers right?

Gionee X1s also sports 13MP standard rear camera with dual-LED (dual tone) flash. The rear camera sure does capture amazing photos, it has Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR and panorama.

Gionee is known for their massive battery capacity devices, and the X1s surely didn’t disappoint with 4000mAh battery. Gionee X1s is available for just $199, that’s about N70,000 – N85,000.

 Gionee X1s Full Specs


・Announced: 2017, September
・Status: Available. 2017, September


・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: Yes
・4G Support: Yes
・GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800/1900
・LTE: –
・Number of SIM Card: 2
・Dual SIM Support: Yes


・Dimensions: 150.4 x 73.5 x 8.8 mm
・Color: Black, Gold
・Weight: 166g


・Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Size: 5.2-inch
・Resolution: 720 x 1280 pixels
・Pixel Density: 282ppi


・OS: Android 7.0
・Processor: Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53
・Chipset: MediaTek MT6737T
・GPU: Mali-720


・Card slot: Yes, with MicroSD 256GB
・Internal: 16GB ROM, 3GB RAM


・Primary: 13MP
・Secondary: 16MP
・Flash: Yes, Dual LED Flash


・Wifi: Yes, 802.11 b/g/n
・Bluetooth: Yes, 4.0
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Rear)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity
・USB: 2.0


・Capacity: 4000mAh
・Standby Time: –
・Talktime: –
・Fast Charging: –

Joseph Young
Joseph Young
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