Gionee M2017 with 7000mAh battery and a curved screen goes official

Gionee has launched a new premium variant smartphone Gionee M2017 in China and the smartphone is available to buy in China comes with a hefty price tag of CNY 6,999(app 68,000).

There has been no word on the availability of the smartphone globally.

The notable feature of Gionee M2017 is that it incorporates two 3500mAh batteries, adding up to an impressive 7000mAh of available battery capacity. It also come with the support for Quick Charge 3.0. The company claims that the phone gives a video playback time of up to 25.89 hours and a standby time of 915.42 hours.

The dual-SIM Gionee M2017 sports a 5.7-inch QHD (1440×2560 pixels) Amoled display with curved edges, sapphire glass, and an impressive pixel density of 518ppi. The phone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 (four Cortex-A72 cores clocked at 1.95GHz and four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.44GHz) SoC coupled with 6GB of RAM. The phone runs Amigo 3.5 UI based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

In addition, it offers a dual camera setup with one 12MP unit and one 13MP unit on the back with support for 2X optical zoom and 8X digital zoom, along with an 8MP front cam for taking selfies. The Gionee M2017 is available with inbuilt storage of 128GB but there is no microSD card support for expandable storage.