The phone has 8 megapixels rear camera with LED flash.
Commenting on the launch, Alok Shrivastava, Director - Business Intelligence and Planning, Gionee India said, "Gionee has always been committed to amaze its customers with premium quality products at attractive prices". This phone is now available for Rs. 8999 from retail stores across the country. Paytm will be offering two cashback vouchers to give Rs 250 cashback on a minimum purchase of Rs 350 on Paytm Mall.
Gionee has also announced launch offers on the purchase of X1where new or existing Airtel Customers will get additional 10 GB data per month for 6 successive recharges. The back panel houses the fingerprint sensor. The smartphone has 2GB of RAM and 16 GB of inbuilt memory which can be further expandable to 256GB via a micro SD card.
The device runs on Amigo 4.0 wrapped under Android 7.0 Nougat OS. The new Gionee X1 comes with a 5-inch display and is backed by a 3000mAh battery. We are not so sure the Gionee X1 may make it past Nougat. The rear panel houses an 8MP rear camera setup with a LED flash module, a fingerprint recognition button and the speaker grills (at the rear end), while the top front panel features an 8MP selfie camera, sensors and an earpiece.
The Gionee X1 comes with an intuitive biometric sensor; however, it only serves to unlock the device as well as capture selfies conveniently, and can not be used for security and privacy protection purposes. The phone sports an 8 megapixel rear camera and an 8 megapixel front camera as well. On the connectivity front, the device offers dual sim, 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, WiFi (802.11 b/g/n), Global Positioning System with AGS/GLONASS, 3.5mm audio jack and micro USB. The device does host all basic sensors like accelerometer, ambient light sensor and proximity sensor. It measures of 144.3×72.2×8.8mm.