HTC Desire A17
Release Date: 15/04/2018
China-based Gionee was established in 2002, the brand has presence in countries such as Vietnam, Taiwan, Myanmar, Thailand and the Middle East. It is becoming a brand to reckon with in India.
The company has launched several phones in low and mid-range segments.The Gionee Steel 2 was launched in January 2007. The device is aimed at a mid-range segment to check what it has boxed in we’ll check on the specs and any added features.
Mediatek MT 6737 Quad Core processor , 3GB RAM, 16GB Internal storage, Android 6.0,Li-ion 4000 mAh,
Gionee has always used Mediatek processors, as the Steel 2 is going to be a mid-range device they would like to have a high-class processor which can deliver a good result. The phone is equipped with 1.2 GHz Quad core MediaTek MT 6737 processor. It will be paired with an apt 3GB RAM which can handle all the processes and Apps a device of this range would be able to manage.
The Gionee Steel 2 packs a rear 8 megapixel primary camera and a 5 megapixel front/ selfie camera. This assembly of camera is for sure to give images of a decent quality and sharpness of any mid-range camera would deliver. It’s equipped with 720p HD video recording feature .
This variant features a 4000mAh battery which is non-removal. According to Gionee, the battery will give a considerable standby time and a quality talk time, which can be expected of a device of this range.
Design and Display:
The Steel 2 will go with their own metal body frame to give a premium look. The device is launched in two colors Gold and Black the most popular colors with such phones. The Display is a 5.0 inch IPS LCD multi-touch display with 293 pixels per inch and will be a 720x1280 HD display and has 16M colors. The device measures 144.30X70.50X8.60 and weighs 160.00 grams.
The device will have a considerable storage. The device has an internal storage of 16GB. The Phone has an expansion slot which can expand the memory up to 128 GB.
The Steel 2 is a dual SIM GSM supported Smartphone that accepts Micro-SIM on both the slots. The Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, FM, 3G and 4G. Sensors on the phone include Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.
Gionee Steel 2 is packed with all the wonderful features sure is a big competitor. If for small cons of steel 2 like Java not being available, non-removable battery, a weight of 160 grams, absence of infrared feature are not a big issue, then this is a fantastic mobile for a migrant from low end to mid range device.
Gionee Steel 2 full specs and reviews as of Apr 2018. Buy it here!
|Screen Resolution||1280 x 720 Pixel|
|Display Size||5.5 inches|
|Display Type||IPS LCD|
|Pixel Density||249 ppi|
|Screen to Body Percentage|
|Internal Memory||16/32 GB|
|Expandable Card Slot||microSD, Up to 128 GB|
|Primary Camera||8 Mega Pixel|
|Selfie Camera||5 Mega Pixel|
|Primary Camera Features||Geo-Tagging|
|Features||LED Flash, Auto Focus, HDR, Digital ZOOM|
|Operating System||Android, Marshmallow 6.0 with Amigo 3.5|
|Design and Body|
|Dimensions||133.5 x 1.5 x 1.2 inches ( 144.3 x 70.5 x 8.6 mm )|
|SIM Configuration||Dual SIM|
|Chipset||MediaTek MT6737 SoC|
|GPU||Mali T720 GPU|
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