Gionee M7 is the latest in the Gionee ‘M’ lineup that has the likes of Gionee M5 and Gionee M6. The device crams a large and bezel-less screen as rumored but that is not the only interesting feature of the new M7 device.
Another big highlight of Gionee M7 is the pre-packed Helio P30 chipset from Mediatek, making it the first of its kind to come with the newly announced Helio P30 chipset, let’s discover more features of the M7 from Gionee below.
Gionee M7 Key Specs
- OS: Android 7.1 Nougat with Amigo 5.0
- Fingerprint: Back-mounted
- SIM Type: Dual SIM (Nano)
- 4G LTE: YES
- Screen Size : 6.01 Inches Quad HD IPS Touchscreen
- Screen Resolution: 2160 x 1080 pixels (402 PPI)
- Processor Type: Octa-core 2.3 GHz Cortex A53
- Chipset: MediaTek Helio P30
- RAM: 6 GB /4 GB
- Internal Storage: 64 GB
- Back Camera: 16MP + 8MP dual cameras & LED Flash
- Front Camera: 8MP Camera
- Battery: Removable 4,000 mAh
Gionee M7 Features and Price
Gionee M7 sports a 6.01 inches AMOLED screen with FHD display resolution of 2160 by 1080 pixels, its PPI density is 402 pixels. As we mentioned earlier, the device has 18:9 screen ratio that leaves it with no side bezels in the front panel.
The device pulls a powerful Octa-core 2.3 GHz cortex-A53 CPU on a Mediatek Helio P30 chipset, available RAM is a whooping 6GB, multitasking will be a bliss with this RAM capacity. Gionee M7 uses a Mali-G71 MP2 for graphics processing.
The M7 runs on Android 7.1 Nougat with Gionee’s Amigo 5.0 skin on top, there is an ample 64 GB or 4GB ROM to carter for your internal storage needs, this ROM capacity can be expanded to up to 256 GB via micro SD card.
At camera department, Gionee M7 boasts a combination of 16 megapixels and 8 megapixels at the back with LED flash. Some of the features available are autofocus, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR and panorama. The front sees an 8 megapixels shutter with no selfie flash.
Gionee M7 houses a non-removable 4,000 mAh battery with fast charging feature, the device supports 4G network as well as 2G and 3G network options. The M7 has dual nano SIM support with dual standby, connectivity option includes; Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, 3.5 mm headphone jack and Micro-USB port (allows USB on-the-go).
The Gionee M7 finishes with a metal body in various color options which includes; Sapphire Blue, Star Blue, Maple Red, Champagne Gold and Black colors. There is a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner below the camera area for faster unlocking of the device.
Gionee M7 price in Nigeria is around 154,000 naira which translates to 422 USD. The M7 will be available in China from 26th September for CNY2,799 (Chinese Yuan).
Gionee M7 Best Alternatives
Gionee M7 best alternative could be its predecessor – the M6 or Gionee M6S, but if you still have an eye for edge-to-edge screen, phones like Xiaomi Mix, Essential Phone and even the Samsung Galaxy S8 all have good offers for their price money. There are also other low-end Android phones with infinity display like the Oukitel C8.
Gionee M7 Detailed Specs
|2G Network||GSM: 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900 MHz|
|3G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|4G Network||LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)|
|SIM||Dual Nano SIM (Dual standby)|
|Status||Available: September 2017|
|Dimensions||– 157 x 76 x 7.2 mm
– Weight: 180g
|Colors||Sapphire Blue, Star Blue, Maple Red, Champagne Gold and Black|
|Type||AMOLED FHD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors with multi-touch (up to 5 fingers)|
|Size||6.01 inches, 2160 x 1080 pixels, 402 Pixels Per-square Inch (2.5 curved glass)|
Memory And OS
|Card slot||Up to 256 GB with micro SD|
|OS||Android 7.1 Nougat with Amigo 5.0|
|Processors||– Octa-core 2.3 GHz Cortex-A53
– Mediatek Helio P30 chipset
– Mali-G71 MP2 GPU
|Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|Audio port||3.5mm jack|
|2G||GPRS up to 3.1 Mbps|
|3G||HSPA – 42.2/5.76 Mbps|
|4G||LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps|
|WIFI||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi direct|
|Bluetooth||Version 4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS|
|Infared | NFC||YES | YES|
|USB||microUSB 2.0 (USB On-The-Go)|
|Primary||– Dual 16 MP + 8 MP, autofocus, LED flash
– FEATURES: Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
|Secondary||8 MP front camera|
|Capacity||Removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Messaging||SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM|
|Miscellaneous||– FM radio: Yes (Radio recording)
– Fast charging
– XviD/MP4/H.265 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
|Price level||About 154,000 naira (422 USD)|