Chinese smartphone manufacturer Gionee has been found guilty by a Chinese court of illegally installing trojan horse programs in their user’s smartphones for generating revenue. The company reportedly pushed this unwanted software without user knowledge or permission into nearly 26 million smartphones.
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Following the launch in Mumbai, Airtel recently launched VoLTE services across rest of Maharashtra & Goa. With this option, now Airtel users can enjoy HD quality voice calls with faster call set up time compared to normal voice calls on their VoLTE-compatible 4G handsets. There will be no additional data charges for VoLTE and calls will be billed as per existing plan or packs benefits. Continue reading “List of Airtel VoLTE compatible Smartphones”
While Xiaomi, Lenovo and Moto dominate the headlines when it comes to mid range smartphones, the likes of Gionee too have been making significant inroads into the segment. While we weren’t particularly fond of some of the earlier launches by the brand, at first glance it appears that Gionee has been working hard to up its game. Does it succeed? We find out in our review of the Gionee A1 Lite. Continue reading “Gionee A1 Lite Review”
Gionee has partnered with Paytm and Reliance Jio to offer deals on its smartphones. Customers who bought select Gionee smartphones after June 16 will get up to 60GB of free Reliance Jio data under the ‘Jio-Gionee Additional Data’ offer.
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Gionee today announced that it has signed Indian Cricket Team Captain Virat Kohli as their new brand ambassador. It also said that it clocked 1.20 crore customers in India. Gionee had roped in actor Alia Bhatt as its brand ambassador a few months ago. Continue reading “Gionee signs Virat Kohli as brand ambassador, clocks 1.20 crore customers in India”
Vivo launched its latest selfie-focused smartphone in the ‘V series’ in India dubbed Vivo V5. It is world’s first smartphone to come with a 20-megapixel front-facing camera. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: Vivo V5 20MP selfie smartphone, OnePlus 3T, World’s thinnest Acer laptop and more”
Gionee launched its high-end full metal-body S6 Pro last month in India for Rs. 23,999. The smartphone was first announced in China earlier this year in June and it is essentially a slightly tweaked version of the recently launched Gionee S6s. The phone boasts of 97% metal body design and an octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 SoC with 4GB of RAM. Is it worth? Here’s our full review. Continue reading “Gionee S6 Pro Review”
The Gionee S6s is the latest and greatest from the company that has been trying to dispel the notion that Chinese devices are inferior in quality. With the launch of the S6s, the company is targeting the milleniel audience that is big on taking selfies. Will a front facing flash be enough to turn things around for Gionee? We’ll find out in our full review but for now, here are our first impressions. Continue reading “Gionee S6s Unboxing & First Impressions”
Gionee had announced the M6 and M6 Plus smartphones at an event in China earlier this week. We were live at the event and got a quick hands on with both the phones. We have already seen the photo gallery for M6 and now let’s take a detailed look at hardware and specs of the M6 Plus.
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Gionee is all set to announce a new device this month and it is expected to be the M6. The phone has now been certified in China by TENAA (via). Continue reading “Gionee M6 with 5.5 inch display, 4GB RAM, 5000mAh battery gets certified in China”