Gionee has officially announced the Gionee M3 and the phone is officially opened for pre-orders. Regarding this new phone, Gionee did not release any information, and even Gionee’s official website could not find the product information, but directly and quietly sold it on Suning’s website.
Gionee M3 has a 6.53-inch waterdrop screen with HD+ 1600×720 resolution and a screen-to-body ratio of 90%. The phone is equipped with a MediaTek P60 SoC. This CPU uses a 12nm process and is an 8-core chip. The Antutu score is about 160,000.
In terms of camera, it has a triple camera system: 16 million pixel main camera + 5 million pixel camera + 2 million pixel camera. It has an 8-megapixel selfie camera.
Gionee M3 comes with a 5000mAh large battery and supports 18W fast charging. The back is made of AG material, the back cover of the fuselage has a radial texture design, and it looks like a silky luster. Under different light angles, the fuselage will also present a unique starburst visual effect.
The size of the M3 is 163.2 mm x 75.9 mm x 9.3 mm, and the weight is 201 grams. The phone also has a 3.5mm headphone jack and a Type-C charging port.
Gionee M3 Specifications
- 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
- 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
- 4G bands: LTE (unspecified)
- Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE
- Announced: 2021, April 07
- Status: Exp. release 2021, April 14
- Dimensions: 163.2 x 75.9 x 9.3 mm (6.43 x 2.99 x 0.37 in)
- Weight: 201 g (7.09 oz)
- Colors: Black, Green, Sky, Gray
- SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Type: IPS LCD
- Size: 6.53 inches, 102.9 cm2 (~83.1% screen-to-body ratio)
- Resolution: 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~269 ppi density)
- Chipset: Mediatek MT6771 Helio P60 (12 nm)
- CPU: Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A53)
- GPU: Mali-G72 MP3
- Storage: 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
- Memory Card slot: microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
- eMMC 5.1
- Main Camera: Quad
- 16 MP, (wide), PDAF
- 5 MP, (ultrawide)
- 2 MP, (macro)
- 2 MP, (depth)
- Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
- Video: [email protected]
- Selfie Camera: Single – 8 MP
- Video: [email protected]
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
- Bluetooth: Yes
- GPS: Yes, with A-GPS
- NFC: No
- USB: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
- Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity
- Battery Type and Capacity: Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
- Charging: Fast charging 18W
Gionee M3 Price and Availability
The Gionee M3 comes in black, green, sky, and gray colors.
- 6GB+128GB variant is priced at 899 yuan ($137)
- 8GB+128GB variant is priced at 959 yuan ($147)
- 8GB+256GB variant is priced at 1059 yuan ($162)
The phone officially opened for pre-orders on Suning’s website, and the product will officially go on sale on April 13. There’s no official word from Gionee if the M3 will make its way to markets outside China.