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 Gioneeâ€™s official website could not find the product information, but directly and quietly sold it on Suningâ€™s website.
Gionee M3 has a 6.53-inch waterdrop screen with HD+ 1600Ã—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: 1080p@30fps
- Selfie Camera: Single – 8 MP
- Video: 1080p@30fps
- 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 Suningâ€™s website, and the product will officially go on sale on April 13. Thereâ€™s no official word from Gionee if the M3 will make its way to markets outside China.