Gionee S8 specifications & features: 3D Touch & Dual Whatsapp

Gionee S8
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Gionee has announced a re-branding of its brand under the slogan ‘Make Smiles’ with the new phone launch Gionee S8. The company also announced its new flagship, the S8 with 3D Touch and dual whatsapp account. Which means at the same time, you can operate dual whatsapp account also and no need to switch your number.
Gionee S8

Gionee S8 Specifications, Price and Release Date

This Gionee s8 is the first phone with the new branding. Here in this post I am going to discuss Gionee s8 specification, Gionee s8 Price in India and Gionee s8 features. In a launch event, the global president William Lu mentioned that after a lot of research they found that people only care when they feel for something. “We are devoted to make smiles“.

Gionee s8 will have a metal design and will be the first of it’s kind. Also, the phone will have 5.5-inch colorful water drop display with 2.5 D glass and smallest AMOLED at 0.693mm. It is also the narrowest 5.5-inch phone at 74.9mm width.

This Gionee s8 will have 16MP RWB camera which enough to take quality pictures even in low light signals. The Gionee version of 3D Touch is very similar to the Apple implementation. Plus there is an Edge Bar feature that lets you select apps by pressing the edges.

Gionee s8 Specifications

Here are the Gionee s8 specifications that company has announced. Looking at the specifications of Gionee s8, it seems it will be a powerful phone and will have great design as well. So let’s have a look at Gionee s8 Specifications.


Release date February 2016
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 154.30 x 74.90 x 7.00
Weight (g) 147.20
Battery capacity (mAh) 3000
Removable battery No
Colours Rose Gold, Gold, Silver
SAR value NA


Screen size (inches) 5.50
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080×1920 pixels


Processor make MediaTek Helio P10
Internal storage 64GB


Rear camera 16-megapixel
Flash Yes
Front camera 8-megapixel


Operating System Android 6.0
Skin Amigo 3.2


Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported NA
Bluetooth Yes
Infrared No
Headphones 3.5mm
Number of SIMs 2
SIM 1  
SIM Type Micro-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) No
SIM 2  
SIM Type Micro-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) No


Compass/ Magnetometer No
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer No
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No

Gionee S8 Price

As mentioned above, Gionee S8 will be launched with many super features like 3D touch, Metal body and double whatsapp account at the same time so the expected price is bit high. The Gionee S8 runs Android 6.0 and is powered by a 3000mAh non removable battery. It measures 154.30 x 74.90 x 7.00 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 147.20 grams. This phone is expected to be released for sell by March 2016.

The expected Gionee S8 price is INR 34000 and will be available in different colours like Gold and Silver. The phone will support dual 4G sim which will be again a unique feature.

Gionee S8 Release Date

As Gionee launched it’s most awaited Gionee S8 phone on 18th Feb in MWC 2016 but for customers it’s still not available. as per the market analyst and company corespondent, the Gionee S8 will be available for purchase from March 2016.

Here is the MWC 2016 launch video of Gionee S8. Have a look

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