Gionee M6 and M6 Plus launched with Data Encryption Chip and massive batteries: Price and Specificatons

Gionee has recently launched the M6 and M6 Plus Smartphones at an event in Beijing, China. Both the smartphone come with an inbuilt data encryption chip that provides the extra security to the users information. The chip will only be available on the China variants of the smartphones, with global variants having to make do with just the fingerprint sensors. The Gionee M6 will be available from August 6, while the Gionee M6 Plus will be available from August 13 in the Chinese market.

Image Source: 91mobiles

Image Source: 91mobiles

The Gionee M6 is priced at CNY 2,699 (approx US $408 or INR 27,200) for its 64 GB storage variant, and CNY 2,899 ($438 or INR 29,200) for the 128 GB storage variant. The Gionee M6 Plus 64 GB variant is priced at CNY 2,999 ($453 or INR 30,200), and the 128 GB variant is priced at CNY 3,199 ($ 483 or INR 32,200). Both the smartphones will be made available in Champagne Gold and Mocha Gold color options.

The biggest highlight of both the smartphones is the data encryption chip embedded inside the smartphones. This brings the ability to protect users from malware, while also securing IM communication content from being decrypted easily.

Image Source: BGR

Image Source: BGR

The Gionee M6  features a 5.5-inch full HD display with 1080p resolution and pixel density of 401 ppi (pixels per inch). The display is protected by 2.5D curved glass protection. The Gionee M6 is powered by 64-bit 1.8 GHz MediaTek Helio P10 octa-core processor that comes with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB/ 128 GB internal storage options with the option to expand further up to 128 GB via a micro-SD card slot. The device runs on Android Marshmallow-based Amigo 3.5 OS.

The smartphone has a 13 mega-pixel rear camera with phase detection auto-focus (PDAF) and LED flash. There is also an 8 mega-pixel selfie camera. The device is backed with a massive 5,000 mAh battery that can give up to 6.4 hours of video playback, 55 hours of calling and 794 hours (33 days) of stand-by time as claimed by the company.

Image Source: BGR

Image Source: BGR

It also supports fast charging tech, and the company claims that the M6 can fully charge in two hours. The fingerprint scanner is housed inside the home button in the front. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, 3G, GPRS/EDGE, Wi-Fi, GPS/AGPS, Bluetooth, WLAN, USB OTG, and Micro-USB port. The dimensions measure at 152.3 x 75.3 x 8.2 mm and the Gionee M6 weighs 180 grams.

The Gionee M6 Plus is the larger variant, with a 6-inch full HD 1080p AMOLED display. The smartphone sports a 16 mega-pixel rear camera with dual LED flash, and an 8 mega-pixel front camera. The battery offered is at 6,020 mAh battery, the dimensions measure at 160.5 x 80.6 x 8.2 mm, and the weight of the Gionee M6 Plus is at 215 grams. All the other specifications remains the same as that of M6 smartphone.

Source: Gadgets 360

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