In July last year, Gionee launched the M6 and M6 Plus with huge batteries and in-built data encryption chip in China. Now, the company has announced the arrival of the successor – Gionee M7 smartphone – in the Chinese market. While the price, exact launch date, and specifications remain unknown, an official teaser confirms that the Gionee M7 is arriving soon. Furthermore, a benchmark listed tips specification details, and the Gionee M7 is expected to sport a bezel-less display, and the latest MediaTek Helio P30 SoC.
Gionee has published the teaser on its Chinese website announcing the imminent launch of the Gionee M7 smartphone. The company has partnered with a bike-sharing startup company Ofo, however details on what this partnership may culminate into, still remains to be seen. As the teaser has now rolled out, the launch details should follow soon. The teaser image also indicates that the Gionee M7 will sport a nearly bezel-less display, a trend that is fast catching on in smartphones of today.
Separately, the smartphone was also spotted on GFXBench benchmarking site, revealing key details about the smartphone. It is expected to run on Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box and support for a single-SIM slot. The Gionee M7 will feature a big 6-inch full-HD (1080×2160 pixels) display with 18:9 aspect ratio just like the recently launched LG V30 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. The smartphone is tipped to be powered by the latest 2.3GHz MediaTek Helio P30 SoC paired with 6GB of RAM and ARM-Mali-G71 GPU.
The internal storage capacity of the Gionee M7 is tipped to be at 64GB. As for camera, the smartphone is expected to sport a 16-megapixel rear camera with autofocus and flash support. Features include 4K video, face detection, HDR photo, and touch focus as well. At the front, there is tipped to be an 8-megapixel front camera as well. Connectivity options may include NFC, GPS, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth, and on board sensors listed include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, pedometer, and proximity sensor . If Gionee is to follow tradition, then the Gionee M7 will also sport a huge battery and will come with in-built data encryption chip for added security.