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Gionee is known for top class products. They are relatively new in the Nigerian mobile market, but they have made a huge name for themselves within the short period they have been around.  Gionee S8 and virtually all the products made by this company are top class. It was announced to the general public in February 2016, but it was not released for sale until June 2016.  In this write-up, you will get to learn about some of the features of the Gionee mobile device.



Gionee S8 has a dimension of 154.3 x 74.9 x 7 mm. it has a total weight to 147.2 g.  It also features dual Sims, which are a micro SIM   and a Nano SIM.  It is presented in four different colors, which are Gray, Gold and Rose Gold.


The phone has an AMOLED capacitive touch screen display. Its screen has 16 million colors. As a result, it always gives very sharp images and pictures. It has a total screen width of 5.5 inches. It also has a 72.2% screen to body ratio.  Its screen resolution is 1080 x 1920 pixels. This brings its pixel density to approximately 401 ppi. The phone has multi-touch feature, which is up to 5 fingers. It comes with factory made protection of Corning Gorilla Glass 4. Gionee S8 also features Amigo OS 3.2 and 3D Touch display.


The phone runs on android Operating System v6.0.1 Marshmallow.  Its chipset is Mediatek MT7655 Helio P10 and its Central Processing Unit is an Octa-core 4 x 1.9 GHz Cortex a53 & 4 x 1.0 GHz Cortex A53.  Its GPU, on the other hand, is Mali-T860MP2.

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Gionee S8 features a Random Access Memory of 4GB RAM and a 64 GB Read Only Memory (ROM). The internal memory can be expanded through its card slot to 256 GB. The card slot occupies microSD card.


The phone has a primary camera of 16MP with focal length of f/1.8 and phase detection feature. The primary camera also has a laser autofocus feature and is fitted with LED flash. Some of the features of the primary camera are Geo-Tagging, Touch focus and face detection.  Aside from these, the camera equally hss HDR and panorama features.  Its video capacity is [email protected]  The secondary camera, on the other hand, is an 8MP affair and has a sensor size of ¼”.


Gionee S8 comes with series of sounds. Its alert types are WAV ringtones, MP3 and Vibration.  It has loudspeaker feature and also has 3.5 mm jack.  Also, it features active noise cancelation with dedicated mic, DTS sound and 24 bit/ 192kHz audio.

Network and communication

Gionee S8 has communication features, like GSM, HSPA and LTE. It features Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n connection too. It has hotspot and Wi-Fi direct features. Its Bluetooth is a v4.0, A2dp affair and it also has an A-GPS feature. It comes with an FM radio and it also features a microUSB v2.0 and USB Host. That is a plus, no doubt!


The phone has a non-removable Li-Ion 3,000 mAh battery.

Gionee S8 Price in Nigeria, Kenya

Its price in Nigeria is around N90,000. Its price in Kenya is around KSH 40,500.

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