Gionee M6 and M6 Plus launched in China: Specifications, Features

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As announced, the Gionee M6 and M6 Plus were launched in China today running on the Helio P10 MT6755 octa-core processor with massive 5000 mAh and 6020 mAh batteries respectively. Both phones come with 9V2A fast charging support as well.

Gionee M6

Running on the 1.8GHz octa-core Helio P10 SoC, the Gionee M6 packs a 5.5-inch 1080p AMOLED display covered in 2.5D curved glass running on the company's own AMIGO OS 3.5 which is now based on Android Marshmallow. There's 4GBR AM onboard with a choice of 64GB/128GB of storage which can be further expanded with the microSD card slot.

On the camera front you will find a 13MP rear unit here which uses the Sony IMX258 sensor, and is capable of shooting 1080p videos along with an 8MP front-facing camera.

On the connectivity front you have dual-SIM 4G LTE support with VoLTE, dual-band WiFiac, GPS, FM Radio and a fingerprint sensor embedded within the home button up front. The 5000 mAh battery here is non-removable. You also get an IR blaster to control your TV, audio system and other house-hod appliances.

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Gionee M6 Plus

It runs on the same Helio P10 octa-core processor but is clocked higher at 2.0GHz with a larger 6-inch 1080p AMOLED display which is protected by 2.5D curved glass on top. You again have 4GB RAM here, 64/128 GB storage which is expandable along with a massive 6020 mAh battery.

The camera also gets a spec bump to 16MP with dual-LED flash, and the selfie camera remains the same at 8MP. The M6 Plus too runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow based AMIGO OS 3.5. Dual-SIM 4G LTE support comes standard as does dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth and GPS. You have the same location for the fingerprint sensor here, up front. It also comes with hardware encryption built-in to protect your data, photos, text, from unauthorized access.

All in all the Gionee M6 Plus is just a larger version of the M6 with a bigger display and battery. Rest of the specs remains similar. 

Pricing and Availability

The Gionee M6 and M6 Plus will be available starting August 1st week in China. The M6 has been priced at 2699 Yuan ($404 or about Rs. 27200) with 64GB storage, and 2899 Yuan ($434 or about Rs. 29200) with 128GB storage.

The Gionee M6 Plus starts at 2999 Yuan (about $449 or Rs. 30200) for the 64 storage variant, 3199 Yuan (about $479 or Rs. 32200) for the 128GB variant.