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Gionee unveils Gionee Steel 2, a rugged phone with a large battery


Gionee has had what one can call a good start to 2017. The Chinese company announced their flagship, the Gionee M2017 ahead of the pack. The said device sports a monstrous 7,000 mAh battery and a host state of the art technology. That said, Gionee has announced another device dubbed the Steel 2. The device probably got its name for the fact that it comes with a full metal body. The metal body carries a 5-inch screen with a HD resolution. Inside the Gionee Steel 2’s metal shell, a 3GBof RAM clubbed with 32GB/64GB internal memory and a MediaTek’s MT6737 64-bit quad-core processor can be found. The device is powered by a non-removable 4,000mAh battery and runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow layered with Gionee’s proprietary Amigo 3.0 OS.

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For photos and videos, the Gionee Steel 2 is equipped with an 8MP rear camera and a 5MP front snapper. The device houses a fingerprint scanner in its home button and comes with the volume and power button placed on the right hand side of the device. The device supports a Bluetooth, WiFi, Hotspot, 4G LTE connectivity as well as a host of geo location functions. The Gionee Steel 2 comes in Jazz Gold and Gold Black color variants. The device is priced at 1,299 Yuan ($190) for the 16GB variant, while the price of the 32GB model is still unknown. The device is already available for pre-order in China, however, information about its international availability is still unknown. Rest assured we will be bringing an update when the unknowns are made known by the company

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What are your thoughts on the Gionee Steel 2? Is it a great device for the price range?

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  1. Gionee phones are the best in nigeria. Tecno are just deceiving Nigerians. I can’t wait for the Gionee M2017 to enter Nigeria. Keep it up Adebola Oni

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