Gionee M7 Summary and Introduction
Gionee M7 is the latest in the Gionee ‘M’ lineup that has the likes of Gionee M5 and Gionee M6. The device crams a large and bezel-less screen as rumored but that is not the only interesting feature of the new M7 device.
Another big highlight of Gionee M7 is the pre-packed Helio P30 chipset from Mediatek, making it the first of its kind to come with the newly announced Helio P30 chipset, let’s discover more features of the M7 from Gionee below.
Within the unibody design sits an Octa-core MediaTek CPU (Helio P30) having two quad-core clusters having different clocked speeds supported by the Mali-G71 MP2 GPU for pushing graphics and a massive 6 gigabytes of RAM for seamlessly running multiple applications concurrently.
To store multimedia, documents and other files, the Gionee M7 ships with a storage capacity of about 64 GB which can be expanded by a microSD card (capacities up to 256GB).
Gionee M7 best alternative could be its predecessor – the M6 or Gionee M6S, but if you still have an eye for edge-to-edge screen, phones like Xiaomi Mix, Essential Phone and even the Samsung Galaxy S8 all have good offers for their price money. There are also other low-end Android phones with infinity display like the Oukitel C8.
|Resolution||1080 by 2160 pixels|
|Rear Camera||Dual cameras 16-megapixel and 8-megapixel|
|microSD Storage||Up to 256GB|
Price: How much does Gionee M7 cost?
You can get the Gionee M7 in the US for $389 while the price on Canada starts at $499 depending on online retailer you choose from below. In Australia, the price starts at $500 but the price of Gionee M7 in UK is £339 while the EU countries can buy Gionee M7 for €346. In Africa, you can buy the Gionee M7 in Nigeria for ₦142,000 and Kenya for KSh 39,000 while in Asia, specifically India, the price of Gionee M7 is RS 24,000.
*Prices here don’t reflect latest prices. Go to your favorite ecommerce website to check latest prices or ongoing deals. You can never tell what you might find especially with our top picks below!
This smartphone has a metal unibody design with slightly rounded edges for easier grip. It uses on-screen navigation buttons and has almost non-existent side bezels and narrow top and bottom bezels. It features a fingerprint sensor on the rear which offers security while making it easier to perform some actions on the smartphone.
At roughly 6 inches, the Gionee M7 is a big phone. You may require shifting up or down to operate with a single hand. But this is an attractive, svelte device. It measures just 7.2 millimetres in thickness. Gionee M7 sports gold, black, blue or red finish.
The Gionee M7 AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display occupies approximately 78.1% of the smartphone body, setting the screen display size at 6.0 inches with screen resolution at 1080 by 2160 pixels and screen density, PPI at 402 pixels per inch.
Gionee M7 runs on Amigo 5.0 and Android Nougat operating system with performance backed by a 6GB RAM and Octa-core processing unit clocking at speeds of 4×2.3 GHz and 4×1.65 GHz. The Internal storage size of the Gionee phone is available at 64GB with expandable memory via microSD card of up to 256GB.
Gionee M7 has both a rear or primary camera and a front or secondary camera. Gionee M7 comes with dual rear or primary cameras, 16-megapixel and 8-megapixel mounted side by side on the rear while an 8-megapixel front or secondary camera is stationed for additional camera support.
Battery and Sensors
Gionee M7 packs a non-removable Li-Polymer 4000mAh to power all the above features and more, like the connectivity options which includes WI-Fi, 4G LTE, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC and sensors which includes finger print sensor, gyroscope, accelerometer, proximity, compass and light sensor.
|Device Name||Gionee M7|
|Released Date||Released September 2017|
|Dimensions and Size||157 x 76 x 7.2 mm (6.18 x 2.99 x 0.28 inches)|
|Weight (in grams)||180 g|
|Colors||Black, Blue, Red, Sapphire, Gold|
|Number of SIM||Two|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Battery Capacity||4000 mAh|
|Screen Type||AMOLED capacitive touchscreen|
|Screen Size (inches)||6.01 inches|
|Resolution||1080 x 2160 pixels|
|Pixels Per Inch (PPI)||402 ppi pixel density|
|Colors||16 million colors|
|Operating System||Amigo 5.0 UI / Android 7.1 Nougat|
|Processor Type or Chipset||Mediatek Helio P30|
|Processor||Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.65 GHz Cortex A53)|
|Expandable Storage Type||microSD|
|Maximum Expandable Storage||Up to 256GB|
|Front or Secondary||8-megapixel|
|Rear or Primary||Dual 16-megapixel + 8-megapixel|
|Features||Autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama|
|Wifi or Wi-Fi||Yes|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n|
|Network Technology||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE|
|Fingerprint||Yes – rear mounted|
|Compass or Magnetometer||Yes|
“From Smartphone to Smilephone”. Gionee Communication Equipment Co. Ltd also known as Gionee was founded in 2002 with HQ in Shenzhen, Guangdong is a Chinese based smartphone manufacturer whose products (mostly Android smartphones in the low and mid-range segments) are currently available in over 50 countries including India, Nigeria, Vietnam, Taiwan, Myanmar, Thailand, Philippines and the Middle East amongst others.
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