Gionee Friday launched a new smartphone with in-built virtual reality features. Called Gionee S6 Pro, the smartphone allows users to watch VR content using a compatible headset. This is the first ever VR compatible phone launched by the Chinese smartphone maker.
The Gionee S6 Pro is a 5.5 inch smartphone with full HD IPS display offering resolution of 1920×1080 pixels and is crafted with 2.5 D curved glass and protected by Gorilla glass 3. The S6 Pro is powered by 64 bit octacore 1.8 GHz processor coupled with 4GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage space which further can be expanded upto 128 GB using memory cards.
The Gionee S6 Pro is a 4G device with VoLTE capability which you can use on Reliance Jio network. The device comes with 13 megapixel Sony IMX 258 camera at the rear panel which is supported by 5P lense and dual tone flash. There is an 8 megapixel camera at the front with f2.2 aperture.
The Gionee S6 Pro comes in an all-metallic body and is backed up by 3130 mAh battery with quick charge feature. The phone runs on Android Marshmallow OS and comes in varied colours.In terms of connectivity the S6 Pro offers Bluetooth, WiFi, Hotspot, besides being a dual-SIM LTE device.
The Gionee S6 Pro has a front finger print sensor and is priced at Rs 23,999.
Besides the S6 Pro, Gionee also launched a VR headset on Friday which can be used along with S6 Pro to watch various VR content. The company has put good number of VR content including games in its app store called G-Store. The VR head set is priced at Rs 2499.
Both the Gionee S6 Pro and the VR headset will be available from 1 October.