Gionee M2017 Smartphone with 7,000mAh Battery gets official teaser, expected to get unveiled soon

by Teja Chedalla 6

Initially, Gionee M2017 leaked with a massive 7000mAh battery and dual curved display along with a dual rear camera. Later it was listed on the popular TENNA which revealed all the specifications of the same. Now a teaser of the Gionee M2017 has been spotted and also suggests an unveiling is nearby. Gionee has always been concentrating on the battery and provided many devices with good battery capacity and now it has taken a huge stride with its 7000mAh battery.

Earlier:Last week, a new Gionee smartphone is leaked with dual curved display and dual rear cameras. Now the same device is listed on TENAA as “Gionee M2017” revealing complete specifications and first look. The design looks usual with leather finish on the rear with metal frame near to the top and bottom edges. With the TENAA listing, we can expect the device to launched soon at least in China. Recently many Chinese manufacturers like Huawei, Vivo, and Xiaomi have launched flagship smartphones with curved displays. Now the new Gionee M217 not only comes with the dual curved display but also sports some interesting features. There are many smartphones launched these days come with a huge battery capacities and the Gionee specially has Marathon series smartphones with massive batteries.

Gionee M5 and Gionee M6 Plus are launched with 6,020mAh batteries while the Gionee M5 Plus and Gionee M6 are limited to 5,000mAh battery capacities. Now the M2017 comes with a whopping 7,000mAh battery. Somehow, the company will be offering fast charging technology so we don’t need to wait for hours to get the battery fully charged from 0% to 100%. With such a large battery, the device measures 155.2 x 77.6 x 10.65 mm and weighs 230 grams. Further information about the battery and fast charging technology can be known only after the official launch. Moving to other aspects, there is 5.7-inch AMOLED display on the front with Quad HD (2560 x 1440 pixels) resolution.

As seen with the earlier launched smartphones, we also expect the M2017 to come with MediaTek Helio P10 octa-core processor clocked at 2.0GHz. It includes 6GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage. There will be no option for further extending the storage. On the camera front, the M2017 sports a 12MP + 13MP sensors on the rear with dual tone LED flash and laser autofocus. For selfies, the device comes with an 8MP front facing camera. It supports dual SIM dual standby and offers 4G VoLTE for faster data speeds and HD voice calls.

last week, the company launched the new flagship smartphone, Gionee S9 in China with dual rear camera setup. It is priced at 2499 Yuan (approx $365 / Rs. 24,700) and comes with 5.5-inch Full HD display and Helio P10 SoC. It packs 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. Unlike the M2017, the Gionee S9 comes with lower resolution sensors. It has a 13MP + 5MP cameras on the back while on the is a single 13MP sensor.The device runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow based Gionee’s in-house Amigo 3.5 OS. It is backed by a 3,000mAh battery and supports dual SIM dual standby for using 4G SIM.

Update: The GeekBench listing revealed the Gionee M2017 to come with Snapdragon 653 octa-core processor instead of the expected Helio P10 SoC. While the TENAA listing mentioned the processor to be clocked at 2.0GHz, the Geekbench listing mentioned it to come with just 1.4GHz clock speed. Stay tuned on Phone Radar for more details about the Gionee M2017.

Teja Chedalla

A Mechanical Engineer who loves cricket and is mad for traveling. Here at PhoneRadar, he covers exclusive news around gadgets & technology by digging deep into the Internet. You can connect with him on all the social platforms @T4Teja.

  • Prashanth

    Woah that’s some huge battery! Specs look good but why still the P10 processor??

  • Prashanth

    Woah that’s some huge battery! Specs look good but why still the P10 processor??

  • 6GB Ram with P10 SoC!

  • 6GB Ram with P10 SoC!

  • nirav patel

    No use at all! Even Gionee M6 or M6 plus are not in stock in China, forget about India. And p10 Soc is used for power saving

  • Vishal Giri

    why P10 Gionee? atleast use the new P20 if u like the P series this much…