In the first half of 2017, Gionee launched the Gionee S10, S10B, and S10C smartphones in China. With the Gionee S10, the company offered dual camera setup on the front and rear. Today, the company launched the Gionee S10C smartphone as Gionee S10 Lite in the Indian market. It is priced at Rs. 15,999 and will be available in Gold and Black color options. At a slightly lower price, the smartphones like Honor 7X and Xiaomi Mi A1 offer superior specifications than the Gionee S10.
The Gionee S10 Lite comes with a 5.2-inch HD (1280 × 720 pixels) IPS display and offers the standard 16:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, it packs a Snapdragon 427 quad-core processor clocked at 1.4GHz and Adreno 308 GPU. However, it includes of 4GB of RAM, which should be more than enough for a Snapdragon 427 powered smartphone. There is 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded additionally up to 128GB via a MicroSD card slot.
In the camera department, the Gionee S10 Lite features a 13MP sensor on the rear with f/2.0 aperture and a 16MP sensor on the front with the same f/2.0 aperture. Both the cameras on this device are accompanied by a LED flash. The smartphone also supports dual SIM dual standby using the hybrid SIM card slot. It runs on Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box with the highly customized Amigo 4.0 UI on top. The Gionee S10 Lite is backed by a 3,100mAh non-removable battery.
The physical home button on the front also comes with an integrated fingerprint sensor. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, USB OTG, 3.5mm Audio port, and a MicroUSB 2.0 port. It measures 148.7 × 73.7 × 7.9 mm and weighs 155 grams. The Jio 4G users can also get 5GB of additional data per month for 10 months on recharge of Rs. 309 and above.
Gionee is also offering 2 cashback vouchers worth Rs. 250, which can be redeemed for purchases of minimum Rs. 350 on Paytm mall.