Gionee has launched another mid-range smartphone in India, known as the Gionee X1s. The USP remains the same of most of the Gionee phones- Selfie. The Gionee X1s comes with a 12MP rear camera and a 16MP front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. There is also a selfie flash on the front.

The Gionee X1s comes with a big 4000 mAh battery and a fingerprint sensor on the back that unlocks the phone within 0.3 seconds. The Gionee X1s is the successor in the X series after X1 which was launched in August this year. The Gionee X1s will be available across all retail stores in India at a budget-friendly price of INR 12,999 from 21 September 2017. The Gionee X1s features a 5.2-inch 720p HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The phone is powered by a MediaTek 6737T 64-bit Quad-core CPU clocked at 1.5GHz, coupled with 3GB of RAM. There is 16GB of storage onboard which can be expanded up to 256GB using a microSD card slot. The phone runs Amigo 4.0 based on Android 7.0 Nougat.

Gionee X1s Launched In India
Gionee X1s Launched In India

 Commenting on the launch, Alok Shrivastava, Director – Business Intelligence and Planning, Gionee India stated, “By launching Gionee X1s we aim to offer our consumers with an outstanding confluence of advanced technology accompanied with enhanced selfie + battery capabilities. We have received a good response for X1 and the aim with the X series is to establish a stronger connect with the younger audience.  The X1s brings consumers premium photography and advanced features that goes well beyond the conventional boundaries for this price segment. We are confident our users will embrace this fresh, stylish and innovatively propelled device.”

The Gionee X1s houses a front flash which is a must-have feature for selfie lovers providing better and brighter results in low-light conditions. Features like Beautified Video and Face Beauty 2.0 allow every part of the skin appear radiant. Gionee has also somehow packed the IR blaster and flash together on the Gionee X1s. Also, they bid adieu to the so-called hybrid SIM tray and introduced dedicated slots for two SIM cards and a microSD card so that you ca sta connected to two different carriers, without the compromise on space. The phone also sports a split screen, allowing optimal choice and convenience to the users.

 In case of offers, Gionee has joined hands with Airtel and PayTm to announce two exciting offers with this launch. New or existing Airtel Customers who purchase X1s will get extra 10 GB data each month for a period of 6 months on any data recharge of 1GB or more. Likewise, every purchase of Gionee X1s will come with 2 PayTM Cashback Voucher Codes entitling customers with INR 250 cash back on a base buy of INR 350 from PayTM Mall.

In case you want to have a look at the specs, take a look at the sheet provided below.

 Gionee X1s Specifications


MT6737T (64-bit Quad core 1.5GHz)


150.4*73.5*8.8 mm




3GB+16GB, Expandable up to 256GB


13.2cm (5.2) HD IPS with Gorilla glass 3 protection


Rear: 13.0 MP (Full HD recording), Front: 16.0 MP (Full HD recording)




Black, Gold



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