A Budgetary Device- Gionee X1

A Budgetary Device- Gionee X1

With the technologies and the emergence of the smartphone, the field of communication has been changed to a large extent. In the previous days, when there were only cell phones the users were depended on SMS as well as calling facilities only, but now with the help of the smartphone, this situation has completely changed. There are many messengers and applications on the Android as well as other operating systems which one can use and communicate on the internet only. The exchange of files as well as capturing of images has been made easier with the help of the smartphone. However, for a better result, there must be a high-quality smartphone. Many brands offer quality devices in the field of a smartphone, and one of them is the Gionee that has created a large client base in just a few years of operation.

Gionee Communication Equipment Co. Ltd was set up in the year 2002. It is the world’s top 10 mobile phone manufacturer. This high tech enterprise focuses on the R&D, sale, and production of cellular mobile devices. The engineering team at Gionee advocates to a standardized enterprise management mode. Professionalism and innovation form the basis of the company. The R&D centres are set up in Beijing, Shenzhen and New Delhi since 2006.

Gionee is China’s leading smartphone production company; the company is looking forward to conquering the smartphone business across the globe. Since the year 2011, Gionee has expanded its business to India, Vietnam, Myanmar, Nigeria, Taiwan,Philippines, and so on. The company’s products are currently available in more than 50 countries with export exchanges of 1 million per month for overseas. The company has owned the motto“fromsmartphone to smile phone.” Keeping the vision of the company alive, developers at Gionee are making quality products that are affordable to the masses. Spreading joy and making the customers happy is what the company strives for. Keeping the customers wishes and needs in mind Gionee launched one of their smartphones back in September.

Gionee X1 was launched by Gionee on 21st August 2017. This Gionee product gained popularity as soon as it was launched. The popularity of this phone is owed to the fact that it gives its users all the features of a smartphoneat a very affordable price. No other phone in this price range has speed equivalent to Gionee X1 thus distinguishing it from the other smartphones available in the market. Special features of the phone include a Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer and fingerprint sensor.

Display and Screen

The Gionee X1 has a 5-inch HD IPS LCD. The resolution of the screen is of 720 x 1280 pixels due to the pixel density of 204 PPI. The capacitive screen functions well with the multi-touch feature. The device dimension is 144.3 mm x 72.2 mm. The thickness of this phone is only 8.8 mm. This sleek phone weighs 154 grams. This phone which supports IG gesture comes in two different shades- Black and Gold. The beautiful options for colours, size, and style make the buyer get the best suitable device as per his choice.


The operating system that runs this device is Android v7.1, Nougat. Gionee X1 is driven by a 1.3 GHz MediaTek MT6737 Cortex quad-core processor. The processor is assisted by a 2 GB of RAM and Mali – T720 MP2 graphics engine. The latest version of Android and the standard RAM can help the user get quick access to various apps easily.


In this age, the mobile is known for its camera quality and resolution. This model holds the best of the camera. Gionee X1 is equipped with an 8 MP rear camera and an 8MP selfie snapper. The primary camera clicks images of 3264 x 2448 Pixels resolution. Videos of 1920×1080 @ 30 fps resolution can be recorded with this camera. The front camera is ideal for capturing beautiful selfies and placing video calls. Some more features of the camera include   Dual LED Flash, ISO control, Continuous Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus, CMOS image sensor. The camera features help the users to get the best images as well as quality videos.

Storage and Battery

Gionee X1 houses an internal battery of 16 GB which can be increased up to 256 GB using a micro SD card. The device is powered by a 3000mAh Li-polymer battery in order to keep the phone running for long hours. Immense storage and the quality battery can help the user enjoy the device to the fullest extent.

Connectivity Options

On the connectivity grounds, Gionee X1 is a dual SIM, GSM+GSM phone with nano SIM slots. This device supports all Indian network bands. The other connectivity features offered areWi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n, Mobile Hotspot, Bluetoothv4.2, A-GPS, No NFC, microUSB 2.0,EDGE,GPRS. These connectivity options prove much useful to the user when it comes to moving the data and various files from one to another device.


Gionee X1 price in India is Rs8999. This makes the device affordable to a large section of society.In the low price range, the device is much useful to the normal users.  However, there are also many other models from rivals in the market which can make it tough for this model to capture a larger share.


Gionee X1 is a low budget phone. It offers many latest features that are not provided by other smartphones of the same price range such as fingerprint sensor and IR gesture. However, better RAM and high megapixel cameras are provided by other smartphones around this price segment. Overall, it is a good performer handset with long battery backup. This smartphone does not dig a hole in the buyer’s pocket. Keeping in view the features offered by the phone, it makes this device a smart purchase.  In this budget, it can be definitely an excellent choice for any buyer with prudence.