Gionee is all set to launch a new selfie-centric smartphone in India on August 22, which will be called Gionee S6s. Gionee has started tweeting about a new device named S6s with hashtag #selfie.
Gionee recently sent out media invites for the August 22 event with the hashtag #SelfieWithFlash, confirming company’s plan to launch a selfie focussed device. Gionee S6s is the latest in the company’s S lineup. Gionee has also tweeted a device picture which shows S6s will also support high quality music. So it seems Gionee S6s focuses on selfie and music.
Chinese smartphone manufacturers are lately joining selfie smartphone race with Oppo being the initiator of it. Oppo launched its selfie-centric F1 early this year and followed up with F1 Plus and F1s smartphones, which all focus on offering great selfie cameras.
Recently Coolpad also joined the selfie race with its Mega 2.5D smartphone. The smartphone was positioned as budget selfie shooter and it seems Gionee will go after the mid-range segment.
The Gionee tweet hints at metal unibody design with a rear fingerprint sensor and the redesigned Gionee logo at the back. The smartphone could feature specifications same as the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, which has been the most popular smartphone in India.
There isn’t much details on the hardware specifications or camera resolution of this device but we can assure of you more details when it launches here on August 22.