Gionee F205 and S11 Lite smartphones with Full View display have been launched in India at Rs 8,999 and Rs 13,999 respectively. To recall, Gionee F205 was announced in China last November. Both the new Gionee phones support facial recognition feature for unlocking device as well as ‘bokeh’ feature on both front and rear cameras. Going by the price, Gionee S11 Lite will compete with the 4GB RAM variant of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro, which also comes with a Full View display and dual rear cameras among other features.
Gionee F205 and S11 Lite ship with a ‘private space’ and ‘fake private space’ feature that will allow users to block certain contacts, messages and hide personal information of close ones respectively. As for specifications, Gionee F205 features a 5.45-inch display with an aspect ratio of 18:9. It runs Android 7.1 Nougat, and is powered by the MediaTek MT6739 quad-core processor
Gionee F205 will be available in 2GB RAM+16GB storage variant. The internal storage is expandable up to 256GB via a microSD card slot. The phone is backed by a 2,670mAh battery. The F205 features an 8MP rear lens and a 5MP selfie camera. Gionee S11 Lite has a Full View display, and the phone packs the Snapdragon 430 processor, coupled with 4GB RAM. It gets 13MP+2MP dual rear cameras and a 16MP selfie camera.
Gionee had previously sent out media invites for the launch event, which was held in New Delhi. The company had confirmed its new devices will be priced between Rs 9,000 to Rs 15,000, will have Full View display and include the Face Unlock feature.