Gionee S8 was launched in February 2016, and it comes with a 5.5-inch 1080p display. The phone has Mediatek MT6755 Helio P10 processor along with 4GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage, and a MicroSD card slot for storage expansion.
The Gionee S8 has a 16-megapixel rear camera and a 8-megapixel front-facing camera and there is a 3000 mAh battery in the phone. It also has a fingerprint sensor, and the other sensors are accelerometer, proximity, Compass. The dimensions of the phone include 154.3 x 74.9 x 7 mm and it weighs 147.2 gm. It is a Dual SIM phone with support for 4G connectivity.
Gionee S8 Android 7.0 Update
Gionee S8 runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS. Marshmallow is the current latest version of Android before Nougat, and thus it is expected that the phone might get the Android Nougat 7.0 update in the near future, though the company has not given any confirmation about the same. If it is to get the update, you might see it in the first quarter or second of 2017 and we will update this article with the relevant information.
Features of Android Nougat in Gionee S8
- Multi-window view
- File-based encryption
- Bundled notifications
- Display size making it possible for the user to change the text size
- Notification Direct Reply
- Notification Controls
- Multi Locale language settings
- Doze on the Go feature for saving more battery
- Quick switch between apps
- Customised Quick Settings
- Over 1500 emoji including 72 new ones
Apart from this, Gionee is also expected to have its own features that will be a part of the Amigo OS that the company has always been working on and including in its smartphones. The Amigo interface will have its own features that are limited to Gionee phones and not available anywhere else. Keep checking for any newer information on this. For the other Gionee smartphones, check the Gionee Android Nougat update list.