The Chinese smartphone manufacturer, Gionee announced the all-new F-series back last year by launching two new smartphones called as Gionee F103 and F303. Earlier, we exclusively reported about the third smartphone in the F-series called as Gionee F105 receiving the TENAA certification. Today, the company has officially launched the mid-range Gionee F105 in China. The smartphone is the successor Gionee F103 that launched last year, and is an upgrade in every aspect.
The Gionee F-series is known for design-centric devices, and Gionee F105, which is the latest offering under the F-series, also comes with a beautiful all-metal unibody design made of aluminum alloy and very sleek measuring 8.1 mm thickness. The smartphone flaunts 5-inch HD (1280×720 pixels) IPS display offering 294ppi as pixel density and 2.5D arc glass on top of it. It features hybrid sim slot that lets you use microSD card instead of the second sim.
Under the hood, it packs MediaTek MT6735 64-bit octa-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz paired with Mali-T720 GPU and 3GB of RAM. On the camera front, the smartphone sports an 8MP rear camera with LED flash and a 5MP front snapper for video chats and crazy selfie lovers. It supports dual sim dual standby and comes with connectivity options like 4G-LTE, VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, GPS/A-GPS and microUSB 2.0 port.
The smartphone has 16GB of built-in storage and also includes a microSD card slot for expansion upto 128GB. The handset comes backed by a 2400mAh battery and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop based Amigo 3.1 UI out of the box. The dimensions of the device measure 144 x 71 x 8.1 mm and weighs 155 grams. The Gionee F105 comes in Gold and Rose Gold color options and is priced at 1299 Yuan (approx $197/Rs. 13,177). The smartphone will be currently available only in China and will later roll out in international markets in coming months. Stay tuned for more updates!
A quick recall, Gionee has recently launched the smaller variant of the popular Marathon M5 smartphone called as Gionee Marathon M5 Lite in India priced at Rs. 12,999. The smartphone features 5-inch HD display, MediaTek MT6735 64-bit quad-core SoC, 3GB of RAM, 32GB storage, 8MP main camera, 5MP front snapper and 4G-LTE support. The device powers a 4000mAh battery and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop based Amigo 3.1 UI out of the box.