Gionee launches smart phone with three SIM slots

General manger Eric Ai,Caroline Njenga product consultant and Eric Omondi Regional manager taking a selfie during a Gionee smartphone company launch. PHOTO: MICHAEL MBUGUA.

Nairobi, KENYA: Gionee smartphone company on Tuesday launched Trendy X1s phone in Kenya which will mainly be targeting the growing youthful market.

The XIs comes with a fingerprint sensor, bigger battery capacity to last for two days, three slots for SIM and storage and a selfie-focused camera among other features.

Speaking during the launch on Tuesday in Nairobi, Regional manager for Gionee in Nairobi Dismas Omondi noted that, Gionee is offering smartphones users a combination of advanced technology and enhanced selfie and battery capabilities in line with the X series goal to establish a stronger connection with the younger customers.

He added that X1s has 3GB of RAM storage and 32GB internal storage that can be expanded to 256GB using the micro SD card.

“Gionee has upgraded the camera for X1s to 13-megapixel rear with flash and a 16-megapixel front with flash for selfie lovers backed by a larger 400mAh battery.” Said Omondi.

“The new x1s has been shaped by users demands and adopted a 16mp selfie camera that allows users to take brighter, more beautiful and more natural looking selfies anytime, day or night.It can capture four times of the amount of light, which improves the image quality greatly, especially in low light.” He added.

The phone is said to come with a 5.20-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1,280 pixels. It runs Android 7.0 and weighs 166.00grams.

It has also a split screen function that makes it possible for one to hold two different things in one screen at one time for a instance keep chatting while watching videos.