Gionee Gpad G5 phablet takes a few design tips from Xiaomi Mi 3

Gionee has been busy updating its phones to KitKat in the past month, but still managed to find time to launch a new Gpad G5. The latest introduction is a 5.5-inch phablet equipped with mid-range features and a hexa core processor a price of Rs 14999.

With the Xiaomi Mi 3 out of way for the time being, the Gionee Gpad G5 and other similarly priced devices have a good shot at attracting potential customers. The handset in question looks quite similar to the former device. It offers a slim design of 7.9mm and it only weighs around 105gm without the battery.

Gionee Gpad G5

The 5.5-inch display on the front features 720p HD visuals and is coated with Dragontail Glass for added protection. A 2MP camera is also present here, while an 8MP snapper can be found on the rear. Android 4.4 KitKat is delivered out of the box and is powered by a 1.5GHz hexa core MediaTek processor based on the Cortex A7 with Mali 450 graphics.

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Additionally, the Gionee Gpad G5 phablet packs a 2400mAh battery which can deliver around 12 hours of talk time on 3G. For memory, there’s 1GB of RAM, 8GB flash storage and a microSD card slot. Other features of the phone include dual SIM support and dual speakers with DTS Surround Sound.

Front Rear

Gionee Gpad G5 key specs at a run:

– OS: Android 4.4 KitKat
– Processor: 1.5GHz hexa core
– Memory: 1GB RAM, 8GB storage, 32GB expandable
– Display: 5.5-inch 720p HD IPS
– Connectivity: Dual SIM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, 3G
– Camera: 2MP front and 8MP rear
– Battery: 2400mAh

The Gionee Gpad G5 will go on sale in the coming days through the company’s online store and other retailers in India. We’ll give you a shout when it does.