Gionee M7 Power Review: Big in Screen, Battery and Performance

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Gionee M7 Power is an ideal smartphone for today’s customer – it is delivering a bigger screen, comes with a 5000mAh battery and is powered by a Snapdragon 435 SoC, having 4GB of RAM. All this is good to deliver a powerful performance to the customer.

Gionee M7 Power carries a 18:9 displays which is the trend in today’s market scenario. The sleekness of the design of this phone is giving itself a unique near bezel-less look. It runs Amigo 5.0 UI on top of Android Nougat and it ideally priced at INR 16,999.

Design Factor

Gionee M7 Power comes with a big 6-inch display that is clubbed with an 18:9 aspect ratio and HD+ resolution of 720×1440 pixels – this is a great display and gives new vivacity to colors and videos seen on this device.

The tall screen of this device has thin borders on the sides but the top and bottom are relatively thicker. While reviewing the device we found that the fingerprint scanner of this device is quite quick to unlock the device. As this device comes with a powerful big battery, the Gionee M7 Power weighs 199g and hence it is a bit heavy on the hands. All in all – it carries an elegant design element and it is good to feel.

Specifications and Features

Gionee M7 comes with Snapdragon 435 SoC, which has eight Cortex-A53 cores and is known to be quite efficient processor. You also get 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage which is expandable by to 256GB using the Hybrid dual-SIM slot.

Gionee M7 comes with two Nano-SIM slots, one of which can hold a microSD card as well. customers can get Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, and USB-OTG on this device and yes, most importantly, there is support for 4G and VoLTE on both SIMs but users can run only one VoLTE SIM at a time.

When it comes to software, Gionee ships its own Amigo 5.0 UI on top of Android Nougat. This is giving this device a special software experience. All the custom features on this device are grouped separately allowing users to explore them in a single go.

This smartphone comes with some special features such as the gesture control which is built in and allows users to double-tap in order to wake the phone or draw alphabets when the screen is off to launch apps.

Another innovation comes in the form of using the battery more efficiently. With this device you can put the big battery to special use by enabling reverse charging and plugging other devices – so this can act as a power bank as well.

Battery Performance and Cameras

While reviewing this device – we found the hardware to be quite good and we did not face any lag in its performance. We extensively used this device to perform multiple tasking activities like playing games, surfing, watching videos and taking pictures.  The processor in this device manages to run apps and games in a seamless manner. The fact that this device comes with 4GB of RAM adds to the big advantage of this smartphone and helps in delivering great experience for the customers.

As part of our review we also tested its big battery and while using it – the device worked quite well for a full day usage with medium to heavy use with still around 50 percent left at the end – so we used it for one and a half day.

When it comes to camera – Gionee M7 Power comes equipped with a 13-megapixel rear camera and a single LED flash and an 8-megapixel selfie camera. The camera app comes with different shooting modes that can help a user to take pictures according to the needs of the situation.

Gionee has also added a 2x zoom control in the camera app, which is done digitally. Overall the picture results coming from this device are quite satisfactory and deliver vivid colors and contrast in daylight situations.

Final Verdict

Gionee M7 Power is a powerful device that is ideal for those who want more from their smartphones. The device comes with bigger screen size, bigger battery and delivers great performance. It is a good buy for this price range of INR 16,999.


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