A New Six-Inch Screen Gionee (BLU?) Phone Spotted

Gionee GN8001 with 6″ display, 5020mAh battery receives network certification

The 6-inch display will be an AMOLED 1920 x 1080p panel, which is an interesting choice. Along with that, this Gionee phone will have an octa-core 1.3GHz processor; we assume it’ll be nothing but the MediaTek MT6753. To further confuse you about the device’s exact placement (mid-range vs flagship), Gionee will ship the phone with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of on-board storage, which will be expandable by another 128GB via microSD.

This sounds like a “downgrade upgrade” from the Gionee ELife E8 phone, which BLU picked up as the Pure XL.

The lower-resolution screen combined with the larger battery — and “weaker” CPU — should give it the kind of battery life the BLU Pure XL lacks.

Could BLU set a new price record with this one? Maybe US$199?

We probably won’t know until early 2016.

Previously here:

Blu Pure XL Review: One-Hour Video
Blu Pure XL Sales Begin At Amazon
Blu Pure XL Superphone Sales Delayed
First Reviews: Blu Pure XL Superphone
Videos: Blu Pure XL Superphone
BAM! Blu Products Brings Gionee ELife E8 Superphone To U.S.
Gionee E8 Superphone Gets A Review
Gionee E8 Superphone: US$644.00
Gionee ELife E8: Six-Inch Phone

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