Once again, we are introducing you to a low-cost 1-GB RAM smartphone. The Gionee P5L costs around KSh. 6000, and has other amazing features such as an IPS LCD touchscreen, quad-core CPU and also a card slot for more memory. In this Gionee P5L review, see the phone’s specs and features and also its price in Kenya.
In Brief, Gionee P5L Specs
- Screen – 5.0 Inches
- Camera – 5, 8 MP
- RAM – 1 GB
- Storage – 16 GB
- Network – LTE
- Processor – 1.3GHz Quad-core
- OS – Android 5.1
- Battery – 2300 mAh
- Price – KSh. 6,500
Gionee P5L Screen, Display and Size
The P5L has an IPS LCD capacitive and multitouch screen. The 5.0-inch HD display also boasts a 720 x 1280px resolution, 16:9 aspect ratio (312 ppi) and also 16M colors.
On the side of size, the device measures 148.0 x 73.0 x 8.8 mm and weighs 160 grams.
The cameras are not that bad! The primary one measures 8MP and has features such as autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, 1080p@30fps video resol, and also panorama. On the other hand, the selfie one is 5MP.
Memory, Processor and OS
As indicated above, the RAM is 1GB which is great for the medium-level smartphone. The storage stands at 16GB, but it can be expanded up to 128GB with a microSD on the dedicated slot.
Under the processor, there is a 1.3 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A7, Mali-400MP2 GPU and also a Mediatek MT6582 chipset.
When it comes to the OS, the device has Android 5.1 (Lollipop) with Amigo 3.1 UI. Although today we have phones running Android 9.0 (Pie), the Lollipop is awesome for the average phone.
There are all sorts of connectivity features in this Gionee smartphone. First, it supports the 4G (LTE) network and also the lower networks. Second, it works with a dual SIM system.
In addition, there are other features such as Bluetooth 4.0 (A2DP), Wi-Fi 802.11 b/ g/ n (Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot), compass sensor, 3.5mm jack, accelerometer, microUSB 2.0, proximity sensor and also GPS (A-GPS).
The features here are general and include a loudspeaker, FM radio and alert types such as vibration, MP3 ringtones and also WAV ringtones.
These features are an audio player (MP3/WAV/eAAC+), video player (MP4 /H.264), document viewer and also a photo/ video editor. Other features are messaging options such as SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email and IM, and the HTML browser.
Gionee P5L Battery
The battery is a removable Li-Po one and its capacity stands at 2300mAh. The talk time is up to 24hrs while the stand-by time up to 500hrs.
Design, Material and Color
As far as design is concerned, the phone is light and user-friendly. The main material is plastic and the popular colors include red, white, black, blue, yellow and also gold.
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Gionee P5L Price in Kenya
As mentioned above, the P5L is affordable. The price of the phone is in the range KSh. 6,500 and KSh. 10,000 (around $65 and $100).
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