Chinese Smartphone Maker’s CEO Gambles Away $140 Million

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Gionee may not be as popular as the others like Huawei and Xiaomi but it did carve a niche for itself in the market, not only in China but other Asian markets. The company actually stood in sixth place behind Apple for smartphone sales in its home country. It’s now staring at bankruptcy with the chairman acknowledging that he used company money while gambling at a casino.


Gionee Launches Luxurious M2017 Smartphone

Gionee is a smartphone brand that we have come across every now and then, and for the most part their offerings have been rather average and typical of smartphone OEMs. However it seems that the company has decided to shake things up a bit with the introduction with the Gionee M2017, a luxurious smartphone.


Gionee Pioneer P5 Mini Launched

Gionee is a name that is more often than not associated with smartphones that are sleek and slim in nature, so much so that one of their earlier models, the Gionee Elife S5.1 has been officially recognized to be the thinnest smartphone in the world a couple of years back. This time around, however, it does not look as though Gionee has something that resides on the high end side […]


Gionee W909 Clamshell Handset On Its Way

When it comes to smartphones, there has been one main form factor that most, if not all, manufacturers adhere to – that is, the brick design that is easy to hold and nice to look at. Having said that, the clamshell format has more or less died with the dumb phone era, although clamshells used to be all the rage at one time. Gionee, the manufacturer behind long lasting devices, […]


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Gionee Reveals Marathon M5 Plus And Marathon M5 Enjoy

Evolution in the smartphone world is not strange at all, but rather, it is a given. Gionee has long been famous for their long lasting smartphones in terms of battery life, and in order to continue from where the Marathon M4 left off, here we are with a couple of new handsets that have been introduced – the Gionee Marathon M5 Plus and the Marathon M5 Enjoy.


Gionee F103 Is First ‘Made In India’ Handset

It is starting to look as though India will come underneath the spotlight rather often in the upcoming few articles. After all, there has been some precedent set earlier on already as with OnePlus kicking off the manufacturing of smartphones over in India. Gionee themselves have just rolled out their very first ‘made in India’ smartphone, where it will be known as the Gionee F103. This particular handset will retail […]


Gionee Marathon M4 To Sport Huge 5000mAh Battery

One of the more pressing issues concerning smartphones these days would not be the amount of storage space, as that would be easily remedied with the introduction of a new microSD memory card, but rather, the battery life. Taking into consideration how many functions our smartphones have these days, it is not surprising to hear more and more folks picking up power banks wherever they go. Gionee has a history […]


Gionee M5 Sport Two Batteries, Seen On TENAA

It looks like the Gionee Elife E8 is not the only smartphone from the folks over at Gionee to have been spotted today, as there is yet another handset – the Gionee M5 that has made its way over to TENAA, China’s certification body that ensures all consumer electronics are deemed to be safe and within regulatory requirements before being released onto the mass market. As for the Gionee M5, […]


Gionee Elife E8 Spotted In New Renders

One thing is for sure, leaked images or renders of upcoming handsets are nothing quite like the Emperor’s new clothes, if you know what I mean. In fact, the Gionee Elife E8 (from the maker of the world’s thinnest smartphone) has been spotted in the latest round of new renders seen online, where one will be able to check out various aspects of the handset from different angles, including its […]


Gionee V381 Specifications Appear In Benchmark

The company known as Gionee has a knack for producing some rather slim smartphones, where some of them have vied for the “prize” of being the thinnest smartphone in the world. Well, this time around, we have seen what could very well be the hardware specifications of the Gionee V381, having appeared on a benchmark score. The Gionee V381 looks set to be a mid-range device, where it has already […]


Gionee Elife E7 Set To Obtain KitKat Update Next Month

They say that good things come to those who wait, and for those of you who picked up the Gionee Elife E7 back in 2013 (boy, has it been that long already?), you would most probably have had your fair share of fun with the 16MP shooter at the back. Well, you must certainly have been mulling over whether to pick up a new smartphone or not along the way, […]


Gionee Elife S7 Set To Rock And Roll

Slim smartphones – this seems to be the underlining theme when it comes to handset that hail from China, and the upcoming Gionee Elife S7 looks set to be another flagship smartphone down the road that will arrive in a svelte body, although we are not quite sure whether it is going to break any world records or not. Gionee is no stranger to slim smartphones, having released the Elife […]


Gionee Wants To Deliver Yet Another Ultra Slim Smartphone

It looks like the manufacturer of extremely slim smartphones – Gionee, intends to make yet another splash at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. After all, when you are on a roll and have released a couple of handsets that did carry the record for being the slimmest smartphone in the world (albeit having been beaten already) in 2014, you know for sure that the company is not […]


Gionee Marathon M3 Has 5,000mAh Battery

So, you think that the Motorola Droid Turbo is the champion when it comes to having the highest capacity battery in a smartphone? Enter the name Gionee, what with their Marathon M3. The Gionee Marathon M3 certainly intends to live up to its prodigious name with a 5,000 mAh battery packed underneath the hood, clearly making it the winner against the 3,900 mAh battery that accompanies the Motorola Droid Turbo.