Gionee X1S Review – An Episode Of Power And Shooters

Snap Selfies With Ease On The Gionee X1s

Well, this time we aren’t referring to the popular season movies known as Power nor Shooters as the title suggests. Here, the Chinese OEM’s -Gionee released device, Gionee X1s is the episode of the day. The smartphone dons excellent shooters on the rear and the ventral, it also sports a jumbo battery capacity.

These specs arrives with the smartphone as a huge upgrade to the impressive Gionee X1. And not just these features alone are remarkable but a whole lot of others.

Before we proceed into the nitty-gritty of the smartphone, let’s check out the smarphone’s core features


  • 4G: Yes
  • SIM: Dual SIM
  • Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (rear-mounted)
  • OS: Android 7.0 Nougat OS (Amigo 4.0)
  • Screen:  5.2-inch IPS Display, 720 x 1280 pixels (282 PPI)
  • Storage: 16GB Storage, up to 128GB memory card support
  • Camera:  13 megapixel Rear Camera and 16 MP Front Camera
  • Processor:  Quad-core Processor with 3 GB RAM
  • Battery: 4 Ah Li-Ion battery
  • Price –   Check Price

Design & Display

Gionee X1s

Portraying finesse in an aluminium alloy body of 8.8 mm thickness is only the commencement of the smartphone’s design outlay. Then, one gets to have a smooth feel of the smartphone owing to the coolly polished rear. With the bezels making it out thick, the smartphone rocks the volume and power keys on its right side. The use of earphones is so much easy as the 3.5 mm audio jack is placed on top of the smartphone.

For viewing gusto, the smartphone owns a 5.2-inch IPS display with an HD resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. To extend the display area, the smartphone packs a 16:9 aspect ratio and 67.4% screen-to-body ratio.

There’s also no need to have headaches about a screen protector because the smartphone’s display is heavily guided by a sumptuous Corning Gorilla Glass 3.


Gionee x1s

Take time to evaluate the crispness of the images generated by the smartphone’s 16 MP front camera. If that were all, a thumbs up would have been given anyway, but that isn’t all. This front camera records videos at a stunning 1080p resolution which is same as its rear counterpart.

Photos taken by the rear 13 MP camera get the gee-whiz feel as the shooter works well with auto focus and a dual-LED flash. Clearly, it’s noticeable that it’s an enthralling episode of shooters.

Performance X Software

Gionee X1s

MediaTek MT6763T chipset has the final say in the smartphone’s core operations. Its partner on crime is a 64-bit Quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 CPU that peaks 1.5 GHz speed.

Effortless multitasking on the smartphone can be attributed to the 3 GB RAM present.

Sleek features dished out by the Android Nougat OS like the multi-windows feature elevates the smartphone’s workability. Adding to that, Gionee’s Amigo 4.0 UI further amplifies the performance.

As easy as ABC, files can be stored on the 16 GB ROM of the smartphone. The internal storage can aggrandize to 256 GB with the adoption of a MicroSD card.


What delivers power to the Gionee X1s is a massive non-removable Li-Poly 4 Ah. Additionally, the smartphone charges quick as a result of the Fast Charging technology available.

Gionee X1s Pricing & Availability

Available in Black and Gold color iterations, the smartphone can be bought in online retail stores across the nation. It costs around NGN 65,000.


  • Operating System: Android 7.0 Nougat OS
  • Processor: 1.5GHz Quad-core ARM Cortex CPU (MediaTek MT6737 Chipset)
  • Colours: Gold, Black
  • RAM Storage: 3 GB RAM
  • SIM Count: Dual-SIM, Dual Standby


  • Display: 5.2 inches IPS display
  • Resolution: 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Pixel Density: 282 PPI


  • Rear Camera (primary): 13 MP, dual-LED Flash
  • Rear Camera Top Features: Autofocus, HDR, Panorama, Face detection
  • Front Camera (secondary): 16 MP Camera


  • Internal Storage: 16 GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, Up to 256 GB

Network Support   

  • 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
  • 2G CDMA 1X: No
  • 3G WCDMA: 850 / 2100MHz
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • EDGE: Yes
  • GPRS: Yes
  • HSPA+: No
  • 3G: Yes
  • WLAN: Yes
  • Wi-Fi and Hotspot: Yes
  • Wi-Fi Direct: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • USB Port: Yes, micro USB 2.0
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster: No


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes


  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes
  • Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
  • Loudspeaker: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes
  • Maps: Google Maps

Phone Control

  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Pedometer: No
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes
  • Voice Control: Yes, Google Voice Control

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: No


  • Battery: 4 Ah battery
  • Type: Non-removable Li-Ion
  • Quick Charging: Yes


And that’s the end of Gionee X1s episode of power and shooters. Was it delectable? Air your opinions in the comment section below.