The new Gionee P5 Mini is an entry-level smartphone designed to appeal to budget-centric individuals, especially young people. The device features an FWVGA display, a quad-core processor and Android Lollipop OS. It shares a lot in common with the Gionee Pioneer P5 launched back in 2014. You may also fancy the Gionee M5 Mini.
Gionee P5 Mini Key Specs & Features
- 4.5-inch IPS Display, 480 x 854 pixels (217ppi)
- 1.3 quad-core MediaTek MT6580 CPU with 1GB RAM
- Android 5.0 (Lollipop)
- 8GB Storage, up to 32GB memory card
- 5MP Rear Camera and 2MP Front Camera
- 3G and Wi-Fi
- 1800 mAh Removable Battery
Design and Display
This is by all indications a budget smartphone; you can tell this as well through its plastic body.
The Gionee P5 Mini is one device that will appeal to many young users nevertheless with its sleek and colourful design. It comes in at 9.1 mm thick and tips the scale at 153 grams.
The display is an On-Cell unit measuring 4.5 inches diagonally. It has an FWVGA resolution of 480 x 854 pixels which is manageable given the screen size.
Camera and Storage
The Gionee P5 Mini is equipped with a 5-megapixel main camera with autofocus and LED flash.
You also get a 2-megapixel selfie snapper on the front. This is a manageable shooter combo for what is expected to be a budget phone.
The capacity of internal storage is put at 8 GB. It is not clear if the storage is expandable, but we expect it to support up to 32GB microSD card.
Performance and OS
As for the innards, the Gionee P5 Mini comes equipped with a quad-core MediaTek MT6580M processor. The CPU is clocked at 1.3 GHz and receives support for lowly 1 GB of RAM.
The sort of performance that should be expected from this one has enjoyable entry level written all over it.
Gionee P5 Mini runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system. While this OS version is better than the 4.4 KitKat on the Pioneer P5, it is still relatively old for this time, but the price will probably vindicate this choice.
Gionee P5W is another member of the Pioneer P Series.
The Gionee P5 Mini is a dual-SIM dual-standby smartphone meaning you can afford to have a separate line for work and another for all else in your life.
It supposedly lets you do unlock with your ‘own facial expression,’ whatever that means. Juice will be supplied by a 1,800mAh battery.
Pricing and availability
Gionee P5 Mini is now available in Nigeria, you can buy the affordable smartphone at leading online stores in the country. The Gionee P5 Mini Price in Nigeria ranges from 30,000 Naira to 38,000 Naira, depending on your location in the country.
Gionee P5 Mini Specs
Here are a few specs of the Gionee P5 Mini:
- Platform: Android 5.0 (Lollipop)
- Processor: 1.3GHz Quad Core Processor (MediaTek MT6580)
- GPU: Mali-400MP2
- Memory: 1GB RAM
- Colours: White, Black, Blue
- Dimension: 132 x 66 x 9.1 mm
- Weight: 153 g
- SIM Type: –
- SIM Count: Dual SIM, Dual Standby
- Display: 4.5-inch IPS OnCell Touch Display, 480 x 854 pixels (217 ppi)
- Screen Protection: –
- Rear Camera: 5MP Camera, Video
- Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED Flash
- Front Camera: 2MP Camera
- Built-in Storage: 8GB
- Memory Card Support: up to 32GB
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: Yes
- 2G CDMA 1X: No
- 3G WCDMA: Yes
- 3G CDMA EVDO: No
- 4G LTE: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: No
- CDMA EVDO: No
- 4G LTE: No
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP
- NFC: No
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: Yes USB 2.0
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: –
- Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
- Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS
- Maps: –
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: No
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: No
- Barometer: No
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: No
- Fingerprint Scanner: No
- Iris Scanner: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: –
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No
- Voice Control: No
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: No
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: No
- Battery: 1,800 mAh Li-ion Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –