The Gionee F205 offers value for money for entry level smartphone buyers. Gionee is a Chinese based OEM and like its colleagues, it has a range of budget smartphones. One of the smartphones released towards the end of 2017b was the Gionee F205 smartphone.
The smartphone lacks a fingerprint sensor which most people have gotten used to by now but have other features like 4G LTE connectivity and an impressive aluminium alloy build.
Gionee F205 Key Specs and Features
- 5.45-inch IPS LCD Display, 1440 X 720 pixels (295 ppi)
- Amigo 5.0 OS (Android 7.0 Nougat)
- Quad-Core MediaTek MT6739 CPU
- 2GB RAM
- 16GB Built-in Storage, up to 128GB Memory Card
- 8MP Rear Camera
- 5MP Front Camera.
- 4G LTE.
- 2, 670 mAh Li-Po Battery.
Design and Display
It is very important a phone looks good even in the budget category and the Gionee F205 does not disappoint. The smartphone features rounded edges, solid build and impressive aesthetics.
Also, the back panel is crafted in a way that makes it seem as if there’s a dual camera on the smartphone whereas there’s not.
Like the other smartphones it was released with, the Gionee F205 sports an HD+ display.
The smartphone also have a relatively small display with a 5.45-inch 1440 X 720 pixels display. Besides, the display boasts of a 2.5D curved glass screen and a pixel density of 295 ppi.
Battery and Camera
As regards battery capacity, the Gionee F205 does not carry much like most smartphones. That being said, there’s a 2, 670mAh Li-Po battery. This should carry you for a day provided heavy usage is not involved.
With respect to capturing pictures, the Gionee F205 is equipped with low-tier camera setup. We have an 8MP rear camera with flash and a 5MP front camera also with a flash.
Hardware and Software
Running the show on the inside is a Quad-Core MediaTek MT6739 processor clocking at 1.5GHz with a PowerVR GE8100 GPU. Although not necessarily the best arrangement, the above should get you a decent performance.
Moving on to storage space, there’s a 16GB built-in storage expandable to 128GB and a 2GB internal memory. In addition, the Gionee F205 has Amigo OS 5 based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat pre-installed.
Gionee F205 Price and Availability
Gionee F205 price in Nigeria starts at about 24,000 Naira depending on your location and the deal. The Gionee F205 is available for sale mostly in India but you can get yours in various online stores and selected smartphone outlets.
Gionee F205 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Gionee F205:
- Platform: Amigo 5.0 OS (Android 7.0 Nougat)
- Processor: Quad-Core MediaTek MT6739
- GPU: PowerVR GE8100
- Memory: 2GB RAM
- Colours: Red, Blue, Gold
- Dimension: 148.4 X 70.7 X 7.95 mm
- Weight: 135g
- SIM Type: Nano SIM
- SIM Count: Dual SIM
- Display: 5.45-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1440 X 720 pixels
- Screen Protection: –
- Rear Camera: 5MP camera, 720p [email protected]
- Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
- Front Camera: 5MP camera, 480p [email protected]
- Built-in Storage: 16GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 64GB
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: Yes
- 2G CDMA 1X: –
- 3G WCDMA: Yes
- 3G CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: LTE 2100, LTE 1800, LTE 2600, LTE 850, LTE 900, LTE 1900, LTE 2300
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes, 5.76/21Mbps
- CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: Yes, LTE Cat 4 150/50 Mbps
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, v4.2 with A2DP
- NFC: –
- Infrared Blaster: –
- USB Port: MicroUSB 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, GPS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: –
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: –
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: –
- Gyroscope: –
- Fingerprint Scanner: –
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: –
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: –
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: –
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: –
- Wireless Charging: –
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: –
- Dust Resistant: –
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: 2, 670 mAh Li-Po battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: –