Gionee Steel 5 Specs and Price

Gionee Steel 5 Specs

The Gionee Steel 5 falls in-between being a low-end smartphone and being a lower-midrange device. It packs in capable specs in a chassis not very common to Gionee smartphones. In this article, we explore the Gionee Steel 5 specs and price, which will help you in making your purchase decision.

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Gionee Steel 5 Key Specs & Features

  • 6.21 inch IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1520 pixels (271 ppi)
  • Android 9.0 Pie; AmigoOS
  • Octa-Core Processor
  • 4GB RAM / 6GB RAM
  • 64GB / 128GB Built-in Storage, with support for MicroSD
  • 12MP + 2MP Dual Rear Camera
  • 13MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE
  • 5000 mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery

Gionee Steel 5

Design and Display

The Gionee Steel 5 design is sought of a deviation from what we are used to seeing on recent Gionee mobile phones, which happened to fall in the low-end category.

Comparing the Gionee Steel 5 to recently released Gionee phones like the Gionee M11 and its predecessor the Gionee Steel 2, you observe that the smartphone has a more appealing design.

The rear of the Gionee Steel 5 is home to a dual-camera system housed in a square engulfment and a Gionee Logo below, indicating it’s a Gionee smartphone

Upfront on the Gionee Steel 5 is a 6.21 inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 720 x 1520 and a screen density of 271 PPI. This display has a waterdrop notch, which is home to its front-facing camera.

The Cameras

The rear camera system on the Gionee Steel 5 comprises of a 12MP primary camera and a 2MP depth camera.  This camera system is capable of taking photos in HDR and Panorama an also capable of shooting 1080p videos @ 30fps.

For selfies, the android phone makes use of a single 5MP camera, which is capable of shooting photos in HDR.

Hardware and Software

The hardware specs of the Gionee Steel 5 places it between low-end and entry-level midrange. It comes packed with specs that would allow you to surf the internet with a couple of tabs open, play some intensive games and lots more.

As at the time this article was written, information on the exact processor it features wasn’t known, but what we do know, is that the processor is an Octa-core processor.

The smartphone has 4GB and 6GB RAM variants, 64GB and 128GB storage variants and a non-removable 5000mAh battery.

On the software side, the Gionee Steel 5 runs the Amigo user interface on top of the Android 9 Pie operating system.


The Gionee Steel 5 features a 3.5mm headphone jack, Bluetooth and a USB port.

Internet connectivity on the Gionee Steel 5 is capped at 4G LTE, as it has no 5G support.

Gionee Steel 5  Price and Availability

As at the time this article was written, there was news on the price or when the Gionee Steel 5 will be available.

This article will updated when info on the pricing and availability has been released.

Gionee Steel 5 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Gionee Steel 5:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 9.0; AmigoOS
  • Processor: Octa-core
  • GPU:
  • Memory: 4GB RAM / 6GB RAM
  • Colours:
  • Dimension:
  • Weight:
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • Display: 6.21 inches, IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, 720 x 1520 pixels
  • Screen Protection: Yes


  • Rear Camera: 12MP + 2MP (depth) Camera
  • Rear Camera Features: HDR, panorama, 1080p @30fps
  • Front Camera: 13MP Camera


  • Built-in Storage: 64GB / 128GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 4G LTE: 2300(band 40), 1800(band 3)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • 4G LTE:
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, 4.2, A2DP, LE
  • NFC:
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: MicroUSB 2.0


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


  • Music Player: Yes
  • Video Player: Yes
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass:
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor:
  • Barometer:
  • SpO2:
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor:
  • Gyroscope:
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes
  • Iris Scanner:
  • Face Unlock:
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control:

Other Features

  • 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: 5000mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging: Yes
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Gionee Steel 5 Specs and Price was written by Alexis Daudu. The article was last modified: February 7th, 2020
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