China-based Gionee was established in 2002. Besides India, the brand also has presence in countries such as Vietnam, Taiwan, Myanmar, Thailand and the Middle East. Gionee is a Chinese company with a strong offline retail presence in India, eschewing the trend of going online-only. The company has launched several Android smartphones in the low- and mid-end segments. Gionee's latest mobile launch is the Steel 2. The smartphone was launched in January 2017. The phone comes with a 5.00-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels at a PPI of 293 pixels per inch.
The Gionee Steel 2 is powered by quad-core MediaTek MT6737 processor and it comes with 3GB of RAM. The phone packs 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Gionee Steel 2 packs a 8-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies.
The Gionee Steel 2 runs Android 6.0 and is powered by a 4000mAh non removable battery. It measures 144.30 x 70.50 x 8.60 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 160.00 grams.
The Gionee Steel 2 is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Micro-SIM and Micro-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, FM, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). Sensors on the phone include Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.