Tis week has seen an array of budget phone releases with Micromax Canvas Xpress 2, Panasonic Love T10 to name a few. Now the Chinese brand has announced another newcomer to the budget segment of smartphones- the Pioneer P2M priced at Rs. 6,999/- The available color variants will be White, Black and Golden colors. The device will be available through both offline and online retailers.
The Pioneer P2M features a 4 inch WVGA IPS display with a screen resolution of 480x800 pixels. The device comes with handy dimensions measuring 124x62.5x10.9mm.The device runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box and is skinned with Amigo 3.0UI. Pioneer P2M is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor and 1 GB RAM.
The dual-SIM(GSM+GSM) with dual standby support device comes with 16GB of internal storage which is further expandable up to 32 GB via micro SD card. On the camera front the device is equipped with 5MP rear camera with LED flash along with the 2MP front snapper. The major camera options featured in the app includes scene detection, face recognition, Panorama, Geo-tagging smile and burst shot and the regular HDR options.
Bearing a 3,000mAH battery Pioneer P2M offers the regular connectivity options including 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and USB-OTG, GPRS/EDGE. The smartphone features a proximity sensor, an accelerometer, a magnetometer, and an ambient light sensor.
Display - 4.00-inch with a screen resolution of 480x800 pixels
Processor - 1.3GHz quad-core processor with 1 GB RAM
Camera - 5MP with LED flash and 2 MP front camera
OS - Android 5.1 lollipop
Storage - 16GB and 32 GB expandable memory
Battery capacity - 3000mAh
Dimensions - 124x62.5x10.9mm.
Price - Rs. 6,999/-
Final ViewThe 3,000mAH battery at this price tag is certainly the major attraction. With this capacity the company claims that the device can offer up to 15 hours of talktime and up to 300 hours of standby time on 3G networks.
The V-gesture shot equipped with the camera app is a good news for all the selfie lovers as you can click selfies without touching the phone screen. The dedicated music player guarantees enriching music experience.
At this price range, Gionee's Pioneer P2M will be competing with against Micromax Canvas Juice 2 priced at Rs.8,999/- and Lava Iris Fuel 50 priced at Rs.7,999/- both bearing a 3,000mAh battery.