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Gionee Unveils IoT Ready ‘Gionee M6’ Smartphone, Partners Etisalat

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 (L-r): Clement Nwankwo, manager, Device and Terminals, Etisalat Nigeria; Somoye Habeeb, marketing director (Gionee Nigeria); Idowu Adesokan, head, High Value and Mass Market segment, Etisalat Nigeria, and Chen Bin, marketing director (Gionee Chinese), during the launch of Gionee M6 in Lagos on Wednesday
(L-r): Clement Nwankwo, manager, Device and Terminals, Etisalat Nigeria; Somoye Habeeb, marketing director (Gionee Nigeria); Idowu Adesokan, head, High Value and Mass Market segment, Etisalat Nigeria, and Chen Bin, marketing director (Gionee Chinese), during the launch of Gionee M6 in Lagos on Wednesday

Gionee (Nigeria) has unveiled its latest flagship device- Gionee M6 with unique proposition of  Internet of Things (IoT) ready smartphone.

Internet of Things or is primarily the internetworking of physical devices, referred to as "connected devices" and "smart devices", buildings, and other items—embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and network connectivity that enable these objects to interact virtually.

The Gionee M6, according to the Company serves as remote control for every type of television set, interacts with refrigerators and other home electronics.

Speaking at the device unveiling in Lagos on Wednesday, Mr. Somoye Habeeb, marketing director (Gionee Nigeria) said “For the smartphone world, it is the best of times, as it is the time of bests. The Gionee M6 is a fresh evolution of the Gionee species that promises to raise the smartphone experience to newborn dimensions with a powerful battery, security chips and speed like never before.

“As smartphone increasingly become an integral part of our lives, the importance of mobile security grows increasingly paramount. Think about how much of our life is stored in that little device- private conversations and photos with loved ones; financial and employment information, detailed records of our daily habits. It is pretty scary, right? That is why Gionee makes mobile security the biggest priority with its newest smartphone, the M6 ‘the world’s safest smartphone’”.

He said that Gionee’s drive to provide extra security for smartphone is not entirely an altruistic one- part of this direction is to distinguish the M6 from the flood of new Android phones in the market, many of which are very excellent devices.

“But for those of you who really are constantly concerned about the threat of cybercrimes, Gionee M6 will ease your concerns”, Habeeb said.

Partnership with Etisalat Nigeria
Speaking on the partnership, Mr. Idowu Adesokan, head, High Value and Mass Market segment, Etisalat Nigeria, said that the network had launched mobile fourth generation long term evolution (4G LTE) service into the Nigerian market, offering the customers increased access to high speed data and quality voice services real time.

With the new technology and Gionee M6 device, he said that the customers will enjoy efficient broadband internet and uninterrupted connectivity to increase access to online streaming and ultra-high definition videos.

“Unlike others, our customers do not have to go through the inconveniences of executing a SIM swap before they can enjoy 4G LTE since all Etisalat SIMs are already LTE enabled. Etisalat’s 4G LTE network supports the widest range of LTE devices so many subscribers can immediately enjoy the benefits of LTE, this is what birth this partnership,” he said.

Gionee M6 Implies Space and Speed
Speaking, specifically about Gionee M6 device, Habeeb said, “Everybody needs space and speed and Gionee M6 can afford you plenty. Its internal memory is a whopping 64GB ROM which can store more of your files, music, games and movies. The M6 also has a 4GB RAM. So, you see? Like speed, like never before. You can open more apps at the same time with the support of Etisalat (4G LTE) services.

Slim but Mighty
“The Gionee M6 can claim such a tag. With a dazing 5000 Milli-Ampere battery that comes with a capacity density of 700wh/L, life never stops. And with such a powerful battery, the thickness is only 8.2mm. Present also is a 9V2A dual charging chip that allows for faster charging speed and better cooling effect. It can also serve as a power bank that will charge up to other phones.

‘A Swipe In Time Saves Nine’
“The Gionee M6 also features a fingerprint scanner on the home button. Having the sensor at the front allows for mush faster unlocking and safer use.

Every Flash Tells a Story
“The Gionee M6 is itself a redefinition of what it means to take a snapshot. With an 8MP front and 13MP rear camera with ‘face beauty’ and a ‘screen flash’ that allows you take selfies in the dark, every act of photography for you becomes an experience; every flash tells a story; every memory meets no end”.

Other Features
The Gionee M6 has also got an Amoled glass; 5.5 inches FHD display; WCDMA/GSM; infrared remote control; screen record; split window; dual micro SIM; Android 6.0; 4G+; business card scanner and translator; smart power consumption; gryroscope; electronic compass; gravity sensor; light sensor; hall sensor and proximity sensor.

Speaking on the significance of the new service, Chen Bin, marketing director (Gionee Chinese), said that the launch of Gionee M6 and 4G LTE service was an important milestone for both Gionee and Etisalat.

According to him, benefits of the new 4G LTE which include clearer voice calls, increased access to faster and qualitative internet service are great value for money to the users. 

 

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