Gionee F205 – If you are on the lookout for a smartphone that is very affordable then you should check out the Gionee F205.
It is a budget smartphone so it is not expected to have all the wow features that you can find in other expensive smartphones.
For instance it does not have a fingerprint sensor which is now a trend with most smartphones in the market. Nevertheless, it is an okay phone with a nice aluminium alloy build, and it will handle your basic smartphone needs.
The Gionee F205 is priced at about ₦24,000 in Nigeria. You can make the purchase from offline stores as well as e-commerce sites, but bear it in mind that there will be slight variations based on some factors such as the store that you are making the purchase from and currency exchange rate.
F205 Design / Display
The Gionee F205 is a smartphone that is in the budget category, but it still sports a nice look that most people will appreciate.
The screen of the smartphone is a 5.45-inch HD+ display with 1440 X 720 pixels and a pixel density of 295 ppi.
The smartphone has round edges and features a 2.5D curved glass screen.
The back panel of the smartphone is home to the rear camera with its accompanying camera flash. At first glance, it would seem that the phone has a dual rear camera but that is not the case as the device sports a single 8MP rear camera.
Battery / Camera
The battery capacity that the Gionee F205 is equipped with is a 2670mAh Li-Po battery. While this is not much, with minimal usage, it can still serve you substantially.
When you consider the price range of the smartphone, you will find that it is actually not surprising that the smartphone features a 2670mAh Li-Po battery.
For the camera department, the smartphone is fitted with low-tier camera setup which is made up of an 8MP rear camera with a camera flash and a 5MP front camera also with a camera flash.
This camera set up is just enough to handle basic photography needs, and the camera flash that is accompanied with makes it a little bit better.
Gionee F205 Hardware / Software
Under the hood of the Gionee F205 is a Quad-Core MediaTek MT6739 processor running at 1.5GHz. There is a PowerVR GE8100 GPU for the graphics. This set up cannot be said to be the best out there but it can still get you an okay performance.
For storage capacity, the smartphone features 2GB internal memory and a 16GB built-in storage. If you feel like you will need more storage space then you will love to know that the storage space can be expanded up to 128GB with the help of a memory card.
On the software side, the Gionee F205 comes with Amigo OS 5 based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat pre-installed.
Bear it in mind that the device supports as much as 4G LTE, so uploads, downloads and streaming will be at 4G speeds.