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Gigaset GX290 (2019) review

Android OS v9.0 (Pie)
Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763
Mali-G71 MP2
3 GB / 32 GB
6.1 inches (720 x 1560 px)
13 + 2 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus

Gigaset announced the launch of the GX290 smartphone in 2019. The manufacturer is offering the Gigaset GX290 phone with 6.1 inches display, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763 chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.

The Gigaset GX290 comes with Android OS v9.0 (Pie) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 6200 mAh, non-removable battery. The 6.1 inches phone comes with IPS display (720 x 1560 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Gigaset GX290 specifications

BrandGigaset
NameGX290
ModelGX290
Release date2019

Body

Colorsgray
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Gigaset GX290 comes with Android OS v9.0 (Pie) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v9.0 (Pie)
SoCMediatek Helio P23 MT6763
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-G71 MP2

Display

The size of GX290 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 6.1 inches IPS display of Gigaset GX290 with 720 x 1560 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size6.1 inches
Resolution720 x 1560 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Gigaset GX290 (3 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (32 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM3 GB
Internal storage32 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the GX290 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera8 MP
Main camera13 + 2 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Gigaset GX290 doesn't support 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The GX290 comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The GX290 phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCyes
FM radiono
USBUSB Type-C
Headphoneno

Battery

The Li-Ion 6200 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of GX290 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion 6200 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The GX290 phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Gigaset phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The GX290 is a safe and durable IP68 dustproof and waterproof smartphone built for outdoor usage. This smartphone supports fast charging technology, which comes in handy when you need quick juice on your device.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, light, proximity
SpecialsCertified IP68 dustproof and waterproof, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Fast charging
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Gigaset GX290, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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