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Gionee Steel 5 (2020) review

Android OS v9.0 (Pie)
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762
PowerVR GE8320
4 GB / 64 GB
0.22 inches (720 x 1280 px)
12 + 2 MP, 4032 x 3096 px, autofocus

Gionee announced the launch of the Steel 5 smartphone in 2020. The manufacturer is offering the Gionee Steel 5 phone with 0.22 inches display, Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762 chipset, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage.

The Gionee Steel 5 comes with Android OS v9.0 (Pie) out of the box, and a Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable battery. The 0.22 inches phone comes with IPS display (720 x 1280 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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Gionee Steel 5 specifications

BrandGionee
NameSteel 5
ModelSTEEL5
Release date2020

Body

The dimensions of this Gionee phone are average (6.29 x 2.99 x 0.39 inches).

Dimensions6.29 x 2.99 x 0.39 inches
Colorsblack
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Gionee Steel 5 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 P22 MT6762
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUPowerVR GE8320

Display

The size of Steel 5 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 0.22 inches IPS display of Gionee Steel 5 with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size0.22 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Gionee Steel 5 (4 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (64 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM4 GB
Internal storage64 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Steel 5 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 camera13 MP
Main camera12 + 2 MP, 4032 x 3096 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The Gionee Steel 5 supports 2G, 3G and 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 Steel 5 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Steel 5 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 5000 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 Steel 5 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 Gionee phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Gionee Steel 5 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone supports fast charging technology, which comes in handy when you need quick juice on your device.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM, 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 Gionee Steel 5, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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