Gionee has rolled out a new update for its Gionee P7 smartphone in India. The update brings a host of bug fixes and at the same time adds tons of new features to the smartphone. The OTA has already started rolling out and Gionee made the announcement regarding the new version for users on its blog. The update also brings some new features to the phone, the most notable one of which is ViLTE (Video over LTE) update. Also Read - Gionee F8 Neo budget smartphone launched in India for Rs 5,499Also Read - Gionee Max sale today at 12 pm via Flipkart; check price, features, specifications
Gionee P7 users can now make video calls over 4G LTE networks with the ViLTE update and the calls are smoother and without any lag with the new upgrade claims Gionee. The feature is very similar to VoLTE or Voice over LTE. Additionally, bearing the ongoing Ramzan festivities in mind, Gionee has also added Urdu language support for P7 users. Not just the keypad, but the basic phone language can be changed to Urdu with the new feature. ALSO READ: Gionee A1 lite with 20-megapixel selfie camera launched: Price, specifications, features Also Read - Gionee M12 Pro with 6GB RAM and 4,000mAh battery launched in China at entry-level price
Gionee P7 has also updated its selfie camera app with a new beauty mode, BeautyPlus that enhances selfies and makes the skin look flawless. Though there have been no details provided by Gionee as to the exact enhancements, the feature is expected to bring skin improvements and also certain additional changes. Suspend Button functionality brings the option to quickly access multiple functions or perform tasks like locking the device with a single tap.
The Gionee P7 also comes with a Google Security Patch and latest app updates for UC Browser, Xender, Saavn and True caller. Additionally, there are Updated Mood Wallpapers, Theme Parks and improved GStore. As Gionee elaborates these features, “Ever wondered what would be it like, when you could convey what you are feeling without actually saying it? Now, express yourself the way you like with Mood Wallpapers on the Gionee P7. And to make things even more exciting, we have the updated version of Theme Park from where you can customize the look of your phone. Lastly, the new and improved GStore lets you further enhance your Gionee P7 experience.”
The Gionee P7 is a budget phone in India and is priced in the less than Rs 10,000 segment in the country. The phone comes with a 5-inch IPS HD display and under the hood runs a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor. The internal memory is 16GB and the phone comes with 2GB RAM. On the rear is an 8-megapixel camera and a 5-megapixel camera on the front of the phone. The front camera supports screen flash. The phone runs Amigo 3.2 UI on Android Marshmallow. The phone is available in White, Latte Gold and Gray shades and is priced at Rs 8,999 in India.