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Gionee S8s

Gionee S8s
Brand: Gionee
Category: Phones
  • Display: 5.86-inch 720 x 1520 pixels HD+ display
  • Camera: 13+5-MP Main/8-MP front
  • Storage: 32 GB
  • RAM: 3 GB
  • CPU: Octa-core 2.0 GHz, Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm)
  • OS: Android 9.0 (Pie)

Our Rating

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  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 8 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 8 / 10


The Gionee S8s is the latest and most recent smartphone from Gionee under it S-series. The device which is actually the first smartphone from Gionee with notch display cut-out, is aimed at midrange smartphone with a unique camera taste. Despite being midrange, the smartphone still comes with a respectable AI centric processor seen on the Tecno Camon 11 Pro and the Camon iClick2, which add premium performance to the phone.

Key Features of Gionee S8s

  • 5.86-inch (1520 X 720) pixels) HD+ display with 500 nit Brightness, 3D back cover with glass finish
  • 2.0GHz Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P22 processor
  • 3GB DDR4 RAM, 32GB storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • Dual SIM
  • 13 + 5-megapixel dual rear camera with F/2.0 aperture
  • 8-MP front-facing camera with a large 1.8um pixel, f/2.2 aperture, and front flash
  • Fingerprint sensor, AI Face Unlock
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS
  • 3000mAh battery

Starting from the display, we are looking at a large 5.86-inch HD+ display with 720 x 1520 pixels resolution. As mentioned above, the Gionee S8s is the first smartphone from Gionee with notch display cut-out. Gionee S8s front camera

Inside the display cut-out, there’s the single front facing camera, ambient light sensors and the speaker grill. Gionee kept the bezels on the S8s to a bearable minimum level, giving the device a respectable low screen-to-body ratio of 82.7.

Specification wise, the S8s is powered by MediaTek’s Helio P22 (MT6762) Octa-core CPU clocked at 2.0GHz. Graphic processing is handled by PowerVR GE8320 GPU. There’s a 3GB of RAM and 32GB expandable internal storage.

Gionee S8s specifications and features

What Android version does the Gionee S8s run? The Gionee S8s runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) out of the box. This is an aspect that give this device an edge over other similar midrange smartphones like the Infinix hot 6x.

On the camera department, the device features a dual rear-mounted 13MP + 5MP camera sensors featuring single LED flash, HDR and Phase Detection Autofocus. Up front, there’s a single 8 megapixel front-facing camera for selfie and video chats.

Now, does the Gionee S8s has Fingerprint scanner? Yes, there’s a rear Fingerprint sensor, and it also comes with FaceID. The device also has 4G LTE network support on it dual Nano-SIM card set up. What’s more, you are getting all connectivity options aside NFC and infrared architecture, and comes with 3000mAh battery.

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Full Specifications


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 40(2300)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps


Announced 2019, February
Status Available. Released 2019, February


Dimensions 149.1 x 71.65 x 8.75 mm (6.16 x 2.99 x 0.22 in)
Weight 147.8 g (5.19 oz)
Build <strong>Build</strong> refers to the built quality of the device Premium Plastic
SIM <strong>SIM</strong> (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages. Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Display Type <strong>Display Technology => </strong> A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor) IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.86 inches, 96.7 cm2 (~81.3% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1520 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~294 ppi density)


Operating System <strong>OS => </strong> Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. Android 9.0 (Pie)
Chipset <strong>Chipset</strong> is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming. Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm)
CPU <strong>CPU</strong> (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone. Octa-core CPU (4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 and 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU <strong>GPU</strong> (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. PowerVR GE8320


RAM + ROM <strong>RAM</strong> (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices. 6 GB
Card Slot <strong>Memory Card Slot</strong> is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras. Yes, up to 256 GB via microSD card


Camera Type Double Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 13+5 MP, f/2.0, aperture, PDAF
Camera Features PDAF, Geo-tagging, panorama, f/2.0 aperture
Video Resolution [email protected], [email protected],


Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 8-megapixel, f/2.2 aperture
Camera Features FaceID, HDR, AI Beauty
Video Resolution 1080p


Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack
Sound Enhancements Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic


USB Micro USB 2.0, USB OTG
Bluetooth <strong>Bluetooth</strong> is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices. Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP
Wi-fi <strong>Wi-Fi</strong> is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world. Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
NFC <strong>NFC</strong> (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
GPS <strong>GPS</strong> The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky. Yes
FM Radio Yes


Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Fast Charging No
Wireless Charging <strong>Wireless Charging</strong> (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device. No
Talk Time <strong>Talk Time</strong> is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 18 hours
Stand-by Up to 380 hours
Music Play Up to 27 hours


Sensors <strong>Sensors</strong> are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device. Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Colors Champagne Gold, Midnight Black, City Blue
Java Support <strong>Java</strong> for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications. No

User Reviews and Opinions

Comments 12

  1. Jibril abubakar says:

    Good smart phone bt the front light sensor refused to work.and also the dual camera at the back,only one works

  2. Agbaje Abiola says:

    I don’t know why its hanging. I just bought it just 3 months ago (too soon for this type of issue).

  3. Badamasi Muhammed says:

    Yes, am also having the same problem of hanging. I Don’t know why?

  4. Mustapha yunusa says:

    I like this phone how much last price?

  5. Jeremiah says:

    Problem with spare parts and lack of Customercare support for a phone I bought through Jumia promotion. Gionee S8S. Where do I get someone to replace the screen

  6. Emmanuel says:

    I couldn’t find the screen so i used Nokia x5 Screen instead though on few occasion it misbave but after putting it on sleep for 1 or2 seconds it normalize. I repair phones though

  7. ezenwafor celestine says:

    Pls were can I buy the screen of Gionee s8s

  8. Aliyu lukman says:

    I need 4 s8s

  9. Tee Jay says:

    I need Gionee S8s screen please

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