Gionee, the Chinese smartphone company, recently came up with a teaser of their brand-new smartphone: the Gionee M7. And not to say, but this teaser has every android, smartphone geek’s head in a tizzy, owing to the special features the company has decided to come up with.
What’s so special about Gionee M7?
Gionee, for the first time, has decided to make the M7 with a bezel-less display. Bezel-less smartphones seem to be the trend of most phone companies at the moment, and Gionee has finally decided to join the bandwagon with the M7.
According to the teaser posted by the company, it seems that Gionee is all set to launch their smartphone with a thin or bezel-less side of the screen. The teaser shows Gionee forming an alliance with Ofo, a Beijing-based bicycle sharing company so as to launch the M7. However, nothing much is known about the Gionee M7 but speculators say that could be launched soon.
What is a bezel? What are bezel-less phones?
Bezel is a term used to talk about the outside frame of a computer, monitor or smartphone. This feature is extremely important for product developers and designers in evaluating the overall perimeter of the device/component and its possible ramifications if any.
Most new smartphones and tablets have now moved on to a bezel-less or narrowed bezel design for themselves, allowing for more screen. The bezel serves to hold the screen in place, and perhaps also reduce unintentional inputs on a touch screen. However, newer designs are increasingly reducing the need for the former, while the latter problem can often be solved with software.
Gionee M7 Specifications
With whatever little has been shown in the teaser, there seems to be a lot of conjecture about what exactly the Gionee M7 will come with. The teaser shows two bike wheels, which experts say may be an indication that the M7 will contain dual camera lenses at the rear end. Some also say that the device features a large 6-inch full-screen display as seen on a few other Android flagships which went official this year.
Moreover, the Gionee M7 is believed to employ an octa-core MedtiaTek MT6757CD processor paired with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage capacity. Running on Android 7.0 Nougat, this smartphone is said to feature a 5MP camera at the front and rear, which sounds somewhat disappointing.