The smartphone may be powered by a MediaTek MT5795 coupled with 3GB RAM. The to-be-launched smartphone will sport a 23 megapixel camera and 2K AMOLED display. The phone will feature a 3,250 mAh battery.

Gionee recently launched its 'ELife S7' smartphone in the Indian market, priced at Rs 24,999. The phone supports dual SIM, multi-band and multi-mode 4G systems, features 5.2" Super AMOLED screen, 1.7GHz octacore processor, 2GB RAM, 13 MP rear and 8MP front camera, 16GB built-in memory and 2,700mAh battery.

Betting big on the booming smartphone demand in the country, Gionee plans to set up a manufacturing facility in India with an investment of Rs 300 crore in the next three years.
     
The company has roped in consultancy firm Ernst & Young to advise on partners and potential locations across the country.
    
With an aim to customise its products for Indian customers, Gionee will expand its research and development team in the country, as it targets doubling its sales to 8 million units this year.