Gionee K5 Specs Review – Budget Smartphone With 128GB Storage

The Gionee K5 is a new budget smartphone from Gionee that comes with a decent body design and average inbuilt storage. The handset also parades a waterdrop notch that has a large screen size.

Design And Display

The Gionee K5 is a new plastic body built phone that has a smooth panel housing the cameras and an LED flash. It also hosts a fingerprint scanner and also a side curved edges. It measures 164.6 x 78.3 x 9.3 mm in dimensions and weighs 196.5 grams.

The device also has a screen display size of 6.53-inches and an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. The screen has a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, and 271 PPI density. There is also display protection on the screen.

Gionee K5
Gionee K5

Cameras Features

On the camera department, the phone has an impressive combo camera of 16 MP and an additional 2 MP for depth sensor. The camera is paired with an LED flash and other internal features such as Autofocus, Continuous shooting, Digital zoom, Optical zoom, Geotagging, Panorama, and HDR. The front camera is 8 MP for selfies and video calling. It has Face ID, Face Beautification, HDR, and can shoot 720@30fps videos, while the main camera can record 1080p@30fps videos.

Hardware And Software

On the inside is a Mediatek MT6757T Helio P25 chipset that is built on a 16nm process node and also an octa-core processor clocking at a speed of 4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.6 GHz Cortex-A53. It has Mali-T880 MP2 for graphics and runs on the Android 9.0 Pie operating system.

Storage Capacity And Sensors

The inbuilt storage on the device is up to 128GB and it has 4GB RAM for a nice performance. The memory is expandable via a micro SDcard. The sensors on the Gionee K5 are the Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted), Accelerometer, and proximity.

Battery Power And Network Connectivity

The Gionee K5 is powered by a non-removable battery of 3700 mAh without fast charging technology. The battery will last up to 24 hours of standby time. The network option includes a 4G LTE network, FM radio, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, and USB Type-C interface, 1.0 reversible connector.

Gionee K5 Full Specifications

Model Name Gionee K5
Announced 2020, August 24
Market Availability Available


Network Type GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Yes
5G Network No
Network Speed HSPA, LTE-A
Network GPRS Yes
Network EDGE Yes
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Body Build Glass front, Plastic Back
Body Dimensions 164.6 x 78.3 x 9.3 mm
Body Weight 160 g
Protection n/a
Body Colors Gradient Black and Purple Blue


Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Display Size 6.53-inches
Display Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio
Display Multitouch Yes
Display Pixel Density 217 ppi density
Display Screen Protection Yes Corning Gorilla


Primary Camera 16 MP + 5 MP
Secondary Camera 8 megapixel
Video 1080p@30fps
Camera Features LED flash, HDR, auto panorama
Camera Flash Yes


Operating System Android
OS Version 9.0 Pie
User Interface Yes


Chipset Mediatek MT6757T Helio P25 (16 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)
Graphics processor (GPU) Mali-T880 MP2
System Internal Memory 4GB RAM
Internal Storage 128 GB
Storage Card Slot Yes
Sensors Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted), Accelerometer, proximity


Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Hotspot Yes
Bluetooth Yes, 4.2, A2DP
USB Type Type – C
GPS Yes, with A-GPS


Battery Type Li-Po Battery
Battery Capacity 3700 mAh battery
Battery Placement Nonremovable
Fast Charging No
Wireless Charging No
Battery Standby
Battery Talk Time
Battery Music Play Time


Audio Playback Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video Playback Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Out n/a
FM Radio n/a
Alert Types Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Ring Tones MP3, WAV
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes

Other Features

Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email
Browser HTML5
Java n/a
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Gionee K5 Price And Availability

The Gionee K5 will sell for $99 and will ship in Gradient Black and Purple Blue colors.

Where To Buy Gionee K5

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