Gionee Pioneer P5L with MediaTek quad-core SoC released in India
Gionee Pioneer P5L with MediaTek quad-core SoC released in IndiaGionee India (Official) site

Gionee launched a new budget smartphone dubbed as the Pioneer P5L in India April 12.

It sports a 5.0-inch HD (1280x720p) IPS display and comes with Mediatek quad-core SoC (System-on-Chip), backed by 1GB RAM, 16GB inbuilt storage and a 2300mAh battery, which can keep the phone running for close to 500 hours under standby mode.

Gionee's new phone also boasts 8MP camera with LED flash and 5MP snapper on the front. As far as connectivity features are concerned, it supports VoLTE (Voice-over-LTE) voice call, Bluetooth v4.0 and Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n).

"Pioneer P5L is breakthrough in the P series line of products.Gionee P5L is a budget smart phone which offers a real good deal to the consumers and comes with a 4G speed adaptability along with VoLTE compatibility. Like most of our Pioneer products, P5L will be available in 6 colours and right from the camera quality to the processor and Android version everything is upgraded making the device a great buy at a great price," Timir Baran Acharyya, GM, Gionee India said in a statement.

Pioneer P5L is now available on Gionee's official e-commerce site for Rs. 8,499. It comes in five colour options -- gold, red, blue, yellow, black and white.


Gionee Pioneer P5L will be pitted against popular Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen), Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime, Asus Zenfone Max Blu Life Mark and others.

Key features of Gionee Pioneer P5L:

Model Gionee Pioneer P5L
Display 5.0-inch HD (1280x720p) IPS screen with OnCell capacitive display technology
  • Pixel density: 294 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Android 5.1 Lollipop-based Amigo v3.1
Processor 64-bit class 1.3GHz MediaTek ( MT6735) quad-core (ARM Cortex A53) CPU
Storage 16GB, expandable up to 128GB
  • Main: 8MP camera with LED flash, full HD video recording, autofocus
  • Front: 5MP camera
Battery 2300mAh (Li-Ion Polymer)
  • Talk time: up to 24 hours (2G)/ 9 hours (3G)
  • Standby time: close to 500 hours (2G)/ 300 hours (3G)/ 275 hours (4G)
Network 4G-LTE with VoLTE (Voice-over-LTE)
Add-ons Dual-SIM slots, Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), GPRS/EDGE, FM radio, A-GPS, DTS sound system
Dimensions 143.5 x 72 x 8.3 mm
Weight 146.9 g
Colours Gold, red, blue, yellow, black and white.
Price Rs 8,499