Gionee introduced their Pioneer P3 Android smartphone in India back in December last year. The phone was the part of company’s mid-range portfolio and it was priced at 7,499 INR. Now the company seems to be ready with the successor of Pioneer P3 in the form of Pioneer P4. Though there is no official word on the device, the Pioneer P4 is listed at company’s official website. The phone is listed with its complete specifications, except the price details and availability.
The Pioneer P4 comes with 4.5-inch FWVGA screen with a resolution of 854 x 480 pixels. The phone is powered by 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6582 processor. It packs 1GB of RAM and the internal storage ranges up to 8GB, that can be expanded further with the support of MicroSD card.
The Pioneer P4 sports a 5MP autofocus rear camera with face detection, smile detection and image editing and 2 MP front camera.The phone sports dual SIM connectivity and it offers all the regular connectivity options like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, 2G and 3G. It runs on Android 4.2 Jelly bean and packs a 1,800 mAh battery that is pretty good to offer 11 housr of talk time in 3G and 16 hours of talk time in 2G, says the product page.
A quick comparison with Pioneer P3
Gionee Pioneer P4 is a gradual upgrade over its previous version Pioneer P3, in every aspects. The display size is increased from 4.3-inch to 4.5-inch, and the screen resolution is also getting a slight improvement, the Pioneer P4 sports 480 x 854 pixels resolution, where as in P3, the resolution is just 480 x 800 pixels. The 512 MB RAM of P3 is beefed up to 1GB in P4. The storage capacity is also improved from 4 GB to 8GB.
The main camera remains the same, where as the front camera is getting a promotion in pixel size, it is 2 MP in P4. Both of the devices, run on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and packs almost same connectivity options. The Pioneer P4 packs a 1,800 mAh battery.
The following table shows the specification comparison of Pioneer P4 and Pioneer P3.
|SmartPhone||Gionee Pioneer P4||Gionee Pioneer P3|
|Display||4.5-inch FWVGA (480 x 854 pixel) Display||4.3-inch WVGA (480×800 pixels) display|
|CPU||1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6582 processor||1.3 GHz quad-core Cortex A7 processor|
|MicroSD card support||Yes, Up tp 32 GB||Yes, up to 32 GB|
|Rear Camera||5 MP rear camera||5 MP autofocus|
|Front Camera||2 MP||0.3 MP VGA|
|Dual SIM support||Yes||Yes , with Dual standby|
|OS||Android 4.2 Jelly Bean||Android 4.2 Jelly Bean|
|Connectivity Options||Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth, GPS||Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth, GPS|
|Battery||1800 mAH||1,700 mAh battery|
|Dimension||135×66.5×9.05 mm||129.3x68x11.1 mm|
|Colors||Black, White||Black, White|
|Status||Exp. availability, April, 2014||Available for RS.7,499|