Gionee has announced its first VoLTE enabled smartphone, the Gionee S6, in India. With 4G LTE + VoLTE connectivity, the company claims to offer 40% better speech quality with the S6.

Commenting on the new device, Timir Baran Acharya, General Manager, Gionee India, said:

Gionee S6 is a perfect amalgamation of looks and specs and has been crafted for our judicious consumers. The device is one of the first from Gionee to come in with VoLTE and has an 89% metal body encompassing a strong core. The launch of the Gionee S6 under the S series is another addition to our impressive product portfolio and we are happy to give the market a smartphone which is high on performance and style at a rational price point.

The S6 sports a symmetrical and chamfered design which fits right into your hand. The phone's body is almost entirely metal with a 5.5-inch display, boasting a screen-to-body ratio of 77.8%.

Gionee S6 Specifications

Category Gionee S6
Operating System Amigo OS 3.1 based on Android 5.1 Lollipop
Display 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED display | Gorilla Glass 3
Processor 1.3 GHz octa-core 64-bit processor
Storage 32GB internal memory, expandable up to 128GB with microSD
Rear Camera 13MP with LED Flash
Front Camera 5MP
Dimensions 151.9 x 74.6 x 6.9mm
Battery 3150mAh

The Gionee S6 will be available online on as well as offline at leading retail outlets in the country for an MOP of ₹19,999 ($294). The S6 comes in three colors - Gold, Silver, and Rose Gold.