Gionee Pioneer P3 Philippines Price Php 4,999, Full Specs, Features, In the Flesh

The cute Gionee Pioneer P3 is the most affordable Quad Core Android smartphone in the international company's current product line-up here in the Philippines.

Gionee Pioneer P3

With an official suggested retail price of Php 4,999, Pioneer P3 is great for students and yuppies who are a fan of Gionee and are curious about how Amigo UI looks (albeit just the 'basic' version) as well as what the brand has to offer in this device category.

Gionee Pioneer P3

Design-wise, as you can see in these photos, the handset flaunts this 'rounded' look replete with a metallic accent running down its sides as well as a glossy back cover, which gently tapers down the edges. The phone is available in two colors, Black and White.

Gionee Pioneer P3

In terms of features and specifications, there's nothing really shout about, which is to be expected since it's an entry-level release. You get a 4.3-inch WVGA TFT display, 5 MegaPixel autofocus camera with flash, VGA front cam, HD video recorder, and a removable 1,700 mAh battery pack.

Gionee Pioneer P3

Under the hood, Pioneer P3 runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean with its 1.3 GHz MediaTek MT6582 chipset incorporating four ARM Cortex A7 CPUs and a Mali 400 GPU. This SoC is complemented by 512 MB of RAM and 4 GB of ROM that you can beef up using the phone's microSD card slot supporting up to 32 GB.

Gionee Pioneer P3

One cool feature that this phone has is its pre-installed Gionee Xender application that allows you to quickly transfer content- including contacts, music files, photos, videos, and even apps - from your phone to another handset or PC 50 times faster than Bluetooth. This feature supports group sharing - up to 5 devices - and can even work when transferring content from your Gionee smartphone to an iOS device.

Finally, as for connectivity, Dual SIM Dual Standby Gionee Pioneer P3 supports WiFi, Bluetooth, and 3G HSPA+ mobile connection.

TechPinas Smartphone Technical Specs Table (TSTST)
Name Gionee Pioneer P3
Type Slate Form Factor (Full Touchscreen)
Price Category Entry Level
Dimensions129.3 x 68 x 11.1 mm
Weight 156 grams
Available Colors White, Black
Operating System Android 4.2 Jelly Bean skinned by Amigo UI
Display 4.3 inches (~217 ppi pixel density), WVGA, 480 x 800 pixels, TFT, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Processor Quad Core 1.3 GHz ARM Cortex A7 CPU, Mali-400 GPU, MediaTek MT6582 chipset
RAM 512 MB of RAM
Internal Storage 4 GB of ROM, expandable via microSD card slot, supports up to 32 GB
Camera Main: 5 MegaPixels, 2592 х 1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Front: VGA
Video Capture Main: HD 720p 30 frames per second
Front: VGA
Audio and Video Playback MP4, H.264, H.263, MP3, WAV, eAAC+ player
Ports microUSB v2.0, 3.5 mm audio jack
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0, 3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, HSPA+
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Sensors Accelerometer, Digital Compass, Proximity, Light, Gyroscope
Network 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900, 3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
SIM Card Type Dual Regular Mini SIM
Battery Removable Li-Ion 1700 mAh battery
Uptime 12 Days of Standby, 12 Hours of Talk Time
Value-Added Features Gionee Xender, Amigo UI basics
Announcement Philippines: Q3 2014
Availability Philippines: Q3 2014
Price Official SRP: Php 4,999

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