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Gionee K3

Gionee K3
Brand: Gionee
Category: Phones
  • Display: 6.2 inch 720 x 1520 pixels HD+ display
  • Camera: 16 + 2 MP Main camera
  • Storage: 64/128 GB
  • RAM: 4/6 GB
  • CPU: Octa-core 2.0 GHz Mediatek MT6763
  • OS: Android 8.1 (Oreo)

Our Rating

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  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 8 / 10
  • Camera Quality 8 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 8 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10


Gionee K3 is the latest smartphone from Gionee Mobiles, launched in September 2019. It is one among few other smart phones launched recently by the company, including the recently announced M11-series. For the K3, Gionee made use of a 6.2-inch HD+ display, with 720 x 1520 pixels resolution. It has a Waterdrop notch overhead, housing the front facing camera sensor.

Gionee K3 smartphone specifications features and price

Specification wise, the Gionee K3 is powered by an 8-core Mediatek MT6763 Helio P23 CPU clocked at 2.0GHz, along with Mali-G71 GPU. The device is available in two storage options of either; 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage, or 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage, with storage expansion options on both sides.

Coming to the camera department, you are getting a dual rear camera setup, comprising of a 16-megapixel main sensor, featuring PDAF, f/2.0 aperture, and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor for AI gymnastics. Also, within the overhead notch, there’s a single 8-megapixel front-facing camera for your selfie need.

Gionee K3 review

The device also comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, have support for dual SIM slots, with 4G VoLTE network support on both SIMs. Okay… I think I’ve got mixed feelings on this one; on the exciting side, the K3 is fueled by a large 5000mAh battery, but sadly runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) out of the box. Other key specifications and silent features of the Gionee K3 mobile phone are detailed in the table below.

Full Specifications


Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
CDMA 800 / 1900 & TD-SCDMA
3G Network Bands HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 7(2600), 12(700), 17(700)
5G Network Bands Does not have support for 5G Network
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps


Also Known As Alternative names for gadgets, as called in other markets or countries Gionee K3
Announced 2019, September
Status Available. Released 2019, September


Dimensions 153.1 x 74.8 x 8.3mm (5.56 x 2.80 x 0.30 in)
Weight 175 g (6.90 oz)
Build <strong>Build</strong> refers to the built quality of the device Aluminum Alloy
SIM <strong>SIM</strong> (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages. Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Display Type <strong>Display Technology => </strong> A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor) IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.2 inches, 68.9 cm2 (~82.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1520 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~267 ppi density)


Operating System <strong>OS => </strong> Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. Android 8.1 (Oreo)
Chipset <strong>Chipset</strong> is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming. Mediatek MT6763V Helio P23 (16 nm)
CPU <strong>CPU</strong> (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone. Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU <strong>GPU</strong> (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. Mali-G71 GPU


RAM + ROM <strong>RAM</strong> (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices. 4/6 GB
Card Slot <strong>Memory Card Slot</strong> is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras. Yes, up to 128 GB via microSD card (uses SIM 2 slot)


Camera Type Double Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 16 + 2 megapixel main camera
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Scene mode
5-element lens
Secondary rear camera - 2 MP
Video Resolution [email protected], [email protected]


Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 8 megapixel
Camera Features HDR+
scene recognition
Video Resolution 720p


Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack
Sound Enhancements Active Noise Cancelation with a dedicated mic


USB Micro USB 2.0, USB OTG
Bluetooth <strong>Bluetooth</strong> is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices. Bluetooth 4.2
Wi-fi <strong>Wi-Fi</strong> is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world. Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
NFC <strong>NFC</strong> (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
GPS <strong>GPS</strong> The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky. Yes
FM Radio Yes


Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Polymer 5000mAh battery
Fast Charging Yes, 10W fast charging,
Wireless Charging <strong>Wireless Charging</strong> (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device. No
Talk Time <strong>Talk Time</strong> is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 49 hours
Stand-by Up to 800 hours
Music Play Up to 52 hours


Sensors <strong>Sensors</strong> are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device. Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Colors Blue
Java Support <strong>Java</strong> for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications. No
Box Contents What is in the box, What is the box content, What accessories is in the box 1x Phone
1x Screen Protector (pre-applied)
1x Phone Case
1x USB Cable
1x Power Adapter
1x SIM Tray Ejector
1x Quick Start Guide

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My bae gionee is back

Ekpa, Stephen Monday

Gradually Bro.

James ohuoba

Please how can I get it to Nigeria

James ohuoba

Please where can I buy gionee K3 in Nigeria.?

Ekpa, Stephen Monday

K3 is not available in Nigeria yet. Check on Aliexpress

James ohuoba

Its not in Aliexpress too


Please, anything on gionee K3 M100?…. I saw it on jumia with slightly different specs could it be fake or truly another version?

Ekpa, Stephen Monday

I’m not sure of how much of a difference you are a seeing. When I check on Jumia, I noticed the major difference is in the Android version used. It is Android 8.1 on DroidAfrica, but Android 9 on Jumia.
This post was written back in Septemeber of last year, and the K3 just started selling on Jumia recently, so it is possible for the newer versions to come with updated OS. But I’m sure that the K3 was announced with Android 8.1 (Oreo), now updated to Android 9. So, I don’t think the K3 (M100) is fake or another version.

Maryjane onyike

I bought Gionee M100 from Jumia to Owerri In IMO state around September this 2020
the screen got spoilt and I have checked round my side to change the screen but haven’t seen.
please where will I repair or change or even order the screen


Go to any gionee service center . Google the location closest to you


Why not check jumia for the screen, then go fix it in a phone repair shop after which


‘@Maryjane Oyinke, please I want to get this particular phone from jumia. I need your opinion. Is it a go for?


Does Gionee k3 support google play store

Ekpa, Stephen Monday

Most Gionee phone support Google Play store, and I think the K3 should support it as well.