The Gionee P3 or Pioneer P3 is listed on the website for Rs. 7,799 (pre-launch). This dual SIM handset is powered by 1.3GHz MT6582 quad core chipset running Android 4.2 on a 4.3 inch WVGA screen.

It seems the 1.3GHz dual core MT6572 chipset will soon be overtaken by this 1.3GHz MT6582 budget quad core chipset. The MT6582 (cortex A7 ~ 28nm) is clocked at 1.3GHz coupled with Mali 400 MP2 GPU clocked at 500Mhz.

Gionee Pionee P3 sports a 4.3 inch TFT screen with 800×480 pixels resolution. It runs on Android 4.2 with 512MB RAM, 4GB storage and 32GB external SD card support. This dual SIM handset comes with 5MP rear auto focus camera with flash and front camera of VGA (0.3MP) resolution. The rear 5MP camera can record videos in 720p (HD) resolution.

The Gionee P3 is 11.1mm thick and available in Black and White colors. Other features are 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth. Battery is 1700 mAh capacity that gives talk-time of up to 12 hours.

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The handset is listed on for Rs. 7,799 and it’s clearly mentioned that the P3 handset will be available from 6th December 2013 (dispatched on/after 6th) but can be pre-booked now. The box pack also includes a protective back cover and screen guard. The handset is not yet listed on the official Gionee website.

Karbonn Titanium S5 plus is another handset with MT6582 for Rs. 10,990. The MT6582 quad core wave has already started.

Thank you tony for the tip.

By Rajeev Rana

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