Is this smartphone the answer to your battery woes?

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Tech Desk December 29, 2016

Many smartphone users struggle with battery woes irrespective of the operating system their devices employ.

Most of us have experienced the frustrating feeling of one's smartphone dying over an all-important business or routine call. Carrying battery packs is often touted as a way of remedying the problem.

Creating a phone with a bigger battery is another way of overcoming the challenge. That is exactly what a Chinese smartphone manufacturer has done with its new luxury device that packs a massive 7,000mAh battery.

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The 5.7-inch Gionee M2017 comes in a metal and leather case. The  device has 6GB RAM, 128GB storage, dual rear cameras (with 12 and 13-megapixel sensors with 2x optical zoom), an eight-megapixel selfie camera along with a fingerprint scanner.

For some reason, the device is powered by Snapdragon 653 processor. The might prove to be one of its downsides.

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The company claims the phone’s battery will last for nearly 32 hours of talk time and 26 hours of non-stop video, or enough to get you through a few days of moderate use. Set to launch on January 6 in China, the phone is expected to be priced at just a little over $1,000.

This article originally appeared on Mashable.


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