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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