Gionee boosts competition with IoT ready device
The latest smartphone from Chinese technology firm, Gionee will offer varying Internet of Things (IoT) services, a proposed development of the Internet in which everyday objects have network connectivity, allowing them to send and receive data.
The firm showcased this, while unveiling its latest smartphone, the M6, whose IoT capability includes been able to serves as remote control for every type of television set, interacts with refrigerators and other home electronics.
Speaking at the device unveiling in Lagos, the Marketing Director, Gionee Nigeria, Somoye Habeeb, said: “For the smartphone world, it is the best of times, as it is the time of bests. The Gionee M6 is a fresh evolution of the Gionee species that promises to raise the smartphone experience to newborn dimensions with a powerful battery, security chips and speed like never before.”
He said that Gionee’s drive to provide extra security for smartphone is not entirely an altruistic one- part of this direction is to distinguish the M6 from the flood of new Android phones in the market, many of which are very excellent devices.
“But for those of you who really are constantly concerned about the threat of cybercrimes, Gionee M6 will ease your concerns,” Habeeb said.Speaking on the partnership, Idowu Adesokan, Head, High Value and Mass Market segment, Etisalat Nigeria, said that the network had launched mobile fourth generation long term evolution (4G LTE) service into the Nigerian market, offering the customers increased access to high speed data and quality voice services real time.