Gionee announced that Gionee Pioneer P4 will be receiving the Android 4.4 KitKat update.
The device used to run on Android 4.2 JellyBean.
Users will be able to download and install this Over-The-Air (OTA) software update easily. The update is about 808 MB in size.
Earlier Gionee rolled out Android KitKat 4.4 updates for Elife S5.5 and Elife E7 Mini. Surprisingly Gionee’s flagship Elife E7 still runs on Android 4.2 JellyBean.
We are delighted to announce, that keeping true to our promise of bringing the very best of Android experience to all Gionee smartphones, we have released an OTA update to bring the Gionee Pioneer P4 up to the paces with the latest and greatest in the Android world with Android 4.4 KitKat,” says Gionee in an official statement.
The Pioneer P4 is a dual-SIM smartphone with a 4.5-inch TFT display and FWVGA (480×854 pixels) resolution. It is powered by a quad-core MediaTek (MT6582V) processor clocked at 1.3GHz. It has 1GB of RAM.
The smartphone sports a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 2-megapixel front camera also. It has internal memory up to 8GB which is further expandable up to 32GB through a microSD card. Connectivity options include Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS/ AGPS, GPRS/ EDGE, 3G. The phone is juiced by a 1800mAh battery.
Gionee also made some improvements apart from those included in Android 4.4 KitKat update. Some of them include changes in user interface, applications and layout.
The changes also include updates for GioneeXender for better performance and upgrade linking success rate. The new UC Browser provides optimized UI. The phone also gets NQ Mobile Security and updated WeChat app with new interface.
Users should look for following useful features added to Pioneer P4:
· Android upgrade to Kitkat
· New Desktop layout
· Added Touchpal inputs method for faster and more efficient typing experience.
· Removed the world cricket champion and Real football game
· Updated Amigo paper with a brand new UI interface design
· Updated Game Zone with a new UI interface design.
· Updated GioneeXender for optimized performance and further improved the linking success rate.
· Updated UC browser with optimized UI interface and page loading effects
· Updated NQ mobile security for better protection of your phone
· Updated Kingsoft Office for more efficient work and study related operations
· Added two games:Hitout Heroes and TexasPoker
· Updated Wechat with new interactive interface for smoother communication
· Removed the world cricket champion
· Updated Map with only one entrance into the main menu
· Theme and wallpaper will be reset to default after system update, but data will not be lost.