Gigaset presents new GS270 smartphone

Munich, 22 August 2017 - The GS270 is a new smartphone from Gigaset in the mid-range price segment. The slim smartphone impresses with its octa-core processor, 5.2” Full HD display and especially gener-ous 5,000 mAh Li-ion battery with fast charging.

Gigaset GS270 – high-performance smartphone in attractive design

The 13-megapixel camera of the GS270 with fast autofocus and five-layer coated lens with 2.2 aperture records all of life’s adventures in razor-sharp definition. The front camera with a resolution of five megapixels ensures the perfect selfie every time. Relax and enjoy photos and videos at home and on the move on the 5.2” Full-HD display with a resolution that is sharper than the human eye can see. Thanks to its elegant and stylish design with curved 2.5D glass on the front and a high-quality metallic effect two-tone finish on the back, the GS270 not only looks good but is also especially pleasant to hold.

The processing power of the Android 7.0 smartphone is fast and smooth thanks to the octa-core 1.5 GHz processor and up to 3 GB RAM. The internal 32 GB memory can be increased by up to another 128 GB with a microSD card, offering plenty of space for photos, videos, music and apps.

“The new GS270 is the next stage in our smartphone portfolio. With octa-core processor, Full HD display and ample battery performance, the new model makes its mark in the mid-range price segment with a price tag of under €200,” says Raphael Dörr, Head of Corporate Communications & Investor Relations at Gigaset AG.

Durable and fast battery technology

In normal use, the GS270 can be used without charging for several days or for up to five weeks in standby mode thanks to the 5,000 mAh Li-Ion battery. The integrated fast-charge technology recharges the battery with 5V/2A within a short time, while full charging takes around four hours. The especially powerful battery is also the essential driving force for the likewise newly integrated USB On-The-Go technology. This technology allows USB devices such as printers or hard disks to be connected directly to the GS270 along with their power supply.

Diamond-hard Full HD display

Gigaset is departing from the 5” class for the first time with the new GS270 and offering a Full-HD display with highly scratch-resistant and super-smooth 2.5D glass measuring 5.2”. The anti-smudge effect of the display reduces fingerprints and offers less chance for dirt to accumulate, thus likewise allowing the brilliance of the highly-reactive display to be shown to full effect.

Permanent dual SIM and microSD

The GS270 has two card slots, both of which can be used either as SIM slots in permanent standby mode or as a mix between a SIM slot and a microSD card slot, which can accommodate media of up to 128 GB. That makes the GS270 model the ideal travel companion and helps to flexibly reduce costs in countries where roaming charges apply, or offers a cheap form of additional storage for the user.

Interactive from Bluetooth to VoWiFi

With Bluetooth 4.0 LE, WLAN, 4G LTE with CAT6, VoLTE and VoWiFi, the GS270 supports a whole range of fast and forward-looking connection standards. VoLTE and VoWiFi in particular offer users future potential. For example, VoWiFi allows all WLAN networks to be used to transmit voice calls in top quality. VoLTE, on the other hand, offers ultimate voice quality on the move. The ad-vantage of both connection standards is the significantly faster connection setup.

Fingerprint and smart features

The enhanced fingerprint sensor is a winning feature not just because of its especially fast response time but also due to its versatility. It can be used to unlock the smartphone and at the same time acts as a multifunctional key, supporting up to five fingerprints for different applications, from photo applications to browser scrolling through to answering calls. Smart features in the form of special symbols, which are drawn on the display with the finger, can also be used to open specific apps. For example, a “W” opens the messenger app “WhatsApp”, while sports news can be accessed with an “S”. A total of eight letters are predefined.

Models, price and availability

The GS270 comes in two variants: GS270 and GS270 plus. Both models will be available in specialist stores from mid-September at a price of €199 and €229. The GS270 with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB Flash comes in Grey. The GS270 with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB Flash comes in Grey and Urban Blue. The smartphones can also be purchased directly from the Gigaset online shop.

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