Gionee finally rolled out the Android OS update for the Gionee Pioneer P4.

If you’re rocking this budget smartphone from Gionee, you can now check and update your device to get the Kitkat goodies. Since it’s a major OS update, it has a size of around ~780MB. Fortunately, it’s available for an OTA (over-the-air) update so you can have it downloaded in the background while using your phone.

The P4 comes with a 1.3GHz quad-core CPU, 1GB RAM and 8GB of storage. Gionee Pioneer P4 costs a more affordable price tag of Php5,999, Php1,000 off the original price.


Gionee Pioneer P4 Kitkat update features and changelog

  • New home-screen layout

  • Added Touchpad 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 design

  • Updated Game Zone with a new UI design.

  • Updated Gionee Xender 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

  • 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. Simply re-apply chosen theme and wallpaper

Read our full review of the Gionee Pioneer P4 here.

To check for the update, simply go to Settings > About Phone > System Updates.

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