Gionee X1 runs Android 7.0 Nougat. The smartphone has a 5-inch HD IPS display. It has an 8MP rear camera with an LED flash and an 8MP front facing camera . The device is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek processor and 2GB RAM. It has 16GB internal storage which can further be expanded via a microSD card up to 128GB. Connectivity options include 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, and a microUSB 2.0 port. The device is powered by a Li-Ion 3,000 mAh battery.