Gigaset GS170


Gigaset GS170
Gigaset GS170 (GS Series)
Graphics adapter
2048 MB 
5 inch 16:9, 1280x720 pixel 294 PPI, capacitive, multitouch, LCD, IPS, 2.5D curved, glossy: yes
16 GB eMMC Flash, 16 GB 
, 10.25 GB free
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm audio port, Card Reader: microSD up to 128GB, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: position sensor, proximity sensor, status LED
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0, GSM / 2G: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz, UMTS / 3G: 900 / 2100 MHz, FDD / LTE / 4G: 800 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 MHz, Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 9.5 x 144 x 72.3 ( = 0.37 x 5.67 x 2.85 in)
9.5 Wh, 2500 mAh Lithium-Ion, removeable, 3.8 V, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 630 h, Talk time 3G (according to manufacturer): 31 h
Operating System
Android 7.0 Nougat
Primary Camera: 13 MPix 5-layer lens (for sharper images), resolution (picture): 13 MP auto-focus, aperture: f2.2, LED flash light
Secondary Camera: 5 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: mono, Keyboard: virtual, Keyboard Light: yes, 1 charger, 1 SIM-card adapter (Nano to Micro), 1 USB cable, 1 2500 mAh Li-Ion battery, Gigaset UI, 24 Months Warranty, SAR value: 0,56 w/kg (head), fanless
139 g ( = 4.9 oz / 0.31 pounds), Power Supply: 32 g ( = 1.13 oz / 0.07 pounds)
149 Euro


Average Score: 65.63% - average
Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 38%, features: 39%, display: 67% mobility: 86%, workmanship: 82%, ergonomy: 75%, emissions: 95%

Reviews for the Gigaset GS170

77.9% Gigaset GS170 Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Back to the roots. A few years ago, smartphones with a removable battery were a dime a dozen. Nowadays such devices are rather rare. The new entry-level smartphone by the German manufacturer Gigaset is such a device. You can find out in our extensive test, how the GS170 model fares against the strong competition.
Gigaset GS170 günstig & mit Fingerabdruckscanner
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/26/2017
59% Günstiges Smartphone mit Austauschakku
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/13/2017
Rating: Total score: 59% performance: 58% display: 55% mobility: 80%
60% Gigaset GS170
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/12/2017
Rating: Total score: 60%
Der Spezialist für DECT-Telefone versucht bei Einsteiger-Smartphones zu bestehen
Source: Toms Hardware Italia Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/11/2017


ARM Mali-T720 MP2: Integrated graphics card in ARM based SoCs. Can be configured with up to 8 cores (T720 MP8) and 650 MHz core clock (at 28nm). Supports OpenGL ES 3.1, OpenCL 1.1, DirectX 11 FL9_3, and Renderscript. These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
MT6737: ARM based quad-core SOC (4x Cortex-A53) with 64-bit support and a clock of up to 1.3 GHz.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

This is a typical smartphone diagonal.

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0.139 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Gigaset Communications GmbH is a manufacturer of DECT phones, tablets and smartphones, headquartered in Germany and originated from a subsidiary of Siemens, but has been part of Arques Industries since 2008.

The market shares in the smartphone range are just as low as the amount of test reports. The achieved ratings are average (as of 2016).

65.63%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2017-07-18)