Gigaset GS290


Gigaset GS290
Gigaset GS290 (GS Series)
Graphics adapter
4096 MB 
6.3 inch 19.5:9, 2340 x 1080 pixel 409 PPI, capacitive touch screen, 5 multitouch points, IPS, 2.5D glass with scratch-resistant and dirt-repellent surface, glossy: yes
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
, 55.16 GB free
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD up to 256 GB (FAT, FAT32), 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Position, proximity, gyroscope and geometric sensor, USB-C
802.11a/b/g/n (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth 5.0, GSM/GPRS/Edge (850, 900, 1,800 and 1,900 MHz), UMTS/HSPA+ (900 and 2,100 MHz), LTE Cat. 6 (800, 850, 900, 1,800, 2,100 and 2,600 MHz), VoLTE, VoWifi, Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 9.65 x 157 x 75.1 ( = 0.38 x 6.18 x 2.96 in)
18.1 Wh, 4700 mAh Lithium-Polymer, 3,85 V
wireless charging
Operating System
Android 9.0 Pie
Primary Camera: 16 MPix (f/2.0, Full HD Video) + 2MPix, Camera2-API-Level: Full
Secondary Camera: 16 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: Mono, Keyboard: Virtual, power supply, USB cable, SIM needle, transparent protective cover, quick start guide, 24 Months Warranty, Head SAR: 0.46 W/kg, body SAR: 0.44 W/kg; single-band GNSS: GPS, Glonass and SBAS, fanless
190 g ( = 6.7 oz / 0.42 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
269 Euro



Average Score: 76.88% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 53%, features: 45%, display: 85% mobility: 85%, workmanship: 88%, ergonomy: 78%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the Gigaset GS290

75.5% Gigaset GS290 Review - Good smartphone with small weaknesses | Notebookcheck
The Gigaset GS290 boasts a generous amount of memory, a large battery, dual camera and wireless charging. On top of that, there's a satisfaction guarantee and a clear ecological conscience. You can find out if the mix is right in the test.
Gigaset GS290 Typisches Mittelklasse-Smartphone mit exzellenter Akkulaufzeit
Source: Area DVD German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/01/2020
66% Gigaset GS290 mit Qi und großem Akku ausprobiert
Source: MobiFlip German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/22/2019
Rating: Total score: 66%
86% Gigasets Flaggschiff
Source: German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/05/2019
Rating: Total score: 86%
Gigaset GS290 Super Display - und eine schlimme Kamera
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/30/2019
80% Gigaset GS290 Überzeugt das Smartphone „Made in Germany“?
Source: Basic Tutorials German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/30/2019
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 75% mobility: 80% workmanship: 95%


ARM Mali-G71 MP2: Integrated GPU that can be found e.g. in the Mediatek Helio P23 SoC with 700 or 770 MHz clock speed. Supports OpenGL ES 3.2, Vulkan 1.0, OpenCL 2.0, DirectX 11 FL11_1 and RenderScript.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

Helio P23 MT6763V: ARM-based octa core SoC (4x Cortex-A53 for power efficiency and 4x Cortex-A53 for performance) for smartphones and tablets.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.19 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).

76.88%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2019-12- 3)