Notebookcheck Logo

Gigaset GX290 Plus


Gigaset GX290 Plus
Gigaset GX290 Plus (GX Series)
Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763V 8 x 2 GHz, Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
4 GB 
6.10 inch 19.5:9, 1560 x 720 pixel 282 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, Corning Gorilla glass 3, glossy: yes
USB-C Power Delivery (PD), Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Sensors: Gravity sensor, Proximity sensor, Brightness sensor, Geometric sensor (E-compass), Gyroscope
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5.0, GSM, UMTS, LTE, Dual SIM, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 15.3 x 162.4 x 79 ( = 0.6 x 6.39 x 3.11 in)
6200 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 10
Primary Camera: 13 MPix Dual: 13MP (Sony sensor) + 2MP
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix
Additional features
Keyboard: Virtual
279 g ( = 9.84 oz / 0.62 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
270 Euro



Average Score: 79.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 80%, features: - %, display: - % mobility: 100%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Gigaset GX290 Plus

Robust und sturzsicher durch den Alltag
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/18/2021
80% Hartes Outdoor-Smartphone mit Power-Akku und kabellosem Laden
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/13/2021
Rating: Total score: 80%
79% Wirkt die Verjüngungskur?
Source: Basic Tutorials German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/29/2021
Rating: Total score: 79% price: 80% performance: 80% mobility: 100% workmanship: 80%
Outdoor-Handy Gigaset GX290 plus im Praxis-Test: Darf es etwas mehr sein?
Source: Computerbild German DE→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; premium design; support waterproof; dual SIM. Negative: Average performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/25/2021


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.

0.279 kg:

This weight is typical for smartphones.


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).

79.5%: 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.


Please share our article, every link counts!

Similar devices from a different Manufacturer

Volla Phone X
Mali-G71 MP2

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Gigaset GX6
Mali-G68 MP4, Dimensity 900, 6.60", 0.278 kg
Gigaset GS5 Lite
Mali-G52 MP2, Mediatek Helio G85, 6.30", 0.205 kg
Gigaset GS4 Senior
Mali-G72 MP3, Mediatek Helio P70, 6.30", 0.206 kg
Gigaset GS5
Mali-G52 MP2, Mediatek Helio G85, 6.30", 0.21 kg
Gigaset GS3
PowerVR GE8320, Mediatek Helio 20 Helio A25, 6.10", 0.172 kg
Current Prices
Stefan Hinum (Update: 2021-04-24)