Chinese smartphone maker, Gionee has just launched its new selfie-focused smartphone named Gionee A1 in India. It was first unveiled alongside the Gionee A1 Plus at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 last month. The Gionee A1 features a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD 2.5D Curved Glass Display, and is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 MT6755 processor. It comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage which can be further expanded up to 256GB via microSD card.

In terms of optics, the Gionee A1 offers a 13-megapixel Rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, 5P Lens and 1/3.06-inch Sony IMX258 sensor.

There’s a 16-megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, 5P Lens and selfie flash. It houses a fingerprint sensor embedded into the home button.

It has aircraft-grade metal unibody design and packs a massive 4010mAh battery, the company is touting its new 18W ultrafast charging technology that can charge the battery fully in 2 hours.

The smartphone runs Amigo OS 4.0 based on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system. Connectivity options includes Hybrid Dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.0, USB-OTG & GPS.

Gionee A1 Specifications:

  • Display: 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD 2.5D Curved Glass Display
  • Processor: 2GHz Octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 MT6755 processor, Mali-T860 GPU
  • RAM and Storage: 4GB RAM, 64GB internal storage (expandable up to 256GB)
  • Camera: 13MP Rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, 5P Lens, 1/3.06-inch Sony IMX258 sensor and a 16MP Front camera with f/2.0 aperture, 5P Lens, Selfie flash
  • OS: Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Battery: 4010mAh battery with fast charging technology
  • Connectivity: Hybrid Dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.0, USB-OTG, GPS
  • Dimensions: 154.5×76.5×8.3 mm and weighs 182 grams

Gionee A1 Colors

The Gionee A1 smartphone comes in Gold, Black & Grey colour options. It has been priced at Rs. 19,999 and will be available for pre-bookings via Amazon India and offline retailers starting from March 31st. Gionee says that Pre-booking customers will get a 2-year warranty along with a pair of JBL Headphone or a Swiss Military Bluetooth Speaker.