Gionee has launched its latest selfie centric smartphone in India dubbed by the name Gionee A1 Plus. The smartphone is the bigger variant of Gionee A1 which was launched back in March. The Gionee A1 Plus falls in the upper mid-range category and comes at a price tag of Rs. 26,999. The smartphone will be available through retail stores starting July 26th in Mocha Gold and Black color options.
Talking about the specifications, the smartphone sports a 6-inch Full HD (1920× 1080 pixels) IPS display with 2.5D curved glass and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection on top. The device is powered by a 2.5 GHz Octa-core MediaTek Helio P25 processor with Mali-T880 GPU. The Gionee A1 Plus comes with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB internal memory which is expandable up to 256 GB via microSD. The smartphone runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat) with Amigo OS 4.0 skin on top.
The imaging department which is the highlight of the smartphone consists of a dual rear camera setup with a 13 MP, f/2.0 aperture, 1/3.06″ primary sensor along with a 5 MP, f/2.2 aperture secondary sensor. The rear camera is equipped with PDAF and 5P lens accompanied with LED flash. As mentioned earlier, this being a selfie centric smartphone holds a massive 20 MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture, 5P lens and LED flash as well.
The smartphone packs a handy 4,550 mAh battery with fast charging support to keep it running for long hours. The Gionee A1 Plus holds a uni-body metal design with a fingerprint scanner embedded in the home button and also has stereo speakers along with Maxx Audio. The connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4GHz / 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS and micro-USB port. The device measures 66.4 x 83.3 x 9.1 mm and weighs 226 g.
Commenting on the launch Alok Shrivastava, Director – Business Intelligence and Planning, Gionee India said:
“The A Series is rooted to the growing demand of high quality smartphone photography experience. Keeping up with the rising trend the A1 Plus exhibits excellent camera quality with flawless dual rear camera and exquisite design tradition that will earn accolades for Gionee flagship series. We are confident that our attention to detail with impressive specs, powerful battery and advanced features will deliver the best user experience possible.”