Gionee has finally revealed the price of its ‘A1’ smartphone which was launched in India on Tuesday, 21st March. The Gionee A1 is priced at Rs. 19,999 and will be up for pre-bookings from 31st March. The smartphone will be available in grey, black and gold colour variants with added goodies for the ones who pre-book the phone. The pre-booked smartphones will come with two years warranty and JBL headphones or a Swizz Military Bluetooth speaker.
The specifications of the Gionee A1 include a 5.5-inch Full-HD AMOLED (1080×1920 pixels) display and MediaTek Helio P10 (MT6755) processor. The smartphone contains 4 GB RAM and 64 GB of internal storage which can be further extended up 256 GB via MicroSD card. The Gionee A1 runs on Android 7.0 Nougat based Amigo 4.0 UI.
The imaging capabilities of this smartphone are its highlighting feature. It bears a 13 MP f/2.0 aperture rear camera with Sony IMX258 sensor and dual-LED flash along side. Also, there is a 16 MP f/2.0 aperture front camera with 1/3.06-inch sensor and a 5P lens coupled with selfie flash which, according to the company spreads ample amount of light on the faces to ensure good quality selfies even in low light. There are also a couple of added features for the selfie camera which include ‘Beauty enhancement’ that automatically selects beauty settings after the face has been detected and there is also the ‘bokeh-selfie’ mode.
For connectivity, there is dual sim support, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS, micro-USB and a 3.5 mm audio jack. The phone has a massive 4010 mAh battery to power itself which according to the company is coupled with “Ultra charging’ that allows users to charge the device fully within 2 hours. The smartphone measures 154.5 x 76.5 x 8.5mm and weighs 182 grams. It has a fingerprint sensor at the back along with regular on board sensors like accelerometer, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, etc.
Arvind R Vohra, CEO, Gionee India, commented on the announcement:
“A1 is a phone for the selfie loving Indians who look at the world through their front camera. The A1 offers super selfie, super battery and a super experience, all at a super price of Rs 19,999”.