Gionee is all set to up the selfie game by launching its selfie-centric smartphone, A1, today in India. The event will kick off at 12PM, where the company will announce the price and availability of the device. The smartphone is expected to come with a price range of Rs 16,000 to Rs 17,000.
To recall, Gionee A1 was first introduced at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 last month, along with its elder sibling A1 Plus. However, there is no information whether the company the will be launching the Plus version or not.
The major highlight of the device apart from selfie camera is the new 18W ultra fast charging technology, which the company can charge these devices in 2 hours. Also, the company adds a tagline to the devices – “Super camera, super battery”.
As for the specifications are concerned, Gionee A1 offers a 5.5-inch full HD AMOLED display with 1920×1080 pixel resolution and is powered by a quad-core MediaTek 6755 Helio P10 processor, along with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The smartphone also comes with an option to expand the storage to 128GB via microSD card slot.
On the camera front, the smartphone has a 13-megapixel rear camera with autofocus, F2.0, 1/3.06 inches, 5P lens, flash and a 16-megapixel front camera with fixed focus, F2.0, 1/3.06 inches, 5P lens, selfie flash.
The smartphone runs on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system and is backed up by a 4,010 mAh battery. On the connectivity front, the device support dual-SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, and micro USB. The handset measures 154.5 x 76.5 x 8.5 mm and weighs 182 grams.