On Thursday, Gionee has launched Gionee A1 Plus in India for Rs 26,999. The phone will be available for sale across India retail stores from July 26. The Gionee A1 Plus comes in Gray, Mocha Gold colour variants.
To recall, Gionee A1 Plus was first announced by the Chinese smartphone manufacturer at MWC 2017 event held earlier this year along with Gionee A1. Both the Gionee A1 and Gionee A1 Plus were the first models in the company’s new A-Series of smartphones, which featured big batteries and a superior selfie-experience. It also comes bundled with 18W ‘ultrafast’ charger that can charge the battery fully in just 2 hours. The A1 Plus is also equipped with the fastest fingerprint sensor which claims to unlock the phone in just 0.2 seconds.
Coming on specifications, the Gionee A1 Plus runs on Amigo 4 OS based on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system and sports a a 6” full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) IPS display protected by a 2.5D curved glass on top. The smartphone is powered by a 2.6GHz Octa-core MediaTek Helio P25 and offers 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage which can be further expanded up to 256GB via microSD card.
In terms of photography, the Gionee A1 Plus sports a dual-rare camera setup with a 13MP autofocus 1/3.06-inch sensor, 5P lense and f/2.0 aperture along with a 5MP fixed focus sensor bearing an f/2.2 aperture. On the front sports a 20MP front facing camera with an f/2.0 aperture, 5P lense, and 1/2.8-inch sensor along with selfie flash.
Connectivity options of Gionee A1 Plus include dual-SIM support 4G with VoLTE, WiFi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.0, and GPS/A-GPS, micro-USB port with OTG support, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors on board include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, and proximity sensor. The phone is powered by a 4550mAh battery which is claim to last up to two days of moderate to heavy usage. The handset measures 166.4 x 83.3 x 9.1 mm and weighs 226 grams.
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.”