Mar 3, 2017

Gionee introduces its new A-series with A1 and A1 Plus smartphones

Gionee recently announced its new A-series of smartphones comprised of the A1 and A1 Plus. Both devices feature huge battery backups and great cameras.

Gionee introduced a new lineup of smartphones, the A-series, at the Mobile World Congress. The series is initially comprised of two devices- the Gionee A1 and the A1 Plus. Both feature the company's trademark of having long-lasting batteries and remarkable optics which is believed to be the winning combination for a great handset.

Gionee A1

The regular Gionee A1 sports a 5.5-inch Full-HD AMOLED display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It has a body dimension of 154.5 x 76.5 x 8.5 mm and weighs 182 grams. Under the hood, it is powered by a MediaTek Helio P10 chipset. It packs 4GB RAM and 64GB internal memory storage which can be expandable up to 128GB via microSD card. Going to the optics, the Gionee A1 features a 13-megapixel rear snapper with autofocus, LED flash, and an aperture of f/2.0. The device's front-facing camera is 16 megapixels with f/2.0 aperture and the same autofocus and LED flash. It runs an Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box and comes with a huge 4010mAh battery to keep the lights on. It is priced at EUR 349 and will hit the shelves of India and Nepal this March.

Gionee A1 Plus

The Gionee A1 Plus features a 6-inch Full-HD IPS LCD display with a similar resolution with its smaller sibling. It measures 166.4 x 83.3 x 9.1mm and has a body weight of 226 grams. It packs a more powerful MediaTek Helio P25 SoC which is coupled with a 4GB RAM and 64GB built-in memory (expandable up to 256GB via microSD card). It sports a dual-camera setup on the back- 13MP plus a 5MP sensor with an aperture of f/2.0. As for the selfie shooter, it has 20 megapixels and f/2.0 aperture. It also runs an Android 7.0 Nougat as its operating system but packs a larger battery of 4050mAh. It can be purchased for 499 EUR and will be on sale starting April.