Gionee A1 with 16MP selfie camera confirmed to launch on March 21

Gionee has sent out official invites marking the A1 launch

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Gionee is all set to launch its new smartphone Gionee A1 in India on March 21. The company had officially introduced its new A series smartphones – A1 and A1 Plus at the Mobile World Congress (2017) last month.

Gionee India has sent out official invites for the event and we have also received the review device, so do stay tune for our detailed coverage on the Gionee A1.


The highlight of Gionee A1 is its front-facing selfie camera and Waves MaxxAudio technology. It boasts of a 16-megapixel front with selfie flash f/2.0 aperture and 5P lens. Other than that it has a 13-megapixel autofocus rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, 5P lens.

In terms of specifications, the Gionee A1 feature a 5.5-inch full HD (1920×1080 resolution) display. Powered by a MediaTek Helio P10 processor, the handset comes with 4GB RAM paired with 64GB internal memory. The storage is further expandable up to 256GB via microSD card.

The dual-SIM 4G VoLTE Gionee A1 runs Android 7.0 Nougat with Amigo 4.0 skin on top. The phone is backed up by a 4010mAh battery and Gionee ships in an 18W ultra fast charging power adapter for fast charging the big battery. The handset will come in Gold and Gray colour options.

About pricing, the Gionee A1 was launched at a price of €349 (around Rs. 24,500) and we expect company to get the same price for India, but for that we will have to wait until March 21, when the phone actually goes official in India.