Gionee A1 Lite launches in India

Doris Richards
August 10, 2017

The A1 Lite is the latest smartphone in Gionee's A1 series.

After launching generic A1 and the top-end A1 Plus, Gionee has launched the affordable smartphone variant A1 Lite in India. Also, buying an A1 Lite nets you two PayTM Cashback Voucher Codes, which are worth INR 250 if you purchase something priced INR 350 or above. The most important feature of this smartphone is the selfie camera and 4000 mAh battery.

Following the launch of A1 Plus in India last month, On Wednesday Gionee India has launched its A1 Lite smartphone with a dual-rear camera.

The Gionee A1 Lite runs on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. The Gionee A1 Lite, in comparison, is the cheapest of the lot, and it bears toned-down specifications as well. "With the newest in line dual rear camera that delivers professional quality images and videos, and a trendy design, A1 Lite will surely be the next game changer", Alok Shrivastava, Director - Business Intelligence and Planning, Gionee India said in statement.

The Gionee A1 Lite comes with a price tag of Rs 14,999 and will be available at all leading online and offline stores in the country, starting August 10.

In terms of design, the Gionee A1 Lite sports a metal unibody design with a metal frame all around giving it an overall premium look. Under the hood, the Gionee A1 Lite is powered by a 64-bit 1.3GHz octa-core MediatTek 6753V/WA processor which is accompanied with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The new smartphone also features capacitive navigation buttons and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, that is housed in the middle of the back panel of the device. It is worth noting that the Gionee A1 Lite was launched in Nepal back in June. Talking about connectivity, there are 4G, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 B / G / N, Bluetooth 4.0, Global Positioning System and USB OTG.

Gionee is being made available across offline stores as well and hence will offer good competition to the upcoming Nokia 5, which is about to be launched in India at a price of Rs 12,899. The phone comes in two colours - gold and black. The smartphone measures 150.5 x 74.4 x 8mm. It supports dual SIM dual standby and offers 4G VoLTE connectivity for using with the Jio 4G SIM.

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