These days it’s all about selfies and smartphone vendors have been going crazy, putting all the emphasis on front cameras. Following the trend Gionee this week launched selfie-centric A1. On the launch day it did not revealed the pricing, but today the company announced that the phone will be available in India for Rs.19999. The main highlight of the smartphone is the 16-megapixel front camera.
Gionee A1 is made out of aircraft-grade aluminum and has a unibody design. There is a 5.5-inch 1080p display with 2.5D curved glass on top of it. The phone is powered with 2GHz octa-core Mediatek Helio P10 processor paired with 4GB of Ram. The rear of the phone has a 13MP Sony IMX258 sensor with LED flash, PDAF, f/2.0 aperture, 1/3.0+” sensor, 5P lens. Below it is the fingerprint sensor. For the selfie lovers there is 16MP front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture, 1/3.06″ sensor, 5P lens with selfie flash. Phone is running Android 7.0 out of the box and Amigo OS on top of it. Storage is kept at 64GB which can be expanded upto 128GB via micro SD. The phone packs a 4010mAh battery with support for fast charging that lets you charge the phone fully in less than 2 hours with 18W charger.
The Gionee A1 comes in Gray, Black and Gold colors and will be available for pre-order starting March 31st. Pre-booking customers will get benefits like two-year warranty along with gifts such as JBL headphone or a Swiss Military Bluetooth Speaker.