Gionee A1 Lite launched in India: Specs, features and pricing

Yolanda Curtis
August 10, 2017

After launching generic A1 and the top-end A1 Plus, Gionee has launched the affordable smartphone variant A1 Lite in India. The A1 Lite is offered in gold and black colours. The Gionee A1 Lite was first launched in Nepal in June this year. For selfies, there is a 20MP front facing camera with wide-angle lens and the same f/2.0 aperture.

The A1 Lite is the cheapest of the A1 series of smartphones by Gionee, the other two being the Gionee A1 priced at Rs 19,999 and the A1 Plus at Rs 26,999 respectively. "With the newest in line 13 MP dual rear camera and a trendy design, A1 Lite will surely be the next game changer", said Alok Shrivastava, Director - Business Intelligence and Planning, Gionee India, in a statement. The smartphone is priced at Rs 14,999.

Gionee has launched ligher version of its selfie-focussed smartphone under A1 series called Gionee A1 Lite. Powered by the 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6753V octa-core processor it comes paired with Mali T-720 GPU and 3 GB of RAM. Under this partnership, new or existing Airtel customers who purchase the Gionee A1 Lite will get additional 10GB data per month for six months on any data recharge of 1GB and above. We are putting all our energy in understanding the consumer behaviour and providing products that facilitate and enhance the user experience. The smartphone has been launched in India for Rs. 14,999.

The Gionee A1 Lite features a 5.3-inch HD display with Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Unlike its elder siblings, it does not feature a dual camera setup. Talking about connectivity, there are 4G, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 B / G / N, Bluetooth 4.0, Global Positioning System and USB OTG. It will go on sale across retail stores in India from August 10. 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. The smartphone also support 4G VoLTE connectivity. It runs on the latest Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box with the customized Amigo 4.0 UI on top. Also, every purchase of Gionee A1 Lite will be accompanied with 2 PayTM Cashback Vouchers Codes entitling customers with INR 250 cash back on a minimum purchase of INR 350 on PayTM Mall. It measures 150.5 x 74.4 x 8.0 mm and weighs 161.3 grams.

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