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Gionee now adds two new smartphones to its A series by announcing the Gionee A1 and Gionee A1 Plus today at the MWC 2017 in Barcelona. Similar to that of the previously announced smartphones, these two devices are also selfie-focused ones. The key highlight of the devices are camera and battery and hence the company adds a tagline to the devices - "Super camera, super battery".
Ahead of the launch, there have been a lot of speculations making rounds all across the web about both Gionee A1 and A1 Plus models. Well, looks like most of the rumored specs were almost accurate. Brushing up the key specs, Gionee A1 sports a 5.5 inch full HD display with 2.5D curved glass display with Gorilla Glass protection, while Gionee A1 Plus come packed with a 6-inch full HD display.
Furthermore, talking about the storage, Gionee officials reveal that A1 bears 4GB of RAM with 64GB of storage capacity, which can be further expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card.
Being selfie-focused devices, both the handset comes packed with a 13MP rear camera, while on the front fits a 16MP selfie shooter. Pretty good one for the selfie lovers out there. Adding on, the Gionee officials says that, "A series will focus on the consumers who are taking Selfies to share his happiness with others and need long battery life." Check out the detailed specifications that the newbies, Gionee A1 and A1 Plus come equipped with, here at GizBot.
Display and Design
Gionee A1 sports a 5.5-inch full HD display, while the Gionee A1 Plus sports a 5.7-inch display. Well, while Gionee A1 is going to be a standard device, A1 Plus will be a high-end version. On one end, Gionee A1 come packed with 2.5D curved display with Gorilla Glass protection, while on the other, Gionee A1 Plus features a 6-inch full HD display along with excellent brightness, saturation, contrast and viewing angle.
On the camera front, Gionee A1 is going to feature a 13MP rear camera view along with phase detection, autofocus feature and LED flash, while on the front bears a 16MP selfie shooter. On the other hand, Gionee A1 Plus come packed with a dual camera set up which pairs a 13MP and 5MP rear camera set up and fits a 20MP selfie shooter at the front and comes with more pixel, bigger pixel size and big aperture to capture more lights.
The devices also come packed with various camera options to capture the best shot, which includes - geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR and a few more. The camera sensor of A1 plus is using 4-cell technology. which improves the image quality greatly, especially in low light.
Gionee A1 and A1 Plus come packed with 4GB of RAM memory and is coupled with a 64GB storage capacity, which can be further expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card.
Both the smartphones are battery-focused devices says the company. Gionee A1 come packed with a 4010mAh battery, wherein Gionee A1 Plus being a higher variant is backed by a 4550mAH battery. Both the Gionee devices will come with super capacity, ultrafast charge, and super power saving capability. A1 Plus ultrafast charging system adopts dual-chip charging solution with charging rate up to 18Watt.
Processor and Android 7.0 Nougat on board
Gionee A1 is going to be powered by will be powered by MediaTek Helio P25 Octa-core processor clocked at 1.8Ghz. Running on Android 7.0 Nougat, the key highlight of the devices are its battery and camera set up.
Availability of the devices
About the availability, both Gionee A1 will be available from March, while the Gionee A1 Plus will be available to the consumers only by April, along with the Nokia Android devices and Samsung Galaxy S8.