Gionee has officially released a teaser for Gionee A1 and Gionee A1 Plus at MWC 2017 announcement just today, which also served as their invite to the event, though, The company has just a while back introduced both of those smartphones in Barcelona, and we’re now looking at rather capable mid-rangers here. Details for both smartphones are quite similar, but the Gionee A1 Plus is not only larger, rather also more powerful than its sibling.
Specifications in Brief:
The Gionee A1 features a 5.5-inch fullHD (1920-by-1080) IPS display with a 2.5D curved glass on top of it, and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection present. The hardware packs a 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of expandable internal storage (supports up to 128GB via microSD card). The handset is powered by the Helio P10 64-bit Octa-Core SoC clocked at 2.0GHz processor, which is obviously manufactured by MediaTek. Actually, the CPU you find inside the Gionee A1 is MediaTek’s mid-range processor, which comes with the Mali-T860 GPU for better graphic effects.
There’s still a 13-megapixel shooter on the back of the Gionee A1, you’ll find a 16-megapixel snapper on its front-facing, which is also referred to as the ‘selfie phone’. Android 7.0 Nougat comes pre-installed on the Gionee A1 – on top based on Gionee‘s Amigo OS skin. Now that the smartphone packs a 4010mAh battery which is not removable, it features a fingerprint scanner below the display.
The build quality of the Gionee A1 is made out of metal, and you get wo SIM card slots in this smartphone. The phone also has an IR blaster on the top, and offers 4G LTE conectivity. Dimensions for Gionee A1 measures 166.4 x 83.3 x 9.1mm, and weighs 226 grams.
The Gionee A1 Plus, on the other hand, sports a 6-inch FHD (1080p) panel, fueled by the MediaTek’s Helio P25 64-bit octa-core CPU, successor to the P10. The Gionee A1 Plus comes with a dual-rear camera setup, featuring a 13MP + 5MP shooters. For selfies, you will get a 20MP camera sensor placed on the front side of this smartphone. The handset comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of expandable native storage, just like A1.
This is somewhat called the phablet device from Gionee, the A1 Plus highlight feature would be its larger battery package, you will be able to find a 4,550mAh unit inside of the Gionee A1 Plus. Android 7.0 Nougat also comes as pre-installed software, and it also made out of metal. More importantly, the Gionee A1 Plus also comes with a front-facing fingerprint scanner which is placed below its display, and offers 4G LTE,dual-SM functionality, the handset measures 166.4 x 83.3 x 9.1mm, while it weighs 226 grams.