Review: Gionee A1 Lite

Review: Gionee A1 Lite

By Udit Agarwal

Gionee company has expanded its A1 series of smartphones in India by launching the A1 Lite smartphone. The big highlight of the smartphone is its selfie camera, and its 4000mAh battery. The Gionee A1 Lite will be made available offline retail outlets, and is priced at the cost of Rs. 14,999. The Gionee A1 Lite has a single rear camera setup with the fingerprint scanner right below it. There are capacitive navigation buttons at the bottom of the display, and both the volume and power keys are on the right edge of the smartphone. It has been made available in two color options of Black and Gold color in the country.

Gionee A1 Lite price and specifications

The Gionee A1 Lite was first launched in June in Nepal, and has now arrived in India for Rs. 14,999. As for specifications, the smartphone runs on Android 7.0 Nougat based on Amigo OS 4.0, and supports hybrid dual-SIM slors (Nano + Nano / microSD). It features a 5.3-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is powered by the 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6753V octa-core processor paired with Mali T-720 GPU and 3GB of RAM. The handset offers 32GB of inbuilt onboard storage with the option to expand further using the hybrid microSD slot (up to 256GB).

Camera department

In the camera department, the Gionee A1 Lite has a 13-megapixel rear sensor with LED flash support and a 20-megapixel front sensor with soft LED flash support as well. The smartphone packs up with a 4000mAh battery which is a removable one that claims to offer uninterrupted usage for up to 30 hours regardless of Web browsing, reading or even consuming video content. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, and USB OTG. The dimensions of the Gionee A1 Lite measure at 150.5x74.4x8mm.