The device will be available across brick and mortar stores in the country from August 10 onwards.
As a part of launch offers, new or existing Airtel Customers who purchase A1 Lite will get additional 10 GB data per month for 6 months on any data recharge of 1GB and above. The most important feature of this smartphone is the selfie camera and 4000 mAh battery. Talking about its software front, the Gionee A1 Lite runs company's proprietary Amigo 4.0 custom UI skin, based on Google's Android 7.0 Nougat operating system. It comes with Fingerprint sensor on its back side.
Unlike the Plus variant, the Gionee A1 Lite has a single rear camera setup, under which there is a fingerprint scanner. The A1 Lite aims to compete with heavy hitters such as the Moto G5 Plus and Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 on the basis of its 20MP selfie camera and sizeable 4,000mAh battery. "With the newest in line dual rear camera that delivers professional quality images and videos, and a trendy design, A1 Lite will surely be the next game changer", said Alok Shrivastava, Director - Business Intelligence and Planning, Gionee India.
The Gionee A1 Lite features a 5.3-inch HD display with Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Below the display, there are two capacitive navigation buttons and the volume and power buttons are given at the right edge of the smartphone. On the front, the phone features a 20MP camera with a soft LED flash. The phone comes with two color variants - gold and black. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, 3.5mm Audio port, and a MicroUSB 2.0 port.Stay tuned on Phone Radar for more details about the upcoming Gionee A1 Lite. According to our exclusive source, the device will be sold via offline stores across the country and comes with a price tag of Rs. 14,999. The smartphone measures 150.5 x 74.4 x 8mm.
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