Gionee, the Chinese Smartphone manufacturer launched “The Gionee A1” smartphone in India earlier this year in March. the company has recently pushed a major update for the smartphone via Over-The-Air (OTA) update. The company claims that the recent OTA update offers a host of customized experiences to users to enjoy music, videos and taking selfies.
Here’s Whats New
♠ Bokeh Selfies : the recent update brings the ability to take Bokeh selfies which basically blurs the background and to highlight the subject.
♠ New system regional languages support : the latest update also adds support for 10 system regional languages including Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu. it will allow user to change the system language as per their convenience.
♠ McAfee anti-virus subscription : it also offers a 3-year subscription of McAfee anti-virus for users.
Along with the features mentioned above, the latest update also brings the feature to watch both the YouTube and Local videos in a common video player. furthermore, it also added a new floating windows UI for YouTube which will allow user to watch a video while navigating through other apps and smartphone interface.
Read all the detailed specification of the Gionee A1 smartphone below
The Gionee A1 sports a 5.5-Inch FHD AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels display, with a pixel density of 401 ppi. it also features a 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass on top and is powered by a octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 – MT6755 processor with four 2GHz Cortex A53 cores and four 1GHz Cortex A53 cores paired with 4GB of RAM and Mali-T860MP2 GPU. the Dual SIM smartphone runs on Amigo 4.0 based on Android 7.0 Nougat. the smartphone is packed with 64GB of Internal Storage, which is further expandable upto 256GB via hybrid SIM card tray. the smartphone is also backed by a humongous 4010 mAh battery with the company’s new 18W “UltraFast Charging” technology which it claims that can charge the battery fully within 2 hours.
The Gionee A1 is designed for the Selfie Lovers and features a 16 Megapixel Front Camera with bokeh-selfie mode feature and F/2.0 Aperture and 1/3.06-inch Sony IMX258 sensor, a 5P lens and Front-Facing Flash. it also features a 13 Megapixel Rear Camera with F/2.0 Aperture, PDAF, Dual-LED Flash, HDR. the Rear Camera captures videos with a resolution of 1080 pixels, while the Front Camera can capture videos only at a resolution of 720 pixels.
The company stated it has customized the Camera with features to “spread light onto faces more evenly and softly. It adds the soft lighting effect is able to enhance facial complexions, giving users a natural glow and rosiness which automatically detects a users face and applies custom beauty settings.”
On the connectivity front, it includes 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11/ a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, FM Radio, Hybrid Slim Slot – DualSIM, GPS/A-GPS and Micro-USB with OTG Support. while, there are no reports about the pricing and details of the availability of smartphone. the company however said that it will be available for pre-booking from March 31st in Black, Gold, and Grey color options and it will also be available on the Amazon Stores at a later date.
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