Gionee to unveil A1 and A1 Plus smartphones at MWC 2017

official, Chinese smartphone maker Gionee will be unveiling smartphones at the upcoming MWC 2017 trade show in Barcelona, Spain. The company has confirmed that it will be introducing Gionee A1 and A1 Plus smartphones at the event. The highlight of the smartphones is said to be their big battery life.

The company claims that both the smartphones will offer interesting selfie features. Reports indicate the duo to sport dual-rear camera setup. They will also come with fast-charging technology, similar to Dash charging found in OnePlus smartphones.

The company has not yet revealed any details about the pricing of the smartphones.


Last month, Gionee launched its Steel 2 smartphone in China. The smartphone has a 5-inch HD display of 720×1280 pixel resolution. Running Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system, it is powered by quad-core MediaTek MT6737 processor paired with 3GB of RAM and 16GB/32GB of internal storage. The handset also accepts microSD cards for memory expansion.


For imaging duties, the Gionee Steel 2 sports an 8MP rear camera (with LED flash) and a 5MP front camera for selfies.


Equipped with a fingerprint sensor, the smartphone is backed by a 4,000mAh battery and offers 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS as major connectivity options.


Measuring 144.3mmx70.5mmx8.6mm and weighing 160g, the dual-SIM Steel 2 is available in Jazz Gold and Gold Black colour options.


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