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Gionee A1 Plus

Trying to break into the league of top 5, Chinese smartphone maker, Gionee, launched its latest offering A1 Plus in India. Priced it at Rs. 26,999, the device is available only on offline channels. The cost of the handset puts it directly in competition with the likes of Honor 8 Pro, OnePlus 3T, Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro, and Moto Z2 Play among others.


Gionee A1 Plus is backed by a 4550mAh non-removable battery which comes with company’s ultrafast technology that charges the handset in less than 2 hours from zero to full. With this device, you don’t need to worry about battery running out. The battery won’t disappoint you and will easily last for more than a day and half.


In the settings menu you will find and extra column named ‘Features’ which only includes tutorials of ‘Features ‘which Gionee thinks is the ‘USP’ of this smartphone like Fingerprint sensor, Power manager, Bokeh-Selfie, and Virus detection among others.

Edge Bar

Place the finger on the home button and slide left or right, side of the shortcut bar will appear on the vibration. You can customize the required applications, and use them anytime, anywhere.


A1 Plus is Gionee’s first smartphone to sport a dual-camera setup. The rear camera has 13-megapixels and 5-megapixels sensors with LED flash. The camera shoots with Potrait mode, Time-lapse, Night mode, Face beauty mode and Bokeh effect. On the front is a 20-megapixels selfie-camera with f/2.0 aperture, and selfie flash. The camera clicks good pictures with the ‘Night mode’ on in the dark.


Gionee A1 Plus features a 6-inch full-HD (1920x1080) IPS LCD display which delivers a very good picture quality. It is fairly sharp and bright and works perfectly in the sunlight. The display is made for multimedia consumption and you can spend a good time watching videos on this device. You will get Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection with the display to prevent scratches.The handset has a home button at the bezel of the handset which also doubles as a fingerprint sensor.

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