Gionee A1 has received an OTA update, which brings a lot of new changes especially when it comes to the camera modes. The new update is based on ‘more is better’ premise. With the new updates, Gionee users need not depend on a dual-camera for group photos or for wide-angle shots. Also Read - Gionee Max Pro with 3GB RAM launched: Price in India, specificationsAlso Read - Best phones under Rs 6,000: Infinix Smart HD 2021, Redmi 7A, more
Talking about the first feature, Gionee has started rolling out the panoramic selfie feature. Users can now also take groupfies as the wide-angle lens captures more, without asking users to squeeze in. Additionally, the smartphone will also support HD selfie videos or HD velfies, as Gionee likes to call the new feature. The update is already rolling out to users and if not available, one can go to Settings and check for the update. Apart from camera enhancements, the OTA is known to bring no other changes. ALSO READ: Gionee S10 with dual-front and rear cameras to launch in India soon: Report Also Read - Gionee M12 with 48MP camera, 5100mAh battery launched in Nigeria
Along with the modes for taking selfies, there is also a new guidance technique Gionee is bringing to the smartphone to aid users click better selfies. The tool comes as a visual aid and takes a user through the process of clicking the perfect selfie or groupfie. Talking about the new feature, Gionee said in the press statement, “Group selfies have always reflected togetherness, fun and unity. In the past however, panoramic pictures were restricted to the rear camera and were only available in few devices. Following the new OTA update based on the expression of more is better , A1 users will not have to depend on a dual camera to capture and celebrate friendship, family, teamwork and unity. ”
Gionee A1 specifications, features
The Gionee A1 comes with a 5.5-inch 1080p display and runs on Amigo 4.0 UI based on Android Nougat OS out-of-the-box. The smartphone is powered by a MediaTek Helio P10 MT6755 octa-core chipset clocked at 2GHz, coupled with 4GB RAM. Gionee A1 comes in just the one 64GB internal storage variant (expandable up to 256GB using MicroSD card slot).
Coming to the camera, Gionee A1 comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, phase detection auto-focus, and HDR mode. The front selfie camera is a 16-megapixel shooter that comes with f/2.0 aperture. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, MicroUSB 2.0 port for charging and the 3.5mm headphone jack for music. Gionee A1 comes with a 4,010mAh battery with fast charge support. The phone is price at Rs 19,999 (available at Rs 16,999 post price slash).