Gionee A1 Smartphone Specs and Price

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Released in April 2017, the Gionee A1 is a mid-range smartphone targeted at users who love taking a lot of selfies – talk about Instagram addicts. Gionee A1 parades a premium, solid design, robust front-facing camera with selfie flash and long-lasting battery, amongst other impressive features.

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Gionee A1 Key Specs & Features

  • 5.5-inch AMOLED Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (401ppi)
  • Octa-core Mediatek MT6755 Helio P10 CPU with 4GB RAM
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • 64GB Storage, up to 256GB memory card
  • 13MP Rear Camera and 16MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE (up to 300 Mbps)
  • Fingerprint Sensor (Rear)
  • 4010 mAh Li-ion Battery

Gionee A1

Design and Display

It is obvious that Gionee aimed to create a durable device with this one. The Gionee A1 sports an elegant chassis made of aviation-grade metal. But the design is such that you will not have the device slipping out of your hand, with contoured edges and camber rear. At about 8.3 millimetres in thickness, the Gionee A1 looks somewhat slim.

As for the display, you get a large 5.5-inch In-Cell unit. The AMOLED touchscreen has a Full HD resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels. It enjoys Corning Gorilla Glass protection.


The main highlight of the Gionee A1 is in the camera department. It comes with a robust 16-megapixel selfie shooter with an f/2.0 lens. This features selfie flash which ensures you get quality shots at any time, even at night.

On the rear, the Gionee A1 features a 13-megapixel Sony IMX 258 snapper with phase detection autofocus and LED flash. This camera looks like one to deliver spectacular regular images.

Hardware and Software

With an octa-core MediaTek MT6755 Helio P10 processor under the hood, you can expect powerful performance from the Gionee A1. The 64-bit CPU, having a maximum speed of 2.0 GHz, comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB onboard storage.

You can expand storage by up to 256 GB. Gionee A1 boots Android 7.0 Nougat operating system. This is overlaid with Gionee’s Amigo 4.0 skin, which allows you to customise the phone to your liking.

Other Specs and Features

With a 4,010mAh battery in charge of power supply, the Gionee A1 looks like a marathon device. Battery life is estimated at up to two days on a charge. Its fast charging technology also lets you top up the juicer very quickly.

Connectivity options include Bluetooth 4.0, microUSB with OTG support, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n and 4G LTE. The Gionee A1 supports dual SIM feature (one hybrid slot) and Voice over LTE (VoLTE). It supports LTE on MTN, Etisalat, and NTel in Nigeria.

Pricing and Availability

Gionee A1 is now available in Nigeria. You can buy the smartphone at leading online stores in the country. Gionee A1 Price in Nigeria ranges from 95,000 Naira to 120,000 Naira, depending on your location in the country.

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Gionee A1 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Gionee A1 Smartphone:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 7.0 (Nougat), Amigo 4.0
  • Processor: Octa-core Processor: 1.0GHz quad-core & 2.0GHz quad-core Processor (Mediatek MT6755 Helio P10)
  • GPU: Mali-T860 MP2
  • Memory: 4GB RAM
  • Colours: Gold, Black, Gray
  • Dimension: 154.5 x 76.5 x 8.3 mm
  • Weight: 182 g
  • SIM Type: SIM 1: Nano-SIM, SIM 2: Micro-SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM, Dual Standby


  • Display: 5.5-inch AMOLED Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass


  • Rear Camera: 13MP Camera, 1080p HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: PDAF Autofocus, LED Flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, Face Detection, HDR
  • Front Camera: 16MP Camera


  • Built-in Storage: 64GB
  • Memory Card Support: up to 256GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes, 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
  • 2G CDMA 1X: No
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes, 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes, up to 300 Mbps
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster: Yes
  • USB Port: Yes USB 2.0, USB Host


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • SpO2: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Rear)
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes (with dedicated mic)
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: No


  • Battery: 4010 mAh Li-ion Battery (Non-Removable)
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Gionee A1 Smartphone Specs and Price was written by NaijaTechGuide Team. The article was last modified: July 17th, 2019
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