Gionee has launched the company’s first Made in India smartphone by Foxconn in SriCity – Gionee F103 in India at a price tag of Rs 9,999. It comes in Pearl White, Dawn White and Black colours. Originally, the phone launched last month in the country.
Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh who was the chief guest at the occasion said:
“I am extremely happy that Andhra Pradesh has become home to a leading mobile brand like Gionee. I am keen on developing country’s largest Mobile Manufacturing hub in Andhra Pradesh. With the current interest levels, I am hopeful that Andhra Pradesh will be producing 6-7 million phones per month by the end of next year. With our strategic location, best-in-class policies, conducive business environment and robust skill base, my Government is committed to building a robust electronic manufacturing ecosystem in Andhra Pradesh.”
Arvind Vohra, Country CEO & MD, Gionee India said:
“It gives us immense pleasure to announce our India manufacturing. The Make in India is yet another step towards showcasing our commitment to India. It was an honor to have Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh joining us on this momentous occasion. We are very excited to have received unprecedented support from our consumers in last two years and we hope to deliver better and better everytime”
Commenting on the occasion Mr. William Lu, President Gionee said:
“We are very excited to have begun our India manufacturing. We would be working towards making India manufacturing a hub for not only India, but nearly countries too.”
On the specifications, it features 5-inch HD IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and it is powered by 1.3GHz quad-core 64-bit processor which is paired with Mali-720 GPU & 2GB of RAM. It runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop with Amigo UI 3.1 on top of it and has 16GB in-built memory.
On the imaging front, it fears 8-megapixel auto-focus rear-camera with LED flash and 5-megapixel front-facing camera for selfie & video-calling.
It has dual SIM support and connectivity features 4G LTE / 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS.
It packs 2400mAh battery.
It is 7.9mm thick and features mirror glass at the back & a metal frame.