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Gionee A1 FAQ, Pros & Cons, User Queries, and Answers

Gionee today launched the Gionee A1 at an event in India. The device was announced at the MWC 2017. Gionee A1 is the company’s premium smartphone with mid range internals. The handset comes with a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS LCD display mated with the octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 chipset. The phone boasts 4 GB of RAM with 64 GB of internal storage and runs on Android 7.0 Nougat. The chief charm of the Gionee A1 is it’s 16 MP front camera which can capture mind-blowing selfies.

Gionee A1 Pros

  • 5.5 inch Full HD Display
  • 16 MP Selfie Camera
  • 4 GB RAM and 64 GB ROM
  • 4010 mAh Battery

Gionee A1 Cons

  • Average Processor
  • Somewhat Bulky


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Gionee A1 Specifications

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Question: Does the Gionee A1 have dual SIM Slots?

Answer: Yes, it has dual SIM slots.

Question: Does the Gionee A1 Support VoLTE?

Answer: Yes, it supports VoLTE out of the box.

Question: How much RAM and internal storage does the Gionee A1 have?

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Answer: The phone has 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of onboard storage.

Question: Does the Gionee A1 have micro SD expansion option?

Answer: Yes, the device supports micro SD expansion up to 256GB via hybrid SIM slot.

Question: What are the color options?

Answer: The device will be available in Black, Gray, and Gold.

Question: Does Gionee A1 have the 3.5 mm headphone jack?

Answer: Yes, the device comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack.

Question: What all sensor does it have?

Answer: The Gionee A1 comes with an Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity Sensor, and Compass, Step Detector, and Light Sensor.

Gionee A1 Sensors

Question: What are the dimensions?

Answer: 154.5 x 76.5 x 8.5 mm.

Question: What is the SoC used in the Gionee A1?

Gionee A1 Benchmarks

Answer: The Gionee A1 comes with an octa-core MediaTek MT6755 Helio P10 SoC with eight Cortex A53 cores clocked at up to 2.0 GHz. A dual core Mali T860MP GPU handles the graphics.

Question: How is the display of the Gionee A1?

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Answer: The Gionee A1 comes with a 5.5 inch Full IPS LCD display. It has a pixel density of ~401 pixels per inch. It is exceptional for its price.

Question: Does the Gionee A1 Support Adaptive Brightness?

Answer: Yes, the device supports adaptive brightness.

Question: Which OS version, OS type runs on the phone?

Answer: The device runs on Android 7.0 Nougat with Amigo OS 4.0 on the top.

Question: Does it have capacitive buttons or on-screen buttons?

Answer: The device comes with capacitive touch buttons.

Question: Does it come with a fingerprint sensor?

Answer: Yes, it has a fingerprint sensor integrated to the Home Button.

Question: Does it support USB OTG?

Answer: Yes, it supports USB OTG.

Question: Does it come with a Gyroscope sensor?

Answer: Yes, it does come with a gyroscope sensor.

Question: Does it have Infrared Port?

Answer: Yes, the device comes with an Infrared port on the top.

Question: What are the camera specifications on Gionee A1?

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Answer: The Gionee A1 sports a 13 MP f/2.0 rear camera with autofocus and support for Full HD recording. The rear camera is assisted by a dual LED flash.

On the front, you get an excellent 16 MP f/2.0 selfie camera.

Question: Does the camera support HDR mode?

Answer: Yes, you can switch to HDR mode for better color reproduction.

Question: Can we Play 4K Videos on the Gionee A1?

Answer: No, the device can only play videos up to Full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels) resolution.

Question: Is there any dedicated camera shutter button on the Gionee A1?

Answer: No, it does not have any dedicated camera shutter button.

Question: What is the weight of the Gionee A1?

Answer: The device weighs 182 grams.

Question: How loud is the loudspeaker?

Answer: In our initial testing, we found the speaker to be loud enough.

Question: Can the Gionee A1 be connected to a Bluetooth headset?

Answer: Yes, the can be attached to a Bluetooth headset.

Question: Is Mobile Hotspot Internet Sharing supported?

Answer: Yes, you can create a hotspot to share the internet from this device.


Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar, a known technology blogger & YouTuber from India. A Software Engineer by qualification, now he works as the editor-In-Chief, Webmaster, & Managing Director at Gadgets To Use. He runs a number of other technology websites as well.