Capitalizing on the popularity of the current Indian cricket team captain, Virat Kohli, Gionee India has today announced that a ‘Virat Signature’ edition of the company’s popular Gionee A1 (review) smartphone will be made available exclusively on E-commerce site Amazon.

Kohli is the brand ambassador of the company currently, in addition to a host of movie stars that includes the likes of Prabhas, Shruti Hassan, Diljeet Dosanjh and Alia Bhatt.

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This ‘Virat’ version of Gionee’s flagship phone for this year will come with his signature inscribed on its metal back cover and will be put up for pre-booking starting today. Other than that, the customers who pre-order the device will get Sennheiser Head phones and can avail other exciting offers.

The sale for this version of the A1 will be held exclusively on Amazon, and will start on June 27th starting 12pm.

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Reiterating, the selfie-centric A1 comes equipped with a 16MP front camera, a 4,010mAh battery and ultrafast charging capability. The device runs on the latest Android 7.0 Nougat with Amigo 4.0 on top, and is powered by an octa-core Helio P10 processor, and has a 13MP camera on the back, too.

Gionee A1 Specifications

Model Gionee A1
Display 5.5-Inch, full HD, AMOLED
Processor MediaTek Helio P10 octa-core
Internal Storage 64GB, expandable up to 128GB
Software Android Nougat 7.0 with Amigo 4.0 UI
Primary Camera 13MP rear camera
Secondary Camera 16MP selfie camera
Dimensions 154.5 x 76.5 x 8.5mm
Battery 4010mAh with fast charger
Others 4G VoLTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, 3.5mm, IR blaster
Price Rs. 19,999 (expected)

We have always been committed to reach out to every Hindustani and empower them with better selfies and bigger batteries in our world of #Selfiestan. Virat Kohli is a powerhouse of energy, style and performance and resonates perfectly with our objective. The Signature Edition Gionee A1 is inspired by greatness and crafted with perfection, just like captain Kohli’s masterstrokes. With the launch of this exclusive edition that comes with Virat’s signature, we are extremely elated to reinforce our commitment of keeping our customers happy with a masterpiece beyond compare.”

– Arvind R Vohra, Country CEO & MD, Gionee India


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