Gionee Launches Virat Kohli Signature Edition A1 Smartphone in India

Gionee A1 was announced at MWC (Mobile World Congress), and in less than a month’s time was launched in India in April this year. Where Gionee is known for its appealing marketing strategies, this time it has decided to target the Indian market in an even more unique and exciting marketing idea.

The New Launch – Gionee A1 Virat Kohli Signature Edition

The Gionee A1 has launched Gionee A1 Virat Kohli Signature Edition Variant. Looking at the Indian captain’s popularity, Virat Kohli has been chosen as the brand ambassador of the smartphone. The Virat Kohli special edition will come with a special signature at the rear panel. It has been excessively promoted through the “Selfiestan humara” campaign by the captain himself.
The Gionee A1 Virat Kohli Signature Special Edition will be available at a price of Rs 19,999 only on Amazon.

Pre-booking Offers

The pre-ordering process for this Virat Kohli signed limited edition of Gionee A1 smartphone began on June 20. The Chinese company in the Amazon exclusive sale offered free Sennheiser headphones for every customer on pre-booking of the smart phone.

Other complementary benefits include:

1. Cashback upto Rs 1280 in customer’s Amazon account.
2. Rs 2000 off on other exchange
3. 45 GB data on any Vodafone network for 5 months.

Specifications and Features

Here are the full specifications of the Gionee A1 Virat Kohli Signature smart phone.

General specifications
Manufacturer: Gionee
Model: A1
Operating system: Android
OS version: 7.0 (latest)
Colour variants: Black, Gold, Grey

Screen size: 5.5 inches
Technology: Full HD, IPS, LCD enabled touchscreen
Screen resolution: 1080×1920 pixels
Pixel density (PPI): 401
Scratch resistant corning gorilla glass

Front: 16 MP
Rear: 13 MP
With LED flash, HD video recording, geo tagging, digital zoom, autofocus, touchfocus, face detection and 2.0 aperture.

4010 MaH irremovable battery that doesn’t die
Sensors – Light, proximity, gravity, multi touch and fingerprint sensors with Accelerometer, gyroscope, compass and magnetometer.
Connectivity – Dual sim with 3G and 4G capabilities, WiFi, WiFi hotspot, GPS and BlueTooth.

Technical specifications of Gionee A1 smartphone 
CPU speed: 2GHz
Processor: octa core
Dimensions (in mm):154.5 x 76.5 x 8.5
Weight: 182 grams
Storage: 64 GB (can be expanded upto 256 GB)
Other Features
Ultra fast charging mode
Convenient multitasking
No hanging issues
Selfie-centric Camera
Long lasting battery with 2 days backup 2.5D curved edges

The most striking feature remains to be the Indian Star Captain’s Signature.

With all these specifications, Gionee A1 Virat Kohli Signature Edition looks like a promising option for all those seeking to buy a feature packed yet affordable smart phone.

The CEO and MD of Gionee India, Mr. ARVIND R VOHRA, on the launch of the new edition said, “Virat Kohli is a powerhouse of energy, style and performance and resonates perfectly with our objective. As inspired by the greatness and crafted to be perfect, this Gionee A1 smartphone is similar to Kohli’s masterstroke”.


Price: 4/5
Design: 4/5
Performance: 3.5/5
Features: 3.5/5
Signature: 5/5

The limited edition Virat Kohli signature smartphone by Gionee will be available from 12 noon on June 27 exclusively on e-commerce giant Amazon. So go and grab yours!



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