The Gionee A1 Lite was unveiled back in June and it spent the intervening time in pre-order. Starting tomorrow (August 10), the selfie-obsessed phone is going on sale in India.
Its priced INR 15,000 ($235), a bit lower than originally expected ($260). Gionee has partnered with carrier Airtel to offer 10GB extra data per month (for 6 months) every time you recharge your account with 1GB or more. Also, buying an A1 Lite nets you two PayTM Cashback Voucher Codes, which are worth INR 250 if you purchase something priced INR 350 or above.
Gionee A1 Lite
As for the phone itself, it has two goals in life take high-resolution 20MP selfies and offer up to 30 hours of uninterrupted use thanks to its 4,000mAh battery. The metal back comes in Gold or Black, the 5.3 display (720p) on the front has Gorilla Glass 3.
Note that a 64GB Gionee A1 can be had for INR 17,200 from Amazon.in, while the A1 Lite has 32GB storage.