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Gionee A1 gets record orders; 74k pre-orders in 10 days

India TV Tech Desk New Delhi 11 Apr 2017, 17:10:39 IST
India TV Tech Desk

Gionee’s newly launched smart phone A1 has got a thumping response from the consumers, it seems.

The Chinese smart phone makers, today, claimed it has received 74,682 pre-orders for the phone, having 16 MP front cameras for selfie lovers.

The company is aggressively promoting the smart phone on print, TV and social media by Selfistan campaign.

The booking, as per the company, is worth Rs 150 cr for its flagship device.

Priced at Rs 19,999, the pre-booking opened for Gionee A1 on March 31 till April 9. 

The customers were offered a two-year warranty on the phone along with gifts such as JBL headphone or a Swiss military bluetooth speaker.

"The pre-booking figures, the highest for any phone in the Rs 8,000-25,000 range, are testimony to our proposition of offering advanced selfie capabilities with longer battery life in our phones," said Arvind R. Vohra, Country Chief Executive Officer Gionee India, in a statement.

The device sports a 5.5-inch full-HD display with rounded-off edges. It is armed with 2GHz octa-core P10 Helios processor and 4GB RAM.