Gionee announces its First Made in India smartphone Gionee F103 in Sri City, Andhra Pradesh

Gionee, the well-known Chinese smartphone manufacturer, launched its first made in India smartphone F103 on Tuesday. The handset is manufactured by Foxconn in Sri City, Vishakhapatnam and unveiled it in an event attended by Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu. The company who sold over 7 million devices in India so far announces that they plan to invest Rs. 300 crore on domestic manufacturing. The chief minister also announced his government’s support for the company in its prestigious “Make in India” campaign. The elegantly designed handset comes at a price tag of Rs. 9,999 and are available at three vibrant color variants like Pearl White, Dawn White, and Black.

smartphone Gionee F103 in Sri City

Gionee has partnered with Foxconn to manufacture the Gionee F and P series. Gionee also announces that its all 4G smartphone devices which are planned to launch in India would be manufactured in Vishakhapatnam itself. They expect to expand its business which focuses on “Make in India” campaign and thereby receiving support from the government. As the government is keen on investor friendly projects which support “Make in India” campaign Gionee expect that there is much chance to boost the production and sales in India. The company President William Lu said “We would be working towards making India a manufacturing hub for not just local consumption but also for nearby countries. Also, with local manufacturing, we are now keen on making India centric products.”

Gionee F103 runs on Android Lollipop operating system and comes with a dual SIM. The latest 4G smartphone from the Chinese handset manufacture includes impressive list of features and functionalities that match up with any high-end smart phones released globally in recent times. The 5-inch handset sports custom Amigo 3.0 interface and having 720p HD IPS display with Dragontrail glass protection.  The smartphone is powered by a 64-bit 1.3GHz Quad-core MediaTek, MT6735 CPU and including the memory of 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage with expandability up to 32GB. The device is backed by 2,400 mAh battery power which allows a long standby duration.

The camera features are again impressive with the Gionee F103 sporting an 8MP rear unit and a 5MP front camera. This specification is going to be adequate enough for a phone which is available at an affordable rate, also Gionee’s camera functions are already proven sturdy and robust. Connectivity includes a wide range of options which starts from 3G/4G, Wi-Fi, GPS/ A-GPS, GPRS/ EDGE, Bluetooth, and Micro-USB. The handset looks so cool with its sleek and beautiful design which can give a competition to the phones of higher prices.  Looking at the move by the Chinese manufacture, one thing is clear that the companies attempt to manufacture its product in India would certainly well received by everybody who wants to give a boost to the “Make in India” campaign.

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