Strengthening its Indian selfie movement #Selfiestan, Gionee today announced the roll-out of a new Over the Air (OTA) update for its recently launched device, A1. Aimed at providing a ‘never before’ experience to its young and on the move consumers, the OTA update offers a host of customised experiences to users to enjoy music, videos and taking selfies on the year’s first flagship by the country’s leading youth company.


The latest update will provide selfie lovers the splendid experience to stockpile their selfies in a much easier and unique way. Designed from an interactive engagement perspective and taking their Hindustani selfie approach ahead, Gionee’s new OTA update will create a #Selfiestan folder in the image gallery of everyA1 user. The selfies clicked with A1 will automatically be stored in that folder and will also allow the users to customise it as per their taste.


Besides, the update will also provide a smooth experience to watch and manage video. Users can enjoy watching the videos in a common video player for both YouTube and Local videos. In addition, with the new update A1 users will be able to watch YouTube videos in a floating window, for convenient and cluster free viewing experience.


The new update empowers A1 users to create their own album in music library. The new feature will further enhance experience of music lovers through easy navigation while adding alphabetic search feature in the music library.


Gionee OTA also offers a customized suspend button functionality, updated Google security patch. Further, the update fixes minor bugs and enhance the performance of the device.


Gionee A1:

Gionee has recently launched A1, first flagship product of the year in India. A1 offers longer battery life with ultrafast charge and enhanced picture quality to capture great selfies. Equipped with a stunning 16MP front camera which offers clearer and more beautiful selfies, A1 allow users to capture, enjoy and share all their favourite selfie moments without having to worry about battery drainage thanks to a long lasting 4010 mAh battery and ultrafast charging capability. A1 is also loaded with a faster and safer fingerprint unlock and the latest Android 7.0 Nougat with Amigo 4.0 for a holistic and satisfying smartphone experience.


A1 boasts of a full metal body made out of A6000 aircraft grade material that is used in making premium cars and aircrafts. The phone runs on an Octa-Core 64 bit process that gives better performance and less power consumption. Powered by a 4GB RAM, The A1 enables smooth multitasking and easy operation, while 64GB internal storage (Expandable up to 256GB) provide ample storage space. The phone is equipped with the fastest fingerprint sensor, unlocking the phone in just 0.2 seconds, for top-notch safety. For the humid Indian conditions, the sensor unlocks the device even with moist fingers. The finger print sensor also activates ‘Edgebar’ allowing users a hub for quicker access to their favorite apps.