Mobile UltimateMobile Ultimate

Gionee launches the F103, its first made in India smartphone

As expected, Gionee has launched its first ‘made in India’ smartphone, and its called the F103. The device carries a price tag of INR 9,999 (around $155) and will be available in Pearl White, Dawn White, and Black color options.

Specs-wise, the handset is powered by a MediaTek MT6735 SoC with quad-core 1.3GHz processor, and sports a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display. It comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB of expandable internal memory, and packs in a 2400mAh battery.

In terms of camera, the F103 features an 8MP rear unit and a 5MP front shooter. It runs Android Lollipop with the Chinese company’s own Amigo 3.0 interface on top. Connectivity options include 3G/4G, Wi-Fi, GPS/ A-GPS, GPRS/ EDGE, Bluetooth, and Micro-USB.

“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,” said Gionee President William Lu.