Gionee has announced its new fashion series smartphones called the lifestyle F Series in India. The first device in the F lineup is the Gionee F103 which comes clad in a mirror glass finish. The Gionee F103 draws its power from the 1.3GHz quad core SoC which is paired with a 2GB of RAM.


The Gionee F103 features a 5-inch HD (720p) IPS Dragontrail display and runs on the Android 5.0 Lollipop. On the imaging front, the F103 sports a 8-Megapixel primary snapper and a 5-Megapixel secondary sensor. Camera application includes the Panorama mode and the face beauty mode, which enhances the selfies. The Gionee F103 offers 16GB of internal storage along with a microSD slot capable of expanding up to 32GB and is backed up by a 2,400mAh battery pack.

The smartphone boasts the usual bevy of connectivity features including Dual SIM 4G LTE. Gionee F103 is quite a looker thanks to the neat body lines and the mirror finish which adds an extra dash of elegance. Interestingly, Gionee already has the Elife S series – which stands for Style. But looks like the F-series will be the cheaper version of S-series.


The Gionee F103 will be available in three color options including Pearl White, Dawn White and Black and will start retailing from September 1 at a price of Rs 9,999. The device will be sold across multiple sales channels including the traditional brick and mortar outlets.

At the first glance the Gionee F103 might look to be a bit low on specs but what we need to understand is the fact that this phone has been designed for the style conscious consumers who are looking for an affordable yet stylish phones. That being said, the Gionee F103 will rival the likes of smartphones like Yu Yureka Plus, Redmi Note 4G and Lenovo K3 Note.

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