Chinese handset maker Gionee today announced the launch of four new 4G LTE smartphones, priced Rs 10,000 onwards, as operators gear up for nationwide launch of next generation wireless services.
From next year onwards, all Gionee devices priced above Rs 10,000 range will be LTE enabled.
“Gionee has always kept itself updated with the latest technology advancements and market trends. We are announcing a host of new products and LTE devices will be our key focus,” Gionee Smartphones India Head Arvind R Vohra said.
Gionee P5L LTE, priced at Rs 10,000, features 1.2GHz quadcore processor, Android KitKat operating system, 1 GB RAM, 8GB internal memory (expandable up to 128GB), 5MP rear camera and 1,800 mAhbattery.
The Gionee V6L LTE, priced at Rs 15,000, features a five-inch display, 1.2GHz quadcore processor, Android KitKat OS, 1 GB RAM, internal memory of 8GB (expandable upto 128GB), 8MP rear camera and 1,950 mAh battery.
The Elife S5.1 will have a 4.8-inch display, 1.7GHz octa core processor, 1GB RAM, 16GB memory, 8MP rear camera and 2,050 mAh battery.
The other devices include Gionee P4S and GioneeP6.
Telecom giant Airtel already offers 4G services using TDD LTE technology in Ludhiana, Mohali, Bangalore, Kolkata, Pune, Chandigarh and Panchkula.
Aircel too offers 4G services (high speed Internet access) in Tamil Nadu and Jammu & Kashmir.
RIL promoted RJIL, which holds pan-India broadband wireless access (BWA) spectrum, is expected to launch its services next year.