Andhra Pradesh chief minister on Monday launched a smart phone produced by Chinese smart phone company Gionee in another ‘Make in India’ event organized in Visakhapatnam. Gionee’s new lifestyle F Series, F103 phones are now manufactured at Foxconn facility in Sri City in Andhra Pradesh.
A few weeks back Xiaomi, another Chinese mobile phone company, rolled out its MI series smart phones from the same place. Sri City is located in Chittoor district. The function was attended by Arvind Vohra, Gionee India, CEO and MD and William Lu, President of the company.
The company has already sold over 4 million devices in India already and is now looking at doubling the sales in the current year, backed by the support provided through its India manufacturing arrangement.
Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu, the chief guest at the launch function, said that with the current interest levels, he was confident that his state will be producing 6-7 million phones per month by the end of next year.
Gionee F103 is high on style quotient and brings a smooth user experience, the company said Gionee F103 is packed with 1.3 GHz Quad Core for faster processing, smoother viewing and browsing experience. It also has 127 cm HD 1280*720 IPS Dragontrail display and with Amigo 3.0 OS that runs on the advanced Android 5.0, according to the company.