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Gionee F103 announced as the company’s first “Made in India” phone

Gionee has announced its first “Made in India” smartphone, announcing the company’s support for the Make in India campaign, and the first device that gets made in India for the company is at the Foxconn plant in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. It was the Gionee F103 announced at the event.

The event was attended by the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, N. Chandrababu Naidu, and Gionee’s CEO William Lu, and Gionee India’s CEO Arvind Vohra. Earlier, Gionee had announced that the company was partnering with Foxconn and Dixon to get its devices manufactured in India.

Gionee Make in India

The company is looking to make India an export hub for markets in South Asia and Africa. According to Arvind Vohra,

“Our facility will be ready by February. The unit will be able to meet all our requirements in India,” “India is a prospective manufacturing hub for markets in South Asia and Africa once our requirements are met here,”

The Gionee F103 is the first phone from the company made in India, and even though it is already available in the Indian market, the early devices were the ones imported from China. Now, the new devices will be the ones assembled in India.

The Gionee F103 comes with a 5-inch HD display, and it has a Mediatek MT6735 quad-core processor along with 2GB of RAM. It runs Amigo 3.0 OS based on Android Lollipop OS. The phone is a part of the Fashion series from Gionee.

Today, even OnePlus announced its partnership with Foxconn to assemble its phones in India, at Foxconn’s AP plant.

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