Gionee Kenya Marketing Manager Peate Shaw (centre), training manager Clinton Kasuti (left) and Whitney Azande explore features of the Gionee S11 Lite during the launch at 3C Hub mobile shop in Nairobi

Phone vendor Gionee has unveiled its fourth handset, the S11 Lite premium smartphone, in the market.

Targeted at the budget buyers, the S11 Lite which boasts a full-screen which offers wider viewing area for watching movies videos and playing games.

Gionee S11 Lite which is retailing at Ksh26,999, is dual SIM and camera phone with 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card.

The rear camera is 15megapixel and has a dual camera on the rear of 15mp + 2mp.

The Indian smartphone maker Gionee has picked Kenya as the first country to launch the phone in Africa as the country has a growing market for smartphones.

The Gionee S11 Lite also has an in-built fingerprint sensor as the primary security feature, along with the host of connectivity options in terms of 3G, 4G, GPS, Wi-Fi Bluetooth capabilities.

The launch of the S11 Lite comes barely two months after Gionee launched its X1S in December 2018 for mid-range market.

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