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Industry Consumer electronics
Founded 2002
Headquarters Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
Area served
Key people
Liú Lìróng (Chairman and Founder)
Products Mobile phones
Number of employees
Subsidiaries IUNI[1]
Website Gionee Global
Gionee China
Gionee India
Simplified Chinese 金立通信设备有限公司
Traditional Chinese 金立通信設備有限公司
Literal meaning Gionee Communication Equipment Co. Ltd.
Gionee Elife S5.1 at Mobile World Congress 2015 Barcelona

Gionee (stylized as GIONEE; Chinese: 金立; pinyin: jīn lì) is a Chinese smartphone manufacturer based in Shenzhen, Guangdong.[2] Founded in 2002,[3] it is one of China’s largest mobile phone manufacturers.[4] According to Gartner, its market share in China was 4.7% in 2012,[5] and it has expanded into other markets, including India, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Vietnam, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, the Philippines and Algeria.[3]

Gionee India[edit]

In August 2016, Gionee introduced their plans to build a manufacturing plant in India. At the same time, Gionee introduced its first Made in India smartphone with the introduction of the F103 model. The model was manufactured in a Foxconn plant in Sricity, Andhra Pradesh.[6]

Association with BLU Products[edit]

BLU Products, a cell phone manufacturer based in Miami, Florida, sells many rebadged Gionee phones under their brand name in the United States and other North American markets, and engineers phones together with Gionee China and Gionee India.[7]


In 2014, it was shown by the German media that Gionee was delivering smartphones and tablets with pre-installed malware.[8][9][10]


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