Gionee Elife S5.5 Hands On [Photo Gallery]

Gionee has launched the Elife S5.5,  the world’s slimmest smartphone in India at an event in Goa earlier this week. It is just 5.5 mm in thickness and features a 5 inch full HD Super Amoled Display. The device runs on Amigo 2.0 OS (based on Android 4.2) and it is powered by a 1.7 GHz octa-core processor along with 2GB of RAM.

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In the front you have a 5 inch full HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and above the display you have proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, an earpiece and a 5 megapixel front facing camera. Below the screen you have 3 usual Android touch buttons – menu, home and back.

gionee elife s5.5 frontThe back of the device has a glass covering and you will find a 13 megapixel camera with LED flash, Gionee branding in the center and a speaker grill at the back. It comes with a 2300mAh non removable battery.

gionee elife s5.5 backAt the bottom you will find a 3.5mm Audio jack and a primary mic. MicroUSB port for charging your device or for data transfer is present at the top.

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The device has a thin metal chassis, micro SIM card slot on the right side and volume rocker & power/lock key on the left. Overall, Elife S5.5 has very good build quality and design.

Gionee Elife S5.5 Specifications

  • 5 inch full HD display
  • Amigo OS 2.0
  • Mediatek MT6592 1.7GHz octa-core processor
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 16 GB internal storage
  • 13 MP back camera with LED flash
  • 5 MP front facing camera
  • Supports 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth and GPS
  • 2300 mAh

The device will go on Sale in India for Rs 22,999 from 27 April 2014. At this price it seems to be a value for money device but we will reserve our final verdict for the complete review.

Author: Akshay Aggarwal

Akshay is a Tech Enthusiast who loves to write about Technology and Gadgets. He is very passionate about blogging and has been blogging since 2009.

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