Gionee the Chinese handset brand has announced the launch of Elife S5.5 which is world’s slimmest smartphone till date. At a thickness of 5.5 mm it is the most sleek phone in the world presently. Gionee Elife S5.5 is up for pre order on company’s china website for $370, which translates to INR. 23,000. Company has heavily layered the Android Jelly Bean OS with it’s own Amigo UI. Some industry insiders were speculating that Gionee would come out with new devices before Mobile World Congress 2014 and Gionee has proved it true with the announcement of Elife S5.5. Other smartphones that compete with Elife S5.5 in terms of sleekness are Vivo X3 smartphone, which is 5.75mm thick, and Huawei Ascend P6 which is 6.2 mm thick.
“We believe smartphones are both consumer electronic products and decorative artworks. A new approach with a focus in design is needed. We explored the design aesthetic of the smartphone from the standpoint of the fashion origins, emphasizing smartphones as a stylish identity for end users. The ELIFE S5.5 is crafted with a distinct metallic frame and Corning Gorillas Glass Uni-Body. It uses the world’s thinnest AMOLED Screen, thinnest PCB board with a 0.6MM and 0.4mm glass rear cover.” President of Gionee, William Lu said while annoucing this new series of smartphones.
Gionee Elife S5.5 is fantabulous both look wise as well as specifications wise. It boasts of a Octa-core processor clocked at 1.7 GHz which is paired with 2GB of RAM thus giving you ample processing power to play any game or application without a hitch and has 16 GB of on board storage. It has a 13 MP auto focus rear snapper while a 5MP auto focus snapper sits in the front for video calls. Elife S5.5 sports a 5-inch Super AMOLED plus display to give you pleasant viewing experience. Display is protected using Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
This smartphone has a non-removable battery with a capacity of 2,300 mAh which is fair enough to last for a day with single charge. The Gionee Elife S5.5 will be available in Black, White, Blue, Pink, and Purple color options and will be displayed in upcoming Mobile World Congress 2014. Current device is 3G enabled and company has plans to come out with 4G LTE version by June end this year.
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Gionee Elife S5.5 price:
It is available for sale on Gionee’s china website for $370 or INR. 23,000.
Gionee Elife S5.5 Key Tech Specifications:
- 5-inch Super AMOLED Plus display
- Octa- Core 1.7GHz processor
- Single SIM
- 13.0MP +5.0MP camera
- Android Jelly Bean with AMIGO UI 2.0
- Memory: 16GB; RAM: 2GB
- Ultra slim 145.1 x 70.2 x 5.55mm
- WCDMA-850/1900/2100MHz or 900/1900/2100MHz
- 3.5 mm Earphone Jack
- Non-removable 2300mAh Battery