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Gionee Elife S5.5 Thinnest Phone with Octa Core CPU Goes on Sale for 22,999 INR

The highly anticipated Gionee Elife S5.5, the world’s slimmest smartphone is up for pre-order in India starting from Friday. The handset was announced in the country last month at a special media event held in Goa. Also, it carries its name from its highlight of being the slimmest phone measuring a mere 5.5 mm thin. Those consumers interesting in buying the Elife S5.5 can pre-order it for Rs 22,999 from the Gionee India eStore.

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Despite maintaining the thinness of the handset, Gionee has not compromised on its build quality as the Elife S5.5 is made of premium materials such as metal and glass and features a cutting-edge design. Also, the hardware and software incorporated in the Gionee Elife S5.5 make the handset a solid offering with an all new user experience.

To recap on the specifications of the Gionee Elife S5.5, the smartphone features a 5 inch FHD Super AMOLED display that is layered with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and is stuffed with an octa-core MediaTek MT6592 processor clocked at 1.7 GHz. This processor is supplemented by a Mali 450-MP4 GPU and 2 GB of RAM that can handle the graphics and multi-tasking departments respectively.

Also on board is 16 GB of default storage capacity that cannot be expanded, 13 MP primary camera with LED flash and FHD video recording ability and a 5 MP front-facing snapper. The operating system of Elife S5.5 is Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and it is topped with Amigo 2.0 UI.

For connectivity, the slimmest smartphne packs a slew of features such as 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS, micro USB and OTG. Also, there is a 2,300 mAh battery energizing the phone from within.

Being a reasonably priced octa-core smartphone, the Gionee Elife S5.5 with a solid build will definitely be a direct rival to many of the budget octa-core smartphones launched in the country and also the advanced offering that are priced high.

Key Specs

Model Gionee Elife S5.5
Display 5 inch FHD
Processor 1.7 GHz Octa Core
Internal Storage 16 GB, Non-Expandable
OS Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
Camera 13 MP/ 5 MP
Battery 2,300 mAh
Price Rs 22,999


Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar, a known technology blogger & YouTuber from India. A Software Engineer by qualification, now he works as the editor-In-Chief, Webmaster, & Managing Director at Gadgets To Use. He runs a number of other technology websites as well.View Author posts