Gionee ELIFE S5.5 Going to Launch in India: Price, Spec and Release Date. Technology


Chines Handset maker Gionee recently announced to launch Gionee ELIFE S5.5 in Indian market. This slimmest phone has prime attraction for youth as well as professional segments. India is the second market after china which is going to launch Gionee ELIFE S5.5 on April 27, 2014. The Gionee ELIFE S5.5 made its first appearance ahead of MWC in February. The smartphone went on sale on March 18 in China.

Chinese handset maker Gionee which claims Gionee ELIFE S5.5 would be thinnest phone in the world up to now and unveiled its flagship offering in style category ELIFE S5.5 in India. It is just 5.6 mm thin. This is almost 50 per cent thinner than Samsung Galaxy S 5. Gionee claims that it would be the world’s thinnest smartphone at 5.5 mm, beating the previous record holder Vivo X3 at 5.75 mm.

The pretty looks are backed up by a magnesium alloy chassis, which lends it strength and durability. It has tapered off edges which enables us firn grip despite its slimness.

The first handset in the new ‘S’ series is Gionee ELIFE S5.5 and the S5.5 gets its name due to the 5.5mm thickness.

Some of the nice features of Gionee ELIFE S5.5. Let’s take a walk on it.

  • It has only thin metal frame chassis and the rest of the body is made of glass and it looks quite stunning.
  • Gionee ELIFE S5.5 has a customized user interface on top of it which looks similar iOS.


  • 5-inch Full HD Super AMOLED plus screen (with 0.6 mm and 0.4 mm glass rear cover)
  • Resolution :  Full HD 1080×1920 pixels (with a pixel density of 441 ppi )
  • Touchscreen : Capacitive

Colors availability:   it has quite good range of colors.

  •  Black
  •  White
  •  Blue
  •  Pink
  •  Purple


  • Gionee ELIFE S5.5 has 1.7 GHz Octa-core processor
  • 2 GB RAM
  • Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system

Weight and Thickness

  • 130 grams
  • 5.5 mm ( measurements : 145.1×70.2×5.55mm)


  • 16 megapixel rare camera
  • 5 megapixel 95 degree ultra-wide angle front camera
  • with LED flash
  • also supports 1080p video recording


  • 2300 mAh ( the company said will reach up to 2450 mAH with the next upgrade )
  • Contains inbuilt battery (non-removable)
  • Battery lasts more than a day

SIM type

  • Micro SIM
  • Supports single SIM

Memory Storage

  • 16 GB internal storage
  • Have no expandability through microSD card


  • 3G
  •  Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
  •  Bluetooth 4.0
  •  GPS and
  •  USB OTG
  • No infrared and NFC
  • Headphones 3.5 mm jack

It has FM facility.


  • Compass/ Magnetometer
  • Proximity sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope


For most of the devices the price is Rs 22,999 in India, but the phone should be available for lesser once it hits the store shelves. Company is claiming it will be available in the market from 27 April 2014.

The company has already established itself with successful launches like the E6 and the E7, and they’re hoping to repeat the same success with the S5.5.

There is no update regarding when it will get Android KitKat update.

Two main features we can consider in the Gionee, 1. Octa Cor processor  2. Thinnest phone ever. We can also consider as low cost phone with extended features.  You will love to hold this phone on your palm due to its aesthetics.  To make it thinnest, we used world’s thinnest AMOLED Screen, thinnest PCB board with a 0.6MM and 0.4mm glass rear cover as said by William Lu, president of Gionee, on the occasion of the launch.

We will update you more on it, stay tuned with us. 


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Gionee ELIFE S5.5 Going to Launch in India: Price, Spec and Release Date.
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