Gionee Elife S5.5 – Is the Thinnest Smartphone in the World with 8-core CPU

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It seems the Chinese handset maker Gionee is wants to increase its market share in India. As you can see Gionee has launched various Smartphones in this Country. On the roll, recently the makers of Elife series have pull the wraps  up from their new smartphone that goes by the name Gionee Elife S5.5. The new smartphone brings a 5’’ display, powered by eight-core CPU and with just 5.5mm thick body.

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Gionee Elife S5.5 – the Slimmest Smartphone in the World with 8-core chipset

Gionee adds a new member to its Elife series that is Gionee Elife S5.5. Most interestingly, the smartphone is powered by Octa-core processor and is just 5.5mm thick that will be the center of attraction. Users who are more specific about the specs (knowledge on detailed specs not just any expensive smartphone) will surely consider the new Gionee smartphone.

Specifications-wise, the Gionee Elife S5.5 flaunts a 5-inch Super AMOLED HD display boasting a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The Smartphone on the software front runs on customized Android v4.2 Amigo 2.0 and packs a powerful CPU i.e. 1.7GHz MediaTek octa-core chipset. The smartphone in terms of memory houses 2GB of RAM, 16GB of onboard storage that can be expanded using microSD card support. The 5-inch Elife measures 45.1 x 70.2 x 5.55mm, and weighs about 130 g. With just 5.55m thickness, the smartphone claims to be the world’s thinnest smartphone till date.

Gionee Elife S5.5

Elife S5.5 features 13MP rear-facing camera for video capturing and impressive photography. The smartphone boasts a 5MP front-snapper for video calling and self portrait. For connectivity, the smartphone supports usual connectivity options like 3G, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, MicroUSB 2.0 (supports OTG), GPS, etc. The sensors inbuilt are Gyro, Light Sensor, Gravity Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Electronic Compass, etc. It packs a 2300mAh battery.

As per the pricing, Elife S5.5 is priced at INR 22,999 and will be available starting 27 April. The colour variants that are offered for the Gionee handset are Black, Blue, Pink, Purple and White.

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Priyanka contributes to the Computer and Gadgets section on Techcular.

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