Gionee Elife E8 launched in India for Rs. 34999

Gionee Elife E8

Gionee has launched the Elife E8, the company’s latest flagship smartphone in the E series in India, as it promised. It was announced back in June and packs a 6-inch (2560 x 1440 pixels) AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, is powered by a 2 GHz Octa-core MediaTek Helio X10 (MT6795) 64-bit processor and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with Amigo UI 3.1 on top. It has a 24-megapixel rear camera with Dual tone LED flash and a 8-megapixel front-facing camera with wide-angle lens.

It has aluminum magnesium alloy frame, NXP Smart PA audio chip, stereo speakers with DTS support and a fingerprint sensor on the back. It also has dual SIM support and 4G connectivity with support for 4G bands for India.

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Gionee Elife E8 specifications

  • 6-inch (2560 x 1440 pixels) Quad HD AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Protection
  • 2 GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio X10 (MT6795) processor with PowerVR G6200 GPU
  • 3GB RAM, 64GB of internal memory, expandable memory up to 128GB
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop) with Amigo UI 3.1
  • 24MP rear camera with dual tone LED Flash, 1 / 2.3″ sensor, 6P lenses, OIS, 4K video recording
  • 8MP front-facing camera
  • Dual SIM
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 164.0×82.3×9.6mm; Weight: 207g
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP, GPS, USB OTG, NFC
  • 3520mAh battery

The Gionee Elife E8 comes in Golden color and is priced at Rs. 34,999 in India. It will be available exclusively from Snapdeal starting from October 12th. We went hands on with the Elife E8 at the announcement, check out the hands-on impressions here.

Commenting on the launch, Arvind.R.Vohra, Country CEO & MD, Gionee India said:

E8 is the flagship for Gionee India and is one of the best camera phone if not the best in the market .We are very excited to find a great strategic partner as Snapdeal for Gionee ELIFE E8.

William Lu, President Gionee, said:

Gionee’s ELIFE E8 is going to be one of the finest offering to the Indian smartphone market with its cutting edge technology and design element. Built to perform like a professional camera for today’s user, the E8 offers every aspect and dimension of a professional camera.

Kunal Bahl, Co-Founder and CEO, Snapdeal, said:

We are excited to partner with Gionee for the exclusive launch on Snapdeal of ELIFE E8. It is a great addition to our smartphone offerings. We hope that our customers across 5000+ cities and towns of India will be very excited about the choices and value we are bringing to them, just before the festival season.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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