Gionee Elife S5.5 with 5-inch 1080p Super AMOLED display, 5.5mm thin metal body announced

Gionee Elife S5.5

Gionee has just announced the Elife S5.5, the company’s thinnest smartphone at an event in China. It is said to be the world’s thinnest phone that has 5.5mm thin magnesium alloy frame. It has a 5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD Super AMOLED touch screen display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The display module is just 0.55mm thick and the back cover is 0.40mm thick, that is also protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3, making the phone very slim. It It is powered by a 1.7 GHz Octa-core MediaTek MT6592 processor and runs on Android 4.2 with Amigo 2.0 UI on top.

Gionee Elife S5.5

It has a 13-megapixel auto focus rear camera with stacked Sony sensor, LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with 95 degree wide-angle lens.

Gionee Elife S5.5

Gionee Elife S5.5 specifications

  • 5-inch (1920  x 1080 pixels) Full HD Super AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • 1.7 GHz Octa-core MediaTek MT6592 processor with Mali 450-MP4 GPU
  • Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) with Amigo 2.0 UI
  • 13MP auto focus camera with LED flash, Stacked Sony sensor, 1080p video recording
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • Dimensions: 145.1×70.2×5.55mm; Weight: 130 grams
  • 2GB LPDDR3 RAM, 16GB internal memory
  • 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, WIFI Direct, Bluetooth 4.0, USB OTG GPS
  • 2300 mAh battery

The Gionee Elife S5.5 comes in Black, White, Pink, Blue and Purple colors. It is priced at 2299 Chinese Yuan equals (Rs. 23,550 approx) for the 3G version and is available for pre-order starting today. It would go on sale in China starting March 18th. Gionee plans to launch the smartphone in more than 40 countries worldwide, including India. The LTE variant of the phone would be available in June.

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