The Gionee Elife S5.5 is the thinnest smartphone in the world, launched in India on 31st March 2014, at an event in Goa and the price of the device is Rs. 22,999. The Elife S5.5 comes with the Full HD display with 5-inch touchsreen, and that makes the pixel density of 441 PPI.
The Elife S5.5 from Gionee is the world’s slimmest smartphone, with a thickness of just 5.5mm. Now how good is that? The smartphone doesn’t get the appreciation only for the thickness but also for the other specs that are included in it. Being the thinnest smartphones in any range, this beauty from Gionee is flat from all the sides, and it comes with a Full HD display under the 5-inch touchscreen.
Being 5.5mm thick, the Gionee Elife S5.5 has a quad-core processor clocking at 1.7 GHz, and a Mali 450 GPU support. The OS version running in it, is the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS, topped with the Amigo 2.0 UI.
The official words from the heads of Gionee during the launch, were:
Arvind.R.Vohra, India Head – Gionee Smartphones said, “Gionee has witnessed rapid increase in popularity within a year of operations in India and experienced an unprecedented success with the ELIFE series. The new ELIFE S series brings to the consumer an element of style, design and substance. Apart from being the World Slimmest smartphone the ELIFE S5.5 is powered by a lightning fast processor and has impressive hardware specification to offer great consumer experience. It’s our belief that the S5.5 will not only be a big success for Gionee in the Smart phone category but will create yet another benchmark for the industry”
William Lu Weibing, President of Gionee added “Smartphones are treated both as electronics and pie of art by consumers worldwide and that’s why we adapted a new approach with a focus in design. Smartphone is something that we carry on a daily basis, they are like a part of the human body, and there is zero distance between a user and their smartphones. This is similar to a piece of fashion clothing; it represents its user’s taste, personality, and even identity. The ELIFE S5.5 is crafted with a distinct metallic frame and Corning Gorillas Glass Uni-Body. It uses the world’s thinnest AMOLED Screen, thinnest PCB board with a 0.6MM and 0.4mm glass rear cover. We are proud to bring in this unique innovation first time in the world and it will be our constant endeavor to continue bringing in the best always”
There’s a perfect camera combination of the 13-megapixel Autofocus rear camera with the 5-megapixel 95-degree wide front facing camera from Gionee in this smartphone, and for those who are worried about the limited storage, it’s got the USB OTG support for you to carry along any storage device and connect it to the Elife S5.5.
Gionee Elife S5.5 Specifications
- 5.0-inch Super AMOLED Plus Display
- Octa-Core 1.7GHz CPU
- Single SIM
- Camera: 13.0MP AF + 5.0MP AF Camera 95 Degree Ultra-Wide Angle
- AMIGO OS 2.0 (based on Android OS, V4.2)
- Memory: 16GB + 2GB RAM
- Dimensions: 145.1 x 70.2 x 5.55mm
- WCDMA-850/1900/2100MHz or 900/1900/2100MHz
- 3.5 mm Earphone Jack
- Non-removable 2300mAh Battery
Gionee Elife S5.5 Price in India
The official pricing of the Gionee Elife S5.5 in the Indian market is Rs. 22,999 and the phone is going to be available from April 27th in the Indian market.