Gionee Elife S5.5 launched at Rs 22,999 is 'slimmest smartphone' in the world

Sunday, 11 May 2014 - 8:34am IST | Agency: dna webdesk

The phone has been customised for taking selfies.
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China-based tech company Gionee launched what it claims to be the world's slimmest smartphone.

The Gionee Elife S5.5 available in India from April 27 onwards is priced at Rs 22,999 in India. The phone has been named after its trademark feature — a 5.55mm slim body.

Key features:
The S5.5 is equipped with a 5.0 inch Full HD Super AMOLED plus screen, a true Octa-core 1.7GHz processor, a 13 megapixel rear camera and the world’s first 95 degree ultra-wide angle 5 megapixel front camera. It features two shooting modes—the professional and normal camera settings.

The single-sim phone that comes with 16 GB internal storage and 2GB RAM, will run on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean with Gionee's Amigo UI running on top.

As for the battery consumption, its highest capacity density ratio allows S5.5’s battery to reach 2300mAh. And with the next upgrade, battery capacity can be reach up to 2450MAh.

Customised for selfies
Noting the rising trend of selfies, Gionee has customised the phone for better selfies. With the 95 degree wide angle front camera, taking self-group shots or full body selfies is made possible and easier than ever before.

Apart from that the camera also has a 'Charm Camera' feature which includes an auto make-up mode, footprint mode, and meeting memo mode features.

Apart from India, Gionee will launch the S5.5 in 40 countries over the next three months. \

“We explored the design aesthetic of from standpoint of the fashion origins, emphasising smartphones as a stylish identity for end users. 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,” said William Lu, president of Gionee, on the occasion of the launch.

ELIFE S5.5 Standard Version Full Specifications
5.0” Super AMOLED Plus display
Octa- Core 1.7GHz CPU
Single SIM
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
Ultra slim 145.1 x 70.2 x 5.55mm 

(WCDMA900/2100 MHz)
3.5 mm Earphone Jack
Non-removable 2300mAh Battery

The GIONEE ELIFE S5.5 is available in black, white, blue, pink, and purple

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