Gionee’s today has launched world’s slimmest smartphone Elife S5.5 at an event in Goa for best buy price of Rs 22,999.It is just 5.5 mm thick and has a 5 inch Super AMOLED touchscreen with full HD resolution.
Gionee has used the Android-based Amigo operating system in Elife S5.5 which is a heavily customised version of Android. Unlike the orthodox Android user interface where there is a home screen and a menu screen, here there is only a multiple home screens on which all the apps and folders are placed similar to iOS.
The Gionee Elife S5.5 is armed with an octa-core 1.7 GHz processor and 2 GB of RAM. As of now only one model of the phone with 16 GB internal storage has been announced which does not have any micro SD card slot. The handset has a 13 megapixel rear camera and a 5 megapixel front camera. Besides, there is a 2,300 mAh non removable battery in the phone.
For connectivity, this 3G smartphone (with 42 Mbps download speed) comes with WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, and a micro USB port with USB on-the-go feature that would enable users to directly connect it with an external storage device like a pen drive via a ‘male micro USB to female full USB’ cable.
Gionee Elife S5.5 will be available in retail market from 27 April in three colour options.