Gionee launches Elife S5.5, World’s thinnest smartphone in India

gionee Elife S5.5 india launch

Chinese phone maker Gionee has announced the launch of Elife S5.5, world’s thinnest smartphone in India today. Elife S5.5 is just 5.5 mm thick. The announcement was made at an event held in Goa. Elife S5.5 was introduced last month. Elife S5.5 features a 5 inch FHD Super AMOLED display protected by Corning Glass 3. The 1.7GHz octa-core processor on Elife S5.5 makes the smartphone a top-notch performer.

Elife S5.5 runs on Amigo OS. The Amigo OS is based on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and includes compelling shortcuts, homescreens apart from the usual ones. Elife S5.5 has got 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. Elife S5.5 has a 13MP rear camera and a 5MP on the front. A 2300 mAh battery fuels the Elife S5.5. A mere 5.5 mm thickness and 130 grams of weight with a 5 inch screen makes Elife S5.5 ultra portable.


Gionee Elife S5.5 Key Specifications, Price and Availability :

5 inch FHD Super AMOLED

1.7 GHz octa-core


Android 4.2 based Amigo OS

13MP rear camera, 5MP front facing

16 GB internal storage

WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, OTG

2300 mAh battery

5.5 mm thickness, 130 grams


Gionee has priced Elife S5.5 in India at INR 22,999 and will hit the stores on 27 April. The Elife S5.5 will be available in five colour variants – Black, Blue, White, Pink and Purple.


Samsung Gear family of smartwatches launched in India

Samsung has introduced Gear Fit, Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo wearable devices in India.


The Samsung Gear Fit features a 1.84 inch Curved Super AMOLED touchscreen display. The Gear Fit is IP67 certified for Dust and Water resistance. Gear Fit has also got Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Heart Rate Sensors. The Gear Fit smartwatch can be connected to via Bluetooth 4.0 and is will a back up of 2-3 days according to Samsung. The Gear Fit has been priced in India at INR 15,900.


The display on the Gear 2 is a 1.63 inch Super AMOLED. The Gear 2 has a metallic body, 2MP AF camera. The Gear 2 is also IP67 certified for Dust and Water resistance. Like the Gear Fit, the Gear 2 also comes with Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Heart Rate Sensors, Bluetooth 4.0 . The straps on the Gear 2 are user-changeable. Samsung has made Gear 2 compatible with 17 devices. It comes with 4GB on internal storage. Gear 2 has been priced in India at INR 21,900.


Gear 2 Neo is a lighter version of the Gear 2. It features the same 1.63 inch Super AMOLED and lacks a camera. Rest, it has Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Heart Rate Sensors and Bluetooth 4.0 and is also IP67 certified. Gear 2 Neo has been priced in India at INR 15,900.


The Gear Fit, Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo wearable devices will be available in India from April 11.
Watch the Samsung Gear 2, Samsung Gear Fit : Official Hands-on