Gionee CTRL V5, Quad Core smartphone for INR 12,999


Gionee has released the successor to its last year’s smartphone CTRL V4. Dubbed CTRL V5, the smartphone features a 4.7 inch qHD IPS display. It runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean on a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor coupled with 1GB of RAM.

Gionee CTRL V5 comes with 3G and dual SIM support. The phone is equipped with an 8MP rear camera, 2MP front camera and a 1800 mAh battery to give 10 hours of 3G talktime.

The 8GB internal storage on the Gionee CTRL V5 can be expanded upto 32GB via micro SD slot. The phone weighs just 103.5g for this large screen.

CTRL V5 has not been officially announced yet but can be bought from Gionee’s website ‘Gionee e-store‘ for INR 12,999 in Black and White colour options.




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.