September brought about a lot of devices to our notice. Leaving behind Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Sony Xperia Z1 that was launched in India recently, Gionee has recently put up its latest handset Elife E6 for sale on onlie retailer Snapdeal at Rs. 22,165. In fact, the device is yet to be officially launched in October 3 in India. Talking about October, Nokia is also all set to launch its 6 new devices on 22nd next month in Abu Dhabi.
Since there is a lot of time for us to focus on Nokia's October "Innovation Reinvented" event, lets take a look at the specs of the new device from Gionee that is already selling in India.
Specifications and Features
The successor of the Elife E5, Elife E6 comes with a 5-inch Full HD IPS touch screen display offering a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and stunning 441ppi pixel density. The display is based on one-glass solution (OGS+) technology as well. The device runs on Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) OS layered with Amigo User Interface and is powered by a quad-core Mediatek MT6589T processor clocked to 1.5 GHz. It is also supported by 2 GB RAM for smooth functioning.
Moving on to camera, there is an industry-leading camera that sports a second generation Backside Illumination Technology, anti-reflection coatings, anti-fingerprint film and finishes off with 5 layers of blue glasses, giving it its powerful 13MP rear camera with f2.2 wide angle lens and BSI sensor, LED flash. It also features 5-megapixel front-facing shooter with 28mm wide angle lens. Both cameras are capable of recording video at 1080p HD quality. It also houses a massive 32GB internal storage capacity.
Connectivity options include 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS. Gionee Elife E6 measures 144 x 69 x7.7mm in dimension and is powered by a non-removable 2020mAh battery.
Other features include a DTS 3D stereo surround sound and Integrated Sound Camber Box and Dual Mic Noise-cancelling Technology. More over, it comes with the premium gesture control features that enables users to answer phones by directly raising it up to their ears. ELIFE E6 comes in a Pearl White and Stunning Black color variant with matching color cases.
When it comes to competition, Gionee ELIFE E6 will surely be a big threat to Samsung's popular Galaxy S4, Micromax Canvas 4, HTC One, Huawei Ascend Mate and Nokia Lumia 920. Have a look at the specs and prices of the devices in the following slider.
Samsung Galaxy S4
The device sports a 5 inch capacitive super AMOLED touch screen with a full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It runs on Android v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) platform and employs a first-of-its-kind, super powerful Octa Core processor, comprising of 1.6 Ghz Quad and 1.2 Ghz Quad processors, backed by 2 GB RAM and boasts PowerVR SGX graphics for performance. There is a 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash and the 2 megapixel secondary camera. It comes with features like Dual Shot and Sound & Shot, Drama Shot, Eraser feature and Story Album. The S4 records crystal clear videos in full HD 1080 p with Dual Recording support as well. Connectivity options include, GPRS, EDGE, 3G and Wi-Fi, microUSB, bluetooth and NFC support as well. Galaxy S4 houses has 16 GB internal memory which can be extended up to 64 GB with a microSD card. Samsung Galaxy S4 comes with features like S Translator, ChatON, Air View, Air Gesture, S Health, Adapt Display and Adapt Sound. the phablet is powered by a 2600 mAh battery and is currently priced at Rs. 37200.
Micromax Canvas 4
Micromax Canvas 4 A210 comes with a 5.0 inch 720 x 1280 pixel HD Capacitive touchscreen Display with IPS. It is powered by a quad core 1.2 GHz MediaTek ARM Cortex A7 processor and 1 GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 32 GB. Further, the handset will house a 13 MP rear camera and a massive 5 MP front camera. The smartphone runs on Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean and any firmware update for the phone will be rolled out over the air. The handset comes with dual-SIM support, dual standby, FM, 3.5mm Ear Jack, GPS, GPRS, EDGE, HSPA, Wi-fi, USB, 2G, 3G, Bluetooth 4.0, but no NFC. The new device comes with 2,000 mAh battery and has a aluminium casing, which should make the phone look really tough. It is currently priced at Rs. 17,750.
Huawei Ascend Mate
Ascend Mate features a spacious 6.1 inch Super IPS+ LCD capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, 1.5GHz quad core processor, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS, 8MP rear camera, 1MP HD front camera, 16GB internal storage, 1GB RAM, up to 32GB expandable storage, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, micro USB 2.0 and a 4,050 mAh battery. It is currently priced at Rs. 24,849.
Nokia Lumia 920
The device sports a 4.5 inch capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels along with PureMotion HD and ClearBlack display technologies. The handset is equipped with an 8.7MP rear camera with PureView branding, 1.3MP front camera, 1.5GHz dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 1GB RAM, 32GB internal memory, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, micro USB 2.0, NFC connectivity and 2,000 mAh Li-ion battery. It is currently selling at Rs. 23,999.
Priced at Rs. 46,300, HTC One boasts a 4.7 inch Super LCD 3 capacitive touchscreen display with a full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, 1.7GHz quad core Qualcomm APQ8064T Snapdragon 600 processor, Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean OS topped with HTC Sense 5 UI, 2.1MP front camera for video calling, 2GB RAM, 32GB/64GB internal storage, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, 4G, high speed HSPA+, micro USB and a 2,300 mAh battery.