Gionee, among all others in the smartphone business, is one of the those companies that have just entered the smartphone race while conducting its operations in India. Gionee also comes in at a time when the market is over populated with manufacturers even going the distance and releasing more than one smartphone at a time.
But it's not only the likes of Apple, Samsung or Sony that the company will how have to deal with in the race, but a few others like Micromax and Karbonn biting at its heels to make way for themselves toward the top of the charts.
However, keeping all others in the race at bay for the moment, the company has introduced the brand new Elife S5.5 handset to challenge others currently operating in the same market range. And frankly, its a superb device.
To recap you on the available specifications for the device, the Elife S5.5 packs a 5.0-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display with corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is powered by a 1.7GHz Octa-Core MediaTek MT6592 processor with Mali 450-MP4 GPU coupled with 2GB LPDDR3 RAM and 16GB of internal memory. The device runs on Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) with Amigo 2.0 UI.
Imaging technology used in the device include a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera with a single LED Flash. Moreover, the rear-facing camera is capable of recording videos in Full HD format. It also has a 5MP front-facing shooter.
Apasrt from that. other connectivity options include 3G, Wi-Fi, 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi direct, Bluetooth 4.0 , A-GPS, USB OTG and more. The smartphone supports 3G network working in six different bands. It is powered by 2300 mAh battery.
But while all those stats and numbers seem impressive, it's needless to say that device offers more than it actually meets the eye. Also, priced at Rs. 21,999, the device looks like a great deal for those looking for value-for-money device.
Here the top 5 features of the Gionee Elife S5.5 that makes it a worthy buy.
Gionee Elife S5.5: Design Factor
The first thing that will come to your mind once you have the Elife S5.5 in your hands is exactly how light and slim the device is. And although you might have already learnt that the device is 5.5mm thin from the box, it's only when you take it in your hands that you start understanding the real meaning of it.
Gionee Elife S5.5: Build and Finish
The Gionee Elife S5.5 looks absolutely brilliant from a distance, and has a sort or presence among all others. But you will be making a huge mistake if you think that it's just another good looking phone. There's more than just good looks associated to it.
For example, even the device's back panel has Gorilla Glass protection to guard against scratches. Exactly, how cool is that?
Gionee Elife S5.5: Camera
The Gionee Elife S5.5, as we mentioned earlier, comes with a 13MP rear camera and a 5MP front-facing camera. The 13 MP camera Module is quite good considering the slim and sleek body design of the device. You will also be amazed to find the quality of images in low light and day light quite good. And that's as good a deal you will find in all the phones with the same camera module.
Gionee Elife S5.5: Gaming
This one might or might not be high up on your smartphone features list, but you will be amazed as to how good gaming gets with the Gionee Elife S5.5. And with its massive octa core processor, it's only expected that the device will perform seamless gaming without any real hiccups.
Gionee Elife S5.5: Octa Core
Speaking about the built-in processor in the device, as massive as it sounds, an octa core processor actually lives up to its name. Sure, quad cores are the normal standards, but you have to play with an octa core to know its true powers first hand. Yes, numbers do make a difference. And eight cores is any day better compared to four.