Gionee is one of those top Chinese handset makers who have already started making it big in the country. While we already have makers such as Lenovo and Xiaomi in the front, Gionee has been in the news primarily with its Elife series of handsets for quite some time.
While the company has received a lot of recognition in recent times with its Gionee Elife S5.5, which is one of the slimmest handsets on the planet, the Chinese handset maker hasn't forgotten about the ones it released before. And accordingly, the company has officially started pushing out the KitKat 4.4.2 update for its Elife E7 mini handset.
"The new Android KitKat version will offer simpler, faster and more spontaneous ways to use the device with a host of new features for seamless user facilities. The ELife E7 mini is set for a revamp in terms of its user interface, applications and layout," the official release for the same states.
"With the new user interface design there will be enhanced features like an updated Amigo paper and game zone, wallpapers application, improved security and more."
In case you have forgotten, the Elife E7 mini, priced at Rs. 17,000, comes with a 4.7-inch IPS display with IGZO technology and offers a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. It is powered by a 1.7 GHz Octa-Core MediaTek MT6592 processor with Mali 450-MP4 GPU coupled with 1 GB RAM.
The device ran on Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) with Amigo UI 2.0, when out of the box. Other specs include: 13MP auto focus swivel camera with LED flash, 16 GB memory, 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, Dual SIM and is powered by 2100 mAh battery.
So what are the new changes that are happening with the new update? Which are the ones that enhance the overall experience on the phone? We take a look at the top among them.
With the new KitKat v4.4.4 update now in place, Gionee has gone ahead and made changes to its overall gaming capabilities. The company has updated the game zone option with a new user interface design which will allow better control of the gaming apps.
Here's some good news for all you users who are constantly trying to keep your personal life, well, personal from prying eyes and inquisitive eyes. The update has upgraded the NQ Mobile Security for better protection of your phone.
If you are looking to make sure that you keep working even when on the go, you will be happy to know that the update has upped the version of Kingsoft WPS. This will be a great support for office worker and students as it will improve work and study related operations.
It's like waking up to a new phone everyday. With the update to the overall experience of the Elife E7 mini, Amigo Paper is also getting a brand new user interface. This means the best free wallpapers and backgrounds for your Android anytime you want.
With the new update, GioneeXender has been treated to optimized performance which will allow high speed transfer of files. This will further improve the linking success rate.