Smartphones have come a long way from the previous age of feature phones. They have currently come a long way from just being devices to make calls and occassional music listening, to devices that actually provide access to almost everything in the world.
As the market gets bigger and bigger with each passing day, more and more new device manufacturers are entering the race. Even with the big names aroud the corner, the newer ones are also making their marks.
While there are a number of smartphones that are currently available in the market, companies such as Apple, Samsung and Sony have gained the most popularity over others with their feature-rich devices and brilliant performances.
But times are changing, and two such devices that are complimenting that change are the new HTC Desire 616 and the other Gionee Elife S5.5.
So if we were to derive a comparison between both, where do you think both the HTC Desire 616 and ther Gionee Elife S5.5 will stand? We take a closer look at the specs of both.
HTC Desire 616 Vs Gionee Elife S5.5: Operating Systems
Since both the devices are basically Android devices, so it's no surprise that both of them come running the Google-based Android operating system. However, the Gionee device has already started receiving the KitKat update.
HTC Desire 616 Vs Gionee Elife S5.5: Display and Dimensions
The HTC Desire 616 sports a 5-inch capacitive touch screen, while rendering 720 x 1280 pixels resolution. Also, the device's overall dimensions measure up to 142 x 71.9 x 9.2 mm.
The Gionee Elife S5.5, comparatively, comes with a similar 5-inch super AMOLED capacitive touch screen, while also rendering 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution.
HTC Desire 616 Vs Gionee Elife S5.5: Camera
The HTC Desire 616, in terms of camera, offers a 8-megapixel primary camera, sporting a pixel resolution of 3264 x 2448 pixels, with autofocus and LED flash. The device also has a secondary 2-megapixel camera on board that's more than enough for conducting video chats.
The Gionee Elife S5.5, on the other hand, sports a similar 13-megapixel primary camera, sporting a pixel resolution of 4160 x 3120 pixels, with autofocus and LED flash. The device also has a greater secondary 5-megapixel camera on board that will be more than just a camera that sits in the front of the phone.
HTC Desire 616 Vs Gionee Elife S5.5: Processor
While the HTC Desire 616 is equipped with a octa core 1.7 GHz processor, its Gionee counterpart powers up the Elife S5.5 via a somewhat similar 1.7 GHz octa core Cortex A7 processor and Mali 450MP4 chipset.
HTC Desire 616 Vs Gionee Elife S5.5: Storage and RAM
The HTC Desire 616 offers 1GB of RAM to users while offering the device in a 4GB internal memory variant. However, there's the option to expand the device's memory up to 32GB as an external microSD slot for additional memory is provided.
The Gionee Elife S5.5, on the other hand, offers the same 2GB of RAM while offering the device in a much greater 16GB internal memory variant. But there's no option to expand the device's memory since Gionee decided against offering any external microSD slot.
HTC Desire 616 Vs Gionee Elife S5.5: Battery
While the HTC Desire 616 juices up the Jelly Bean-powered device via a powerful 2000 mAh battery, the Gionee Elife S5.5 comes sporting a somewhat decent yet non-removable slightly greater 2300 mAh battery.
HTC Desire 616 Vs Gionee Elife S5.5: Price
While the HTC Desire 616 comes with a price tag of Rs. 16,700, the Gionee Elife S5.5 has a price tag of Rs. 21,100.
HTC Desire 616 Vs Gionee Elife S5.5: Verdict
As you may see, both the devices are somewhat similar to each other in almost all the aspects. Both come with extended processing power, as well as a powerful cameras. However, if we are to indeed come up with a winner among the two, it has to be said that the Gionee-made Elife S5.5 has the better specs of the two. And with the support of the new KitKat OS from Google under the hoods, Gionee can be tagged as the winner.