Gionee Elife E7 Mini Starts Receiving Android KitKat Update in India

By Vivek

Back in June, online reports emerged suggesting KitKat update for select Gionee smartphones in India. The list included Gionee Ctrl V5, Elife S5.5, Elife E7 Mini, Gionee P3, P4 and Gionee M2.

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Gionee Elife E7 Mini Starts Receiving Android KitKat Update in India


While, the Elife S5.5 received the KitKat update earlier this month followed by Ctrl V5, now Gionee has officially confirmed to release the Android 4.4.2 for Gionee Elife E7 mini.

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Here is an official change-log which you might want to check out:

With the KitKAt update, Elife E7 mini users will get to see New Desktop layout in the phone. Also an addition of Du Speed booster for faster operations can be found. The company's proprietary UI will also be overhauled along with Amigo Paper.

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Moreover, users might also see changes in Game Zone with a new UI interface design and updated GioneeXender will be serving better as it optimizes performance and further improved the linking success rate.

The pre-loaded UC browser app will also be updated with optimized UI interface and page loading effects. Moreover, the update will also bring forth new features like Touch Pal input method, Camcard and will also Updated Game Zone with a new UI interface design.

Other improvements include: updated NQ Mobile Security for better protection of your phone; Updated kingsoft WPS for more efficient work and study related operations; Updated map with only one entrance into the main menu; and Theme and wallpaper will be reset to default after system update, but data will not be lost. Simply re-apply chosen theme and wallpaper.

You will also get an updated map with only one entrance into the main menu. Obviously, regular KitKat features like cloud-printing and other perks will also be included in the update. Lastly, the update will remove the world cricket champion, Texas poker, Green Farmer and Wonder Zoo form the phone.


If you don't receive the update automatically, you can head on to your phone's Settings > About phone > Software update, to manually check for the same.

Gionee Elife E7 mini: Key Specifications

Priced at Rs. 17,000, the Gionee Elife E7 mini 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, and runs on Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) with Amigo UI 2.0. 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.

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