Gionee has launched what it is calling the ‘world’s slimmest smartphone’ – Elife S5.5 – in India on Monday. Pricing it at Rs. 22,999.
The Elife S5.5 flaunts a thin metal frame chassis and Gionee claims it to be the world’s thinnest smartphone at 5.5mm, beating the previous record holder Vivo X3 at 5.75mm.
The Gionee Elife S5.5 is a single-SIM smartphone that runs the company’s Amigo UI on top of Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. It features a 5-inch Super AMOLED (1080×1920 pixels) display with a pixel density of 441ppi. The Elife S5.5 is powered by a 1.7GHz octa-core CPU coupled with 2GB of RAM.
The camera options on the Elife S5.5 include a 13-megapixel rear shooter with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front camera for selfies and video calls. The smartphone comes with 16GB of internal storage with no further expandability option via microSD card.
Connectivity options on the Elife S5.5 include 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and USB OTG.
It packs in a non-removable 2300mAh battery, which according to Gionee will easily last more than a day. The ‘world’s slimmest smartphone’ measures 145.1×70.2×5.55mm, and weighs 130 grams with its metal chassis.