Week by week the smartphones are becoming thinner and yet more powerful. Chinese mobile vendor Gionee unveiled the world’s thinnest smartphone – Gionee Elife S5.5 in India, which boasts a thickness of only 5.5mm.

The smartphone was first launched in February, 2014 in China and it beats the previous record holder Vivo X3 smartphone by 0.25 mm (Vivo X3 got a thickness of 5.75mm).

Gionee unveils World’s slimmest smartphone - Elife S5.5 - octa core processor, Full HD full Super AMOLED display & 13MP

Coming to the hardware specification Gionee Elife S5.5 spots a 5 inch full HD Super AMOLED display with a pixel density of 441ppi. Its powered by 1.7 GHz octa-core processor likely to be MediaTek’s MT6592 coupled with 2GB RAM. It got 16GB internal storage but unfortunately not expandable. On the rear it gets a 13 megapixel camera with LED flash and on the front a 5 megapixel camera. On the software side the smartphones runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean but on top it got the heavily skinned Gionee’s Amigo UI.

On the connectivity side Elife S5.5 supports all major 3G bands along with WiFi, Bluetooh v4.0 and NFC. Gionee also has plans to introduced an 4G LTE model of the smartphone by late June 2014.

  • 5 inch full HD Super AMOLED display (1080 x 1920 pixels)
  • 1.7 GHz Octa Core processor with 2GB RAM
  • Android 4.2 Jelly Bean with Amigo UI
  • 13MP rear camera and 5MP front camera
  • 16GB internal storage
  • 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth v4.0, NFC
  • 2330 mAh non-removable batery

Gionee has priced the Elife S5.5 smartphone with a competitive price tag of Rs 22,999 making it in direct competition with MotoX,  Micromax Canvas Knight A350 and Samsung Galaxy Grand 2.

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