Gionee Elife S5.5

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Key Specs
  • Display 5.00-inch (1080x1920)
  • Processor MediaTek MT6592
  • Front Camera 5MP
  • Rear Camera 13MP
  • RAM 2GB
  • Storage 16GB
  • Battery Capacity 2300mAh
  • OS Android 4.2
Market StatusReleased
Release DateFebruary 2014

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Gionee Elife S5.5 Review

  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Vibrant 1080p screen
  • Super sleek design
  • Bad
  • Terrible software
  • Heating issues

In the not-so-distant past, Chinese phones had a terrible reputation. They were either knock-offs or just plain cheap phones filled with multiple pointless and annoying features - remember phones with five speakers? You won't see as many of those around now, but for some reason, the reputation has persisted.

Gionee Elife S5.5 Summary

The Gionee Elife S5.5 is a good-looking device and has a gorgeous 1080p screen. However, the camera is not that great, the Amigo UI on top of Android OS is a bit of a mess and it has heating issues.

Gionee Elife S5.5 Full Specifications

Brand Gionee
Model Elife S5.5
Price in India ₹10,999
Release date February 2014
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 145.10 x 70.20 x 5.60
Weight (g) 133.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 2300
Removable battery No
SAR value 0.34
Screen size (inches) 5.00
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080x1920 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI) 441
Processor 1.7GHz octa-core
Processor make MediaTek MT6592
Internal storage 16GB
Expandable storage No
Rear camera 13-megapixel
Rear flash LED
Front camera 5-megapixel
Operating system Android 4.2
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.00
Infrared No
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 1
Wi-Fi Direct Yes
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) No
SIM Type Micro-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE No
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) No
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor No
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No
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Gionee Elife S5.5 User Review and Ratings

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  • The best of the best
    Randeep Singh (May 22, 2014) on Gadgets 360
    I am using this phone .i give it 10/10 Superb. It has different modify android software I used many android and other phone but this the best in this range
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  • Awesome mobile
    Raj Dogra (May 13, 2014) on Gadgets 360
    looks hardware is best in one compete with build quality of gionee s5.5 one of the best smartphone in this budget.
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  • gionee elife s5.5 is good phone
    Vinod Chaurasia (Apr 13, 2014) on Gadgets 360
    Gionee Elife s5.5 is good phone because I had purchased this phone and I m very happy by using this phone because it has octa core processor and for gaming its very smooth and display is also good if any 1 want to buy with in 22000 this is very good phone I will give 5 star for this phone
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  • Its a nice gadget
    Jamal Khan (Jun 5, 2014) on Gadgets 360
    Dear All, I am facing a problem regarding automatically exit from any app. hence I failed to solve the problem after reboot and update the system version.
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  • does the gionee elife s5.5 support hindi language
    Rajat Gupta (Jun 20, 2014) on Gadgets 360
    does the gionee elife s5.5 support hindi language, many user says that its not hv google play store pls reply and how may colors are available in the market besides the black and white where i can see this cellphone in the market as displayed.
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  • Heating & Game Problem
    Om Parkash Lohia (Jan 23, 2015) on Gadgets 360
    i am using gionee s5.5 but this phone heating problem & every candy crush soda & mor game note open and this is major problem & wi fi range is small area not connected in some distance. plz solve my problems thanks@regards op 7028525902
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  • Slimmest and Fast ..
    Swapnil Kolhe (May 31, 2014) on Gadgets 360
    The Gionee Elife S5.5,a 5.5 mm thick , a 5-inch display,a 1.7GHz quad-core processor ,2GB of RAM plus a 13-MP rear and a 5-MP front camera for video calling packed with a 2300mAh battery. world?s slimiest smartphone which is just 5.5mm thick User Interface is Not that impressive bcoz it usses Amigo Os 2.0 for that. You cant add widget to ur homescreen. Phone supports both 2G network and 3G network but lacks 4G support, so where there is no 4G network the phone is expected to do well.Elife S5.5 is packed with powerful 1.7 GHz Octa-core processor and 2GB RAM on MediaTek MT6592 chipset which supports heavy computing on your phone with ease. If you are working on many tabs on browser then you can switch between the tabs easily with the help of 2GB RAM which allows you to multitask efficiently without any visible lag Design, display and hardware are just outstanding in this phone then definitely camera section will not be kept back in the race. Gionee has provided this phone with 13MP camera sensors which captures image at 4160x3120 pixels, AMOLED display . Camera can also shoot videos at 1080p resolution. Gionee Elife S5.5 is very good phone with really eye catching and super slim design. Phone is stuffed with amazing features like Octa-core processor and super AMOLED display. The 5 inch display has really good pixel density that gives the best quality visuals on the phone. 13MP camera is cool for photography and gives quite impressive outputs outdoor. The battery strength is fine and can support the phone for one whole day.The pricing is not yet known, however if it?s really targeted towards the mid-range smartphones segment then this phone is actually a wonderful option. This Phone is not sure of KitKat update yet,But It is assumed that This Phone will also get Kitkat update with E7 and E6
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  • Black beauty!!!
    SATHEESH MARAN (May 30, 2019) on Flipkart
    Ordered this black beauty... CPU Speed 1.7ghz octa, Memory 2GB, Storage 16GB, Gaming @57.8fps, Gorilla glass 3 front and back with alloy metal frame, 1 day withstand battery performance, Super HD AMOLED display 1080p@30fps, 13 rear shooter and 5mp front good as S4 camera, Super slim 5.5mm world slimmest smartphone, OTG support for using the OTG pendrives, Richer call quality,
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  • best phone ever
    SUNIL KUMAR (May 29, 2019) on Flipkart
    when i was taked the phone in market every one is watching me i m daring why they are watching me and then a child asked me are you playing android games on a paper every body is thingking that it was an paper
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  • Excellent Phone
    Sunil (May 26, 2019) on Flipkart
    Hi Bought the phone yesterday, its awesome, good value for money, GO for it. Good Features --------------------- 1. nice camera front and rear camera 2. games play faster 3.Two good quality scratch guards 4.Mobile phone with built in battery 5. User manual and warranty card 6. Earphones with mic control (Good sound output but not best) 7. Charger and data cable 8. Micro sim ejector pin
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