World’s Slimmest Smartphone Gionee Elife S5.5 China Launch March 18

Tagged as the ‘World’s slimmest Smartphone’, the Gionee Elife S5.5 will be launched in China on March 18. Gionee is a Chinese manufacturer and this will be a local launch for the Smartphone.


The price of Gionee Elife S5.5 3G model in China will be Rs. 23,000. However, the price of Gionee Elife S5.5 in India is not known yet. It will be announced on the launch day in India.


After the launch in China, the next country where the phone will be launched is India. The Gionee Elife S5.5 will be launched here on March 31. The Smartphone was made public during the Mobile Word Congress in Barcelona last month.

The manufacturing company has already announced that after the initial launch in China and India, the product will make its move to nearly 40 countries in various parts of the world. It was also announced that in June this year, the 4G LTE will also be available to the consumers.Gionee Elife S55

OS & Display

The 5.5mm thick Smartphone comes with a single-SIM and functions on the Amigo UI on top of Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. There will be a 5-inch display without any word on what the resolution or the display quality will be. A 1.7GHz octa-core CPU powers the Gionee product.

The phone is available in white, black, blue purple and pink colors.

RAM & Camera

2GB RAM helps the functioning of the Smartphone with the octa-core CPU. As most Smartphones these days have, the Gionee device will also come with two cameras. The primary camera is 13MP with LED flash. The secondary camera is also a decent one with 5MP capacity that helps in video calling.

Connectivity options

The connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, 3G, USB OTG, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS.

Memory & Battery

The internal storage capacity of the phone is 16GB. However, there is no microSD card slot available. So, you cannot expand the memory. This can be a downside of the device as the two cameras are of decent pixel density and the space won’t be sufficient with lots of videos and images. The phone is bundled with 2300mAh battery.


The Gionee gadget measures 145.1mm X 70.2mm X 5.55mm and weighs a light 130 grams. And attjust 5.5mm thickness, the device might just be the slimmest Smartphone in the world.

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