Gionee Elife S5.5, the 5.55-mm smartphone touted as the world’s slimmest smartphone, is now available on sale in India at a price of Rs 22,999 at the company store.
However, the smartphone is available at better rates in leading e-commerce stores in India. ebay is selling the phone at Rs 22290 while Snapdeal is offering the phone at a competitive Rs 22265.
The 5-inch Elife S5.5 is powered by Octa-Core 1.7GHz CPU and AMIGO OS 2.0. It has 13 MP rear camera and 5 MP 95 degree ultra wide angle front camera.
The single SIM phone comes with 16 GB internal memory. The phone features non-removable 2,300mAh battery.
The smartphone market in India is hyperactive with a number of Chinese makers offering tough competition to incumbent players and global leaders. Newcomers like Gionee and OPPO are set to grab good share of the smartphone market in India that is also dominated by other Chinese brands like ZTE, Huawei, and Lenovo.
One of the toughest competitors for Gionee Elife S5.5 is OPPO R1 priced at around Rs 26000 in India. OPPO R1 comes with a 5-inch Touchscreen with HD resolution display. It runs on the Android v4.2 (Jelly Bean) OS and is powered by 1.3 GHz Quad Core Processor.
The Oppo R1 sports an 8 MP primary camera along with a 5 MP secondary camera. The dual SIM phone has an internal memory of 16GB. It features a battery capacity of 2410 mAh.