Gionee ELIFE S7: What’s new for Indian smartphone users?

ELIFE S7 launch in India

Gionee has launched ELIFE S7 in India at a price of Rs 24,999 for Indian smartphone buyers.

ELIFE S7 and will be available in Black, White, and Blue.

Looking at the following key features, Indian smartphones buyer cannot find anything new with the latest ELIFE S7 smartphone.

# WCDMA  2100(B1)/1900(B2)/ 850(B5) GSM  850/900/1800/1900MHz

# TDD LTE B38/39/40 FDD LTE B3/7


# 5.2″ Super AMOLED FHD(1920×1080)PPI=424 , Gorilla Glass 3rd

# 139.8mmx67.4mmx5.5mm

# Amigo OS 3.0 based on Android 5.0 Lollipop with OTA

# TRU Octa-core 1.7GHz CPU, 2GB of RAM

# 13.0MP rear camera, LED flash, AF, and 8.0MP front camera

# 16GB of built-in memory

# 2700mAh battery

But the Chinese smartphone brand claims that Gionee ELIFE S7 guarantees “a whole new sensation with its ravishing design and outstanding technology.”

Arvind R Vohra, country CEO & MD – Gionee India is confident that said that the ELIFE S7 phone will be accepted by Indians.

Gionee has already sold over 4 million devices in India. The smartphone brand has received good demand for the ELIFE S5.5 and S5.1 models.

The company claims that ELIFE S7 is an ultra slim smartphone with 5.5mm thin crafted in aviation level aluminum magnesium alloy. You need to remember that Samsung is yet to bring out its phones with full metal body. The latest Samsung smartphones – Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge – come with some metal and most glass.

As usual, Gionee brought Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection against scratches. The costly Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge also have Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

I am not sure whether you will be attracted to Gionee’s Amigo 3.0 UI that comes with Android 5.0 operating system.

ELIFE S7 launch in India
Gionee says ELIFE S7 smartphone has a 595 density 2700 mAh battery that promises you one day life after charging. The main benefit of the 2700 mAh battery is that the 10 percent of remaining battery power lasts for 33 hours 45 minutes standby time by freezing functions except calling and text messages to ensure basic communications.

A 13MP camera available with the Gionee ELIFE S7 phone, which will be available in India at major retail shops, has a self-developed Image+ image processing system enabling users to shoot high quality images with easier user experience. S7’s 8MP front camera incorporates Face beauty 3.0 technology.

The S7 will include a Hi-Fi level headphone and offer superior sound quality with Hi-Fi standard sound system that features sound restorations bringing a home theater system experience to an ultra slim phone.

S7 is the first ultra slim phone that supports dual SIM, multi-band and multi-mode such as 4G FDD/TDD LTE and 3G WCDMA.

In image: Arvind R Vohra, country CEO & MD – Gionee India with William Lu, president of Gionee at the Gionee ELIFE S7 launch in India

Anand B