Ultra-Slim Gionee S5.1 Mid-Range Android Smartphone Launched in India
Ultra-Slim Gionee S5.1 Mid-Range Android Smartphone Launched in IndiaGionee

Chinese smartphone maker Gionee has launched its latest flagship ultra-slim handset Elife S5.1 in India on Wednesday.

As the name suggests, Gionee Elife S5.1 is one of the thinnest smartphone in the industry. It was originally launched in September and close to one, it held the record for slimmest handset, but the Elife S5.1 was beaten in the very next month by its Chinese peer Oppo R5, which measures just 4.85 mm in thickness. The latter model is expected to set foot in India next month, until then S5.1 will carry the thinnest smartphone tag in India.

[Read more: Oppo Tipped to Release Flagship 16MP Motorised Swiveling Camera-phone N3, Ultra-Slim R5 in India by December]

Gionee Elife S5.1 sports a 4.8-inch super AMOLED HD display and runs on the Android 4.4 KitKat OS (with Amigo v2.0 UI) powered by MediaTek Tru Octa-core processor, 1GB RAM and 16GB inbuilt memory [non-expandable].

Gionee S5.1 price and availability details:

According to reports, Gionee Elife S5.1 is priced at ₹18,999 and will hit Indian stores in December first week.


Gionee Elife S5.1 will be up against feature-rich Lenovo Vibe X2, Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini, Moto X (Gen 1), Sony Xperia SP, Xperia C3, Huawei Honor 6 (H60-L04) and other domestic brands.

Key Specifications of Gionee Elife S5.1:

Model Gionee Elife S5.1
Display 4.8-inch super AMOLED HD (1280x720p) screen with Gorilla Glass 3 shieldPixel density: 306 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Android 4.4 KitKat with Amigo 2.0 UI
Processor 1.7GHz MediaTek Tru Octa-core CPU
GPU 700MHz ARM based Mali450 MP$
Storage capacity 16GB (non-expandable)
Camera Main: 8.0-megapixel camera with LED flash, full HD video recording abilityFront: 5.0-megapixel camera
Battery 2050 mAh;Talk time: up to 16 hours (2G) & 10 hours (3G)Standby time: 4-5 days
Add-ons Single SIM card slot (micro), Bluetooth v4.0 (A2DP), Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), OTG, DTS surround sound, FM radio, A-GPS, USB port
Dimensions 139.8 x 67.5 x 5.15 mm
Weight 97.55 g
Colours White, black, blue and pink
Price ₹18,999/-

[Image Credit: Gionee]

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