Chinese smartphone company Gionee is all set to launch its slimmest smartphone in 2 countries in March2014. The Gionee Elife S5.5, the 5.5mm thick smartphone which was unveiled at the Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona ‘14.
First the smartphone will be launched in China on 18th March ‘14. And then it will be launched in India on 31 March ‘14. At MWC the company made an announcement that the device will head over to 40 more countries soon after its initial launch. Gionee also promises the consumers that they will also get a 4G LTE variant of the smartphone till June ‘14.
13MP Rear & 5MP Front
The Gionee Elife S5.5 (3G variant) is priced at CNY 2,299 (roughly $374 or Rupees 23,000/-) in China. Actual pricing and availability of the smartphone in India will be declared on the phone’s launch on 31st March ‘14.
The Elife S5.5 weighs 130 grams, and at just 5.5mm thickness. Company claims that the Gionee Elife S5.5 is the slimmest smartphone in the world.