Gionee Elife S5.5

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  • 5.0 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display
  • 13 MP rear camera | 5 MP selfie camera
  • li-ion 2300 mAH battery
  • Octa-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A7 Mediatek MT6592
  • 2 GB RAM | 16 GB ROM

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Gionee Elife S5.5 Details

Gionee Elife S5.5 Mobile Phone runs on android OS Jelly Bean version 3 upgradable to kitkat version 4.2. The phone boast a 5.0 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display with resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. Display is secured with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 (front and back). On accounting cameras, it has a 13 Mega Pixel main camera while 5 Mega Pixel selfie camera. It is also known as predecessor of Gionee Elife S5.1.

The Gionee Elife S5.5 smartphone is fueled by a li-ion 2300 mAH battery which can’t be removed. battery and promises long hours of utilization before next charge. Discussing processors, mobile phone is packed with Octa-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A7 to provide efficient and effective usage without any issues.

You can also check out : Gionee Elife S7 detailed specifications

Gionee Elife S5.5 mobile has 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory and storage expandable slot is not available. It has smooth and sharp design that make gadget look elegant and exquisite.Thickness of phone is just 5.6 mm. Make a note that it is a single sim (micro) mobile phone.

Gionee Elife S5.5 connectivity highlights include WiFi, 3G, 4G, bluetooth. It has certain sensors like ambient light sensor, gyro, compass, Accelerometer, proximity. On the last note, dimension measurement are as follows : 145.1 mm (height) x 70.2 mm (width) x 5.6 mm (Thickness) and it weighs approximately 133 gm.

Gionee Elife S5.5 Specs

Dimensions

Width Width is horizontal measurement of a cell phone. Wider phones generally offer better viewing experiences. It has 70.2 mm width Width Description

70.2 mm

Height Height is vertical measurement of a device. Taller devices are perfect receipe for an entertainment seeker. It has 145.1 mm height. Height Description

145.1 mm

Thickness Thickness decides slimness of a mobile phone. Slimmer mobile phones provides a perfect finish and offer premium look. This one is 5.6 mm slim. Thickness Description

5.6 mm

Weight Weight is the standard unit to calculate how much heavier a mobile is. Listing shows weight in grams. It has 133 gm weight. Weight Description

133 gm

Display and Screen

Screen Size Size of a screen is generally the length of it's diagonals usually presented in inches. It has a 5.0 inch large screen size. Larger screen size is good for better reading and cinematic experience on your phone. Always check for screen-to-body ratio which is used to state bezels of a screen. Bigger screen-to-body ratio confirms minimal bezels and large space for screen size/display on the front panel of handset. Screen Size Description

5.0 inch

Screen Resolution Screen resolution is indication of number of pixels available in a display that forms two sides of rectangle. More pixels means higher screen resolution, that offers better detailing and clarity. This mobile has 1080 x 1920 pixels screen resolution. Screen Resolution Description

1080 x 1920 pixels

Screen Type Type of screen used in making of mobile, it includes LCD, IPS LCD, Amolded and OLED. Gionee Elife S5.5 has Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors. Better screen type offers relatively merrier experience. Screen Type Description

Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Touchscreen It is a touchscreen smartphone. Touch screens provide easy tasking capabilities, offers direct and natural interaction with the electronic device. Touchscreen Description

Yes, Multitouch and Capacitive

Pixel Density Pixel density is presented in Pixel per inch. It's display offers 441 PPI pixel density. Pixel Density is the number of pixels on a display divided by the diagonal size of a display. Pixel Density Description

441 PPI

Other Display features

Corning Gorilla Glass 3 (front and back)

Platform

Operating System Operating system is a base software to handle basic operations of a machine. It allow users to install third party apps for additional functions. Gionee Elife S5.5 mobile phone runs android OS Jelly Bean version 3 upgradable to kitkat version 4.2 OS. Operating System Description

android OS Jelly Bean version 3 upgradable to kitkat version 4.2

OS version

4.2

Chipset Every mobile phone is equipped with a collection of electronic components into a circuit known as chipset. Smartphones features advanced chipsets that can perform different tasks. It packs a Mediatek MT6592 chipset. Chipset Description

Mediatek MT6592

Number of Cores Mobiles generally features multi-cores in a processor consisting of two or more independent processing units. This device features Octa Core in the processor. Number of Cores Description

Octa Core

Processor clock speed Every CPU (Central Processing Unit) is clocked at some maximum speed. CPU speed is presented in GHz. Gionee Elife S5.5 has a chipset clocked at 1.7 ghz cortex-a7 CPU speed. Processor clock speed Description

1.7 ghz cortex-a7

GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a part of chipset used to accelearte the the creation of images for output in a display. Advanced GPU is important for providing seamless platform for gamers. It has Mali-450MP4 GPU installed into it. GPU Description

Mali-450MP4

Camera

Secondary Camera Primary camera is also referred as Back Camera or Main Camera in a smartphone. 5 Mega Pixel primary camera is useful to capture life memories through images and videos. Secondary Camera Description

5 Mega Pixel

Primary Camera Secondary camera is also known as Selfie Shooter or Front Camera in a smartphone. 13 Mega Pixel secondary camera is useful for taking selfies, video calling and others. Primary Camera Description

13 Mega Pixel

Dual Camera Dual Camera means featuring two lenses on a single side of device. First lens here works traditionally while second lens is used for clearing images and zooming when ever required. Gionee Elife S5.5 do not support dual camera setup. Dual Camera Description

No

Flash Flash is like a torch that is useful for clicking pictures in bad light or low light environmental conditions. This mobile has flash. Flash Description

Yes

Primary camera features

Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR, f/2.4, autofocus

Secondary camera features

f/2.4

Memory and storage

RAM It is Random Access Memory (RAM) which is responsible for storing primary data for the applications running on a phone. This one packs 2 GB RAM. RAM Description

2 GB

Internal Memory Internal memory is also known as ROM (Read Only Memory) means data stored here cannot be erased instead it can be deleted and rewritten. Higher internal memory allow users to store more photos, videos and files on their mobile. It packs 16 GB internal storage. Internal Memory Description

16 GB

Card Slot Card Slot is used to expand internal memory of a mobile. This mobile does not have card slot Card Slot Description

No

Network and Connectivity

Bluetooth

Yes

Bluetooth version Bluetooth is the wireless technology used to exchange data between mobile devices. It has Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, EDR built-in. Bluetooth version Description

4.0, A2DP, EDR

SIMS Multiple SIMs allow users to access several network carriers in a single device. This mobile phone offers Single SIM. SIMS Description

Single

2G

Yes

3G

Yes

4G It supports 2G, 3G and 4G networks. 4G network offers relaively better download and upload speed than 3G and 2G networks and so on. 4G Description

No

VOLTE VoLTE (Voice over LTE) is the latest technology that allow users to make calls over LTE network.VoLTE network is available in India through Reliance Jio, Airtel and Vodafone (Testing Phase). VoLTE is supported by the device. VOLTE Description

No

WiFi

Yes

Wifi Version Wi-Fi is a wireless networking protocol that allow devices to communicate without internet. It supports WiFi version Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot. Wifi Version Description

Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot

Infrared Infrared in a cellphone is a wireless technology that allow users to control their home use devices using remote sensors. It does not have Infrared sensor. Infrared Description

No

USB USB (Universal Serial Bus) used for connection for many devices. There are several types of USB Ports on a device including support of USB-OTG. Gionee Elife S5.5 have several USB ports. USB Description

Yes

GPS GPS (Global Positioning System) is a radio navigation system that allow users to access locational features on their cellphone. It has GPS support with additional features like A-GPS. GPS Description

Yes

GPS features

Yes, with A-GPS

NFC NFC (Near Field Communication) allows two devices within very short distance to communicate and transfer data between them. Used for contactless payment systems in mobiles. It does not have NFC support. NFC Description

No

Battery and Power

Battery Capacity Higher capacity batteries offers longer hours of usage in a single charge. It has a 2300 mAH battery filled into it. Battery Capacity Description

2300 mAH

Removable It has inbuilt battery therefore battery cannot be removed. Removable Description

Non-Removable

Quick charge It's battery do not support quick charge technology. Fast charging quickly fills up your battery juice. Quick charge Description

No

Sensors

Accelerometer Accelerometer sensor is used in a mobile to detect the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. It has a inbuilt accelerometer sensor into it. Accelerometer Description

Yes

Proximity Proximity sensor is used in devices to detect the presence of nearby objects without being in physical contact with them. It has a inbuilt proximity sensor. Proximity Description

Yes

Ambient Light Ambient Light sensor automatically adjust brightness of your phone to save battery power. It has a Ambient Light sensor. Ambient Light Description

Yes

Fingerprint Sensor Fingerprint sensor is an electronic device which records pattern of your fingerprint through a live scan. It is a form of biometric authentication. It is used in smartphones to secure their data by applying fingerprint lock. This device does not have a fingerprint sensor. Fingerprint Sensor Description

No

Gyroscope Gyro sensor or Gyroscope adds an extra dimension i.e. rotation measurement to what accelerometer does. It does not have a inbuilt gyroscope sensor. Gyroscope Description

No

Compass Compass works due to a magnetometer sensor which measures the strength and direction of magnetic fields. By this, your phone always know in which direction is North. It has capability of Compass. Compass Description

Yes

Hall Sensor Hall Effect Sensor is used to lock/disable the screen in smart phones whenever a flip cover, equipped with magnets, touches the screen. It does not have a inbuilt Hall sensor. Hall Sensor Description

No

Barometer Barometer is used to measure atmospheric pressure. Barometer sensor on a mobile is helpful in better positioning/navigation and pressure drops. It does not have a inbuilt Barometer sensor. Barometer Description

No

Miscellaneous

Headphone Jack

Yes

Loud Speaker

Yes

Browser

HTML5 Android

Messaging

SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM

Music Player

Yes

Video Player

Yes

FM Radio

Yes

Document Reader

Yes

49 reviews for Gionee Elife S5.5
Note : **Some of the reviews are picked from flipkart, Amazon and other e-stores.

  1. Rated 4 out of 5

    Sathish Kumar P

    Just bought this device couple of days ago. Overall its a worth buying device. I ordered from Gionee’s website (1K extra) because the seller from flipkart was not so good (bad rating).
    Gionee sent some demo devices to these sellers to get initial feedback, and they sold it on places like ebay. Probably the bad reviewers (on flipkart) might have got the same.

    Pros:
    * Nice design, slim and metallic feel.
    * Custom OS is good (sometimes I can feel the jerk – its android not iOS).
    * Accessories are more than expected (two set of screen guards (both front & back), OTG cable, case etc)

    Cons:
    * Many people complained about the heating issue. From my personal experience thats not a deal breaker. It gets noticeable heat if you’re running lot of process at same time (probably if all the 8 cores are running some tasks).
    * I made call for 30 minutes, but I didn’t observe any major heating issue (in other words, its same as my Nexus 5).

    Speed:
    The latest version of Android is Android Kitkat (Android 4.4 – Nexus 5 has it). But this mobile has custom version of android (modified from Android 4.2 – Jellybean).
    I used both Nexus 5 and Gionee Slim S 5.5, I felt Nexus5 has smooth interface. Its just my opinion. Looks like Android Kitkat has smooth interface compared to Android Jellybean.

    Overall this is a good device.

  2. Rated 4 out of 5

    nishant agarwal

    WOW. is the first thing you’l say after looking at this phone.
    -great form factor.
    -beast processor
    -high specs
    -nice camera
    -and an overall looker.

    but everthings not perfect.
    – its has a slight heating issue with can’t be ignored or fixed. but once u stop the heavy usage, its cools down almost instantly.
    – although it has 2gb ram, more than 1.1gb is already used by its own interface. hopefully gionee will fix this in their next update.
    – and lastly 16gb may be less for some people out there.

  3. Rated 1 out of 5

    Ajith Subramanya

    The phone is very good in terms of design, looks and tech specs but lacks stability. The phone has over heating problem it heats up to 50 C. The other problem with the phone is the battery drains out from 100 % to 75 % within less than 45 minutes there after though it gives a reasonable back up without 2 charges the phone cant survive. Actually buying this kind of a phone is to enjoy those high end specs if you keep the phone across the day in power saving mode why do you need to buy this phone? The last problem is some apps does not work properly like facebook if you open facebook the phone gets crashed sometimes and the app gets closed by itself. I bought this phone from some other dealer and gave it back in 2 days and i have ordered Moto X now from flipkart.

  4. Rated 1 out of 5

    Ripan Singh

    Looks – Heard a lot about looks before purchasing this phone. But was highly disappointed when I actually got it. The metallic body looks like cheap plastic. Put a golden flip cover (included in the package) over it and it would look like a golden ladies purse.

    Problem : Talk or Surf for 30 minutes or put your phone on charging for an hour, the phone will get so much heated up that it could burn your ear. Probably that’s the only reason they have a flip cover included in the package.

    Its a myth that the heating problem has been resolved after kitkat upgrade. It still remains there. Returned the phone after 2 days.

    Giving 1 star rating as less than that option is not available.

  5. Rated 4 out of 5

    Neil Dodhia

    After doing a lot of research I finally bought Gionee s5.5, the phone has been outstanding.

    Let’s start with looks:
    -Gorilla glass on both sides
    -Super slim, its a great looking phone

    Performance:
    -Octa core processor & 2GB RAM, do I need to say anything more?
    -Games run smooth although it might heat up.

    Camera
    -Camera is super fast
    -Brilliant quality

    Cons:
    -You need to charge it twice a day so the battery is average
    -Phone heats up on heavy usage
    -Too much of customized Android

    Overall it has got the looks, features & performance, the phone disappoint you and now it comes with Android KitKat!

  6. Rated 1 out of 5

    Satya Praveen

    brought this mobile a mont ago but not satisfied with its battery life and its getting heated up.better go for an alternative.

  7. Rated 1 out of 5

    adi—

    lots of heating problem due to its metal body…it will become hot within 2 mins while talking and network issues…
    not as much good camera…

    as per luks and features its good…i request Gionee team to improve this model ..if they improve this issue part of this phone then it would be a best buying…

  8. Rated 5 out of 5

    Sahith Krishna A n

    Gionee, a new comer has come up with the Worlds Thinnest Beauty. I mean, look at it. It is a premium stylish mobile I’ve ever seen. I love white + gold

    Don’t compare with Gionee E7 in terms of specs. In its price range you cannot ask for more.
    Don’t compare with canvas Knight. I’m not against Micromax but its devices are not upto mark. You just can’t feel the money you’ve spent on the devices. BTW, this beats micromax knight in many aspects. Just check iGyaan comparison video once.

    PROs-
    Soooooper Slim (they call it E Slim)
    1.7 ghz Octacore chipset, 2 Gb ram
    13 MP primary & 5 MP front camera with wide angle.
    Complete Glass finish in font and back
    Amigo 2.0 (dont know why, i love this OS)
    2300 mAh is quite good for such a slim device (with battery manager, you can extend its battery life)

    Cons-
    16 GB disappoints me. 🙁 Could’ve been 32. But that’s (16) a lot in the price range
    Android 4.2 out of box. Gionee claims a 4.4 kitkat pretty soon 🙂
    Fingerprints are visible on back glass for Black model NOT much for White one 🙂
    The mobile gets warm.. But guys, which android mobile doesn’t get warm when u play high end games for a long time. But I’m just mentioning it.

    Verdict:
    If your budget is around 20,000 then add up 1500 bucks more and pocket this slim beauty. You can’t ask for more in your budget. You will not regret.
    This is a WINNER in the price range and beats other brands like micromax, Samsung, sony, Htc. GO FOR IT if you are ok with 16gb because that’s the only drawback.

  9. Rated 1 out of 5

    gurudatta barge

    dont buy, worst phn. heating is the biggest issue. feels like it ma explode. btw its a chinese company so can happen anything

  10. Rated 4 out of 5

    Vky

    Review after 3 months of use.

    Pros :-

    > Very Very Very Slim as you know.
    > Good Battery life
    > Very good display
    > Very good touch response.
    > Durable
    > Good processing speed.

    Cons :-
    > Single Sim
    > No Expandable memory.
    > Non removable battery.
    > If touch doesn’t work then nothing can be done, I mean no reset button.

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