Gionee Elife S5.5 : Review, Specifications, Price And Features

Gionee Elife S5.5 is the first handset in ‘S’ series of Gionee. It is the slimmest Android phone with 5.5 mm thickness. The company had shocked the smart phone world and some big giants in smart phone industry by launching this slimmest Android phone in the smart phone history. Gionee Elife S5.5 is installed with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS having Amigo 2.0 user interface. So, here are first impressions of Gionee Elife S5.5.


Display and Body

Gionee Elife S5.5 has got a 5 inch display screen supporting 1920 x 1080p resolution. The screen is Super AMOLED full HD screen that comes with Gorilla Glass Protection 3. This makes the phone to be used easily in bright sunlight. It has got bright colors to make the media more appealing. The buttons are made up of metal and the body is made up of hardened aluminum alloy. The phone dimensions are 145.1 x 70.2 x 5.6 mm and it weighs only 130g.

Sound Memory and Data

The smart phone has got excellent sound and also has loudspeaker. Gionee Elife S5.5 provides you with 16 GB internal memory. However, you cannot extend its memory due to absence of memory card slot. It supports 3G, Bluetooth, WLAN, EDGE< Wi-Fi Direct, and GPS navigation.


Gionee Elife S5.5’s 13 mega pixels rear camera does not disappoints the users and comes with LED flash and autofocus. The camera interface is feature rich and is difficult to handle sometimes. It has also got stacked Sony sensor. The video shots are average and are stored in 3gp format. It also presents the users with 5 megapixels fixed focus camera to capture the perfect selfie in good light conditions and also supports nice video calling.


This smart phone is powered with Octa-core MediaTek processor cocked at 1.7 GHz having Mali 450-MP4 GPU support. It has a 2 GB RAM to provide efficient processing speed when it comes to multitasking. The processor makes the phone functional without getting hanged even at excess of loads that may be caused due to multitasking.

Battery and Price

Gionee Elife S5.5 comes with a non detachable battery of 2300mAh. It offers the talk time of 11 hours in 3G and 27 hours in 2G after it is fully charged. You can view the video for continuous 5 hours when internet is working on 2G. It has got an awesome stand by time of 490 hours. This smart phone is priced at 18624 INR, which the best price for this phone online.

Gionee Elife S5.5 Verdict

Why to buy Gionee Elife S5.5?
There are several reasons that will make you buy this wonderful smart phone:

  • The design of this smart phone is just awesome and it si the thinnest Android phone of the world
  • The camera is also great
  • The display of this smart phone makes you think twice before choosing any other smart phone in its range

Why not to buy Gionee Elife S5.5?
However, there are few reasons that may disappoint you:

  • The video quality is poor
  • The battery life is also very poor and the battery is non-detachable