Few years ago, Gionee was just another name in the smartphone market. It was a normal Chinese smartphone company which makes some average phones. However, things got changed when Gionee launched the Elife series and especially the Elife S5.1. Elife S5.1 totally changed the game and it was considered as the world’s slimmest phone until the launch of Vivo X5 Max.
Although, the Elife series impressed the user and Gionee emerged as one of the most promising smartphone company of the year. After the huge success of its beautiful slim smartphones, Gionee has come up with an amazing device, Elife S7. It was first launched at the Mobile World Congress 2015 and is now available in India.
With some high-end smartphones in the market like OnePlus One, Samsung Galaxy S6, HTC M9, it is very difficult for Gionee to mark its presence. In this post, you will get an idea of whether Gionee Elife S7 will leave an impact in the ever demanding smartphone market or not.
Key Specifications of Gionee Elife S7
Below are the stunning specifications of Gionee Elife S7 that you need to be aware of!
Looks and Design
One of the most important factors of Gionee’s success is its design. The company is famous for making some classic phones and Elife S7 totally justifies it. With Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on both sides of the phone, it gives a premium feel in the hand.
Despite having a glass back, the phone is not slippery and feels sturdy in the hand. Unlike all other companies, Gionee has focused on the casing as well. The phone is made up of a special aluminum magnesium alloy of aviation quality and has a “U” groove design. It is only 5.5 mm in thickness and weighs just 126gm.
Gionee Elife S7 boasts of a 5.2 inches super AMOLED capacitive display with the pixel resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. It has the pixel density of 424 PPI which is quite impressive. Since, the display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, you don’t need add kind of screen protector for the device. The display offers bright and vibrant colors with excellent viewing angles.
The device is powered by a 64-bit Mediatek MT6752 chipset and is supported by Octa-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU. It is equipped with a 2GB RAM which means the device is capable of lag free multitasking. There is 16GB of internal storage and no support for external storage or SDcard due to the slim design of the phone.
It will run on Android 5.0 Lolipop out of the box and comes with Amigo 3.0 UI which looks stunning and suits perfectly well with the design of the phone. Gionee Elife S7 is a Dual SIM phone and offers 4G for both the SIMs.
There is a 13 MP rear camera with autofocus and LED flash which delivers some of the best images clicked by a smartphone. Although, it is low on megapixels, but the quality of pics clicked by the phone’s camera is just beyond words.
You will find that the camera quality is somehow similar to Galaxy S7 which costs double the Gionee Elife S7.
If you are a selfie lover, you will like the device as it offers 8MP front camera which clicks just perfect selfies at much wider angles. It can shoot full HD videos without any lag.
Gionee Elife S7 proudly boasts of one of the most powerful batteries in its price segment. Although it is a 2700 mAh non-removal battery but once it reaches 10 percent, the phone goes into the extreme mode by switching off everything except text and calls, and can last another 33 hours.
At INR 24,990 (Price may vary with various online stores), Gionee Elife S7 is a marvelous smartphone which is beautiful on the outside and powerful on the inside. The phone is now available in India and is getting good demands. It is capable of giving tough competition in the market and will surely be counted as the one of the most successful phones of Gionee.