Gionee Releases Smartphone Elife S7 in India

Chinese smartphone company Gionee launched its flagship phone Elife S7 in a launch ceremony in Bangalore. Priced at Rs. 24,999, the phone is believed to be Gionee’s step to compete in high end smartphones segment which is dominated by players like Samsung, Sony and MicroMax.

image source: gsminsider

image source: gsminsider

According to the company, Elife S7 is a well blended combination of style and substance. It had caught some attention for its 5.5mm thickness a while ago. Powering the phone is a 64-bit octa-core MediaTek processor clocked at 1.7GHz processor. The phone has a 5.2-inch Super AMOLED Full HD (1920 x 1080) display, 13-megapixel rear and an 8-megapixel front camera.

It is covered by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on both the sides and is available in 3 colours blue, black and white. Further, major improvements have been made for ‘Mobile Photography’ such as adaptive Focus and a 8 MP front camera.

The phone also carries a 2750 mAh battery which is claimed to last an entire day, and comes with a new power saver mode on which the screen goes Black and White allowing limited access to features in order to save more battery.


The detailed phone specifications are given below :

Elife S7 specification


2G Network                    850/900/1800/1900 MHz

3G Network                    900/2100/850 MHz

4G Network                    FDD Band3/Band, TDD Band 38/39/40


Type                               13.2cm (5.2″) FHD 1920*1080Super AMOLED Display, 424ppi, Gorilla Glass 3rd                                              generation

Size                                148.8mm x 72.4mm x 5.5mm

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4G/3G/HSPA                Yes

GPRS                            Yes, class 12

EDGE                            Yes, class 12

WLAN                            Wifi-802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot

Bluetooth                      V4.0, with A2DP

Wireless Input device     Yes

Others                               WLAN Direct, Gionee Xender, wireless input device (Keyboard & Mouse), OTG


Primary                            13.0 Mega Pixel Camera with LED flash

Features                          Panorama(Horizontal & Vertical), Face detection, Geo-tagging, Magic focus, 20 snaps in one click,  Gesture Shot, Smile Shot,

Secondary                       8.0Mega Pixel

Video                               FHD video recording


OS                                   Android OS, V5.0 Lollipop (Amigo 3.0)

CPU                                True Octa-core 1.7 GHz, 64 bit

GPU                                Mali-T760MP2

RAM                                2GB

ROM                               16GB

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TF Card                           NA

End User Memory        10GB (includes application memory)

Browser                          WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML

Radio                              FM Radio

Multi-Media                   MP3, MP4, H.264/H.263,3GP,AVI Audio format support mp3, wav,wma,arm. Record format support  ogg, 3gpp, amr.

GPS                                Yes, with A-GPS Support

SIM Card                       Dual Micro -SIM

Compass                       Digital Compass

Sensor                           Proximity sensor, G-sensor, E-Compass, Motion sensor, Light  Sensor