5.5mm-thin Gionee Elife S5.5 launches in India

Chinese smartphone maker Gionee will be selling its eight-core Android handset in India for a low price of just $383 come mid-April.

Gionee Elife S5.5
The Gionee Elife S5.5 will soon be available in India. Aloysius Low/CNET

China's Gionee Elife S5.5 claims to be the world's thinnest smartphone thanks to its 5.5mm-thin frame and the good news is, if you live in India, you'll be able to get your hands on it soon (mid-April) for just 22,999 Indian Rupees ($383).

For the price you're paying, you'll be getting an Android-powered smartphone that sports a 5-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display, a 13-megapixel camera as well as an eight-core processor.

Despite its 5.5mm-thin frame, the smartphone also packs a 2,300mAh battery, which should hopefully give it at least a day of use.

I was pretty impressed when I spent some time with this handset at Mobile World Congress -- be sure to check out my hands-on here. Hopefully, Gionee will be able to bring this handset to other markets in the world soon.

Via Indian Express

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Aloysius Low is a Senior Writer at CNET covering mobile and Asia. Based in Singapore, he loves playing Dota 2 when he can spare the time and is also the owner-minion of two adorable cats.

 

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