As expected, Gionee has started rolling-out the Android v4.4 KitKat update for the Gionee Elife S5.5, which is touted as the world’s slimmest smartphone as of date. The update is available over-the-air (OTA) and the file size of this update is 865MB.
Alongwith the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update, the Elife S5.5 will now have new features such as new desktop layout, added Du speed booster (for faster operations), new UI design of the Amigo Paper, upgraded Game Zone with new UI design, upgraded GioneeXender for optimised performance, and removal of the world cricket championship.
Besides above, you will find on your Elife S5.5 the updated UC browser app, which comes pre-loaded; updated NQ Mobile Security for better protection of your phone and updated kingsoft WPS will be a great support for office worker and students as it will improve work and study related operations, and finally the updated map with only one entrance into the main menu.
We are quite optimsitic that the updated version of the Android KitKat will work without any problem and hopefully without any bugs on Elife S5.5.
Besides Elife S5.5, the next Gionee smartphones to get Android KitKat is Gionee Elife E7 and its mini variants in the coming weeks.
The Gionee Elife S5.5 was launched in India in March and started selling in India in the month of May. Currently, it is availabe in India for around Rs. 21,000/-.
The Elife S5.5 sports a stylish metallic body with a 5 inch Full HD Super AMOLED screen with 1080×1920 pixels with a pixel density of 441ppi, and is driven by Octa-core 1.7 GHz processor, coupled with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory. It is equipped with a 13 megapixel rear camera with 95 degree ultra-wide angle, and 5 megapixel front camera. This single SIM smartphone is packed with non-removable 2300mAh Battery. The Elife S5.5 has thickness of 5.5 mm.
For connectivity, the Elife S5.5 supports 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, USB OTG, and FM radio. This smartphone measures 145.1 x 70.2 x 5.55mm and weighs 130 grams.
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