After a wait of four months since its launch in China, Gionee is all set to launch its camera-centric flagship smartphone Elife E8 in India on 8th October. The USP of E8 is its imaging prowess. It is packed with 24 MP rear camera, which will be able to produce photographs up to 120 Mpxl in resolution. The Elife E8 is the first Android smartphone, which is claimed to offer lossless zoom that maintains image quality even at 3X zoom along with other camera features such as sapphire glass for the lens, optical image stabilisation, 4K video recording etc. The Elife E8 include one dedicated shooting button and 8 MP front camera for the selfies.
The Gionee E8 also featurs massive 6 inches QHD (1600×2560 pixels) Super AMOLED display with a pixel density of 490ppi. It is powered by an Octa Core 2.0 GHz,MediaTek Helio X10 CPU (Chipset MTK6795) coupled with 3GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. This smartphone is 4G compliant and comes with Dual-SIM and both of which will support 4G. It runs on Android Lollipop 5.1 OS with layer of Gionee’s Amigo 3.1.
The Elife 8 is packed with 3520mAh battery with fast charging feature, and also boasts of Biological (Fingerprint) recognition system ,NFC, Dual Speaker and HIFI Sound.
From the specifications, the Elife E8 looks very impressive but inorder to be successful in highly competitive and price conscious Indian market where many smartphones players have of late introduced many devices in the range of Rs. 25000 to Rs. 30,000, it will be interesting to note how the upcoming device is priced. Recently, Lenovo has also introduced Vibe Shot with photographic-centric features for around Rs. 25K and one cannot forget Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe.
Going by the reputation of Gionee in India, its E8 will be a strong contender in the highly charged smartphone market in India in the upcoming festival season as many other devices are going to debut shortly such as new Apple iPhones, new Google Nexus devices and Honor 7, which is being launched on 7th October.
The Gionee Elife E8 will be sold via offline as well as online channel.
Stay tuned about details of pricing and availability!