Soon after announcing Gionee Elife E8, the popular Chinese smartphone manufacturer has sent invites for a press event. The event will be organised for the launching of Gionee Elife S6 smartphone, which is a fourth device in the Elife S lineup, after Elife S7, Elife S5.1, and Elife S5.5.
As per the source, Weibo and Phoneradar, the company has been scheduled the launch on November 16. However, no further details are revealed. But it is expected that the upcoming smartphone to flaunt a slim body as the Elife S series is well known for its super slim smartphones.
The Gionee S5.1 smartphone was the first device in the lineup that was listed in Guinness Book of world records, as world’s slimmest smartphone with thickness of 5.1 mm, however, the Oppo R5 broke the record with its thickness of 4.5 mm.
Later, the company launched its Elife S5.5 which flaunts 5.5 mm of thick body. While, the President of Gionee, William Lu said at MWC 2015, during the launch of Elife S7, “To make ever-slimmer phones, compromising on performance and function is pointless. Manufacturers should offer more features benefiting user experience other than just slimness.”
However, this time it is assumed that Gionee is planning to hit something different in the market. A smartphone went through at TENNA certification, codenamed GN9007 is likely to be Gionee Elife S6 as it measures 6mm in thickness, corroborating with the Elife S6 naming convention. It reveals that the handset is featured with 5-inch AMOLED HD display with 720×1280 pixels of resolution, a 1.3 GHz octa-core MediaTek SoC with 2GB of RAM.
In addition, the Gionee Elife S6 boasts 16GB of internal storage with expandability support, 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and 8-megapixel front-facing camera. The will be running on Amigo 3.1 based on Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system. In addition, the device.
Stay tuned. Further details will be revealed as the launch date comes close.
Tech Specs for Gionee Elife S6
|Camera||13MP rear and 8MP front camera|
|Chipset||1.3 GHz octa-core MediaTek SoC|
|Display||5-inch AMOLED HD display|
|OS||Amigo 3.1 based on Android 5.1 Lollipop|