Gionee Elife S Plus Launched: An LTE Smartphone With AMOLED Screen, USB Type-C Port Costs Minimal

It’s now official. Gionee before making it live has teased its upcoming Elife S Plus smartphone with fast-charging support on its social channels, and was said it will be releasing very soon. Finally, it has gone live into the store shelves today.

Gionee’s already announced 5″ Gionee S5.1 Pro with HD 720p AMOLED display will also be hitting the stores later this month in India. Now that Gionee Elife S Plus is somewhat a bigger version of S5.1 Pro, comes with 5.5-inch 720p AMOLED screen with Gorilla Glass 33 protection will be available to purchase.

Specs-wise, the Gionee S Plus is powered by a 1.3GHz Octa-Core MediaTek MT6753 64-bit processor with Mali-T720 GPU, paired with 3GB of RAM and includes a storage of 16GB internal but further expandable via microSD card slot. The Elife S Plus runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with Gionee’s Amigo 3.1 UI on top.

The Gionee Elife S Plus camera is equipped with a 13-megapixel rear one with LED flash and a 5MP forward-facing shotter for better selfies. It is a dual-SIM smartphone supports 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, USB Type-C.

Officially Launched In India For Rs 16999
The most impressive feature you will find on Elife S Plus would be it’s integrated with Face Unlock that lets you unlock the phone in less than a second, and it also comes with 3D vibration mode, Rumble effect, Immersive touch and more features.

You will also get the support for USB Type-C port on the Elife S Plus which is backed by a 3150mAh battery package. Available in Dark Blue, White and Golden colors.

In Brief:

  • 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD Super AMOLED Plus display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • 1.3 GHz Octa-Core MediaTek MT6753 64-bit processor with Mali-T720 GPU
  • 3GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory with microSD
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop) with Amigo UI 3.1
  • Dual SIM
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, USB Type-C
  • 3150mAh battery with fast charging

The Gionee Elife S Plus launching in India this month for INR 16,999 or about $260.

Timir Baran Acharyya, GM, Gionee India said:

In today’s fast paced time, the consumer needs and desires are evolving and they don’t want to compromise on the looks nor the specs of the device. Hence to bridge in the gap, we have introduced the all new S Plus especially in India this Diwali to meet all the expectations that our consumers are asking for. In fact, the all new S Plus is equipped with new features like Face Unlock that would help consumers unlock there device in less than a second.