Gionee has officially unveiled the Elife E7 in India starting Rs. 26,999. The Chinese handset maker has announced that the smartphone will hit the market by January 15. Gionee globally announced the Elife E7 in November this year, the successor to the Elife E6.
The Gionee Elife E7 runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean with the company’s custom Amigo 2.0 UI layer on top, much like its predecessor. The Gionee Elife E7 comes with single SIM support.
It features a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920) OGS (One-Glass-Solution) IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The Gionee Elife E7 sports a 16-megapixel autofocus rear camera accompanied by an LED flash and also includes an 8-megapixel front-facing camera.
It comes in two variants. The first one, priced at Rs. 26,999, comes with 2GB RAM, 16GB and is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 clocked at 2.2GHz. The 32GB variant with 3GB RAM and a 2.5GHz processor is priced at Rs. 29,999.
The Gionee Elife E7 packs a 2500mAh battery. Connectivity options on the Gionee Elife E7 include Bluetooth, NFC, Wi-Fi, GPRS, EDGE, GPS/ AGPS, 3G and 4G (for 32GB variant). It measures 150.6x75x9.5mm.
Gionee has been aggressively launching its smartphones in India, which includes the flagship device, Elife E6 launched in October.
The Gionee Elife E6 features a unibody design and sports a 5-inch OGS (One-Glass-Solution) IPS display with a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels and pixel density of 441ppi. The phone is thin at just 6.18mm, and weighs 128 grams. It is powered by a 1.5GHz MediaTek quad-core processor, along with 2GB of RAM. The inbuilt storage offered by the phone is 32GB which is non-expandable.
The Gionee Elife E6 sports a 13-megapixel auto focus rear camera with a second generation BSI sensor, along with an LED flash. It also has a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with a 28mm lens. Both cameras support 1080p video recording. The smartphone runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean with company’s custom Amigo UI layer. The phone is powered by a 2020mAh battery.
Earlier this month, Gionee unveiled Pioneer P3 budget quad-core Android smartphone at Rs. 7,499.