Gionee Elife S5.1 revealed, 5.15 mm thin!

Gionee Elife S5.1 revealed, 5.15 mm thin!

Looks like Gionee isn’t resting on its laurels when it comes to having the “world’s thinnest smartphone” as they have just dethroned the 5.5 mm Elife S5.5 with the release of the 5.15 mm thin Elife S5.1

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Gionee Elife S5.1 specs:
4.8-inch HD IPS Super AMOLED display, 306ppi
1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 quad-core CPU
Adreno 305 GPU
16GB internal storage
8 megapixel rear camera w/ LED flash
5 megapixel front camera
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP
Android 4.3 Jellybean, Amigo 2.0 UI
2,100mAh battery
139.8 × 67.4 × 5.15 mm
White, Black, Blue, Pink, Green, Yellow

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The Gionee Elife S5.1 is set to go on sale in China this month. Official pricing is yet to be announced but it is expected to be under $400.


This article was written by Louie Diangson, Managing Editor of YugaTech. You can follow him at @John_Louie.

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5 Responses

  1. jim says:

    Single sim and none expandable memory :'(

  2. Mon says:

    Are thin phones really necessary? I mean it’s great that it’s progressing but I don’t really see the point of a thinner phone than what we currently have…

    unless it’s a completely flexible phone that I can fold or roll into a smaller package, then I don’t want a paper thin (probably brittle/fragile) phone

    just my two cents

    • archie says:

      One drop and that’s all you need to say bye bye to your hard earned money.

    • Ronald says:

      Correct. Making it thinner could be making it brittle and fragile which is not good. For personal safety it should be kept on pockets or bags but then again, you would end up bringing more things i.e bags and holder which could expose yourself to bad elements from the crowd.

    • Pau says:

      Well as i saw on the s5.5…its still has the durability…and i dont think that they will ruined there own legacy as “golden quality”(meaning of the word “gionee”)…bec. Like the s5.5 this phone is build w/ a combination of metal and glass…the metal support the glass for breakage when it drops …actually on its grand launch at sm north last feb..the s5.5 was intentionally drop twice to show its durability for those who worries about it by just seing its thinness…

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