As expected the Gionee Elife E7 was announced today in Shanghai, China. The Elife E7 runs on Android 4.2 with Amigo 2.0 User Interface. The handset sails on 2.2 GHz S800 Qualcomm Quad core processor, the first smartphone using the Qualcomm 8974 chipset.
The handset sports a 5.5 inch LTPS screen with Ultra Bright display with resolution of 1920×1080 pixels. The display screen is with Gorilla Glass 3 protection that is more durable and 20x more scratch resistant when compared with Gorilla Glass 2. The touch is quite responsive and works with wet hands and gloves. The Gionee Elife E7 will be available in different versions WCDMA and TD-WCDMA. The Elife E7 with 4G support will use the 2.5GHz Qualcomm 8974AC chipset with 5 major modes with 15 bands.
When it comes to memory and storage there are again two options, users can choose 2G RAM with 16GB Storage or 3GB RAM with 32GB Storage. The handset is ultra slim with a 9.7mm thickness. Other key features are 4G (selected model), 3G, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth and NFC.
The primary camera placed on the rear is with 16MP resolution with various camera effects like Auto Makeup Effects, SR Auto screen recognition, foot print mode, meeting memo mode and more. The front camera is of 8MP resolution with Auto Focus feature. Users can wake up the screen using gesture (draw on off [blank] screen), double tap or via voice control.
The Gionee Elife E7 will hit the Indian stores in early 2014, for now it will be available in China from 5th December 2013. E7 will be available in orange, pink, white, black, yellow and blue colors. The Elife E7 price has not yet been disclosed.
Gionee is also planning to launch the octa core version (with MediaTek processor) that will be called the Gionee Elife E7 Mini.