Gionee Elife S5.1, measuring 5.1 mm thin, launched in India for Rs. 18999

Months after unveiling the new thinnest smartphone in the world, Gionee has finally launched the Gionee Elife S5.1 in India.


Gionee has announced the launch of the Gionee Elife S5.1 in India. The handset is touted to be the thinnest smartphone in the world measuring just 5.15 mm. The handset, which is the successor to the Elife S5.5, has a more refined design and a very compact form factor. The sides of the device are extremely thin but the upper and lower sides are slightly thicker to accommodate the headphone jack and the micro USB port.

The Gionee Elife S5.1 has a reduced display size and resolution of 4.8 inch screen with resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The smartphone is powered by a 1.7 GHz octa core MediaTek processor with 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage. There is however no microSD card slot for memory expansion.

The Gionee Elife S5.1 has an 8 MP rear facing auto focus camera with LED flash. There is also a front facing 5 MP camera. The device runs on the Android KitKat version with a layer of the Amigo 2.0 UI and a 2100 mAh battery. The handset is priced at Rs. 18999 and is expected to go on sale in the first week of December.

Gionee Elife S5.1 specs:

  • 4.8 inch display
  • 1280 x 720 pixels resolution
  • 1.7 GHz octa core MediaTek MT6592 processor
  • Mali 450-MP4 GPU
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 16 GB internal memory
  • 8 MP primary camera
  • 5 MP front facing camera
  • Google Android v4.4 KitKat
  • 2100 mAh battery