Last month, Gionee launched the Elife E6 in India. Today, at an event in Shanghai, the Chinese smartphone maker has launched its latest Android flagship called the Elife E7. The smartphone comes in two variants and is priced at 2,699 Yuan (Rs 27,600 approximately) for the 16GB variant and 3,199 Yuan (Rs 32,800 approximately) for the 32GB. It will hit select markets next month and Gionee also confirmed that this flagship device will be coming to India in January 2014.
On paper, the Elife E7’s specifications are in the top-tier with its unique feature being a massive 16-megapixel rear camera with 1.34 microns complemented with an 8-megapixel snapper on the front. The camera features add-ons like auto makeup effects, intelligent scene recognition function, action shot mode called footprint mode and a meeting memo mode, wherein the camera automatically adjusts images for easy text reading. On the front is a 5.5-inch 1080p display with 400ppi, Gorilla Glass 3 protection and flaunts a 2.3mm bezel.
The smartphone will be available in different variants— with the 4G-enabled variant called Elife E7L being powered by a 2.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 SoC and the 3G variant called Elife E7 powered by a 2.2GHz Snapdragon 800. The processor is supplemented by Adreno 330 GPU on both the variants. The smartphone’s RAM varies according to the internal memory, with the 16GB variant featuring a 2GB RAM and the 32GB variant featuring 3GB of RAM.
Other features included are 2,500mAh battery, connectivity options like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and on the software front it runs on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean wrapped under Gionee’s own Amigo 2.0 UI. As seen in the photos above, the device will be available in multiple color variants including black, white, blue, pink, green, yellow, and orange.
Photographs: Rajat Agrawal. Photos shot using a Nokia Lumia 1020.
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