After launching the Elife E8 in India, Gionee has sent out media invites for the Elife S6 launch on November 16. The company it is seems has yet another smartphone up its sleeves that it plans to launch in the country sometime this month.
Gionee put up a teaser poster on its Facebook page, which simply says ‘Feel with a Plus. Coming soon’. The teaser though is only half the story. PhoneRadar says that Gionee is planning on launching the Elife S Plus, and it claims to have got its hands on a live unit as well as some press materials.
The Gionee Elife S Plus’ talking point is the USB Type-C port. With the Elife S Plus expected to be priced below Rs 20,000, it will be the most affordable smartphone in the country to boast this port.
Gionee Elife S Plus specifications and features: The smartphone is said to feature a 5.5-inch HD (1280×720 pixels) AMOLED display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Under the hood is a Mediatek MT6753 octa-core processor paired with 3GB of RAM. Also on is 16GB internal storage, which can be expanded using a microSD card.
The smartphone also features a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, 5-megapixel selfie camera, 3,150mAh battery, and connectivity options like dual-SIM card slots, 4G LTE support, USB Type-C port, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. On the software it runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop wrapped under Amigo 3.1.