After launching its flagship device, the Elife E8 in India earlier this month, Gionee is set for yet another smartphone launch. The company posted the invite on Weibo and has been sending out media invites for the launch. It is to launch the Gionee Elife S6 scheduled on November 16. Also Read - Gionee phone with 10,000mAh battery spottedAlso Read - Gionee launches 3 new G Buddy Smart ‘Life’ smartwatches in India, price starts at Rs 2,499
This is the fourth smartphone in the Elife S series after Elife S7, Elife S5.1, and Elife S5.5. However, apart from the name the company has not yet revealed any other information. Also Read - Gionee 10,000mAh wireless power bank launched in India, priced at Rs 1,299
If reports are to be believed, the forthcoming Gionee Elife S6 is likely to feature a 5-inch Amoled display with HD (720×1280 pixels) resolution, octa-core MediaTek SoC clocked at 1.3GHz, 2GB RAM, 16GB expandable storage.
On the camera front it could feature a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and 8-megapixel front-facing camera. The smartphone could run on Amigo 3.1 based on Android 5.1 Lollipop.
Earlier this month Gionee made its first move towards the Make in India project by launching its first made in India smartphone – the F103. Gionee partnered with Foxconn to manufacture smartphones in India. The company’s smartphones will be manufactured at Foxconn s Sri City facility in Andhra Pradesh just like that of OnePlus.