Chinese manufacturer Gionee has launched their camera-centric smartphone, Gionee Elife E8 in India. The smartphone was announced and launched in China earlier in June this year. The phone specifications hasn’t changed. The device will be available from 12th October exclusively on Snapdeal for Rs.34999.
Gionee Elife E8 Specifications
- 6 inch WQHD AMOLED display (2560 X 1440)
- Android 5.1 Lollipop, Amigo UI 3.1
- 2.0GHz Octa Core Helio X10 (MT6795)
- PowerVR G6200 GPU
- 64GB storage + microSD support up to 128GB
- 3GB RAM
- 24MP rear camera
- 8MP front camera
- Dual Sim (4G)
- Dual band WiFi
- Fingerprint scanner
- Dimensions: 164 X 82.28 X 9.6 mm
- Weight: 210g
- 3500 mAh Battery
Design & UI
Gionee Elife E8 is a huge phone with 6 inch WQHD display, so it may not be comfortable to use with one hand for many of us. The phone is made of metal except removable plastic back panel. Elife E8 also houses Fingerprint scanner below camera at the back which can save up to 5 unique fingerprints to unlock the device. The device looks and feels premium. It supports dual sim cards and both sim support 4G, there is also microSD card slot to expand memory up to additional 128GB. The device is running on Amigo UI 3.1 based on Android 5.1 Lollipop
24MP Rear camera on Gionee Elife E8 comes with 4x Lossless zoom, 0.4 sec capture time, OIS, Phase detection autofocus and dual LED (dual tone) flash. Other camera features include Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, smile detection, panorama and HDR. It can also record 4k videos at 30fps. There is a dedicated camera button below power key. On Front there is 8MP camera with 6p lens for selfies.
As mentioned earlier both sim cards support 4G network in India. Other connectivity features include Dual band WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC and micro USB port for charging and data transfer. Gionee Elife E8 is promoted as Best camera smartphone as it has 24MP (probably highest) camera. Last month Lenovo also introduced their camera-centric smartphone Lenovo VIBE Shot in India for the price of Rs.25499. Elife E8 will be available exclusively on Snapdeal from 12th October, 2015.