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Meet the Gionee Elife S5.5 worlds thinnest smartphone

As all the manufacturers keep making their smartphones thinner and thinner a rather unknown Chinese brand called Gionee has just beaten Samsung, LG, Apple and many other to it as it creates “Worlds thinnest smartphone” at just 5.5mm (which is much thinner then for example the iPhone 5S which is 7.6mm or the Galaxy S4 which is 7.9mm)

The Elife S5.5 isn’t much thinner then 2013 thinnest smartphone which was just 5.75mm the Vivo V3 but has some very impressive specs, specially since they were able to put in a 2300mAh battery which is expected to last about 10 to 12 hours. Here is the full list

  • Android Jelly Bean 4.2
  • 1080 x 1920 screen resolution
  • Octa-core CPU at 1.7GHz
  • 5inch display
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 16GB of Internal storage (non removable)
  • 2300mAh battery (non removable)
  • Metal Outside frame

You will be able to purchase it in several colors among those are Black, White, yellow, pink, blue and purple.


The smartphone will become available sometime Q1 2014 and will cost $370 for the 3G version and the 4G is expected to launch later this year, the price of the 4G model is yet unknown.