Pros and cons of Gionee Elife S5.1

Gionee is known for some of the best smartphones which come with great design and build quality. The Gionee S5.5 was the slimmest ever smartphone launched by Gionee and now Gionee is going to break its own record with the launch of Gionee Elife S5.1. From many online sources and reports that have been leaked there is confirmation that Gionee is soon going to launch a new smartphone which is going to be the slimmest smartphone ever launched by Gionee. There is no official word from Gionee if they are going to launch the Gionee Elife S5.1 smartphone but we know some of the specifications of the device.

Many images were leaked online which revealed about the Gionee Elife S5.1. The smartphone will come with a 4.8-inch display screen which is going to be a 720p display screen. The thickness of the device is only going to be 5mm which makes it the new slimmest ever smartphone launched in the world. The design of the design is just great and it feels great when you hold the device in your hand. The device will come with a 1.2 ghz quad core processor and 1 GB RAM. The rear camera of the device is going to be an 8 mega pixel camera. The front camera will be a 5 mega pixel camera which will help you in taking great selfies. There is only one memory option present with the device and that is 16 GB and you cannot add any external micro SD card to the device. The 2100 mAh battery will last your smartphone for an entire day.

The device will run on Android v4.3 Jelly Bean however we think that Gionee should have provided Android KitKat on the device. All smartphones have their pros and cons and Gionee elife S5.1 also has some. Have a look at the pros and cons of Gionee Elife S5.1 smartphone below.

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Gionee Elife S5.1 Pros


The design of the smartphone is simply amazing. The device is only 5mm thick and is the slimmest smartphone of the world.

Light Weight

As the device comes with a thickness of 5 mm, it is very lightweight. The weight of the device is only 100 grams which make it extremely light weight.

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Gionee Elife S5.1 Cons

Limited memory

Gionee Elife S5.1 is only available in one memory option and that is 16 GB. You cannot add an external microSD card to the device to increase the storage which is a downside of this device.

Amigo 2.0 launcher

The device comes with Amigo 2.0 launcher which is not that amazing. Gionee should have used any other launcher instead of the Amigo 2.0 launcher.


Gionee has provided a great design but the hardware of the device is not that impressive. The device comes with a 1.2 ghz quad core processor and 1 GB RAM. If you are looking for a device with powerful hardware Gionee Elife S5.1 is not the device for you.

Gionee Elife S5.1 Rivals

  • Moto G 2nd gen
  • Nokia Lumia 730
  • HTC Desire 816
  • Sony Xperia C
  • Sony Xperia M2
  • Moto X 1st gen


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