China-based handset maker Gionee has announced the launch of its new smartphone, the Gionee Elife E6. The smartphone, which features a unibody design, sports a 5-inch OGS(One-Glass-Solution) AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels and pixel density of 441ppi. The phone is extremely thin at just 6.18mm, and weighs 128 grams. Gionee Elife E6 is powered by a 1.5GHz Mediatek quad-core processor, along with 2GB of RAM. The internal storage offered by the phone is 32GB.
The Gionee Elife E6 sports a 13-megapixel auto focus rear camera, which also includes a second generation BSI sensor, along with an LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with a 28mm lens. Both cameras support 1080p video recording.
The phone runs Android 4.2 with its own custom Amigo UI layer. The phone is powered by a 2020mAh battery.
“With its intuitive and user interface, we have developed the Elife E6 with the customers’ interest at heart. Supplying what is truly important to them in terms of quality, performance and affordability – all in a stylish and sophisticated design.” said William Lu, Vice President of Gionee Communication.
The company claims that the Gionee Elife E6 features Heartbeat Synchronizing Technology that enables the system to synchronously wake up applications every ten minutes, reducing the number of applications wake ups improving power consumption. The phone’s operating system also automatically sets a white list ensuring essential applications to be waken up at any time.
It also features motion sensing features allowing users to answer phones by directly raising it up to their ears, answer calls by sweeping a hand over the screen, flip between pictures by a sweeping motion,and automatically play/pause videos when the user looks away from the screen, among other gestures.
The Gionee ELIFE E6 is available in Black and White colour variants with matching colour cases. The phone will be available in China starting mid-July for a suggested price of CNY 2699 (Rs. 26,250 approximately). It will be available in India after August 2013, according to the company.