Gionee Elife S5.1  Sony Xperia C3 Dual 
Gionee Elife S5.1 Sony Xperia C3 Dual
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Launch Date (India) Nov, 2014 Aug, 2014
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Smartphone OS Android 4.3 Android 4.4, Upgradeable to 5.1
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 4.8 inches 5.5 inches
Screen Resolution 720x1280 pixels (~ 306 pixels per inch) 720x1280 pixels (~ 267 pixels per inch)
Display Features Super AMOLED, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 3) IPS, Triluminos Display
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.7 GHz 1.2 GHz
Processor Type Octa Core Quad Core
Processor Name Mediatek MT6592 Qualcomm MSM8926 Snapdragon 400
GPU Mali-450MP4 Adreno 305
RAM 1 GB 1 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G
VoLTE
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 8.0 MP 8.0 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features Charm Camera (Face beauty; Makeup; Stamps; PPT; Live Filters), Panorama (Horizontal & Vertical), Face Detection, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, 20 Snaps in one click, Gesture Shot, Smile Shot Touch Focus, Face Detection, Smile Detection, Panorama, High Dynamic Range for photos and videos, Exmor RS, Object Tracking, Red-eye reduction, Superior Auto - automatic scene selection, Geotagging, SteadyShot, Camera Apps (Portrait Retouch, AR Effect, Movie Creator, Timeshift Burst, Picture Effects, Sweep Panorama, Social Live, Vine
Secondary Camera 5.0 MP 5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features N/A Flash, HD Video Recording, Wide view angle
Internal Memory 16 GB 8 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 32 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM
Thickness 5.15 mm 7.6 mm
Weight 95 gm 150 gm
Battery Capacity 2050 mAh 2500 mAh
Battery Standby 120 hrs 1093 hrs
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime 14.00 hrs 30.00 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G) 10.00 hrs N/A
Other Battery Parameters N/A Music Playback Time: 93 hrs, Video Playback Time: 10 hrs
Fingerprint sensor
Other Features WiFi Direct; USB On-The-Go (dongle included); Gionee Xender; Cloud Printing; Noise Filtration; Game Zone; Yahoo Cricket; DU Battery Saver; DU Speed Booster; Saaavn; NQ Mobile Security; Camcord; Wechat; Whatsapp; Weather Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2; DLNA; Screen Mirroring; Smart Connect; Xperia Link; ANT+ Wireless Technology; WiFi Direct; One Touch Connectivity; Noise Filtration; Sony Surround Sound technology (VPT); Clear Audio+ - Sound improvement software
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Amazingly slim at just 5.1mm
  • Beautiful, premium design
  • Good build quality
  • Nice display with good viewing angles, and sunlight legibility
  • Decent camera
  • Good video playback performance
  • Decent battery life
  • Good, elegant design and build quality
  • Relatively slim, and lightweight
  • Good display with nice viewing angles and sunlight legibility
  • Android interface with Sony skin, which is clean and user-friendly
  • Smooth, slick performance
  • Decent primary (back) camera
  • Good 5 MP front camera for selfies with 25mm wide-angle lens, and soft LED flash
  • Good call quality
  • Decent loudspeaker
  • Excellent battery life (lasts 2 days on moderate use)
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Feels a little too delicate at 97g
  • Glass and metal design means the phone doesn't have a very good grip (so using a case is a good idea)
  • Gionee's proprietary Amigo UI 2.0 is not the most refined Android skin around
  • Lot of bloatware
  • Sluggish performance, when multi-tasking
  • Average loudspeaker
  • Very large - operating the phone with one hand is always going to be a problem
  • One-handed operation option/setting is not as useful as that of LG or Samsung phablets
  • Lot of bloatware
  • Average bundled earphones
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