Gionee Elife S7

price Rs. 16,000 onwards launch Apr, 2015
current magic score ?
<50
verdict AVOID
poor value-for-money
currently ranked
#58
of 95 phones in Rs. 15,000 - 20,000

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 8 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Premium build quality with aviation-grade aluminium magnesium alloy frame
  • Very sleek and ergonomic design
  • Feels very comfortable to use with even one hand
  • Excellent Super-AMOLED display - vibrant colors, great brightness levels, great viewing angles and very good sunlight legibility
  • Good speed/performance
  • Decent camera, fast shooter
  • Very good audio quality
  • Decent loudspeaker
  • Very good video playback
  • Good call quality
  • Good battery life

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • Glass back is a fingerprint magnet
  • Amigo UI is not the most refined
  • Tends to heat up a bit while playing games and performing demanding tasks

8 expert review(s)


240+ user reviews

video review

source: @PhoneArena
OS
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.0
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5.2 inches
Screen Resolution1080x1920 pixels (~ 424 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • AMOLED
  • Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Gyroscope
Processor/RAM
Processor1.7 GHz, Octa Core, Mediatek MT6752
GPUMali-T760MP2
RAM2 GB
Memory
Internal Memory16 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity2750 mAh
Battery Standby337 hrs
Battery Standby (3G)270 hrs
Battery Talktime24.00 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)15.50 hrs
Other Battery Parameters
  • Battery Talktime (4G): 20 hrs
Dimensions
Weight127 gm
Thickness5.5 mm
Camera
Camera13.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • Panorama (Horizontal & Vertical)
  • Face detection
  • Geo-tagging
  • Magic focus
  • 20 snaps in one click
  • Gesture Shot
  • Smile Shot
Secondary Camera8.0 MP
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes
CompassYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • DTS Sound
  • Theme Park
  • Chameleon
  • Quick Menu
  • Super Power Saving Mode
  • Smart Gestures
  • Game Zone, Wechat
  • Whatsapp
  • Weather
  • WiFi Direct
  • WiFi Dual Band
  • USB On-The-Go
  • Gionee Xender
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
brand rating
3.17/5
(Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Ok
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys