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Gionee has announced their 2016 flagship Gionee Elife S8


The number of gadgets being launched at Mobile World Congress is increasing by the day. The big players, Samsung and LG, launched their respective devices a day before the Mobile World Congress, this past Sunday to be specific. News on LG’s G5 and Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge are still very much a hot button topic but we are beginning to see some interesting gadget launches from other phone manufacturers.

Gionee a well known brand here in Nigeria, has launched a new smartphone, the Gionee Elife S8, at the ongoing Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The Chinese company touts this new device as the company’s flagship for the year 2016.

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Gionee’s latest offering, the Elife S8, has an all metal body with no antenna lines, giving the phone a premium look. The device has a 5.5 inch full HD (1080 x 1920 resolution) AMOLED display and a thin bezel measuring 0.7mm. Elife S8 is powered by an octa-core Helio P10 SoC by MediaTek, it run on 4GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage. Elife S8 sports a 16 megapixels rear camera, with a f/1.8 aperture, phase-detection autofocus, a laser sensor and a led flash, and a 8 megapixel front camera.

Furthermore, the device comes with a fingerprint scanner built in the button. Elife S8 comes with a 3000mAh battery, which should be sufficient for a full days use. The device also comes with a 4G LTE support for both SIM slots capable of global roaming. The device is pretty slim for a 5.5 incher, with a It measures 154.3×74.9x7mm and weighs 148 grams.

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Gionee says the device will be available by March ending for $449 and will be coming in Rose Gold, Silver, and Gold colours. When the device will be available in Nigeria is still unknown, rest assured we will be bring you news update on the devices availability as well as more pictures to feed your eyes with.

Well, that is all we have on Gionee Elife E8. Whats your thought on the devices specifications and price?

Gionee Elife S8
Gionee Elife S8



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Ifeanyi Joseph

Ifeanyi Okondu is a creative writer, Java programmer, and football fan with a profound interest in technology. He spends most of his time reading, discussing, and writing about technology and how man’s brainchild is shaping the world. When he is not crafting engaging content, you may find him either watching YouTube videos, a football match, reading or exercising. You can connect with him on Facebook @


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