Best Launches At MWC 2014: Gionee Elife S5.5, ZTE Grand Memo II LTE

Written by Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: Feb 25 2014, 16:26pm hrs
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MWC 2014 is the show where most of the hottest mobile devices of the year are seen first. Here are the best launches from 2014 edition.

Gionee Elife S5.5 claims to be worlds slimmest phone

Gionees latest is the worlds slimmest smartphone, the ELIFE S5.5. As the name suggests, the phone is 5.55-mm slim. The phone will come to India in March 2014.

The ELIFE S series will be a new product category for the company which has become popular in India within months of its launch.

The S5.5 is equipped with a 5-inch Full HD Super AMOLED plus screen, a true Octa-core 1.7GHz processor, a 13 megapixel rear camera and the worlds first 95 degree ultra-wide angle 5 megapixel front camera. With the 95 degree wide angle front camera, taking self-group shots or full body selfies is made possible and easier than ever before.

The phone will also run AMIGO OS, which has been customised from Android for the ELIFE S5.5. Like the ELIFE E7, the phone consists of two shooting modes, the professional and normal camera settings, as well as the availability of the Charm Camera which includes auto make-up mode, footprint mode, and meeting memo mode.

The S5.5 supports HSPA+42 Mbps with up to six different band sets, which allows it to function in most 3G WCDMA coverage areas as well as enabling global 3G roaming.

Full Specifications

5.0 Super AMOLED Plus display

Octa- Core 1.7GHz CPU

Single SIM

13.0MP AF +5.0MP AF Camera 95 Degree Ultra-Wide Angle

AMIGO OS 2.0 (based on Android OS, V4.2)

Memory: 16GB+2GB

Ultra slim 145.1 x 70.2 x 5.55mm


WCDMA-850/1900/2100MHz or 900/1900/2100MHz

3.5 mm Earphone Jack


Non-removable 2300mAh Battery


The GIONEE ELIFE S5.5 is available in Black, White, Blue, Pink, and Purple

ZTE launches ultra slim Grand Memo II LTE, two Firefox OS phones

Global handset major ZTE used the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona to launch the Grand Memo II LTE, an ultra slim LTE smartphone.

With a 6-inch IPS display, the 7.2mm device will run ZTEs unique MiFavor 2.3 user interface (UI).The MiFavor UI brings elegant design features to the Google Android 4.4 KitKat operating system, including integration with functions such as notebook, calendar, weather forecast, alarm clock, Internet, and music.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, the Grand Memo II promises performance that will enable consumers to take advantage of LTE and high speed mobile internet. The ZTE Grand Memo II LTE follows last years launch of the Grand Memo LTE. The device will first launch in April in China, followed by simultaneous launches in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific.

ZTE also launched Open C and Open II, among the first Firefox OS phones. The company expects to ship over a million Firefox OS phones before the end of 2014.

ZTE Open C specifications:

OS: Firefox OS


Camera: 3 MP

Screen: 4-inch WVGA (800 480 pixels), multitouch

CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor with dual-core CPU at speeds of up to 1.2 GHz per core

Memory: 512 MB RAM + 4 GB ROM

Battery: 1400 mAh

Size: 126 64.7 10.8 mm

ZTE Open II specifications:

OS: Firefox OS


Camera: 2 MP

Screen: 3.5-inch HVGA (480 320 pixels), multitouch

CPU: MSM8210 dual core 1.2 GHz

Memory: 256 MB RAM + 2 GB ROM

Battery: 1150 mAh

Size: 118 61 10.5mm