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Gionee Elife S5.5 review: Genie in a bottle

Gionee Elife S5.5 review: Genie in a bottle - read the full textPhones like the Gionee Elife S5.5 have come a long way. Well, they’re coming from China but this is not stating the obvious as a figure of speech. We’ve seen good-looking phones made in China that...

 

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Plz someone tell me how to unlock guest mode I just forget its password

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  • 2015-03-19 12:54
  • rAS8

Why not lock screen after the closeing the filip cover.

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  • 2015-03-09 14:45
  • Hkux

Hi I don't need whether report..I offed it but 2mints once its showing "problem in whether report send report" plz tell me how 2reduce did problem..

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  • 2015-02-25 18:49
  • uts@

> In reply to Ceaxer @ 2014-11-19 18:39 from U@H9 - click to readYeah. Either you need use with case cover or flip cover else you'll always feel the heat on your phone.

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  • 2015-02-10 21:22
  • rKaN

Hi
This is Naveen from Chennai I bought this model on Aug 28th exactly on the 8th day issue with motherboard and I really got negative response from the customer service coz they mentioned there will be replacement only for 7 days and CS ppl had informed me all these details have been mentioned in manual. I never seen any user manual in the mobile box when I purchased. moreover service Centre is in Bangalore it took 22 days to get back my mobile. I normally use BT for calls, mobile had issue again with motherboard on November 12th and they have mentioned waterlog might be mobile so I need to pay for the service after I explained and issue not from my end they agreed and did free service again they've replaced motherboard and got back by Dec 12th I don't say mobile works fine I'm still facing an issues like lock screen, apps auto open up etc. Otherwise its a good phone. I don't mention you guys to go for this model since no rules and regulations have been mentioned and kinda weird and worst customer service response you'll get.

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  • 2015-02-10 21:20
  • rKaN

It's a amazing phone and cool sexist look and awesome camera quality i brought this phone and but a little issue with this phone gionee has not launch any type of cases cover for this phone other wise THIS phone is awesome...

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  • 2015-01-22 11:10
  • Hkux

Nice phone love you gionee

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  • 2015-01-05 17:11
  • U$0n

Very stylist n nice phone ..

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  • 2014-12-25 05:22
  • bJ7u

Galaxy grand2 is better than this 5.5

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  • 2014-12-24 09:29
  • HktX

i bought this gionee S5.5 about 2/3 weeks ago... but i heat up so fast...is this the way it is supposed to be???

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  • 2014-11-19 18:39
  • U@H9

I have had this phone for a week now, it replaced my iphone4 which lasted 2yrs. I love how light and thin it is, you can hardly notice it in your pocket. I tried to play GTA SA but it was extremely laggy so had to uninstall it. The phone is good for casual use and cheap enough to not be too bothered about it's lackings. I will probably buy something more powerful and give this to my kid sister lol.

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  • 2014-10-05 15:43
  • t$WE

> In reply to karan @ 2014-07-06 04:22 from utuE - click to readIz de phne iz gud bro i wnna buy bt confusd btw s 5.5 n lg g pro 2

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  • 2014-09-15 10:12
  • rAN@

gud

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  • 2014-09-10 09:30
  • rAV9

Put or comment in that phone's section u r commenting people here may think u r commenting about elife s5.5

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  • 2014-09-06 12:13
  • U@bx

> In reply to Samarth N8 808 user @ 2014-06-28 19:35 from X0Em - click to readVery bad berry back up.very bad signal strength.front camera is not good. Audio is also bad. I'm not happy

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  • 2014-08-30 03:54
  • rJBI

I had this phone for about 4 days. It was everything I could have hoped for in a design, but everything else was just unacceptabl. Horrendous lag, 5 hours of battery life, and weak signal strength.

The signal strength was the odd one. I had a nexus 4 which ran on the same bands as the vivo iv, but the vivo struggled to hit the HSPA bands. The GPS signal shared the same problems.

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  • 2014-07-28 05:42
  • IEs3

Why front camera is giving mirror images?

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  • 2014-07-23 15:38
  • HHHH

An upgraded version of S5. WOW! xD

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  • 2014-07-14 15:40
  • UNAe

Or, you can buy Blu Vivo IV for 299$, on Amazon, e-bay.
Identical phone.
Allview Soul x2 is gionee rebranded, at the same price, about 467$

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  • 2014-07-07 16:32
  • SvBx

It got the KitKat update and battery life is now improved and now s5.5 feels more vivid and snappy

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  • 2014-07-06 04:22
  • utuE

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