Gionee Elife S7 vs Gionee Elife S5.5 vs Samsung Galaxy A7: Specs & Features Compared

Gionee has launched its new flagship phone Elife S7 in India for Rs. 24,999. The handset as the successor to Gionee Elife S5.5, was first unveiled at MWC 2015. The Elife S7 in the Indian market, will compete with its own predecessor as well as the Samsung Galaxy A7 phone. If you are going to buy a new phone and are confused among these three handsets, then check out this post to make a smart decision. In this post, we have pitted the Elife S7 against its rivals to see how it fares. Read on to find out how Gionee Elife S7 vs Gionee Elife S5.5 vs Samsung Galaxy A7 compare with each other in terms of specifications, features and price.

Gionee Elife S7 vs Gionee Elife S5.5 vs Samsung Galaxy A7

Specifications & Features Comparison: Gionee Elife S7 vs Gionee Elife S5.5 vs Samsung Galaxy A7

Device/Features Gionee Elife S7 Gionee Elife S5.5 Samsung Galaxy A7
Price Rs. 24,999 Rs. 18,500 Rs. 29,300
Display 5.2 inch Super AMOLED, Gorilla Glass 3 5.0 inch Super AMOLED, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 5.5 inch full HD Super AMOLED, Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Resolution 1920 × 1080 pixels – 424 ppi 1920 × 1080 pixels – 441 ppi 1920 × 1080 pixels –  401 ppi
SoC MediaTeK 6752 Mediatek MT6592 Qualcomm Snapdragon 615
CPU Octa-core 1.7 GHz Octa-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A7 Octa-core (Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Mali T760 MP2 Mali 450 MP4 Adreno 405
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Memory 16 GB 16 GB 16 GB
MicroSD No No Yes – up to 64 GB
Battery 2750 mAh 2300 mAh 2600 mAh
Rear Camera 13 MP, Auto Focus, LED flash 13 MP, Auto Focus, LED flash 13 MP, Auto Focus, LED flash
Front Camera 8 MP 5 MP 5 MP
Dimensions & Weight 139.8 x 67.4 x 5.5 mm, 126.5 grams 145.1 x 70.2 x 5.5 mm, 133 grams 151 x 76.2 x 6.3 mm, 141 grams
OS Android 5.0 Lollipop with Amigo OS 3.0 Android 4.2 Jelly Bean with Amigo OS 2.0 Android 4.4.KitKat with TouchWiz UI

Processor

All the three handsets pack octa-core CPU’s. The Gionee Elife S7 and Elife S5.5 pack MediaTeK 6752 and Mediatek MT6592 chipset respectively clocked at 1.7 GHz. The Galaxy A7 is powered by on octa-core (Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53) Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor paired with Adreno 405 GPU.

Display

The Galaxy A7 sports the largest 5.5 inch Super AMOLED display followed by Elife S7 with 5.2 inch display while Elife S5.5 features a 5 inch display with 1920 x 1080  pixels resolution.

Operating System

The Gionee Elife S7 runs Android 5.0 Lollipop with Amigo OS 3.0 while Elife S5.5 runs on a rather dated Android 4.2 Jelly Bean with Amigo OS 2.0. The Samsung Galaxy A7 on the other hand runs Android 4.4.KitKat operating system wrapped under TouchWiz UI.

RAM & ROM

All the three smartphones house 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of inbuilt memory. Gionee’s Elife S7 and S5.5 lack microSD card support while Samsung Galaxy A7 comes with expandability up to 64 GB via microSD card.

Camera

Again the three handsets have a tie in primary camera department. They all sport a 13 mega pixel auto focus rear  camera with LED flash. Gionee Elife S7 features an 8 mega pixel front facing camera while the other two smartphones sport a 5 mega pixel camera.

Battery

The Elife S7 is fueled by the largest 2750 mAh battery followed by Samsung Galaxy A7 with 2600 mAh battery and lastly the Elife S5.5 with 2300 mAh battery.

Dimensions & Weight

Both Elife S7 and S5.5 feature a sleek design with 5.5 mm thickness. S7 however bears lighter weight of 126.5 grams as compared to 133 grams weight of Elife S5.5. Samsung Galaxy A7 measures 6.3 mm in thickness and weighs 141 grams.

Price

Gionee Elife S5.5 is available at the lowest price at Rs. 18,500 while the Elife S7 is launched at Rs. 24,999 and will be available in the coming days. The Samsung Galaxy A7 is available to buy for Rs. 29,300.

Verdict

Samsung Galaxy A7 sports a larger display and comes with microSD card support but the handset is available at a higher price as compared to the other two smartphones. The Elife S7 comes with many upgrades over its predecessor Elife S5.5 like larger display, latest operating system, larger battery and better front facing camera. With such decent features, rich configuration and sleek design, Gionee Elife S7 seems to be a value for money handset in this price range.

Also Read: Gionee Elife E8 India Launch In June

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