Gionee’s subsequent smartphone guarantees to be the thinnest ever
In case you thought Gionee’s Elife S5.5 was ridiculously skinny, you’d higher maintain on to your hat. China has licensed an upcoming Android handset from the corporate, codenamed the GN9005, that reportedly measures 5mm (zero.2in) thick; that is half a millimeter lower than the wafer-like Elife S5.5, and probably the thinnest smartphone thus far. You’ll be giving up some bells and whistles within the identify of an excellent-slim profile, thoughts you. This system may have a strictly middling four.eight-inch 720p AMOLED display, a sluggish quad-core 1.2GHz processor and a modest 2,050mAh battery. The 1GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, eight-megapixel rear digital camera and 5-megapixel entrance shooter will not impress, both. Nonetheless, Gionee will get to say some critical bragging rights — no less than, as long as it isn’t upstaged between now and the GN9005’s launch.
Replace: The system — formally dubbed the Elife S5.1 — is definitely 5.15mm thick. Not that the zero.15mm would make a lot distinction, anyway.