The smartphone is just 4mm at its thinnest point and 6.9mm at its thickest point. It sports a height of 151.9mm while the width is 74.6mm. It weights 147 grams.

The device sports a 5.5 inch HD AMOLED display with 1280 x 720 pixels of resolution. It is powered by a  1.3GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6753 processor paired with 3GB RAM 32GB ROM.

Running Amigo 3.1 OS based on Android 5.1 Lollipop, the Gionee Elife S6 comes with dual-SIM (Micro+Nano) SIM support. The second SIM slot also doubles as the MicroSD card slot.

It has a 13-megapixel autofocus rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. It features modes such as night mode, panorama mode, burst mode, magic focus and more. Full-HD resolution video recording is also included.

The metal-clad smartphone has 3150mAh battery, which will deliver up to 18.8 hours of talk-time and 342 hours of standby time.

Connectivity options include Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, GPS, 4G LTE (including Band 40), USB OTG and USB Type-C connectivity.