The device was unveiled at Mobile World Congress held in Barcelona earlier this year.

The smartphone, which has a complicated design, is 5.5mm dual-SIM deivce. The frame is made of aviation-grade alloy and features a stainless steel sheet with nano-molding plastic.

The Elife S7 features 5.2 inches super AMOLED display with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution which is shielded by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

The smatphone sports an 13MP rear camera with LED flash and an 8 front shooter.

The Elife S7 is launched with Android 5.0 Lollipop running on a MediaTek MT6752 chipset. It's made up of a 64-bit processor with eight 1.7GHz Cortex-A53 cores and Mali-T760 GPU.

There's 2GB of RAM and 16GB built-in storage. The 2,750mAh battery of the Gionee Elife S7 is aided by a number power-saving features.

There is SIM tray that fits two SIM cards. The phone supports GSM 2G, 3G and two 4G LTE flavors.

Betting big on the booming smartphone demand in the country, Gionee plans to set up a manufacturing facility in India with an investment of Rs 300 crore in the next three years.
The company has roped in consultancy firm Ernst & Young to advise on partners and potential locations across the country.
"We have already seen two locations. Our head of manufacturing, who takes the final call, is visiting in three weeks. Post that, we will be in a better position to talk about the location," Gionee India Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director Arvind Vohra said.
With an aim to customise its products for Indian customers, Gionee will expand its research and development team in the country, as it targets doubling its sales to 8 million units this year.
"We have a dedicated team of 12 people, who are working on customising the experience for local needs. Hardware is universally the same, it is the software that differentiates the experience.
"We plan to ramp this up and have about 30 highly skilled people as part of the team by the end of the year," Gionee President William Lu said.