Gionee Elife S5.5 gets Android 4.4 KitKat update

Gionee, the Chinese Smartphone manufacturers have started rolling out KitKat update to your Android Smartphone.

Gionee Elife S5.5 Kitkat update has been on the cards for some time now and today, Gionee will start rolling out Android 4.4 KitKat based Amigo ROM in Indian market following a notable delay. We wouldn’t mind the delay if Gionee manages to keep bugs at bay.

The update is 866 MB in dimensions and will also update some pre-loaded apps. You will get a new desktop layout that has been enhanced NQ Security. Gionee has also updated UcBrowser, GioneeXender and Kingsoft Office.

Gionee Elife S5.5 gets Android 4.4 KitKat update

Gionee Elife S5.5 gets Android 4.4 KitKat update

Gionee has additionally added new UI to Amigo paper and Game Zone. Gionee has also added Du Speed Booster which kind of acts like a task killer to get rid of stuff and data which slows down your phone or consume more resources. The update may also remove some bloatware including World Cricket Champion and Real Football game. The major highlight remains Adroid 4.4 KitKat.

Gionee has added a new Notification panel, which is missing settings menu but adds several new toggles and animations. Additionally, it adds brightness bar at the bottom which many people use frequently. The Settings panel isn’t multi colored and sports a White back ground.

Gionee Elife S5.5 Android 4.4 KitKat Features

  • Android upgrade to KitKat
  • New Desktop layout
  • Removed the world cricket championship
  • Added Du speed booster for faster operations
  • Updated Amigo Paper with a brand new UI interface design
  • Updated Game Zone with a brand new UI interface design
  • Updated GioneeXender for optimized performance and further improved the linking success rate

It looks like Gionee has spent most of its time on updating its own applications and services instead of improving the UI design and optimisations. We’re yet to notice any improvements in gaming or life of the battery.

Author: Product Manager

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