Gionee Elife S5.5 gets Android 4.4 KitKat update- Change Logs and New Features

Gionee, the Chinese Smartphone manufacturers have started rolling out KitKat update to your Android Smartphone. The Gionee Elife S5.5 which is the world slimmest smart phone with 5.5mm of thickness is the device which got the KitKat update. The Gionee India hrad, Arvind Vohra has official announced about the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update featuring new Amigo UI for few Gionee smart phones.


He also mentioned that CTRL V5 is another Gionee device to get update along with S5.5, then after followed by other Gionee phones which launched recently. So these are the first two Gionee Smartphone which will get Android KitKat update.

The update is OTA, so any one can download the new update in their respective Smartphone’s. The size of the KitKat update will be 800-900 MB. The update has brought with it some minor UI changes. The notifications drawer has been redesigned completely. It includes couple of new pre-installed apps like BBM. The benchmark scores are similar to that of Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.

Desktop layout are been updated in both Gionee Elife S5.5 and V5 and Du Speed Booster has been added to it for improving the performance. The Settings shortcut that we used to have in Android 4.2 has been removed from the notification panel. In fact, the Real Football and World Cricket Champion games has been removed.

Changelogs for Gionee Elife S5.5 Android phone after KitKat Update:

  • Updated to Android KitKat
  • Updated Amigo Paper with New UI
  • Updated GioneeXender for optimized performance and further improved linking success rate
  • Updated UC Browser with optimized UI and page loading effects
  • Updated NQ Mobile Security for better protection of your device
  • Updated Kingsoft WPS
  • New Desktop layout
  • Added DU Speed Booster for faster usuage
  • Settings Shortcut has been removed from the Notification Panel
  • World Cricket Champion and Real Football game has been removed
  • Updated map with one entrance into the main menu

Note: Use WiFi connectivity to update your device.

If you have updated your Gionee Elife S5.5 Smartphone to Android KitKat, lets us know the more features you like from the update. Any questions regarding the update of the device, lets us know in the below comment section.