Android 4.4.2 KitKat update now rolling out for Gionee Elife E7 Mini in India

Saturday, July 26, 2014

/ by Aman Banka
Gionee has started rolling out the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for the Gionee Elife E7 Mini in the Indian market. The same 4.4.2 KitKat update was first rolled out to the Elife S5.5 in India earlier this month. The update will upgrade the version of E7 Mini from Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean to Android 4.4.2 KitKat. The update is not rolling out over-the-air.

Gionee Elife E7 Mini

According to Gionee, the 4.4.2 KitKat update for the E7 Mini is only available to flash via visiting company's service centre, no OTA update available. The update brings quite a lot of changes along. You can wait for the update notification to arrive or go to Settings > About Phone > System update to manually check for the update. 

You can check the complete list of service centres in India from here.

The update brings KitKat goodies like faster performance, Project Svelte optimizations, updated Hangouts with SMS/MMS support, revamped dialer and download apps, wireless printing support, colour emoji support, immersive mode, stronger security and more.

The update also brings,

  • All new desktop layout
  • Updated Amigo Paper with a brand new user interface
  • Removed the world cricket champion game, texas poker, green farmer and wonder zoo
  • Added Du speed booster for faster operations
  • Gaming – The game zone is updated with a new user interface design which will allow better control of the gaming apps
  • Updated GioneeXender for optimized performance which will allow high speed transfer of files. This will further improve the linking success rate
  • Updated UC browser will make the device more responsive and will improve the page loading effects
  • Added Touch Pal input method and camcard
  • Updated NQ Mobile Security  for better protection of your phone
  • Updated Kingsoft WPS will be a great support for office worker and students as it will improve work and study related operations
  • Updated map with only one entrance into the main menu

If you have updated your Gionee Elife E7 Mini to Android 4.4.2 KitKat, then do let us know your review about the update in the comment section below.
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