Android 4.4.2 KitKat update now rolling out for Gionee Elife S5.5 in India

Gionee has started rolling out the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for the Gionee Elife S5.5 in the Indian market. The Elife S5.5 is the world's slimmest smartphone with just 5.5 mm thickness and was launched in India earlier this year in March-end. The update is rolling out over-the-air. There is no word on when the Elife E7 will receive the KitKat update, but it wouldn't take too long.

Gionee Elife S5.5

The update weights 865.71 MB in size and brings loads of changes. You can wait for the update notification to arrive or go to Settings > About Phone > System update to manually check for the update. 

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,
  • New Desktop Layout
  • Removed the World Cricket Champion
  • Added Du Speed Booster for faster operations
  • Updated Amigo Paper with a brand new UI design
  • Updated Game Zone with new UI interface design
  • Updated GioneeXender for optimised performance and further improved the linking success rate
  • Updated UC browser with optimized UI interface and page loading effects
  • Updated NQ Mobile Security for better protection on your phone
  • Updated kingsoft WPS for efficient work and study related operations
  • Updated Map with only one entrance into the main menu
If you have updated your Gionee Elife S5.5 to Android 4.4.2 KitKat, then do let us know your review about the update in the comment section below.