Gionee has officially announced Elife S5.5, the thinnest smartphone in world measuring only 5.5mm in thickness. It is fractionally thinner than previous record holder Vivo X3 (5.75mm thick). The Elife S5.5 features a 5-inch display. It is powered by 1.7GHz octa-core processor and 2GB RAM. For multimedia, Elife S5.5 packs a 13 Mega Pixel rear camera and 5 Mega Pixel front facing camera for video calls. For connectivity, it supports Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS/GPS-A and 3G mobile connections (LTE variant coming in June). The Gionee Elife S5.5 comes pre-installed with Gionee’s Amigo OS which is based on Google’s Android OS. In addition to that it comes with a powerful 2300mAh battery. The Gionee Elife S5.5 (3G variant) is now available on pre-order in China for $370. The LTE version will go on sale in June 2014. Stay tuned for more updates.