The Chinese smartphone maker Gionee will be introducing its next flagship smartphone in June this year, revealed the company president William Lu in an interview with The Times of India. Lu noted that their upcoming flagship won’t be an incremental upgrade over the Elife E7, but will be a completely redesigned device, which will “compete with the best.”
Expected to be dubbed as Gionee Elife E8. the smartphone will reach India soon after its international debut.
The specifications of the Elife E8 remain a mystery at this point and no credible rumours or leaks have appeared until now.
Lu also revealed that Gionee is working on the Lollipop update for several of its smartphones including Elife E7 and E7 will be getting the update in May or June this year. Other Gionee smartphones will start receiving Android 5.0 update later this month, but the names of smartphone models, which will be lucky to be updated, are unclear.
In related news, Gionee is all set to launch the Elife S7 smartphone in the Indian market on April 4. The phone is expected to be priced around INR 26,000.