Gionee Elife E7 Mini gets Android 4.4.2 KitKat Update

Earlier this month, Gionee announced the Android KitKat 4.4.2 update for world’s slimmest smartphone, the Gionee ELife S5.5. Elife E7 Mini users will now be delighted to know that the latest Android 4.4.2 (KitKat) update is now released for their device. The software update is available Over-The-Air (OTA) for Gionee E7 Mini, allowing users to download and install it with ease. This is a significant update that brings the all new KitKat version to enhance the overall user interface and user experience, including a host of interesting features.

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The update will power up your Elife E7 mini with a new UI design with enhanced features like updated Amigo paper UI, wallpapers app, improved security, including updates for game zone, Xender, and several applications. This major update aims to offer simpler, faster and more spontaneous ways to use the device with a host of new features for seamless user experience.

Key Features included in the update (Official change-log):

  • 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

To manually check for update, go to phone Settings > About phone > Software update.

Update – The 4.4.2 update for E7 mini will not be available OTA due to hardware restrictions, but users will be able to flash it by visiting any of the Gionee Service centers, free of cost. Technical users can also update their device software manually using flash tools.

UpdateHow to Manually Update Elife E7 Mini to Android 4.4.2 KitKat [Tutorial]


Mayur Agarwal is the founder and editor-in-chief of WebTrickz. As a Technology enthusiast and an Internet addict, he loves sharing useful How To’s and Tips & Tricks. Follow him @mayurjango on Twitter.

3 Responses

  1. nagu akkina says:

    Hi Mayur,

    Wonderful post, thanks for the information. I would like to go for Gionee Elife E7 Mini after reading this post , at least I could suggest to people to read this post

  2. shreekrishna says:

    When they will update for gionee elife 7.
    It’s not right that mini version has a latest version update and the main product doesn’t have that feature.
    I am using gionee elife e7 32gb.
    It cost me lot more then the mini price.
    It’s not good at all.
    So please update the main product.

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