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Gionee Elife E7 Mini Battery Review – Test Scores & Final Review

Gionee released the mini version of its Elife E7 called as the Elife E7 mini that was released in the month of April earlier this year. This mini version of the flagship device has a 4.7 inch HD display with a pixel density of 312 ppi. This device runs Android Jelly Bean Operating System with the company’s own Amigo UI (User Interface) on top. The interesting part of this handset is its camera where a 13 MP swirl camera is used that can be rotated to be used as the rear camera as well as the front camera giving high quality video calling and selfies.

Apart from these the device is powered by a Octa core Mediatek MT6592 processor that will clocking at a speed of 1.7 GHz coupled with Mali 450MP4 GPU and 1 GB of RAM. This handset is available in 16 GB variant and sadly there is no microSD card slot to extend the memory. The device is a dual SIM variant and will be powered by a 2200 mAh battery on the back. Now let us see how this battery will work when you will use it the way you want.

  • 1st Test – Music Playback
  • 2nd Test – Video Playback
  • 3rd Test – Browsing
  • 4th Test – Gaming
  • 5th Test – Normal Usage
  • Conclusion

Note – These tests are done with the maximum volume, Wi-Fi Switched on, brightness levels-medium and few applications running on the back ground. Moreover there might be a few minute changes in the results that you get with your device and we are not responsible for the difference in it.

Music Playback

Gionee E7 Mini Battery Test - Music PlaybackWho does not listen to music? Well almost everyone does and it is done mostly with Smart phones and so we have listen to music on the Elife E7 mini and found that the battery consumed on it after 30 minutes was 11% making it a 22% down in one hour. With this rate the device will die in 5 hours which is not that bad comparing to many other devices in the market.

This a pretty much expect as we are running few apps on the back and even there are some downloads going on. In spite of having a 2200 mAh battery on the back, we could have expected little more battery life this but we also have to consider that the screen was ON for the enter test period. So after considering all the factors, Gionee Elife E7 Mini get’s a score of 3 on 5 for the Audio Playback.

Rating – 3 / 5

Video Playback

Video playback test is done under two conditions one with FHD videos and other with HD videos. Below are the results of the same

FHD Video playback

After 30 minutes of 1080p (FHD) video playback, the battery consumed on the Gionee Elife E7 mini was 12 % and at this rate the device will last for just 4.16 hours. With this you can watch one complete movie and may be two small movies.

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HD Video playback

The battery was down by 12 % as it was in the case of FHD playback, so there is nothing much to differentiate between the both. Even here the battery will be lasting for 4.16 hours for continuous HD video playback.

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Rating – 3 / 5

Browsing

On 30 minutes of continuous browsing we found that the battery consumed by Gionee Elife E7 mini was 9 %, which will be deteriorating 18 % in an hour. At this rate the battery of the device will last up to 5.5 hours.

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Rating – 3.5 / 5

Gaming

After playing high graphics games on the Gionee Elife E7 mini smart phone for 30 minutes continuously we found that the battery consumed was 16% and it will be 32 % in an hour making the battery to die in a period of 3.12 hours.

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Rating – 3.0 / 5

Normal Usage

After normal use of 30 minutes, that included few notification and some background updates we found that the battery consumed here was 6 % and with this rate the device will last up to 8.33 hours. While this test was running the Wi-Fi was also switched on the device.

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Rating – 3.5 / 5

Conclusion

Over all after conducting all the battery test on the Gionee Elife E7 we can say that the battery inside it is pretty decent and but not that good compared to many other smart phones in the market.

Over Rating – 3.2 / 5

Gionee Elife E7 Mini Graph

By Pavan Kumar B.C on Sunday 20th of Jul 2014


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