As scheduled, Gionee today officially launched Marathon M5 smartphone with whopping 6020mAh Battery. It is now available for purchase online via Flipkart at the price of Rs. 17,999 ($270) in three different color choices including Black, White and Gold.
The successor of Marathon M4 which was launched with 5000mAH battery, the new Gionee Marathon M5 comes with dual-battery setup that includes two 3,010mAh batteries, making it 6020mAh in total. While M4 was able to provide 64 hours of talktime, being successor, Marathon M5 is claimed to be offering 4 days battery backup, that is about 96 hours. It is also being said that with just 5% battery left, the phone will accompany you upto 62 hours in standby mode. Really Impressive. Using an ‘On-the-Go’ cable and Marathon M5, you can also charge other mobile phones.
As per design, the phone comes in a Metal Unibody design with just 8.5mm thickness. It weighs 214 grams measuring 152 x 76 x 8.55mm. As per specification, the new Gionee Marathon M5 comes out of the box with Android 5.1 Lollipop OS having company’s own Amigo UI 3.1. It supports Dual SIM Cards (LTE + GSM / CDMA) as well. The phone sports a 5.5 inch HD Super AMOLED Plus display offering 1280 x 720 pixels resolution.
Gionee has powered up the phone with 1.5 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735 64-bit processor which is further paired up with Mali-T720 GPU and 3GB RAM. Let me remind you, the China variant of M5 was having 2GB RAM with 16GB storage. But the Indian variant is launched with 3GB RAM and 32GB onboard storage memory. We can further expand the memory up to 128GB using MicroSD card.
In the camera department, Gionee Marathon M5 carries a 13 Megapixel rear camera with LED Flash and 5P lenses that lets you capture vibrant, bright and amazing pictures along with Full HD 1080p video support. There is also a 5 Megapixel front-facing shooter for Selfie fans with 84-degree ultra-wide angle lens. As per connectivity, it supports 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and USB OTG.
Gionee Marathon M5 Specifications:
- Android 5.1 Lollipop OS with Amigo UI 3.1
- Dual SIM (LTE + GSM / CDMA)
- 5.5 inch HD Super AMOLED Plus display
- 1280 x 720 pixels resolution
- 1.5 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735 64-bit processor
- 3GB RAM
- Mali-T720 GPU
- 32GB internal storage memory, expandable up to 128GB using microSD card
- 13 Megapixel rear camera with LED Flash and 5P lenses
- 1080p video recording
- 5 Megapixel front-facing camera with 84-degree ultra-wide angle lens
- 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and USB OTG
- 6020mAh battery