Gionee Marathon M5 has been officially launched in India at an event in Bangalore, as expected. The device that packs in a whopping 6020mAh battery was unveiled in China back in June. Lets check out the specifications, features and pricing.
Gionee Marathon M5 Specifications
The Gionee Marathon M5 features a 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD AMOLED Plus display which is powered by a 1.5 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735 64-bit processor along with Mali-T760 GPU. It has 2 GB of RAM and comes with 16 GB of internal memory which can be expanded via microSD. The device runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with the company’s Amigo UI 3.1 on top of it.
The Marathon M5 comes with a 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, 5P lenses. It shoots Full HD (1080p) videos. It has a 5 megapixel front-facing camera with 84-degree ultra-wide angle lens for selfies and video calling. The phablet has a unibody metal build which is 8.5 mm thick (4.75mm edge) and weighs 214 grams. It supports dual SIM (CDMA as well) feature and comes with 3.5 mm audio jack and FM Radio.
The Marathon M5 comes with 4G LTE (on both SIMs), 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, USB OTG and GPS as connectivity options. The phablet packs in a whopping 6,020 mAh battery under the hood. It actually has two 3,010 battery cells which promises up to 62 hours of standby time even if the phablet has only 5% battery left. It can also charge other devices and act as a power bank and has fast dual charging chips.
The Gionee Marathon M5 is available in Black, Gold and White color variants and has been priced at Rs 17,999. It is being exclusively sold on Flipkart in India.
On this occasion, Arvind R. Vohra, Country CEO & MD, Gionee India said:
“After the runaway success with the Marathon Series i.e. M2 capacity Smartphone. We are excited to partner with India’s largest online shopping website Flipkart.com for the exclusive availability of Marathon M5. We are certain that the Marathon M5 would be well-accepted by the consumers, just like its predecessors.”
Sandeep Karwa, Director – Flipkart added,
“We are happy to announce the exclusive launch of Gionee Marathon M5 on Flipkart. Offering robust battery backup supported by superior design and ultra slim make, this new product will be available at Rs. 17,999 on our platform. Given the extensive use of smartphones, long battery life is the need of the hour. We are confident that Marathon M5, with its new-age technology features, will be able to cater to the ever growing customer demand in this segment.”