China’s leading mobile phone manufacturer, Gionee Communication Equipment Co. Ltd. has launched its Marathon M5 smartphone in India. The Gionee Marathon M5 is priced at Rs 17,999 and will be sold exclusively on Flipkart. The handset will be available in black, white and gold colour variants.
The main highlight of the Gionee Marathon M5 is its super powerful 6020mAh Li-Po battery, which delivers up to 62 hours of talk time and up to 682 hours of stand-by time, as the company claims. On the plus side, the smartphone can be used also as a power bank to charge other devices via USB OTG.
The smartphone comes with a metal-finish unibody design and has a 5.5-inch HD AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The Gionee Marathon M5 runs on Android Lollipop out of the box with the company’s proprietary Amigo UI on top. It is backed by a Quad Core 1.3 GHz CPU along with 3 GB of RAM. Additionally, it has 32 GB of internal storage, which is further expandable up to 128 GB via microSD.
On the camera front, the device sports a 13.0 Mega Pixel rear camera with several features such as, Geo-Tagging, Panorama, HDR, LED Flash, Take Anytime, Professional, Magic Focus, Face Beauty, Pic Note and Ultra pixel. At the same time, it also packs a 5.0 Mega Pixel front camera for video calling and selfies.
In terms of connectivity, the device offers 4G/3G/HSPA /EVDO/CDMA/LTE, dual-SIM, Bluetooth V4.0 with A2DP, Wi-Fi and GPRS/EDGE. Furthermore, the Gionee Marathon M5 also includes Digital Compass, Proximity Sensor, G-Sensor, E-Compass, Motion Sensor and Light Sensor. The dimension of the handset is 152 x 76 x 8.55 mm and weighs 211gram.
Prime Features of Gionee Marathon M5:
- 6020mAh Li-Po battery
- 5.5-inch HD AMOLED display
- 4G LTE & Dual-SIM
- 13-megapixel rear camera & 5-megapixel selfie camera