Gionee Marathon M5

Gionee Marathon M5 Plus was launched in November 2015, and it came in with a 5.5-inch display, 4G connectivity, and a 6020 mAh battery. As far as the device is concerned, the Gionee Marathon M5 comes with one of the biggest batteries around, with two battery units having 3010 mAh capacity each, and on the exterior, the phone has a 5.5-inch display with an HD resolution.

The Gionee Marathon M5 is one of the best Marathon series smartphones and it has two similar variants, the Marathon M5 Lite and the Marathon M5 Plus. The phone comes with MediaTek MT6735 processor along with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage.

It is the Amigo 3.0 OS that is based on Android 5.1 Lollipop that the Marathon M5 Plus is running, and it is quite heavily loaded with several pre-installed apps and useful features as well. The camera included on the phone is a 13-megapixel rear camera with F/2.0 aperture and it can record Full HD videos while the front 5-megapixel camera can take 720p videos and it has an F/2.2 aperture.

The Gionee Marathon M5 Plus has Dual SIM slot with two MicroSIM cards supported, and it supports 4G LTE connectivity. With the 6020 mAh battery, the phone supports reverse charging feature where the phone can be used as an external charger for any other smartphone. It is a heavy phone with the weight of 211 grams, but that is understandable because of the large battery that is placed inside the device.

Check below for the specifications of the phone and best buy price.

Gionee Marathon M5
Dimensions152 x 76 x 8.6 mm
Weight211 gm
Display Size, Protection5.5 inch AMOLED display, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Display Resolution, PPI720 x 1280 pixels, 267 PPI pixel density
Processor, GPUMediatek MT6735, Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53, Mali-T720MP2 GPU
RAM, Storage Options3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, expandable by 128GB with MicroSD
OSAndroid 5.1 Lollipop, Amigo 3.1 OS
Rear camera13 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Front camera5 MP, f/2.2, 720p video
Rear camera features, videoGeo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR, 1080p video recording
Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFCWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0 A2DP, GPS with A-GPS, No NFC
4GLTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 20(800), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
3GHSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100
2G/EDGEGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
SIM TypeDual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)
Battery capacity, type6020 mAh Li-Po Non-removable battery
Battery standby, talktimeUp to 684 h (2G) / Up to 557 h (3G) standby, Up to 62 h (2G) / Up to 28 h (3G) talktime
SensorsAccelerometer, proximity, compass
Additional featuresReverse charging, Active noise cancellation
SAR Rating0.32 W/kg @ 1g (Head), 0.48 W/kg @ 1g (Body)
Benchmark scores
Fingerprint ScannerNo
Fast chargingNo

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