Gionee Marathon M5 with 6020mAh battery launching in India on November 24

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Gionee is finally launching Marathon M5, its latest smartphone in the M series with whopping 6020mAh battery in India on November 24th at an event in Bangalore. It was introduced at an event in Beijing back in June, packs two 3010 battery cells that promises up to 62 hours of standby even if the phone has only 5% of power left. It has fast dual charging chips and can also be used to charge other devices.

Gionee Marathon M5 India launch invite

It has unibody metal build with a narrow frame and is just 8.5mm thick (4.75mm edge). It has a 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED Plus display, is powered by a quad-core MediaTek MT6735 64-bit processor and has 4G LTE connectivity.

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Gionee Marathon M5 specifications

  • 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD Super AMOLED Plus display
  • 1.5 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735 64-bit processor with Mali-T720 GPU
  • 2GB DDR3 RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory with microSD
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop) with Amigo UI 3.1
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, 5P lenses, 1080p video recording
  • 5MP front-facing camera, 84-degree ultra-wide angle lens
  • Dual SIM
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • Dimensions: 152mm × 76mm × 8.5mm; Weight: 214g
  • 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, USB OTG
  • 6020mAh battery

The Gionee Marathon M5 comes in  Black, White and Gold colors. It was introduced in China for 2299 Yuan that converts to about Rs. 23,830, but it was imported to India for Rs. 26,745, according to Zauba listing, so we can expect it to launch around Rs. 30,000. We went hands-on with the smartphone at the announcement, check out the first impressions here.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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