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Gionee Marathon M5 Plus with 4G VoLTE support, 5,020mAh battery launched, priced at Rs 26,999: Specifications and features

Gionee adds a new smartphone to its Marathon series in India.

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Gionee had launched the Marathon M5 Plus in China in December last year. About six months after the China launch, the company has has launched the Marathon M5 Plus in India. Priced at Rs 26,999, the smartphone is available online exclusively via Flipkart, and is also available across its retail outlets offline. The smartphone comes in two color variants – champagne gold and polar gold.

As is the case with Gionee’s Marathon series, the talking point of the Marathon M5 Plus is its large 5,020 mAh battery, which the company says can give up to 21 hours of talktime and a standby time of up to 619 hours. The smartphone comes with a dual charge technology, which the company claims prevents from overheating and enables fast charging.

The Marathon M5 Plus also features a fingerprint sensor embedded into the physical home button. The smartphone also supports 4G and VoLTE features which is another key feature of the smartphone.

Gionee Marathon M5 Plus specifications and features: The Marathon M5 Plus features a 6-inch full-HD (1920×1080 pixels) AMOLED display with 2.5D glass. The smartphone is powered by a 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6582 octa-core processor paired with 3GB of RAM. Also on offer is 64GB internal storage, which can be expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card.

On the photography front the smartphone sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel selfie camera. On the connectivity front, options like dual-SIM card slots, 4G LTE and VoLTE support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and USB Type-C port are included. The phone has three inbuilt card slot design. The smartphone runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop wrapped under Amigo 3.1 UI.

The Gionee Marthon M5 Plus is an upgraded variant of the Marathon M5, which was launched in India in November last year. The Gionee Marathon M5  has a 5.5-inch 720p AMOLED display. It is powered by a 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6735 octa-core processor with 3GB of RAM. The smartphone comes with 32GB of internal storage and supports microSD slot for additional storage.

The Marathon M5 is equipped with a larger 6,020mAh battery. The smartphone sports a 13-megapixel rear camera and 5-megapixel selfie camera. Connectivity options like dual-SIM card slots, 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. On the software front the smartphone runs Amigo 3.1 UI based on Android 5.1 Lollipop.

Features

Gionee Marathon M5 Plus

Gionee Marathon M5

Display

6-inch full HD

5.5-inch HD

Processor

1.3GHz octa-core processor

1.3GHz quad-core processor

RAM

3GB

3GB

Storage

64GB (expandable)

32GB (expandable)

Rear Camera

13-megapixel

15-megapixel

Front Camera

5-megapixel

5-megapixel

Battery

5,020mAh

6,020mAh

Connectivity

dual-SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

4G LTE, Dual-SIM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

Android OS

Android 5.1 Lollipop

Android 5.1 Lollipop

Price

Rs 26,999

Rs  17,999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Gionee Marathon M5 Plus is set to face a tough competition from the likes of Xiaomi Mi 5 (32GB), Oppo F1 Plus and Motorola Moto X Style.

Features Gionee Marathon M5 Plus Mi 5 (32GB) Oppo F1 Plus Motorola Moto X Style
Display 6-inch full HD 5.15-inch full HD 5.5-inch full HD 5.7-QHD
Processor 1.3GHz octa-core processor 1.8GHz Snapdragon processor MediaTek octa-core processor 1.8GHz hexa-core processor
RAM 3GB 3GB 4GB 3GB
Storage 64GB (expandable) 32GB (expandable) 64GB (expandable) 16GB (expandable)
Rear Camera 13-megapixel 16-megapixel 13-megapixel 21-megapixel
Front Camera 5-megapixel 4-megapixel 16-megapixel 5-megapixel
Battery 5,020mAh 3,000mAh 2,850mAh 3,000mAh
Connectivity dual-SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4G LTE, Dual-SIM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4G LTE, Dual-SIM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Android OS Android 5.1 Lollipop Android 6.0 Marshmallow Android 5.1 Lollipop Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Price Rs 26,999 Rs  24,999 Rs 26,990 Rs 20,999
  • Published Date: May 18, 2016 2:08 PM IST
  • Updated Date: May 18, 2016 2:20 PM IST


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