Gionee has launched their new smartphone, Marathon M5 Plus, few hours ago at an event that was held in China. Marathon M5 Plus is the successor of Marathon M5 with some improvised specifications and added features like the popular fingerprint scanner. It’s a complete metal body with a very slim body that looks very premium in hand. It is the first phone that has included a fingerprint scanner after Elife E8 from Gionee. Going through the specifications, Marathon M5 Plus is a high-end device with some killer specs. Which is very hard to come by from a company like Gionee.
Gionee Marathon M5 Plus Specifications and Features
Marathon M5 Plus is a Dual SIM phone with 3G and LTE bands support in China. The phone is very rigidly build with mere 9.2 mm thickness. It features a 6.0 inches AMOLED screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The display is very bright and crisp as it should be and it has 367 pixels per inch. A very impressive set of features to find on a very affordable smartphone from Gionee.
M5 Plus is from Marathon series and it is obvious that it will feature a huge battery. This time the comany has provided with a huge and powerful 5020 mAh battery. The phone is powered by 64 bit Octa core 1.3 GHz accompanied with Mali 400 GPU. It runs on 3GB RAM and has 64GB internal storage that can be expanded up to 128 GB via micro SD card. Which has been a very common feature to find in various Chinese smartphones, and is a very innovative feature which large companies like Samsung, HTC etc are completely ignoring.
As of now the phone is available in Gold and silver color. It sports a 13 MP primary camera and a 5 MP front facing camera. It comes with Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box with Amigo 3.1 UI on top. the other features include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and a USB Type C port. Marathon M5 Plus holds the fingerprint sensor at the front instead of back like the trends of other latest smartphones.
Marathon M5 Plus Specs
- Display: 6 inch AMOLED
- Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels
- Operating System: Android 5.1 Lollipop with Amigo 3.1 UI
- RAM: 3 GB
- Processor: MediaTek MT6735, Octa core 1.3 GHz
- GPU: Mali 400 GPU
- Internal Storage: 64 GB
- Battery: 5020 mAh
- Primary Camera: 13 MP
- Secondary Camera: 5 MP
Gionee Marathon M5 Plus Price
Gionee Marathon M5 Plus priced at 2,499 Yuan (approx $385) or Rs. 25000. Gionee Marathon M5 was priced at Rs. 17,999 in India, so it seems that the prices has been kept a bit higher at the launch and it may drop a bit later on.
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