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About Gionee

1. Trusted Brand

2. A popular company from China, Gionee entered the Indian markets in 2012. The company has come out with various innovative handsets from time to time such as the 'slimmest phone' or 'phone with highest battery capacity'.

3. Gionee has above 900 service centres all over India. Toll Free Number: 1800 208 1166

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Gionee Marathon M5 details

Buy For
  • Excellent battery backup
  • IR Blaster connectivity
  • Strong configuration
  • Elegant design
Beware of
  • Non-removable battery
  • Heavyweight
Verdict

The Gionee Marathon M5 is a bit expensive when compared to the competing devices, but well justifies the price tag with a stylish outfit and smart power management features. Despite housing such a large battery, Gionee has managed to keep the smartphone thin, which is appreciable. It is a perfect smartphone for those who are looking for a marathon battery life and good connectivity features.

Smartphone with a Marathon battery backup
Display and Design

The Gionee Marathon M5 smartphone offers a 5.5-inch AMOLED display with an HD resolution. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla glass which is resistant to scratches and user marks. It sports a metal-finish unibody design and has a thickness of 8.5mm with the outer rim measuring 4.75mm. The Marathon M5 is available in black, white and gold variants.

Configuration and UI

The Gionee Marathon M5 is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735 processor, aided by 3GB of RAM which ensure to deliver a swift performance while gaming and operating heavy apps.  It runs Android Lollipop out of the box with Gionee's proprietary Amigo UI on top.

Camera, Storage and Connectivity

For photography, the Marathon M5 packs a 13MP rear shooter with an LED flash. It is also equipped with a 5MP front snapper for video calling and selfies. For storage, it has 32GB of internal memory, which is further expandable up to 128GB via a microSD. In terms of connectivity, the dual-SIM 4G-enabled smartphone supports both Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB along with OTA sync. One of its main highlight is the IR Blaster feature which lets you control and operate your TV, AV and other supported devices.

Battery

The Marathon M5 is equipped with a 6,020mAh li-polymer battery which makes it one of the best phones in terms of the battery life. The smartphone also comes with fast charge technology thanks to the dual charging chips. The phone offers two days of regular usage, and lasts four days for normal users. It also works as a power bank to charge other devices via USB OTG
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Gionee Marathon M5 Price
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  • Gionee Marathon M5
71%
4.1 / 5
177 User Reviews
This product is permanently discontinued.
Key Specs See Full Specs
Android v5.1 (Lollipop)
  • Performance
  • Display
  • Camera
  • Battery
  • 32 GB + 128 GB Expandable
  • Dual SIM: Micro + Micro
  • Supports Indian bands
  • No Fingerprint sensor
  • Gorilla Glass 3
  • USB OTG Support
  • FM Radio
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OVERALL RATING

4.1 /5 BASED ON 877 RATING(S)
OVERALL RATING
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    499
  • 4 stars
    169
  • 3 stars
    88
  • 2 stars
    34
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    87
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awesome camera (9)
decent camera (2)
poor camera (1)
poor phone (6)
awesome battery backup (27)
bad battery backup (2)
battery saving mode (1)
awesome display (4)
awesome phone (40)
value for money (7)
amazing performance (3)
great sound (4)
hanging issue (14)
heating issue (13)
awesome performance (2)
slow charging (1)
fingerprint sensor (3)
service center (1)
build quality (3)
flash (1)
low light (1)
metal finish (1)
selfie (3)
reading (1)
features (26)
gaming (8)
beautiful (1)
removable battery (1)
touch sensitivity (1)
sar value (2)
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Amazing Phone
03 Dec 2015 By KETAN PANCHAL On flipkart.com

Packing : Superb 5 StarnPhone look : Superb 5 Starninbuilt all accessories : Superb 5 StarnCamera Quality : Superb 5 Starn100% Satisfied for this Gionee marathon M5,nPrice wise superb 10 Star For this phone. nAny time purchase this phone without any confusion.

Wonderful phone with reasonable price
28 Nov 2015 By Ravipal Reddy Banda On flipkart.com

Wonderful phone with reasonable price.nBattery is excellent. Camera quality is also very good. and unbelievable speed. I am satisfied with this mobile.

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Gionee Marathon M5 Specifications

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Key Specs
RAM 3 GB
Processor MediaTek MT6735
Rear Camera 13 MP
Front Camera 5 MP
Battery 6000 mAh
Display 5.5 inches
General
Operating System Android v5.1 (Lollipop)
Performance
Average
Chipset MediaTek MT6735
CPU Quad core, 1.3 GHz, Cortex A53
Architecture 64 bit
Graphics Mali-T720 MP2
RAM 3 GB
Excellent
RAM Type DDR3
Display
Good
Display Type AMOLED
Screen Size 5.5 inches (13.97 cm)
Resolution HD (720 x 1280 pixels)
Pixel Density 267 ppi
Good
Screen to Body Ratio (calculated) 72.02 %
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass v3,
Touch Screen Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Design
Height 152 mm Compare Size
Width 76 mm
Thickness 8.5 mm
Very Good
Weight 211 grams
Poor
Build Material Case: Metal
Back: Metal
Colours Black, Gold, White
Camera
Good
Main Camera
Camera Setup Single
Resolution 13 MP f/2.0 Primary Camera
Sensor CMOS image sensor
Autofocus Yes
OIS No
Flash Yes, LED Flash
Image Resolution 4128 x 3096 Pixels
Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting Modes Continuos Shooting
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camera Features Digital Zoom
Auto Flash
Digital image stabilization
Face detection
Touch to focus
Video Recording 1920x1080 @ 30 fps
Front Camera
Camera Setup Single
Resolution 5 MP Primary Camera
Autofocus No
Flash No
Battery
Excellent
Capacity 6000 mAh
Type Li-Polymer
Removable No
TalkTime Up to 28 Hours(3G) / Up to 50 Hours(2G)
Standby time Up to 633 Hours(4G) / Up to 557 Hours(3G) / Up to 684 Hours(2G)
USB Type-C No
Storage
Best in Class
Internal Memory 32 GB
Excellent
Expandable Memory Yes, Up to 128 GB
User Available Storage Up to 23.5 GB
USB OTG Yes
Network & Connectivity
SIM Slot(s) Dual SIM, GSM+CDMA
SIM Size SIM1: Micro, SIM2: Micro
Network Support 4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
SIM 1
4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
CDMA 800 MHz
4G Speed:
51 Mbit/s ↑ 150.8 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 4)
GPRS:
Class 12
EDGE:
Class 12
SIM 2
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
SAR Value Head: 0.32 W/kg, Body: 0.479 W/kg
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
Wi-Fi Features Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0
GPS Yes with A-GPS
NFC No
USB Connectivity microUSB 2.0
Multimedia
FM Radio Yes
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm
Sensors
Fingerprint Sensor No
Other Sensors Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass
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    Answered by nikhilturkar | 3 years ago
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    nikhilturkar

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    Gionee  a1 has better camera specification as well as more pixels and more good sensors too..therefore good camera on gionee a1 than marathon m5plus
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    Gionee M5 Marathon Plus is a good handset with awesome configuration. I am really happy with this handset. I hang around with my M5 for long hours, as I love gaming and surfing. The battery backup is very good. I would recommend you to go for it.


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