Gionee has launched a new battery-focussed smartphone, Gionee Marathon M5 at an event held in Bengaluru, India. The smartphone will be offered in Black, Gold, and White colour variants. It is now exclusively available on Flipkart for Rs. 17,999.
The Gionee Marathon M5 features a 5.5 inch HD (720 x 1280 pixels) AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is powered by 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735 chipset, clubbed with 3 GB RAM. It offers 32 GB of internal storage space, expandable up to 128 GB via microSD card. The smartphone runs on Gionee’s Amigo 3.1 UI based on Android 5.1 Lollipop.
The USP of this device is its massive 6020 Li-Po battery, that can give up to 62 hours of talk time and 684 hours of standby time. The device is also capable of reverse charging, which means you can use it as a power bank to charge two other mobile phones.
The Gionee Marathon M5 has 13 megapixel of rear camera with LED flash, and a 5 megapixel of front camera. Connectivity options on the phone includes 4G/3G, Bluetooth, microUSB and GPS. It measures 152 x 76 x 8.55 mm and weighs 211 grams.