Chinese mobile manufacturing company, Gionee has recently launched Marathon M5 in India costing Rs. 17,999. The device went official in company’s home country back in June.
The selling point of the Marathon M5 is its dual battery system. The handset embraces two batteries having 3010mAh capacity each which makes a great total of 6020mAh, sufficient to keep the device running for up to four consecutive days.
In addition, Gionee Marathon M5 also packs an extreme mode having the ability to make the 5 percent battery life last for 62 hours in standby mode.
According to Arvind R Vohra, MD and CEO, Gionee India:
“Short battery life is the main point of all consumers across the world. So we took upon ourselves a mission to change that.”
The smartphone also sports reverse charging facility with a tendency to act as a power bank through which the others devices can also get charged.
Other than battery, the device also features a 5.5-inches AMOLED display with 720×1280p screen resolution and runs Amigo 3.1 based on Android 5.1 Lollipop. In addition, the dual-SIM Gionee Marathon M5 packs in 4G LTE connectivity on both of the SIM card slots and is driven by 64-bit 1.5GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735 SoC.
The company has released a variant of Gionee Marathon M5 in India, having 3GB of RAM paired with 32GB of internal storage, as compared to 2GB of RAM and 16GB internal memory variant launched worldwide.
In terms of camera, the Marathon M5 features a 13MP primary shooter along with 5MP front snapper designed specifically for selfies. The device comes in various color variants including black, white and gold.
The device will be available for purchase in India via Flipkart.