6-inch Gionee Marathon M5 Plus announced with 5020mAh battery

Gionee’s Marathon line of phones is all about battery life, and the newest entrant — the Marathon M5 is nothing different.

The phone went live today in the Indian market with a hefty 5020mAh battery. With that, the Marathon M5 Plus also features an octa-core processor, and more that you’ll see below.

India CEO and MD for Gionee, Arvind Vohra had the following to say:

“We are thrilled to bring the M5 Plus to India. The device is a perfect reflection of a beautifully crafted powerhouse. Our motto with the Marathon series remains the same with each device to make people’s life stress-free with no battery issues bothering them. We at Gionee believe that smart phones are needed to take down your burdens not add on it, hence, we design our devices as per the utmost needs of our consumers.”

Gionee Marathon M5 Specifications

Gionee Marathon M5 Plus

The phone comes with rather mild hardware, besides of course the 5020mAh battery. Here it is:

  • 2.5D Curved 6-inch 1920 x 1080p FHD AMOLED display
  • Dual SIM, Dual Standby, USB Type-C
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • Octa-core 1.3GHz Mediatek MT6753 SoC
  • 64GB ROM
  • 3GB RAM
  • 13.0MP rear camera
  • 5.0MP front camera
  • Amigo 3.1, based on Android 5.1
  • 5020 mAh battery with fast charging

The Gionee Marathon M5 Plus has been priced 26,999 INR ($403) in India.

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