More Powerful Gionee Smartphones Coming Your Way: Gionee Marathon M5 Plus and Marathon M5 Enjoy Announced

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Last month Gionee introduced the Marathon M5 to India and now the Chinese company has introduced a bigger, and possibly better, version of the Marathon M5 in the Chinese market. Gionee has introduced the Marathon M5 Plus along with the Marathon M5 Enjoy in China.

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Let’s quickly run through the specs on these phones.

Gionee Marathon M5 Plus

The Marathon M5 Plus has a 6-inch full HD, 2.5D curved AMOLED display with a pixel density of 368 ppi. The device comes with a MediaTek MT6753 octa-core 64-bit processor and 3 GB RAM. The phone will have internal storage of 64 GB. This is a 4G enabled dual-SIM smartphone with a 13 megapixel rear camera and a 5 megapixel front camera. The Marathon M5 Plus runs on Amigo 3.1 OS which is based upon Android 5.1 Lollipop.

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Just as with its slightly smaller cousin Marathon M5, the Marathon M5 Plus’ USP is also its incredible battery. While the Gionee Marathon M5 mobile is powered by two 3010 mAh Lithium-ion batteries that total up to an incredible 6020 mAh battery capacity, the Gionee Marathon M5 Plus has a 5020 mAh battery. The company claims that this battery has a standby time of 34.5 days. The fact that we are cannot overstate just how spectacularly brilliant the battery unit on the Marathon M5 Plus is, goes to show just how powerful the battery on the Marathon M5 is in the first place.

Gionee Marathon M5 Enjoy

The second device that Gionee has just introduced is the Gionee Marathon M5 Enjoy. This device has pretty much the same specifications as the Gionee Marathon M5 except a few minor changes. The one significantly noticeable change of course is in the battery capacity. The Gionee Marathon M5 Enjoy has a 5000 mAh Li-Po battery. The company claims this phone has 775 hours of standby time.

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Other than that the Gionee Marathon M5 Enjoy has a 5.5-inch HD IPS display with a pixel density of 267 ppi. The phone is powered by a 64-bit 1.5 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735 processor, a 3GB RAM and a Mali-T720 GPU. Marathon M5 Enjoy has 16 GB of internal storage that can be extended up to 128 GB. The camera units on the phone are pretty low key compared to the rest of the specs. The phone has an 8 megapixel rear camera and a 5 megapixel front camera.


Gionee’s long term plans just became more obvious

While noting that these devices have been launched in China and are still to see the light of the day when it comes to the Indian smartophone market, it is not hard to determine what Gionee plans on doing in the immediate future as far as the Indian market is concerned.

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As we have observed previously, Gionee has grand plans for India and the company made its intentions known when it decided to invest Rs. 300 crores in local manufacturing in India. The company’s target was stated to be 60 lakh units in India per annum. Therefore, we can safely assume that when the Gionee Marathon M5 Plus and the Gionee Marathon M5 Enjoy make their India debut the company will already have a marketing campaign ready to take it to the Indian masses.

Check out this video review of the Gionee Marathon M5 by IndianExpressOnline.

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