Gionee Marathon M5 launches in India, massive 6020 mAh battery in tow

Gionee Marathon M5 launches in India, massive 6020 mAh battery in tow
Remember the Gionee Marathon M5? The handset was released this summer in China, and it's now available in another important market: India.

The highlight of the Gionee Marathon M5 is its 6020 mAh battery, which is actually comprised of two 3010 mAh batteries that are packed inside the phone. According to Gionee, a full charge provides up to 28 days of stand-by time, or up to 68 hours of talk time. The M5 can also be used to charge other devices.

Battery life aside, the features of the Marathon M5 won't woo anyone. The handset runs Android Lollipop customized with Gionee's own Amigo 3.1 UI, sports a 5.5-inch display with 720 x 1280 pixels, and is powered by a 64-bit quad-core MediaTek MT6735 processor clocked at 1.5 GHz. It's also got LTE connectivity, dual SIM support, 3 GB of RAM, and 32 GB of expandable internal memory. On the back, the M5 has a 13 MP camera with LED flash, while the front-facing camera is a 5 MP one.

Folks in India can get the Gionee Marathon M5 starting today from Flipkart. The smartphone is offered unlocked, and costs around $270 (17,999 INR in local currency). At the moment, we don't know if the Gionee Marathon M5 will be released in other markets besides China and India. Would you buy it if it were available in your region?

sources: Gionee India, Flipkart via NDTV, GSM Arena

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Marathon M5
  • Display 5.5" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 5 MP front
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 6020 mAh



1. avishekmukherjee

Posts: 362; Member since: Apr 09, 2015

Awesome my next phone :D

6. Anita1995

Posts: 8; Member since: Nov 25, 2015

Gionne quality is NOT good compared to lenovo, xiaomi, huawei, zte. If this NOT gionne, I'm gonna get one.

2. Sidewinder

Posts: 515; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

Unfortunately the enormous capacity advantage will give way to poor optimisation from the software and soc side.. If the note 5 had this much capacity then it'd beat this in every battery benchmark although the note has a top level hardware

7. Anita1995

Posts: 8; Member since: Nov 25, 2015

that's true!!

3. Donbenie

Posts: 260; Member since: Aug 04, 2013

It has actually been in other markets for months now..

5. killer7D

Posts: 551; Member since: Sep 18, 2014

This is a portable power bank with a smart phone feature ...

8. Anita1995

Posts: 8; Member since: Nov 25, 2015


9. drifter77

Posts: 402; Member since: Jun 12, 2015

Everything clicks except for the SoC and brand.

10. prashant1707

Posts: 83; Member since: Nov 13, 2015

if you all wanna see the review of this battera phone then visit

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