The Elephone P5000 features the largest battery you've ever seen in a smartphone

The Elephone P5000 features the largest battery you've ever seen in a smartphone
Elephone is not one of China’s well-known smartphone makers, but this didn’t stop the company from announcing a unique handset called Elephone P5000. Far from being unique when it comes to design (it looks too much like a Samsung Galaxy), the Elephone P5000 is special because it packs a 5350 mAh battery - the largest ever included in a smartphone. The previous unofficial record in this regard was set by the Philips W6618 and its 5300 mAh battery.

According to Elephone, the 5350 mAh battery can provide a usage time of up to 4 days. The battery has a fast charging mode (going up to 70% in one hour), and can be used to transfer power to other smartphones and devices. 

Despite the fact that it packs such a huge battery, the P5000 is relatively thin, measuring 144 x 71 x 9.3 mm. The handset runs Android 4.4 KitKat, and can be considered a typical high-end Chinese smartphone. Its features include a 5-inch 1080p display, fingerprint scanner, NFC, an 8 MP front-facing camera, 16 MP rear camera, 2 GB of RAM, and 16 GB of internal memory. The phone is powered by an octa-core 1.7 GHz MediaTek MT6592 processor.

Elephone expects to launch the P5000 in January 2015, for a price that hasn’t been announced. International orders will likely be available. Interested?


sources: Elephone, P5000 product page via GizChina

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23 Comments

1. mercorp

Posts: 1045; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

Droid turbo has a new competitor..

5. Aploine

Posts: 444; Member since: Oct 24, 2013

4 days battery is awesome. Sould be caled iMeizuSamsung

9. Manti123

Posts: 207; Member since: Apr 10, 2014

And you really believe it??!

10. Ashoaib

Posts: 3243; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

I think battery capacity is fake bcoz in huawei mediapad x1 battery is 5000mah as per huawei but CPU-Z show its capacity 2600mah

19. chinesemobilephones

Posts: 2; Member since: Jan 06, 2015

Gearbest.com portal specially prepared for us a discount on the model Elephone P5000. Elephone p5000: Coupon Code: P5000LM Coupon Price: $229.99 gearbest.com/cell-phones/pp_131231.html

22. Abby06

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 12, 2015

But i found a better price in Coolicool,they provide 29.99$ coupon, code:CICP5000 Coupon Price: only 210$

2. Settings

Posts: 2942; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Nokia 3310 has a new competitor.

3. ianneo

Posts: 42; Member since: Dec 15, 2013

not even

23. datagrab

Posts: 49; Member since: Feb 13, 2015

not really, no.

4. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

Depending on price, this looks like a nice alternative to the Huawai Ascend Mate 2.

6. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

Lol, this puts the 11.2mm-thick Droid Turbo with its measly 3,900mAh battery to shame...

7. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

Woah, 70% in one hour!? Well, we don't know what the time is for the rest of the battery; for all we know, the total charge time could be way more.

8. tricky

Posts: 34; Member since: Dec 18, 2013

The Highscreen Boost 2 SE has a version with a 6000mah battery, but it is pretty thick.

11. wargreymon

Posts: 764; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

So watching 150min of Movie(s) is either 2% or 4% depending on how you read the chart? Sounds legit.

12. dimas

Posts: 3235; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

The design. It's like iPhone 6+ and Samsung S4 made love.

13. RebelwithoutaClue

Posts: 5473; Member since: Apr 05, 2013

Love or makeup sex?

14. dimas

Posts: 3235; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

Correcting myself. It's a one night stand with disastrous results

15. mrmessma

Posts: 271; Member since: Mar 28, 2012

The Elephant 5000, that's a phone I want to buy!

16. Zylam

Posts: 1768; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

I don't get how random Chinese companies can make insane phones with crazy tech, and they look alrite too, even their skins aren't that bad, most also come with custom recoveries pre installed and cost ~500.. while the main OEM's like Sony, HTC etc.. make crappier phones with larger bezels and more bloatware every year. What the heck is going on. How hard is it for Sony to make a large capacity phone with small bezel's, fingerprint scanning and stock Android 5?

17. soly007

Posts: 2; Member since: Dec 14, 2014

Elephone is a fast growing Chinese OEM, their designs and finishing is nice. We always have to remember that these same companies are the ones who are manufacturing for the big players in the world,,, which means they don't lack expertise or skills. If you check their new lower specs G7 you will see it s one of the most beautiful phones that existed with 5.5mm (though it looks like iPhone 6) but iPhone 6 also looks like HTC one m8 :)

18. chinesemobilephones

Posts: 2; Member since: Jan 06, 2015

Gearbest.com portal specially prepared for us a discount on two of the best phones from the company Elephone: Elephone p5000: Coupon Code: P5000LM Coupon Price: $229.99 gearbest.com/cell-phones/pp_131231.html

20. newsnews

Posts: 4; Member since: Jan 24, 2015

I am really impressed and just love my new device. I got my here from: en.efox-shop.com/elephone-p5000-mtk6592-17ghz-octa​-core-50-zoll-fhd-bildschirm-android-44-3g-smartph​one-g-297482?_xc_ls=de

21. Ivica

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 08, 2015

Yes, the battery is excellent, screen also but you are forgetting one big thing: The phone supports 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz 3G WCDMA: 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz It means that you cannot use European 3G service! In other words, forget about reading emails or surfing, it will be awfully slow.

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