Gionee Marathon M5 Plus

Gionee Marathon M5 Plus
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Key Specs
  • Display 6.00-inch (1080x1920)
  • Processor MediaTek MT6753
  • Front Camera 5MP
  • Rear Camera 13MP
  • RAM 3GB
  • Storage 64GB
  • Battery Capacity 5020mAh
  • OS Android 5.1
  • Market StatusReleased
  • Release DateDecember 2015

Gionee Marathon M5 Plus Review

By Ketan Pratap (Aug 1, 2016)
Ketan Pratap
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Impressive battery life
  • Decent build quality
  • Good display
  • Bad
  • Camera performance is below par
  • Software needs improvement
  • Large and heavy

Chinese handset manufacturer Gionee has just gone through a revamp, with a brand new logo and a tagline that now reads Make Smiles. While this might not change much for consumers, it's an important transition for the company. One of the first products to be available in India sporting the new company identity is the Gionee Marathon M5 Plus. This smartphone certainly continues the lineage of the Marathon-series with a large battery, but despite carrying the "Plus" moniker this phone's battery is smaller than that of the original Marathon M5 (Review) that launched last year. Has Gionee decided to try something new with the M5 Plus rather than just relying on the battery? Will the new Marathon M5 Plus be able to trump its predecessors when put through its paces in our review? Let's find out.

Gionee Marathon M5 Plus Summary

The Gionee Marathon M5 Plus is a great addition to the company's lineup, and the massive 5020mAh battery can keep it going for up to three days. There are a few worries such as clunky software and weak camera performance, which if fixed by Gionee could make the overall package much more attractive considering its high price.

Gionee Marathon M5 Plus Price in India

Product Name Price in India
Gionee Marathon M5 Plus (3GB RAM, 64GB Storage) - Gold 23,900

Gionee Marathon M5 Plus price in India starts from ₹ 23,900. The lowest price of Gionee Marathon M5 Plus is ₹ 23,900 at Amazon.

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Gionee Marathon M5 Plus Full Specifications

General
Brand Gionee
Model Marathon M5 Plus
Release date December 2015
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 160.90 x 81.20 x 8.40
Weight (g) 208.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 5020
Removable battery No
Colours Gold, Silver
Display
Screen size (inches) 6.00
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080x1920 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI) 368
Hardware
Processor 1.3GHz octa-core
Processor make MediaTek MT6753
RAM 3GB
Internal storage 64GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 128
Camera
Rear camera 13-megapixel
Rear flash LED
Front camera 5-megapixel
Software
Operating system Android 5.1
Skin Amigo UI 3.1
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.00
NFC No
Infrared No
USB OTG Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
FM No
Number of SIMs 2
Wi-Fi Direct No
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) No
SIM 1
SIM Type Micro-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
SIM 2
SIM Type Micro-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
Sensors
Compass/ Magnetometer No
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No
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Gionee Marathon M5 Plus User Review and Ratings

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  • amazing this phone i want to buy Marathon M5 Plus nd its price is too much accoding to me
    Jasvir Singh (Jun 21, 2016) on Gadgets 360
    undefinedamazing this phone i want to buy Marathon M5 Plus nd its price is too much accoding to me
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  • Very very nice mobile
    Samar Abbas (Sep 8, 2016) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    This phone i want to buy geonee marathon m5 plus and it's price is too much according to me very long time battery backup 5020 mah 6 inch display 64 gb internal very very nice mobile I love this mobile price bhi bohat acha hai only 22000 thousand only.....yahi dusra Brand mobile lete hai to ye future sab 30 to 35000 ke Range ke Mobile me Milta hai..very nice mobile.
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  • I like this phone
    King Dimond (Sep 10, 2016) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    Gionee m5plus gives long battery backup because it have 5020 mah battery. It have LED display so I like this..and it have 64gb internal storage... so it was best one....
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  • Gionee m5 pluse
    Mohammed Juned (Feb 12, 2019) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    Gionee marathone is very Good phone picture clarity nothing compare anther mobile i request to company please marketing in saudi arab, my Gionee phone M5 plus in saudi arab full demand,All saudi man used I Phone but he told Gionee pictur clarity is good, opreting system is good display is good
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  • Five Stars
    Amazon Customer (Jun 18, 2016) on Amazon
    It's looks like very good, but charges may be 16000-18000
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  • Five Stars
    Amazon Customer (May 28, 2016) on Amazon
    good phone ,
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  • Five Stars
    Rajiv (May 23, 2016) on Amazon
    Awesome phone
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  • Gionee Longest lasting battery phone
    Mahak (Sep 7, 2016) on Amazon
    It has the MOST massive battery! The M5 Plus is very powerful and im very satisfied with the performance . Gaming, videos, pictures, music? this phone can do everything at a stretch without running out of power. The 5020mAh battery is super solid and lasts more than anyone else?s! It?s pretty good looking and not bulky at all, fits easily in the pocket also. Worth the money! Great phone, great battery. Good job Gionee!
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  • Worth of Money
    Pranav Kumar (Sep 7, 2016) on Amazon
    It is one of the best Mobile in this range. The battery of this mobile is long lasting 5020 mAh . I loved this phone from Gionee. The screen size of M5 plus is also big so you can watch HD videos with this amazing battery backup for long . Processor of this mobile is very fast. Moving on to the Camera, this device has best front & rear camera both. This mobile is very user friendly. Worth of Money. Loving the Amigo UI is feature of this mobile. Go for it .
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  • A Complete Phone and another winner from Gionee
    Pooja Garg (Sep 7, 2016) on Amazon
    Gionee has proved again why they are simply the best.Great Specs, Stunningly Beautiful and the most important aspect 5020mAh battery.No worries and no need to carry the Power Banks.Seamless Multitasking and Sharp and stunning FHD AMOLED display are hallmarks of this phone.The Amigo UI is easy to operate and a sheer delight.A must buy for everyone.
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