Gionee Marathon M5 Plus With 4G VoLTE Support, Massive 5020mAh Battery Launched, Priced At Rs 26,999

Gionee adds yet another Marathon series smartphone to its lineup in India, called Gionee Marathon M5 Plus with battery powerhouse. Launched the Marathon M5 Plus in China last year, and after almost six months of its debut, the company has made available to purchase Marathon M5 Plus in India.

Priced at Rs. 26,999, this smartphone can be obtained online exclusively via Flipkart, and gone on sale across its retail outlets. The Marathon M5 Plus comes in two colors; Champagne Gold and Polar Gold.

Talking about the Gionee‘s Marathon series, especially taking the Marathon M5 Plus, has a mammoth 5020mAh battery, which the company says can give user up to 21 hours of talktime and a standby time of up to 619 hours. The smartphone comes with a dual charge technology, suggests that prevents overheating and enables fast charging.

The Marathon M5 Plus comes equipped with a fingerprint sensor embedded into the physical Home button. It supports 4G and VoLTE connections which would be another main feature of the smartphone.

Rest of the Gionee Marathon M5 Plus specs includes a 6-inch full-HD (1920×1080 pixels) AMOLED display with 2.5D glass. The Gionee hardware is powered by a 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6582 Octa-Core processor coupled with 3GB of RAM. Also offering a 64GB of internal storage, which is further expandable up to 128GB via microSD card.

On the photography front, the smartphone features a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5MP front-facing selfie shooter. On the connectivity front, the Marathon M5 Plus offers dual-SIM card slots, 4G LTE and VoLTE, WiFi, Bluetooth and USB Type-C port.

Software it runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop wrapped under Amigo 3.1 UI skin on top, out-of-the-box. To say so, the Marathon M5 Plus is a refreshed model of the Marathon M5, successor launched in India last year in November.


The Gionee Marathon M5 Plus can set face-to-face competition against Xiaomi Mi5, Oppo F1 Plus and Motorola X Style and other smartphones with such configurations.

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