Gionee has rolled out a super battery smartphone the Marathon M5 in India. We use a smartphone and it doesn’t even last for 2 days in this busy life schedule. We really don’t have the time or energy to put our gadget to charge everyday. Its not only about our smartphone, we also have tablet and other gadgets too. How can we not forget to charge every gadget in our busy time roads. Power banks can be the answer but you have charge them up too. Hence, we think the Gionee Marathon M5 can be solution. It has a huge battery to use your smartphone for a long time and we get to charge other devices with it.
DISPLAY & BATTERY
It features a big 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixel) Amoled screen for a vibrant display. It has dimensions 152x76x8.55mm and weighs 214 grams. It amazing to have a huge battery with just 8.55mm thick smartphone. The Gionee Marathon M5 comes with an incredible 6020mAh Li-Po battery. The smartphone comes with two 3010mAh batteries. Gionee claims that the smartphone can live up to 4 days which a single charge. In case you become too over confident about your gadget, you can use the extreme mode. The extreme mode can be of great use in emergency. Even a 5 percent battery life can be made to last up to 62 hours. The Marathon M5 supports reverse charging and fast charging as well.
SOFTWARE & HARDWARE
The Marathon M5 has Amigo 3.1 based on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS running in its veins. A 64-bit 1.5GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735 SoC powers the device. Gionee Marathon M5 comes loaded with a monstrous 3GB of RAM for excellent gaming and multi tasking experience. Your apps, photographs and music can rest in the 32GB of storage available in the device. The Storage can be expanded up to 128Gb via MicroSD card.
CAMERA & CONNECTIVITY
It features a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash. You also have a 5-megapixel front camera. Connectivity features of the device include 4G LTE, IR Connectivity, Bluetooth, GPS ,FM Radio and WI-Fi. The phone has dual-SIM dual standby support.
PRICE & AVAILABILITY
The smartphone can be bought at a price tag of Rs. 17,999. The smartphone will be available exclusively via Flipkart . You have Gold, Black and White colour variants to choose from.
- Huge battery
- 3GB RAM
- 13 MP camera
The smartphone is priced higher that it should be. Its only impressive feature is the huge battery. You can get smartphones with similar hardware and display at a lesser price. You can even get 10000mAh power banks around Rs 1000. It is battery focused smartphone and there is nothing more worth a high price.