Gionee Launched Marathon M5 Plus with Fingerprint Sensor in China


After Gionee Marathon M4, M5, M5 Lite and M5 Enjoy Edition, Gionee has launched Marathon M5 Plus, which is another sibling of Gionee Marathon M5. Gionee Marathon M5 is a big success for this mobile company. However, this time, Gionee has made an upgraded Marathon M5, which is called Marathon M5 Plus. As mentioned, you will get some major improvements and new features as well.

The most interesting thing of Gionee Marathon M5 Plus is you will get physical home button with fingerprint sensor. Obviously, this is now new in Gionee family as Elife E8 comes with integrated fingerprint sensor, but this is the first time, when Gionee has included it into Marathon series. Apart from the fingerprint sensor, you will get more other awesome fetaures. Let’s take a look at them.

Gionee Marathon M5 Plus: specifications and features

Gionee Marathon M5 Plus specifications and features

Alike Marathon M5 Enjoy Edition, you will get this mobile in two different colors i.e. Golden and Silver. Obviously, the golden edition looks much better than the silver edition. However, both of them looks quite same on hand because of having a premium look and metal body. You cannot find any major change from the outside. However, a physical home button can be found on the front side on this mobile. Apart from the display and body ratio seems better than other mobiles. On the other hand, you will get proximity and light sensors on the front side along with camera. On the back side, you will get speaker, camera and flash. Alike other Marathon mobile, the two horizontal lines make this even better. The dimension of this mobile is 160.9 mm x 81.2 mm x 8.4 mm, which is not too small. In fact, you will get problems while using it with one hand. You should also know that it weighs 208gms, which is 8gm heavier than the Marathon M5 Enjoy Edition.


Talking about the display, there is nothing for that you will be disappointed. You will get a huge 6-inch AMOLED display, which will not only make your smartphone look better but also it will produce finest color. This is needless to mention that the color depth is 16M and it does support multi touch. However, you should know that the resolution of this mobile is 1920 x 1080 pixels. This is common in mid-range smartphone as it provides the best result.

Considering the price, you are about to get better chipset and processor. Gionee Marathon M5 Plus comes with MediaTek MT6753 chipset along with octa-core processor with 64-bit architecture. On the other hand, Mali T720 GPU is also included in this mobile. As you are seeing, this mobile has everything to make the display and color better. Along with that chipset and processor, you will get 3GB RAM. 3GB RAM should be enough for you to make your smartphone faster even after doing multi-task and installing multiple heavy games and apps. In terms of storage, this is just awesome as it comes with 64GB internal storage, which can be extended up to 128GB using microSD card.

Gionee Marathon M5 PlusGionee Marathon M5 Plus

The very next thing is camera. Although, the Marathon M5 Enjoy comes with 8MP camera, but it included 13MP rear camera along with LED flash, autofocus, geotagging and more other features those generally come with camera. On the other hand, you can record video in 1080p. Although, this is common but it will certainly upgrade your video recording experience. Apart from 13MP rear camera, you will get 5MP front camera for video calling and selfie.

Talking about the battery, you will get massive Li-Po 5020 mAh battery. That means, you can play games and enjoy different apps for longer time. According to the officials, this battery is capable of providing 53h talk time and 829h stand by on 3G.

This mobile costs around $385. Considering all the features, the phone seems not too expensive. What do you want to say about this new Gionee mobile?

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