The Gionee phones are without a doubt one of the best available Android phones you can find that is reliable, robust and affordable. Gionee Smartphones match all the criteria you need to select a good Smartphone which has; Good battery capacity, Sleek aesthetics & design, incredible Camera precision and affordable price tag. Any one of the Gionee products that is expensive, is worth it, due to the features it possesses. Gionee was established in 2002 in China where it originated from. Apart from India, the brand also has presence in countries like Vietnam, Taiwan, Myanmar, Thailand and the Middle East. Gionee is a Chinese company with a strong offline retail presence in India, eschewing the trend of only doing online business. The company has launched several Android smartphones in the low and mid-end segments. The Gionee Marathon M4 been one of them.
The Gionee Marathon M4 Smartphone was originally released in August 2015. It is always perceived to be an upgrade on the Gionee Marathon M3. It is a mid-range Smartphone that comes with a very powerful battery capacity that will interest any user who desires long life battery devices. Now, lets take a look at its wonder features.


The Gionee Marathon M4 Smartphone comes with so many interesting features including; a 5.00 inch touchscreen display which has a resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels at a PPI of 294 pixels. It runs Android 5.0 OS (Lollipop), and is powered by a strong 5000mAh capacity non removable battery. Am absolutely convinced that game lovers will relish this. It measures 144.70 (height) x 71.20 (width) x 10.18 (thickness), and generally weighs 176.00 grams.
The Gionee Marathon M4 Smartphone is also powered by 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735 processor and it carries a 2 GB of RAM. The phone comes with a 16 GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 32 GB using an external microSD card. As for the cameras, the Gionee Marathon M4 device carries a 8 megapixel primary camera which is on the rear and a 5 megapixel front shooter for selfie lovers.
The Gionee Marathon M4 Smartphone uses dual SIM (GSM and GSM) that accepts Micro-SIM and Micro-SIM. Its Connectivity options consists of; Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB OTG, FM, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). Sensors on the phone consists of Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope. Check out the key detailed specs of the Gionee Marathon M4 below;
Gionee Marathon M4


General Features

  • Platform: Android 5.0 (Lollipop), Amigo UI 3.0
  • Processor: 1.3GHz quad-core Processor
  • GPU: Mali 400
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Colours: White, Black
  • Dimension: 144.7 x 71.2 x 10.2 mm
  • Weight: 176 g
  • SIM Type: –
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM, Dual Standby


  • Display: 5.0-inch Super AMOLED Display, 720 x 1280 pixels (294ppi)
  • Display Protection: –


  • Rear Camera: 8 MP Camera, LED Flash, 1080p HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, Face Detection, Smile Detection, Panorama, Geo-tagging
  • Front Camera: 5 MP Camera


  • Built-in Storage: 16GB Storage
  • Memory Card Support: up to 128GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: No
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes, up to 48kbps
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0, USB Host


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
  • Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS
  • Maps: Yes, Google Maps

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Gyroscope: No
  • Fingerprint Scanner: No
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: –
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
  • Voice Control: –

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: –
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: No (download at store)


  • Battery: 5000 mAh Li-Ion Battery
  • Talktime: up to 50 Hours
  • Standby Time: up to 400 Hours


Gionee Marathon M4 Smartphone is not yet available in Nigeria, which is quite a surprise, considering the availability of the other Gionee devices. We currently have no data on pricing and availability. When available, the Gionee Marathon M4 Price Smartphone in Nigeria is expected to start from N45,000 to N55,000, depending on your location in the country. Just trust us to give you the necessary update on the phone, by visiting our website from time to time. I want to assure us that Gionee wouldn’t delay in bringing it into the country, because of its many customers around.

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