ABOUT GIONEE: The Gionee Smartphones are without a doubt one of the best available Android phones you can ever 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. One of those mid-end segments is the Gionee Marathon M5 Plus.
The Gionee Marathon M5 Plus Smartphone was officially launched in December of 2015. It is an upgrade and updated version of the formally released Gionee Marathon M5. This device comes with captivating features that will tempt you into trading your recent phone  just to have it. It shouldn’t come as a surprise for you to see the amazing features of this device, because it is definitely what the Gionee Company is popularly known for, manufacturing devices to the interest and satisfaction of their customers.You can see the interesting features it carries below;


The Gionee Marathon M5 Plus Smartphone comes with a commendable 6.00 inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels at a PPI of 368 pixels per inch. It runs Android 5.1 OS (Lollipop), and it is powered by a 5020mAh non removable battery. Very strong battery capacity that will interest all lovers of Android Smartphones, especially the game lovers. It measures 160.90 x 81.20 x 8.40 (height x width x thickness) and generally weighs 208.00 grams.
The Gionee Marathon M5 Plus Smartphone is also powered by 1.3GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6753 processor. It carries 3GB of RAM. The phone comes with a 64GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded up to 128GB using an external microSD card. The Gionee Marathon M5 Plus possesses a very impressive 13 megapixel primary camera which is on the rear coupled with a 5 megapixel front shooter for selfies. Selfie lovers will definitely relish this device. Surely, they will.
The Gionee Marathon M5 Plus Smartphone is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) device which accepts Micro-SIM and Micro-SIM. It comes with different connectivity options which includes; Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB OTG, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). It is such a favorable network for a speedy internet activities. Good news for the internet users. Different sensors on the phone includes; Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope. Now, time to show you the interesting specs it carries. You can also see the image of the Gionee Marathon M5 Plus below;
Gionee Marathon M5 Plus


General Features

  • Platform: Android 5.1 (Lollipop), Amigo 3.1
  • Processor: Octa Core Processor (Mediatek MT6753)
  • GPU: –
  • Memory: 3GB RAM
  • Colours: White, Gold
  • Dimension: 160.9 x 81.2 x 8.4 mm
  • Weight: 208 g
  • SIM Type: Micro SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • Display: 6.0-inch AMOLED Touch Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (368 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: –


  • Rear Camera: 13MP Camera, 1080p HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: Phase Detection Autofocus, LED Flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, Panorama, HDR
  • Front Camera: 5MP Camera


  • Built-in Storage: 64GB
  • Memory Card Support: up to 128GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
  • 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes Type-C 1.0 reversible connector


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


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


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

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • SpO2: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: No
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: No


  • Battery: 5020 mAh Li-Po Battery (Non-removable)
  • Talktime: up to 53 hours
  • Standby Time: up to 829 hours


Gionee Marathon M5 Plus Smartphone is now available in Nigeria. The Gionee Marathon M5 Plus Price in Nigeria ranges from N100,000 – N160,000, depending on your location in the country. It is a relatively cheap amount when you consider the fact that the features it carries is so scintillating and amazing. There is no feature that you will ever expect in a Smartphone that the Gionee Marathon M5 plus doesn’t boast of. So it is such a bargain and worth every penny for that price. It is currently been priced in India at a rate of Rs. 19,999. Welcome to the Gionee Smartphone World!!! A world of creating interesting phones for your interest and satisfaction.

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