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. One of those devices that amazes people is the Gionee Marathon M7.
The Gionee Marathon M7 Smartphone was launched in September 2017. Sporting an impressive Full HD display, the Gionee M7 promises great multimedia experience and superb power. The mid-range device comes with a robust octa-core processor and abundant memory, among other amazing features. The following are the amazing features of the Gionee Marathon M7 Smartphone;


The Gionee Marathon M7 Smartphone carries a 6.00 inch touchscreen display which has a resolution of 720 pixels by 1440 pixels. It runs on Android 7.1.1 OS ( Lollipop). The device is powered by a 5000mAh capacity non removable battery, which is not much of a surprise considering the interests the users show to have it, especially Game lovers. Its measurement is 156.35(height) x 75.65 (width) x 8.60 (thickness), it generally weighs 199.00 grams.
The Gionee Marathon M7 Smartphone, just like we mentioned earlier is powered by 1.4GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 MSM8940 processor. The device also comes with 4 GB of RAM. What a phone!!! But, it doesn’t end there, because it also packs 64 GB of inbuilt storage which can also be expanded up to 256 GB using an external microSD card. Isn’t it truly an amazing phone?? No doubt it is. The phone also possesses a camera of 13 megapixel which is on the rear (primary camera), while the front shooter possesses a 8 megapixel for selfie lovers.
The Gionee Marathon M7 Smartphone is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) device that requires a Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM. Its connectivity options consists of; Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB OTG, FM, 3G and 4G network for easier internet activities. It has the following sensors; Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope. The image below is the clear picture of the Gionee Marathon M7 Smartphone.
Gionee Marathon M7


General Features

  • Platform: Android 7.1 (Nougat), Amigo 5.0
  • Processor: Octa-core Processor: 2.3GHz Quad Core and 1.65GHz Quad-core (Mediatek Helio P30)
  • GPU: Mali-G71 MP2
  • Memory: 6GB RAM
  • Colours: Sapphire Blue, Star Blue, Maple Red, Champagne Gold, Black
  • Dimension: 157 x 76 x 7.2 mm
  • Weight: 180 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM, Dual Standby


  • Display: 6.01-inch AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2160 pixels (402 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: –


  • Rear Camera: 16MP + 8MP Dual Camera, 1080p HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED Flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, Panorama, HDR
  • Front Camera: 8MP Camera


  • Built-in Storage: 64GB
  • Memory Card Support: up to 256GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: No
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes, up to 150 Mbps
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: Yes
  • USB Port: Yes USB 2.0, USB on the Go


  • 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 (with RDS and FM Recording)
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


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

Sensors & Control

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

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes (with dedicated mic)
  • 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: 4000 mAh Li-Po Battery (Non-Removable)
  • Talktime: –
  • Standby Time: –
  • Fast Charging: Yes



The Gionee Marathon M7 Smartphone is not yet in Nigeria and some other African nations, which is much of a surprise, considering the popularity it boost, that is as a result of its spectacular features. Nevertheless, it will inevitably surface in the coming months, thereby making it a lot easier for their customers to gain easier access to it without the high cost of shipping troubles. But we were able to get the price it has from other countries where it is already available, and from the calculations made, it is gotten that the Gionee Marathon M7 Smartphone will be priced from N150,000 – N220,000, depending on your location in the country. For the Kenyans, the price is expected to be at around 49,500 KSh. Meanwhile, the Indian price starts from Rs. 16,999. We urge you to stick around this site from time to time for more updates concerning Gionee or other interesting products.

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