The Chinese smartphone manufacturer, Gionee, has launched another device in their Marathon series, which is known for sporting large batteries. The Gionee Marathon M5 Mini is no different, and has been launched in Nigerian market. Most of its specifications are similar to the previously launched Gionee Marathon M5 Lite in India.
As said above, the device sports specs similar to the recently launched Marathon M5 Lite, also, the design language is same in both the devices. Most of the elements are similar, if not all. While the device is exclusive to Nigeria as of now, availability and pricing details for other countries is still not known.
Coming to the specifications of the device, the device sports a 5-inch IPS display with a resolution of 720 x 1280, and is covered with Gorilla Glass 3 for protection against scratches. The Gionee Marathon M5 Mini comes loaded with Android 5.1 Lollipop, and has Gionee’s own Amigo UI 3.1 on top.
Under the hood, the device runs on 64-bit 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6580 processor and has Mali GPU for smoothly running games and other graphic intensive games. The RAM capacity of the device is 2 GB, and the internal storage of the device is 8 GB. The Marathon M5 Mini also supports a microSD card slot, and the internal storage can be expanded up to 128 GB.
It doesn’t have support for 4G LTE connectivity, but the device is capable of 3G connectivity. The Gionee Marathon M5 Mini also supports Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, USB OTG and GPS. There is an 8 MP camera on the back of the device that is accompanied by LED flash, and can record 1080p videos. There is a 5 MP front facing camera too.
With a thickness of just 9.6 mm, it comes with a battery capacity of 4000 mAh, similar to the Marathon M5 Lite. The large battery capacity is capable of giving 2 weeks of stand by time, and 18 hours of talk time on a single charge. The pricing details of the details for the country are yet unknown, but are expected to be similarly priced to Gionee Marathon M5 Lite. It is available in Gold colour option.
Gionee Marathon M5 Mini Specifications
Display: 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
Processor: 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6580 64-bit processor with Mali-T720 GPU
Storage: 2 GB RAM, 8 GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 128 GB with microSD
Software/OS: Android 5.1 (Lollipop) with Amigo UI 3.1
Camera: 8 MP rear camera with LED Flash, 1080p video recording; 5 MP front-facing camera
Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack, FM Radio
Dimensions: 143.5 x 71 x 9.6 mm
Connectivity: 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, USB OTG
Battery: 4000 mAh battery
Colour Options: Golden Colour