Gionee is always known for its Marathon series, i.e., Marathon M3 & Marathon M4. After the success of the Marathon M4, the brand has now launched a new smartphone, i.e., the Marathon M5 priced at Rs 17,999. It comes powered by Mediatek MT6735 quad-core processor clocked at 1.5 GHz coupled with Mali-T720 MP3 GPU. The device comes with 3 GB RAM and 32GB as its internal storage and can be expanded upto 128 GB using an external micro SD card. It has a large 5.5-inch AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and 1280 x 720 pixels as its resolution.
While speaking about the camera, the device comes with 13 MP rear camera with LED flash and 5 MP selfie shooter. It is a dual SIM smartphone with a combination of GSM/CDMA and supports dual standby. The SIM card supported by the device is Micro SIM card and is present on the left edge of the device.
The best and unique feature of the device is the battery as it comes powered by a 6010 mAh non-removable battery and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop & Amigo Operating system version 3.1. The Amigo operating system comes with few unique features like Chameleon, Theme Park & Amigo Paper. Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 2G/3G/4G/CDMA Network, OTG and IR Blaster are the connectivity features available on the device. The head SAR value of the device is 0.320 W/Kg and body SAR value of the device is 0.479 W/Kg. It is available in two color variants, i.e., White & Gold.
The retail unit of the device comes with following accessories out of the box.