Gionee Marathon M5 Lite with 4000mAh battery, 3GB RAM out for Rs 12999

The Gionee Marathon M5 Lite has arrived in India, roughly a month after the handset was launched in China. The phone can be obtained in exchange of Rs 12999 and is currently available via the company’s official online store.

The Indian variant of the Gionee Marathon M5 Lite has been blessed with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of ROM, a significant step up from the 1GB of RAM and 16GB of ROM the international version ships with. The new device is a more affordable version of its predecessor with a few downgrades in terms of battery power, camera and screen.

Gionee Marathon M5 Lite

First off, the Marathon M5 Lite packs a smaller capacity 4000mAh battery which is supposed to last for 450 hours of standby time and 32.7 hours of talk time. The handset also functions as a powerbank and is able to supply power to other devices via a reverse charging OTG cable.

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The photography setup of the dual-SIM Gionee offering consists of an 8MP main camera which is accompanied by LED flash, along with a 5MP front-facing one for selfies and video calls. The 4G-ready phone sports a 5-inch 720p IPS display and is protected by a layer of Dragontrail glass.

Take a quick look at the specifications of the Gionee Marathon M5 Lite:

– Display: 5.5-inch IPS, 1280 x 720 pixels
– OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop-based Amigo 3.1
– CPU: 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MTK6735
– Storage: 32GB, expandable till 128GB
– RAM: 3GB
– Camera: 8MP rear, 5MP front
– Battery: 4000mAh
– Size: 143 x 69.9 x 8.5mm
– Weight: 181.5g
– Connectivity: 4G, dual-SIM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, A-GPS, microUSB 2.0

A 1.3GHz 64-bit quad-core MediaTek MT6735 fuels the Marathon M5 Lite and is supported in its efforts by a Mali-T720 GPU. The all-metal smartphone runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with the manufacturer’s own Amigo 3.1 UI on top. People who use up the 32GB of internal memory can expand on it up to 128GB via a microSD card slot.

Like we mentioned above, the Gionee Marathon M5 Lite can be bought here and is priced at Rs 12999.