Gionee Marathon M5 Lite Launched in India, Get the Key Specs, Available at Rs. 12,999 ($194)


Gionee has launched the latest addition to its battery specific Marathon Series of smartphones, Gionee Marathon M5 Lite in India. The smartphone that was earlier launched in China in December has found its way into the Indian market and the 4000mAh battery smartphone is now up for purchase at a price tag of Rs. 12,999 (approximately $194).

The Gionee M5 Lite or M5L specifications are almost similar to its elder sibling Marathon M5 with a lowered battery capacity (that is why the ‘Lite’ comes in the name). The smartphone features a metal unibody build with a mirror finish which gives the smartphones an attractive look. The Gionee M5L smartphone sports a 5-inch IPS display on the front that has a resolution of 1280 x 720 and a pixel density of 720p, it has Dragontrail Glass protection.

Gionee Launched Marathon M5 Smartphone in India with large 4000mAh battery at just Rs. 12,999


Under the hood, the Gionee Marathon M5 Lite is powered by a 64-bit, quad core MediaTek MT6735 processor that is clocked at a speed of 1.3GHz. The processor is coupled with 3GB of RAM space and further offers 32GB of internal storage, which is expandable  using a microSD card up to 128GB.

Gionee Marathon M5 Lite Price, Specs, Features

Moving on to the camera department, the Gionee Marathon M5 Lite smartphone features an 8 MP primary Camera on the front With LED Flash, this comes with features such as Panorama, HDR, Geo-Tagging, Take Anytime, Professional, Face Beauty, Magic Focus, Pic Note. On the front, it has a 5MP selfie camera unit.


The Marathon M5L smartphone runs Gionee’s own Amigo UI 3.0 over the Android v5.1 Lollipop. Gionee’s own UI offers a number of software features. The main talking point of the Marathon M5 Lite smartphone is its large 4000mAh battery that offers 32.7 hours of Talktime on 2G network and 19 hours of 3G Talktime. The standby times for the Marathon M5 Lite are 450 hours, 400 hours, and 360 hours on 2G, 3G and 4G network respectively.

The Gionee Marathon M5 Lite smartphone featuring a metallic body is available in only the Gold color variant, priced at Rs. 12,999 in India.