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Gionee Marathon M2 (2014) review

Android OS v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Mediatek MT6582
Mali-400
1 GB / 4 GB
5 inches (480 x 854 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

Gionee announced the launch of the Marathon M2 smartphone in 2014. The manufacturer is offering the Gionee Marathon M2 phone with 5 inches display, Mediatek MT6582 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage.

The Gionee Marathon M2 comes with Android OS v4.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, and a Li-Po 4200 mAh battery. The 5 inches phone comes with TFT display (480 x 854 px). A thin-film transistor (TFT) is a type of field-effect transistor that is usually used in a liquid crystal display (LCD). This type of display features a thin-film transistor for each individual pixel.

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Gionee Marathon M2 specifications

BrandGionee
NameMarathon M2
ModelMAM2
Release date2014

Body

The weight of Gionee Marathon M2 is about 4.41 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Gionee phone are average (5.67 x 2.83 x 0.41 inches).

Weight4.41 oz
Dimensions5.67 x 2.83 x 0.41 inches
Colorsblack, white
SIM typeMini SIM

System

The Gionee Marathon M2 comes with Android OS v4.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
SoCMediatek MT6582
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400

Display

The size of Marathon M2 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5 inches TFT display of Gionee Marathon M2 with 480 x 854 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeTFT
Screen size5 inches
Resolution480 x 854 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Gionee Marathon M2 (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (4 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM1 GB
Internal storage4 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Marathon M2 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera2 MP
Main camera8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Gionee Marathon M2 doesn't support 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Marathon M2 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0, USB host
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 4200 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Marathon M2 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Po 4200 mAh

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This Gionee phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Gionee Marathon M2 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, gyroscope, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Gionee Marathon M2, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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