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Gionee Marathon M5 Lite (2015) review

Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
Mediatek MT6735
Mali-T720 MP2
3 GB / 32 GB
5 inches (720 x 1280 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

Gionee announced the launch of the Marathon M5 Lite smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the Gionee Marathon M5 Lite phone with 5 inches display, Mediatek MT6735 chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.

The Gionee Marathon M5 Lite comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, and a Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5 inches phone comes with IPS display (720 x 1280 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Gionee Marathon M5 Lite specifications

BrandGionee
NameMarathon M5 Lite
ModelMAM5L
Release date2015

Body

The weight of Gionee Marathon M5 Lite is about 6.46 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Gionee phone are average (5.63 x 2.75 x 0.33 inches).

Weight6.46 oz
Dimensions5.63 x 2.75 x 0.33 inches
Colorsgold, gray
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The Gionee Marathon M5 Lite comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
SoCMediatek MT6735
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T720 MP2

Display

The size of Marathon M5 Lite screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5 inches IPS display of Gionee Marathon M5 Lite with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Gionee Marathon M5 Lite (3 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (32 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM3 GB
Internal storage32 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Marathon M5 Lite 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 camera5 MP
Main camera8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Gionee Marathon M5 Lite supports 2G, 3G and 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 M5 Lite phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable 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 M5 Lite isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable

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 M5 Lite 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, proximity
SpecialsDragontrail glass, Dual 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 M5 Lite, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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