Gionee launched another variant of Marathon M5, the Gionee Marathon M5 Lite. This handset is powered by quad core processor from MediaTek and houses a 4000 mAh battery. The M5 Lite price in China is RMB 999 that comes to approx ₹10K.

The Gionee Marathon M5 Lite is a trimmed down version of the Marathon M5. The M5 Lite is using the MediaTek  quad core processor (64 bit) clocked at 1.3GHz with Mali T720 GPU. This dual SIM handset sports a 5 inch IPS screen supporting 1280 x 720 pixels resolution.

Amigo 3.0 based on Lollipop 5.1 runs out of the box with 1GB RAM and 16GB of internal storage. There is micro SD card support too (up to 128 GB). When it comes to camera the M5 Lite Marathon is packed with 8MP AF camera on the rear with flash and a 5MP fixed focus camera on the front.

Gionee Marathon M5 Lite launched for RMB 999

This handset with a 4000 mAh battery weighs about 182 grams and thickness is 8.5mm. Key features are 4G, 3G, 2G, GPS, WiFi and Bluetooth. The 4000 mAh battery as per the company gives up to 3 days of backup with mixed usage.

The Gionee Marathon M5 Lite is listed on Gionee china shop for RMB 999, no word about its launch in India.

By Rajeev Rana

Founder and Chief Editor -