Gionee Marathon M5 Plus Review
Today we will be reviewing a well-known Android smartphone Gionee Marathon M5 Plus which was manufactured by Gionee, an international company manufactures and markets various ranges of smartphones all around the world. On this process, dated back to on December, 2015 Gionee released Gionee Marathon M5 Plus which was the successor of the Gionee Marathon M5 which was launched on 2015, November.
The Gionee Marathon M5 Plus’s body is also completely made up of metal. The sides of the device features metal frame and the rear part is also made up of metal. The rear part is not slippery and is slightly curved that makes the device easy to hold. The device also features the 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass which also can be noticed in many devices of Samsung like Galaxy A5 (2016) and others too.
Moreover, the Gionee Marathon M5 Plus features an earpiece at the top and is followed by sensors and notification LED lamp on its right and front facing camera on its left. However, Gionee had made some changes in the Gionee Marathon M5 Plus. The device replaces capacitive home button with the physical home button. The recent app and back button is also visible under the screen alongside of the home button. Moreover, the home button also works as a fingerprint scanner. The device carries the dual SIM card slots at the left hand side.
The device, just like other Gionee smartphones, features the power button and volume adjusting keys at the right side of its body. The microSD card slot is also featured at the top above the power and volume adjusting buttons. The device also possesses 3.5 mm headphone socket, a USB Type-C reversible port and a microphone at the bottom. Besides, the device features main camera, LED flashlight and secondary mic at its rear side. The speaker grille is featured at the rear-bottom.
Additionally, the Gionee Marathon M5 Plus comes with big screen of 6.0 inches and features Super AMOLED capacitive display. Also, the device possesses full HD 1080 x 1920 pixels (~368 ppi pixels) resolution screen. The Gionee Marathon M5, moreover, acquires protection of Gorilla Glass 3 on its screen. The screen also supports multi-touch up to 5 fingers. The device as it features Super AMOLED screen, it provides good coloring in the screen and sharp texts and also good viewing angles. The screen also acquires auto brightness mode feature which helps users to use their device in bright lights by automatically adjusting the brightness of the screen.
Besides, like the old devices of Gionee, the Gionee Marathon M5 Plus also runs Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box, and cannot be updated to further versions released by Android. The device is equipped with Mediatek MT6735, Octa-Core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53 and Mali-T720MP3 GPU. The device comes with 64 GB of internal memory and 3 GB of RAM. And like other smartphones, this device too features a microSD card slot which allows users to expand the memory up to 128 GB.
Additionally, the Gionee Marathon M5 Plus is also furnished by 13 MP, f/2.2 aperture lens, phase detection autofocus rear camera. The rear camera features different functions like geo-tagging, panorama, HDR, touch focus, face/smile detection, etc. The rear camera is able to shoot HD videos at 1080p@30fps and also captures good photos during the daytime. Moreover, the device features 5 MP front facing camera.
Further, the Gionee Marathon M5 Plus is equipped with Li-Po 5020 mAh non-removable battery. Nevertheless, this device, just like many devices of Gionee, lacks fast charging functionality .The battery, however, is good and has a nice battery backup. The device is available in champagne gold and polar gold colors.
Gionee Marathon M5 Plus Price in Nepal : Rs. 40,000 (Around)
Gionee Marathon M5 Plus Specification
|Resolution||1080 x 1920 pixels|
|CPU Speed||1 .3 GHz|
|Video Recording Resolution||(FHD) 1920 x 1080p@30fps|
|Main Camera Resolution||13.0 MP|
|Front Camera Resolution||5.0 MP|
|Main Camera Auto-focus||Yes|
|External Memory||Yes, Expandable Up To 128 GB|
|Sim Size||Micro-SIM (3FF|
|2G Sim||850/900/1800/1900 MHz|
|4G TDD LTE||NA|
|USB Version||USB Type-C 1.0|
|Headphone||3.5 mm Stereo|
|Wi-Fi/Wi-Fi Direct||802.11 b/g/n, NA|
|Operating Software||Android 5.1 Lollipop|
|Color+||Champagne Gold and Polar Gold|
|Form Factor||Touchscreen Bar|
|Dimension||160.9 x 81.2 x 8.4 mm|
|Water Resistant/Dust Proof||No|
|Ambient Light Sensor||Yes|
|Standard Battery Capacity||5020 mAh|
Audio and Video
|Video Playing Format||NA|
|Video Playing Resolution||NA|
|Audio Playing Format||NA|