Gionee Marathon M5 Plus, the bigger screen version of the battery-heavy Marathon M5, has been launched in China by the company. The Marathon M5 Plus features a 6-inch full HD screen and a fingerprint scanner in the home button.
However unlike the Marathon M5 which had a 6020 mAh battery, the Marathon M5 Plus has a smaller 5020 mAh battery. Marathon M5 Plus has a standby time of 34.5 days and 829 hours of maximum standby time.
The Marathon M5 Plus has been priced at Yuan 2499 in China (Rs 25,567 when converted). The original Marathon M5 was launched in India for Rs 17,999.
Marathon M5 Plus has a 6-inch full HD, 2.5D curved AMOLED display (368ppi), has 3GB RAM and the MediaTek MT6753 octa-core 64-bit processor. It comes with 64GB storage space, runs Android 5.1 with Gionee’s Amigo OS 3.0 on top.
Marathon M5 Plus has a fingerprint scanner which the company claims can unlock the phone in 0.38 seconds. Users can store up to five fingerprints on the phone via scanner.
Gionee Marathon M5 Plus has a 13 mp camera on the back and a five megapixel camera on the front. The smartphone has a Type-C USB charger. This is a 4G-enabled dual-SIM smartphone.
Gionee has not yet announced an India launch date for this smartphone.
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