Gionee is a very popular Indian manufacturer that makes impressive smartphones, and their handsets have been able to create a considerable vibe in earlier days. Handsets in every budget range is available in their arsenal, and the Gionee Marathon M5 Lite is a mid-range smartphone for anyone who would looking for such. The handset is very well crafted for a mid-range handset, and offers much updated features and also extended connectivity options like dual SIM.
The specifications on the Gionee Marathon M5 Lite are friendly for the consumer base, also the approach on pricing in comparison to this configuration has been totally perfect.
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Processor in the Gionee Marathon M5 Lite is Mediatek MT6735; which is a quad core CPU with 1.3 GHz of clock speed. The architecture is Cortex A53 based which is a popular architecture for smartphones in this particular budget range. This handset comes with Mali-T720MP2 GPU which offers pretty decent output in gaming, internet surfing, multimedia and photo capture experiences. Overall, the powerhouse is pretty compact and full of potentials in the Gionee Marathon M5 Lite.
The best possible side of the Gionee Marathon M5 Lite is the 3 GB display; that’s quite rare in a handset of this budget. We must admit that this has brought a new dawn to the Android smartphone trend; we hope to see many more 2016 Android smartphones with 3 GB RAM in a tighter budget. Good phones are certainly getting cheaper.
However, there’s only one internal storage space option; 32 GB. For most users this amount of storage would be ample, and if it’s not then one could fit an external card into the microSD card slot. The highest possible capacity is 128 GB.
IPS LCD display has been used in the Gionee Marathon M5 Lite; it’s a 5 inch unit with 720×1280 pixels resolution on board. The color population is 16 million, and the total pixel density on this display is 294 ppi. For protection against impact, the display is protected by Asahi Dragontrail Glass. Gionee used Amigo 3.1 UI for this handset.
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There are two cameras in the Gionee Marathon M5 Lite; the rear camera has a resolution of 8 megapixels, with autofocus and LED flash. There are software enhanced features like panorama, HDR, geo-tagging, touch focus etc. The front camera resolution is 5 megapixel. There’s no OIS in any cameras.
The Gionee Marathon M5 Lite is available in Indian markets for a price tag of Rs. 10,387, which is almost equivalent to 999 Chinese Yuan.