Gionee Marathon M5 Plus has been launched in China and the mobile phone will go on sale from Christmas (December 25). Currently, Gionee’s Marathon M5 mobile phone is available in India for Rs 17, 999 since November, but no announcements have yet been made by its Indian branch for the launch of the Gionee Marathon M5 Plus version or on plans to offer these range of phones at reduced cost. Here are top 7 things to know:
1. Gionee Marathon M5 Plus smartphone will be available for a starting price of 2499 RMB or approximately Rs. 25, 500.
2. In a first for mobile phones, the Gionee Marathon M5 Plus will have a physical home button and also a fingerprint scanner.
3. The company has said that it plans to make the Gionee Marathon M5 Plus available soon at a starting price of 1999 RMB or approximately Rs 20, 500.
4. Gionee Marathon M5 Plus has a 6-inch AMOLED display with a 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution; a 2.5D arc symmetrical design and a Gorilla Glass for protection. An unspecified 1.3 GHz octa core CPU paired with 3GB RAM powers it.
5. Gionee Marathon M5 Plus also has 64 gigabytes of internal storage, with a potential to be expanded up to 128GB with the use of a microSD card.
6. Gionee Marathon M5 Plus runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with Amigo 3.1 UI on top.
7. The Marathon M5 Plus has a 13MP rear camera with a 5MP resolution on its selfie snapper. A 5020 mAh battery completes this latest phone from the Gionee stable.