Smartphone maker Gionee has launched two new smartphones in Beijing today – Marathon M6 and M6 Plus. So what is new in the latest addition? To ensure extra security to user’s content, Gionee M6 and M6 Plus feature inbuilt data encryption chip.
Gionee has priced Marathon M6 at CNY 2,699 (Rs 27,000 approximate) for 64 GB variant and Marathon M6 Plus at CNY 2,899 (Rs 30,000 approximately) for 128 GB variant while the 64 GB variant of M6 Plus has been priced at CNY 2,999 (Rs 30,200 approximately) and the 128 GB variant at CNY 3,199 (Rs 32,200 approximately).
Gionee Marathon M6 will be available in China from August 6 while the Marathon M6 Plus will be available from August 13.
Gionee has decided to keep the data encryption feature only in Chinese variants. Keeping its bet on bigger batteries, it has provided Gionee Marathon M6 with 5000mAh battery while M6 Plus comes with 6020mAh battery. Also, Gionee Marathon M6 has a special feature – it acts as a power bank if you have to charge other smartphones. Gionee claimed that M6 can charge other smartphones faster than the power banks.
Gionee M6 features 5.5-inch full HD display, 4GB RAM, 64/128 GB memory further expandable up to 128 GB, dual SIM and dual standby and 1.8GHz MediaTek Helio P10 octa-core processor.
On the camera front, Marathon M6 sports 13 mp rear camera, LED flash and 8 mp front camera designed for selfie lovers and 5000 mAh battery. The 4G LTE smartphone claims that the battery lasts up to 6.4 hours is we watch video and at least 55 hours of continuous call and a breathtaking 33 days or 794 hours stand-by time.
While, the Gionee Marathon M6 Plus features 6-inch full HD display, 16 mp rear camera, LED flash and larger 6,020 mAh battery besides all other features same as Gionee M6.
Gionee Marathon M6 and M6 Plus will be available in two colours – Champagne Gold and Mocha Gold. Gionee may launch the smartphones in India in August but the variants will have fingerprint sensor, not the in-built data encryption chip.