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Gionee Marathon M5 Plus and M5 Enjoy Now Official; Mid-Range Devices with Fingerprint Scanner

A couple of weeks ago we found out that Gionee plans to unveil a new smartphone device until the end of this year, device called Marathon M5 Plus. Well, this smartphone goes official today, but not alone. The Chinese company also announced another phablet called Marathon M5 Enjoy.


Gionee Marathon M5 Enjoy packs a 5.5-inch TFT HD display (1280 x 720 pixels), a quad-core MediaTek MT6735 processor, 3 GB of RAM memory, 16 GB space of internal storage + a microSD card slot up to 128 GB. There’s a 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, a 5000 mAh batery on board, a fingerprint scanner and Android 5.1 Lollipop as default operating system.



Compare to the original Marathon M5, this Enjoy variant seems to be some kind of Lite edition. As you already know, the standard M5 arrived with a 6020 mAh battery, with an AMOLED display, and with a 13-megapixel rear camera. In China, M5 Enjoy is priced at $310.

Gionee Marathon M5 Plus (1)

Getting back to Gionee Marathon M5 Plus, we get to know that this one packs an octa-core MediaTek MT6735 processor, 3 GB of RAM, and 64 GB expandable memory (up to 128 GB). We have a 6-inch Full HD AMOLED display, a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5020 mAh battery.


There’s a 5-megapixel front-facing camera, a fingerprint scanner, and an USB Type-C port. On the connectivity side we get Bluetooth 4.0, 4G LTE, a 3.5-mm audio jack and WiFi. Gionee Marathon M5 Plus is priced at $385 on the Chinese market.


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