Gionee Marathon M5 Lite

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Gionee Marathon M5 Lite
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Key Specs
  • Display 5.00-inch (720x1280)
  • Processor MediaTek MT6735
  • Front Camera 5MP
  • Rear Camera 8MP
  • RAM 3GB
  • Storage 32GB
  • Battery Capacity 4000mAh
  • OS Android 5.1
Market StatusReleased
Release DateDecember 2015

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Gionee Marathon M5 Lite Review

By Roydon Cerejo (Jan 29, 2016)
Roydon Cerejo
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Looks good
  • Good battery life
  • Sturdy build
  • Bad
  • Average camera
  • A bit heavy
  • No notification LED or backlit buttons
  • Not great value for money

Gionee's mission in the budget smartphone segment has been all about delivering the best battery life possible. Its Marathon series really took off after the company launched the Marathon M4 (Review | Pictures) and more recently, the Marathon M5 (Review | Pictures).

Gionee Marathon M5 Lite Summary

The Gionee Marathon M5 Lite is just what you’d expect it to be, a Marathon M5 with a smaller battery. The phone is more compact with a 5-inch HD IPS display and stellar build quality. It certainly looks more stylish than its bigger brother. App performance is good thanks to the MediaTeK SoC and 3GB of RAM. The 8-megapixel rear camera is a bit of a let-down as pictures aren’t as detailed and sharp as we would have liked. We also miss little details like a notification LED and backlit buttons, which Gionee has skipped. Battery life is good but isn’t as great as we would have liked considering its size. Overall, at Rs. 12,999, the Marathon M5 Lite feels a bit underwhelming overall, and misses the mark.

Gionee Marathon M5 Lite Price in India

Gionee Marathon M5 Lite price in India starts from ₹ 12,655. The lowest price of Gionee Marathon M5 Lite is ₹ 12,655 at Amazon on 26th September 2022.

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Gionee Marathon M5 Lite Full Specifications

Brand Gionee
Model Marathon M5 Lite
Price in India ₹12,655
Release date December 2015
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 143.00 x 69.90 x 8.50
Weight (g) 182.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 4000
Removable battery No
Colours Gold
SAR value 0.37
Screen size (inches) 5.00
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 720x1280 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI) 293
Processor 1.3GHz quad-core
Processor make MediaTek MT6735
Internal storage 32GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 128
Rear camera 8-megapixel
Rear flash LED
Front camera 5-megapixel
Operating system Android 5.1
Skin Amigo UI 3.1
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.00
Infrared No
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 2
Wi-Fi Direct No
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) No
SIM Type Micro-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
SIM Type Micro-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope No
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No
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Gionee Marathon M5 Lite User Review and Ratings

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  • Very good mobile
    Nimish Verma (May 3, 2016) on Gadgets 360
    This phone is much better than other phone because internal memory is so good and camera, battery is all better and best than any other phone, downloading is also good but Internet or surfing is average and ok but not so good. No hanging problem . Smart gestures are already included . This is better mobile under 12500.
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  • This is the very same phone which me and my brother use.
    Blesson Sebastian (Mar 28, 2017) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    Wonderful phone with high durability even though dropped on ground. Good speed. Doesn't hang even if the memory is full. Good camera clarity compared to the other 8mp cameras.Will not heat up easily. Long time battery backup with an extreme mode where it can be used for hours even when the battery is below 15 percent.It is really a phone that give you the value for money.
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  • Gionee m5 lite ( user friendly )
    Hareesh Kumar (Mar 3, 2017) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    This is better then all other (company) phones . Gionee m5 exelent battey life & so stylish &this features are user ffriendly..... Totally this is exelent phone (Gionee m5 lite )
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  • Gionee M5 lite
    Debonair 2nd Edition (Jul 11, 2020) on Gadgets 360
    Does Gionee M5 Lite has any recycle option for call recording if once it has been deleted from record list option?
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  • Gionee M5 lite
    Samar Pal Singh (Feb 24, 2017) on Gadgets 360
    Very worst service of gionee my screen changed at service centre .m5 lite phone touch is very bad
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  • Worst phone ever made.
    The One (Jul 22, 2018) on Gadgets 360
    Worst phone ever made. Very bad camera. Phone slows for every thing done on phone. Never buy this phone.
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  • Simply awesome
    Flipkart Customer (Apr 4, 2019) on Flipkart
    Battery back up is awasm
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  • good product
    Rahul Garg (Apr 4, 2019) on Flipkart
    The prodyct is very good and camera is very good
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  • Nice phone..
    Amazon Customer (Jan 21, 2016) on Amazon
    This phone is worthwhile .I have been using gionee brand for the last 2 / years and purchase this phone 4 days back.Fully satisfied with gionee brand..but service at service centre must be improve..although you didnt need to go to service centre with any complain..
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  • Great product
    Akvcan (Feb 8, 2020) on Amazon
    I've been using GIONEE MS LITE for last4 years and may be will go for again the same product if need arises. But I'm confident need will come after years.Great product with reliability and full valid for money.
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