Gionee Marathon M5 Lite Summary and Introduction

Gionee Marathon M5 Lite smartphone was released on January 2016. The touchscreen smartphone is a dual SIM phone with a metal panel design measuring 143 x 69.9 x 8.5 mm or 5.63 x 2.75 x 0.33 inches (height – width – thickness) which weigh 183 grams.

The Gionee Marathon M5 Lite is available in 2 colors which are Gold, Grey but it’s of 32GB model.

Resolution 720 by 1280 pixels
Display 5.0 inches
OS Android Lollipop
Rear Camera 8-megapixel
Front Camera 5-megapixel
microSD Storage Up to 256GB
Battery 4000mAH
Design Metal

Price: How much does Gionee Marathon M5 Lite cost?

You can get the Gionee Marathon M5 Lite in the US for $155 while the price on Canada starts at $199 depending on online retailer you choose from below. In Australia, the price starts at $204 but the price of Gionee Marathon M5 Lite in UK is £117 while the EU countries can buy Gionee Marathon M5 Lite for €129. In Africa, you can buy the Gionee Marathon M5 Lite in Nigeria for ₦58,000 and Kenya for KSh 15,200 while in Asia, specifically India, the price of Gionee Marathon M5 Lite is RS 9,990.

*Prices here don’t reflect latest prices. Go to your favorite ecommerce website to check latest prices or ongoing deals. You can never tell what you might find especially with our top picks below!


The Gionee Marathon M5 Lite IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display occupies approximately 68.9% of the smartphone body, setting the screen display size at 5.0 inches with screen resolution at 720 by 1280 pixels and screen density, PPI at 294 pixels per inch.


Gionee Marathon M5 Lite runs on Amigo UI and Android Lollipop operating system with performance backed by a 3GB RAM and Octa-core processing unit clocking at speeds of 1.3 GHz. The Internal storage size of the Gionee phone is available at 32GB with expandable memory via microSD card of up to 256GB.


Gionee Marathon M5 Lite has both a rear or primary camera and a front or secondary camera. Gionee Marathon M5 Lite comes with 8-megapixel for the rear or primary camera while a 5-megapixel front or secondary camera with LED flash functionality and video resolution of 1920 by1080 (1080p HD) is stationed for additional camera support.

Battery and Sensors

Gionee Marathon M5 Lite packs a non-removable Li-Polymer 4000mAh to power all the above features and more, like the connectivity options which includes WI-Fi, 4G LTE, Bluetooth, GPS and sensors which includes gyroscope, accelerometer, proximity, compass and light sensor ].

Smartphone Design
Device Name Gionee Marathon M5 Lite
Type Touchscreen smartphone
Released Date Released January 2016
Dimensions and Size 143 x 69.9 x 8.5 mm (5.63 x 2.75 x 0.33 inches)
Weight (in grams) 183 g
Colors Gold, Gray
Number of SIM Two
Material Metal
Water Resistance No
Dust Resistance No
Type Non-removable Li-Polymer
Battery Capacity 4000 mAh battery
Stand-by 400 hours (3G)
Talk time 19 hours (3G)
Fast Charge No
Wireless Charging No
Screen Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Screen Size (inches) 5.0 inches
Screen-to-body-ratio Approximately 68.9%
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels
Pixels Per Inch (PPI) 294 ppi pixel density
Colors 16 million colors
Screen Protection
Operating System Amigo 3.1 UI / Android 5.1 Lollipop
Processor Type or Chipset Mediatek MT6735
Processor Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
Internal Storage 32GB
Expandable Storage Yes
Expandable Storage Type microSD
Maximum Expandable Storage Up to 256GB
Front or Secondary 5-megapixel
Rear or Primary 8-megapixel
Features Autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR
Wifi or Wi-Fi Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth Yes v4.0
Infrared port No
Radio FM radio
USB microUSB 2.0
USB On-The-Go No
Headphone 3.5mm jack
Network Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
4G LTE Yes
Iris scanner No
Fingerprint No
Gyroscope No
Accelerometer Yes
Proximity Yes
Compass or Magnetometer Yes
Barometer No
Heart rate No
SpO2 No
Light Sensor Yes

Gionee Marathon M5 Lite Specs

“From Smartphone to Smilephone”. Gionee Communication Equipment Co. Ltd also known as Gionee was founded in 2002 with HQ in Shenzhen, Guangdong is a Chinese based smartphone manufacturer whose products (mostly Android smartphones in the low and mid-range segments) are currently available in over 50 countries including India, Nigeria, Vietnam, Taiwan, Myanmar, Thailand, Philippines and the Middle East amongst others.

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