Gionee Marathon M5 Mini specifications, reviews, price, pictures

Gionee Marathon M5 Mini

The Gionee M5 mini boasts of the largest battery capacity to have featured on a Gionee smartphone in 2016.

Also known as the Marathon M5 Mini, the device is the successor of the highly rated Gionee M5 which received mostly favorable reviews amongst smartphone users last year.

For customers that are looking for a budget Android device that has it all; Affordable price, fast processor, great cameras and large battery storage. Explore no further, The M5 is yours to the taking. Overall, the Marathon (M) series is a product line of Gionee devices that holds impeccable specs and budget prices.

The M5 Mini is powered by 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735 processor and it comes with 3GB of RAM. The phone packs 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Gionee Marathon M5 Lite packs a 8-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

Resolution 720 by 1280 pixel
Display 5.0 inches
OS Android Nougat
Rear Camera 12-megapixel
Front Camera 6-megapixel
microSD Storage Up to 128GB
Battery 4000mAH
Design Metal

Price: How much does Gionee Marathon M5 Mini cost?

You can get the Gionee Marathon M5 Mini in the US for $190 while the price on Canada starts at $229 depending on online retailer you choose from below.

In Australia, the price starts at $249 but the price of Gionee Marathon M5 Mini in UK is £163 while the EU countries can buy Gionee Marathon M5 Mini for €175.

In Africa, you can buy the Gionee Marathon M5 Mini in Nigeria for ₦64,000 and Kenya for KSh 18,000 while in Asia, specifically India, the price of Gionee Marathon M5 Mini is RS 11,200.

*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!


It sports a stunning design enveloped in gray or golden color. The plastic cover features a metal band which surrounds the phone at its sides giving it a more beautiful appearance. The 5-inch display compliments the sleek body. This makes the phone appealing to the eye and feels smooth in the palm.

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The Gionee Marathon M5 Mini IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display occupies approximately 67.6% 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 Mini runs on Amigo UI and Android Lollipop operating system with performance backed by a 2GB RAM and Quad-core processing unit clocking at speeds of 1.3 GHz. The Internal storage size of the Gionee phone is available at 16GB with expandable memory via microSD card of up to 128GB.


Gionee Marathon M5 Mini has both a rear or primary camera and a front or secondary camera. Gionee Marathon M5 Mini comes with 8-megapixel for the rear or primary camera while a 5-megapixel front or secondary camera is stationed for additional camera support.

Battery and Sensors

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

Gionee Marathon M5 Mini Specs

Smartphone Design
Device Name Gionee Marathon M5 Mini
Type Touchscreen smartphone
Released Date Released February 2016
Dimensions and Size 143.5 x 71 x 9.6 mm (5.65 x 2.80 x 0.38 inches)
Weight (in grams)
Colors White, Gold, Black
Number of SIM Two
SIM Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)
Material Metal
Water Resistance No
Dust Resistance No
Type Non-removable Li-Polymer
Battery Capacity 4000 mAh
Talk time 18 hours (3G)
Fast Charge
Wireless Charging No
Screen Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Screen Size (inches) 5.0 inches
Screen-to-body-ratio Approximately 67.6%
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 MT6580
Processor Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
Internal Storage 16GB
Expandable Storage Yes
Expandable Storage Type microSD
Maximum Expandable Storage Up to 128GB
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, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth Yes v4.0
Infrared port Yes
Radio FM radio
USB microUSB 2.0
USB On-The-Go Yes
Headphone 3.5mm jack
Network Technology GSM / HSPA
Iris scanner No
Fingerprint No
Gyroscope Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Proximity Yes
Compass or Magnetometer Yes
Barometer No
Heart rate No
SpO2 No
Light Sensor Yes
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