Gionee Marathon M5 Mini Launched! An Affordable 4000 mAh Powered Phone?

Gionee is recently building their reputation as one of the phone makers that values battery life a lot with their Marathon series. Recently, they announced another variant of that line in Nigeria called the Marathon M5 Mini.
Gionee Marathon M5 Mini launched
Gionee Marathon M5 Mini

The Gionee Marathon M5 Mini as the name suggest is a smaller 5 inch handset with IPS tech HD resolution at 1280 x 720 pixels. Under the hood it runs with the MT6580 SoC, has 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of expandable ROM and that large 4,000 mAh of battery capacity.

This handset also goes with an 8 MP rear camera sensor and 5 MP selfie camera. Connectivity-wise it has 3G, GPS, Bluetooth and WiFi leaving LTE nowhere to be found. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with Amigo UI 3.1 on top.

Gionee Marathon M5 Mini Specs

Display: 5 Inch HD IPS 1280 x 720 resolution at 294 ppi
CPU: MT6580 quad core processor
GPU: Mali 400
ROM: 16 GB expandable via micro SD card slot
Back Camera: 8 MP w/ LED flash
Selfie Camera: 5 MP
Battery: 4,000 mAh
OS; Android 5.1 Lollipop w/ Amigo Ui 3.1
Connectivity: WiFi, 3G, Bluetooth, GPS
Dimensions: 143.5 x 71 x 9.6 mm
Price: TBC

While Gionee in Nigeria is marketing this to be a budget device, there's still no word on how low it will retail. The rest of the info like Global availability is yet to be determined. We'll keep you guys posted.

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