After the launch of the Gionee Marathon M5, the Chinese manufacturer has now decided to launch the Mini variant of the Marathon M5, the M5 Mini. The device is powered by a Mediatek MT6580 SoC and sports a 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixel resolution) IPS display.
Gionee Marathon M5 Lite Specifications
- Display – 5-inch 1280 x 720 pixels of resolution
- Battery – 4,000 mAh
- Camera – 8MP Rear camera with 5MP front-facing snapper
- Storage – 2GB RAM with 16GB expandable internal storage
- Processor – Mediatek MT6580 SoC
- Connectivity – 3G, GPS, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi
Gionee Marathon M5 mini has 2GB RAM and 16GB expandable internal memory, and packs in a large 4,000 mAh battery. The connectivity options include 3G, GPS, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi.In terms of camera, the M5 mini features an 8MP rear and a 5MP front shooter. Measuring 143.5 x 71 x 9.6mm, the handset runs Android 5.1 Lollipop with Amigo UI 3.1 on top.
When asked about the launch, the company’s Marketing Director Somoye Habeeb said, “Gionee focuses on innovation, efficiency and affordability in ways that other brands don’t. Having received a warm reception from the Nigerian market when we introduced the Gionee M5 a few months ago, Gionee is following up with the M5 Mini.”
“The Gionee M5 Mini as the name implies, is a compact version of the M5. It is just as effective and stylish, but more affordable. It can be considered a sequel to the highly durable M5, and is the latest phone to be released in Nigeria,” he added.