Gionee launches Marathon M3 in India with a 5000 mAh battery

Gionee has introduced the new Marathon M3 with long battery life offering a talk-time of 32.46 hours on 3G network and 51 hours on 2G network with 32.8 days of standby time.


The Marathon M3 is a successor to the M2 which packed in a 4200mAh battery. The M2 was launched in February this year.

Powered by a Quad Core 1.3 GHz processor with 1GB RAM and running on Android KitKat 4.4, the dual SIM Marathon M3 features a 5-inch HD (720×1280) IPS display. The phone packs in 8GB of internal memory expandable up to 128GB with a microSD card. There’s also an 8MP rear camera with LED Falsh and a 2MP front-facing camera.

“It gives us immense pleasure to bring the much awaited Marathon M3 to India. I am delighted to present our consumers with our latest device that is sure to create a new benchmark in the smartphone market. We have introduced this for discerning consumers who love to be connected on the go and are in the lookout for powerful devices. Along with a strong battery we have also introduced a set of new innovative features like the OTG Reverse Charge or the OTG Data Transfer to enable our consumers with seamless communication. With every product we introduce we have been trying to make communication simpler and faster and our endeavor remains the same with the Marathon M3.”

– Arvind Vohra, India Head, Gionee Smartphones

The Gionee Marathon M3 is available online at an MOP of ₹12,999 in black and white colors.


Gionee Marathon M3 Specifications

  • 5” HD IPS Display
  • Quad- core 1.3GHz CPU
  • 8MP AF rear camera | 2MP front camera
  • 8GB internal memory | 1GB RAM
  • 5000mAh battery

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