Gionee unveils Elife E8 & Marathon M5 smartphones

The Chinese smartphone company, Gionee today announced the launch of its much awaited flagship phone Elfie E8 and Marathon M5. Gionee Elife E8 features a 24MP rear camera which can deliver up to 120 Mpxl resolution. It is the first android phone to feature a Lossless zoom than does not hamper image quality even at 3X zoom.

The quality of images clicked by Elife E8 can be compared with DSLR quality and it can be used for professional photography. Some key features include shooting button, 8MP front camera and a magic focus. The device runs on Android 5.1 out of the box and is powered by a 2GHz Octa Core MTK6795 Chipset. It also features a Biological finger print scanner and offers 4G.


Elife E8 is a Dual SIM phone with 6” Super Amoled display. It offers 64GB of internal storage and is equipped with a 3GB of RAM. It also supports NFC and fast charging. It is backed up by a 3520mAh battery.

Key Specs of the ELIFE E8

  • 24MP Rear Camera and 8MP Front Camera
  • Amigo 3.1, Android 5.1
  • 0 GHz Octa Core Chipset MTK6795
  • Biological (fingerprint) recognition system
  • Dual SIM 4G
  • 0inch Super AMOLED Display
  • 64GB ROM+3GB RAM
  • NFC
  • Dual Speaker , HIFI Sound
  • 3500mAh Battery

Gionee M5 boats of a powerful 6000 mAh battery which can last upto 4 days. The phone is capable of delivering standby time of 62 hours. The phone can also be used a portable power bank. It features a 5.5” HD screen and supports 4G. It is equipped with a 13MP rear camera and 5Mp front camera. It features a 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage.

Key Features of Gionee M5:

  • 5inch HD Display
  • Dual LTE
  • 0MP + 5.0MP camera
  • Android L
  • Battery : 6000mAh

The Marathon M5 will be priced at approx INR 20,000-23000 and the ELIFE E8 at approx INR 35000-39000. There is no news on availability of the devices for the Indian market.

Author: Deepak Kumar

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