Gionee Unveils ELIFE E8 & M5 Smartphones in Beijing


Gionee, a global provider of mobile devices, has launched its flagship ELIFE E8 and Marathon M5 in Beijing, China.

Gionee’s ELIFE E8 comes packed with 24 MP rear camera, which will be able to produce photographs up to 120 Mpxl in resolution. E8 is the first Android smartphone to offer Lossless zoom that maintains image quality even at 3X zoom along with host of enhanced camera features for producing a professional level images on the go.


Some of the key features of the ELIFE E8 include One dedicated shooting button, 8 MP front camera, magic focus among others. The Gionee E8 offers android 5.1 out of the box, MTK6795 Chipset and Octa Core 2.0 GHz CPU.

Along with Biological (Fingerprint) recognition system it also offers Dual SIM 4G, 6.0inch WQHD Super AMOLED Display, 64GB ROM+3GB RAM, NFC, Dual Speaker , HIFI Sound, 3520mAh Battery and fast charging.

M5 packs a huge 6000 mAh battery that lasts upto 4 days, which is a great improvement over the 5,000mAh battery in its ancestor M3. M5 has a smart power consumption system especially under extreme mode; it can standby for up to 62 hours even there is only 5% of power left.


The M5 can be charged within a short time and is also capable of reverse charging – it can be used as a power bank to charge two cellphones at the same time. The The 5.5inch HD AMOLED screen Marathon M5 is a Dual LTE, 13.0MP back + 5.0MP front camera, Android L along with 16GBROM+2GB RAM.

Arvind.R.Vohra, Country CEO & MD, Gionee Smarthphones said “ Both M3 & E7 have seen massive success in the Indian market and with the announcement of the power packed M5 and next gen E8 we are sure that the Indian smartphone market will experience the future technology today”

“The battery problem has been a key pain point of most mobile phone users for a long time yet there is no perfect solution. Gionee is willing to work on it and now we have M5.” said William Lu, President of Gionee at the beginning of the launch event.

Gionee also announced its cooperation with WeBank to launch the Gionee Wallet. The company will work to build a reliable vertical ecosystem based on the personal mobile devices. Both the new smartphones will be released in different countries and areas later.

Key Specs of the ELIFE E8

· 24Mpx Camera

· 120Mpx

· Amigo 3.1, Android 5.1

· Chipset MTK6795

· Octa Core 2.0 GHz CPU

· Biological (fingerprint) recognition system

· Dual SIM 4G

· 6.0inch WQHD Super AMOLED Display



· Dual Speaker , HIFI Sound

· 3500mAh Battery

Key specs of Marathon M5

· 5.5inch HD , AMOLED ,

· Dual LTE

· MT 6735

· 13.0MP + 5.0MP camera

· Android L


· Battery : 6000mAh

The Marathon M5 is priced at 2299 RMB and the ELIFE E8 at 3999 RMB