Gionee Marathon M3 listed on the official website

Gionee is launching the successor of Gionee M2 that was launched last year. The new device is named Gionee Marthon M3 because of the unusually large 5000 mAh battery. According to Gionee’s official listing, the battery offers talk time of up to 32.4 hours on 2G networks and up to 51 hours talk time on 3G.

Another highlight of the device is that it supports microSD cards up to 128 GB. Gionee M3 features a 5 inch display that offers 1280 x 720p HD resolution. It is an IPS One Glass Solution Display. The display offers 16M colors and ~294 ppi pixel density.

Gionee m3
Gionee m3

Gionee M3 is powered by a 1.3 GHz Quad core CPU along with Mali 400 MP2 GPU. MediaTek MT6582 is the chipset used. There is 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of expandable storage. As mentioned above the phone supports microSD cards up to 128 GB.

It comes with usual connectivity options like microUSB v 2.0, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi hotspot, Wi-Fi direct, , and GPS with A-GPS. It is a dual SIM phone and it supports 2G and 3G network bands.

There is an 8 MP rear camera and a 2 MP front camera in this device. The rear camera is an auto-focus camera that comes with an LED flash. Face beauty, Panorama(Horizontal & Vertical), Eraser, Face detection, Geo-tagging, Touch focus, 99 snaps in one click, Gesture Shot, Smile Shot are the other camera features.

Proximity sensor, G-sensor, E-Compass, Motion sensor are the sensor. The phone runs Android 4.4 kitkat OS. The overall dimension ranges 144.5 x 71.45 x10.4mm and it weighs 180.29g.

Also See: Gionee M3 vs Gionee M2

Key Specifications of Gionee Marathon M3

  • 5 inch IPS OGS HD display
  • 1280 x 720p resolution, ~294 ppi pixel density, 16M colors
  • 1.3 GHz Cortex A7 CPU
  • Mali 400 MP2 GPU
  • MediaTek MT6582 Chipset
  • 1 GB of RAM
  • 8 GB of Internal storage
  • microSD cards up to 128 GB
  • 8 MP auto focus rear camera with flash
  • 2 MP front camera
  • Android 4.4 Kitkat OS
  • 5000 mAh battery
  • 144.5 x 71.45 x10.4mm dimensions
  • 180.29g weight
  • Dual SIM
  • 2G, 3G network band  support
  • WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi hotspot, Wi-Fi direct
  • Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, micro USB v2.0
  • GPS with A-GPS

Also See: Gionee M3 vs Lava Iris Fuel 50

The device is already available on eBay India online store for 13,999. The price will be better when the company launches the device officially. It is now listed on the official site without price.

Published by Pradeepkumar Valiyaparambil

Pradeepkumar is a Tech blogger and contributor to

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