Gionee Marathon M6 Reviews and Price
This review is all about gionee marathon M6 which is the successor of gionee m5 plus in the m-series of gionee phones. In our previous post we reviewed so many of gionee m series phones, you can check out the specs, review and price of gionee m5 and also our review of gionee m5 plus. In this post we’ll be looking at the features, reviews, price and full specs of the marathon m6, we’ll also look at the comparison or differences between gionee m6 plus and m5. Lets get into the review proper by considering the key features of gionee m6.
Key features of Gionee M5 Plus
- Camera: 13MP back with LED, 8MP front
- Display: 5.5 inches 1080p FHD (401ppi)
- Memory: 64/128GB internal, 4GB RAM
- Battery: 5000 mAh battery
- Security: Fingerprint Reader
Price of Gionee m6 in Nigeria
The gionee m6 is priced between ₦120,000 – 130,000 for the 64GB version, you can buy the phone right now by viewing the offers from the online stores below.
- Jumia: VIEW OFFER
- Konga: VIEW OFFER
- Slot: VIEW OFFER
Gionee M6 Review
There is a 13MP back or rear camera with LED flash and an 8MP front camera on the gionee m6. Though the camera on this phone is not like 21 MP camera on the Tecno phantom 6 plus or the 20.7MP on the Infinix Zero 4 plus, but it can still shoot an amazing bright pictures.
Display is an important part of a phone and is among the most features considered when buying a phone. Gionee m6 comes with a 1080P Full HD display with a 401 pixel per inch on a 5.5 inches screen size, though most recent phones comes with 6.0 inches screen size but 5.5 inches is still decent. This means that the display offer a stunning sharp display which videos and texts look sharp.
The battery on the gionee m6 is a Non – removable 5000mah li-ion battery. This is 20mah less than the battery capacity of gionee m5 plus, so the battery on this phone will be able to last you for a day. As i usually say, how a battery will last depends on the user or usage.
This phone is 4G LTE enabled, so you will be able to get a decent browsing and download speed on this gionee m6. With the increase in 4G these days you won’t have a problem using it on this phone.
In terms of speed, gionee m6 is packed with Octa-core Cortex-A53 CPU and a Mali-T860MP2 GPU. With these specs, this phone will run your apps and games smoothly without any glitch.
Storing musics, videos, pictures and files on the gionee m6 won’t be a problem as it packs a 64GB or 128GB internal memory which is expandable to up to 256GB with an external Sd card. This means that it be will difficult to get the “Not enough space” notification, even if that happens, the space can always be expanded with an additional sd card. Also, 4GB of ram makes multi-tasking on this phone very easy, as many apps will be opened up at once.
Gionee m6 comes with a fingerprint sensor which gives it an additional security. The fingerprint which is located at the font side (home button) can also be used for secure online payments or transactions.
That’s It for the review of gionee m6, below is the full phone specification.
Gionee Marathon M6 full Specification
- 2G: GSM 850/900/1800/1900
- 3G: WCDMA 2100
- 4G LTE: Yes
- SIM CARD: Dual SIM
- Back/Primary: 13MP with LED flash f/2.0
- Front/Secondary: 8 MP
- Features: Geo-tagging, AutoFocus, HDR, Panorama, Geo-tagging.
- OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
- ChipSet: MediaTek
- Processor(CPU): octa-core 1.8 GHz * 4 Cortex-A53 & 1.0 GHz * 4 Cortex-A53
- Type: IPS HD Capacitive touch screen
- Size: 5.5 inches
- Resolution: 1080 * 1920
- Internal storage: 64GB / 128GB
- Ram: 4GB
- External: SD card up to 256
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 /b/g/n, Wifi hotspot
- Bluetooth: YES, 4.0
- GPS: YES, Glonas, GBD
- Radio: Yes
- USB: Yes, Usb 2.0
- 3.5mm Headphone jack: Yes
- Weight:180 g
- Dimension: 152.3 x 75.3 x 8.2 mm
- Color: black, gold, silver
- Capacity: 5000mAh Li-Ion
- Standby: about 820hrs on 2G
- Call Time: about 50hrs
- Sensors: Proximity, Gyroscope, fingerprint, accelerometer
- Messaging: SMS (Threaded View), MMS, E-MAIL, PUSH MAIL, IM
- Browser: Supports HTML5
- JAVA: No
- Music: MP3, MP2, OGG, AAC, M4A, AMR, FLAC, APE, MAV
- Video: AVI, MOV, TS, M2TS, RM/RMVB, FLV, 3GP, MPEG, DAT, MKV(XVID/px/H.264), MP4.
- Picture: photo / Video editor
- Files: Document Viewer, file manager
Where to Buy Gionee M6
For those In Nigeria, you can buy this phone in online stores like Jumia, Konga and Slot. The phone might also be available in your local retail stores.
Gionee M6 Vs Gionee M5 Plus
13MP back, 8MP front on M6
13MP back, 5MP front on M5 Plus
As you can see above, gionee m6 has an advantage over the gionee m5 plus with an added pixel (3MP more) on m6 front camera. On the back side they are basically the same with both 13MP camera with flash.
Winner: Gionee M6
5.5″ 1080p FHD on M5 plus
6.0″ 1080p HD on M5 plus
Gionee m5 plus offers a 6.0 inches 1080 * 1920 full HD display while on gionee m6 display it is 5.5 inches 1080 * 1280 HD. The screen resolution on the gionee m6 is the same with that on gionee m5 plus, but the there is more pixel per inch (401) on the M6 compared to 368ppi on m5 plus. More ppi means more sharpness on the gionee m6. In terms of screen size, it depends on the user, some like bigger screens soime don’t.
64GB/128GB internal, 4GB ram on m5 plus
64GB internal, 3GB ram on m5 plus
As seen in the specs above, there is a 128GB internal storage option on gionee m6 compared to only 64GB on m5 plus, so more space for storing videos, photos and files without the need for external sd. Both also offers space for external sd card slot of up to 256GB. Gionee m6 also has more RAM, so you can multitask more on m6 than you can on gionee m5 plus.
Winner: Gionee M6
5000mAh battery on m6
5020mAh battery on m5 plus
Obviously, gionee m5 plus has a bigger battery capacity which offers more juice (20mah) compared to the battery on m6. But seriously you wont notice any difference between this two phones in terms of battery endurance or battery life because 20mah is not that big.
Winner: Gionee M5 plus
Octa-core Cortex-A53, Mali-T860MP2 on M6
Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53, Mali-T720MP2 on M5 Plus
Gionee m6 is the obvious winner here as it has a faster CPU and GPU, this means that apps and games run faster on gionee m6 than on gionee m5.
Winner: gionee m6.
Fingerprint sensor on gionee m6
fingerprint sensor on gionee m5 plus
Both phones has support for hardware security like finger print sensor.
The price on both Gionee m5 plus and gionee m6 ranges from ₦105,000 to ₦130,000 depending on the online store you want to purchase from.
Winner: depends on you.
Which is Better, between gionee m5 plus and m5?
From the specs comparison above gionee M6 performed better because of the specs bump, though m5 plus is still better in some aspects like battery.
Which should you buy, gionee m5 plus or m5?
I suggest you get the gionee m6 because it has a higher specs compared what is on the gionee m5 plus like better camera, increased storage option etc.
That’s it for our review of gionee m6 and comparison with gionee m5 plus. Share this post if you liked and drop your comment in the comment section on what you think about this phone. Subscribe to get the latest on our phone reviews, comparison and news.