Compare Gionee Marathon M5 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Feature Comparison

  • Gionee Marathon M5 Plus's 6 inch Screen Size is more than Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)'s 5.2 inch Screen Size
  • Gionee Marathon M5 Plus has 50.0% more Internal Storage
  • Both Gionee Marathon M5 Plus and Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) have same RAM
 
Gionee Marathon M5 Plus
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
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Spec Score 
77 /100
100 /100
  
This score is assigned based on the product's specifications without taking price into consideration.
 
75 Value For Money Score
93 Value For Money Score
  
Display     
Screen Size
6 inch 5.2 inch   
Screen Resolution
1920 x 1080 pixels 1920 x 1080 pixels   
Screen Type
AMOLED Super AMOLED   
Pixel Density
368 PPI 424 PPI   
Screen Protection
- Corning Gorilla Glass 4   
Bezel Less
No No   
Screen Features
2.5D Curved Glass -   
Chipset     
Brand
MediaTek Samsung Exynos   
Processor Speed
1.3GHz 1.8GHz   
Processor
MediaTek MT6753 Exynos 7880   
Processor Type
Octa-Core Octa-Core   
RAM
3GB 3GB   
Graphics
Mali-T720 MP3 Mali-T830   
Camera     
Rear Camera Resolution
13MP 16MP   
Dual Rear Camera
No No   
Front Camera Resolution
5MP 16MP   
Dual Selfie Camera
No No   
Camera Details
Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR f/1.8, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR   
Video Recording Resolution
Full HD Video Recording (1080p) Full HD Video Recording (1080p)   
Camera Features
Autofocus, Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF), LED Flash Autofocus, OIS, LED Flash   
General Specifications     
Operating System
Android Android   
OS Version
Android 5.1 Lollipop Android 6.0 Marshmallow   
OS Detail
Amigo UI 3.1 -   
OS Upgradable To
- Android 7.0   
Device Type
Touchscreen Touchscreen   
USB Connector Type
USB Type C USB Type C   
Features
Fingerprint Scanner, GPS, FM Radio Water Resistance, Dust Resistance, Fingerprint Scanner, GPS, FM Radio   
Sensors
Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Magnetometer, Ambient Light Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Magnetometer, Barometer, Gyroscope   
IP Rating
- IP68 (Dust and Water Resistant - 1.5 meters for 30 minutes)   
Dimensions (mm)
160.90 x 81.20 x 8.40 146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9   
Weight
208 grams 157 grams   
Connectivity
4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, VoLTE (Works with Jio) 4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, VoLTE (Works with Jio)   
Headphone Jack Type
3.5mm 3.5mm   
Color
Polar Gold, Champagne Gold Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist, Peach Cloud   
Build Material
Metal Unibody Glass, Metal   
Device Warranty
1 Year 1 Year   
Warranty Details
1 year manufacturer warranty for device and 6 months manufacturer warranty for in-box accessories including batteries from the date of purchase 1 Year Available for Mobile and 6 Months for Accessories   
Body SAR
- 0.55W/kg   
Head SAR
- 0.88W/kg   
In The Box
Device, Charger & Cable Separate, Earphone, User Manual, Warranty Card, Cover, Screen Guard Device, Charger & Cable Separate, Earphone, User Manual   
Audio Features
- -   
Storage     
Internal Storage
64GB 32GB   
Approx. User Available Storage
53.71GB 23GB   
Card Slot
Yes Yes   
Maximum Card Slot Capacity
128GB 256GB   
OTG Support
Yes No   
Communication     
SIM Card Slots
Dual Dual   
Network Type
GSM GSM   
SIM Card Type
Micro SIM Nano SIM   
SIM 1 Details
4G, 3G, 2G, Micro SIM 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM   
SIM 2 Details
4G, 3G, 2G, Micro SIM 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM   
Hybrid SIM (microSD + SIM)
No No   
2G Bands
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900, CDMA 800 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900   
3G Bands
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100, TD-SCDMA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100   
4G Bands
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)   
Battery     
Battery Capacity
5020mAh 3000mAh   
Battery Type
Lithium-Polymer (Li-Po) Lithium-ion (Li-ion)   
Removable Battery
No No   
Wireless Charging
No No   
Fast Charging
No Yes, Fast Battery Charging   

Gionee Marathon M5 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Specs

Specs
Gionee Marathon M5 PlusSamsung Galaxy A5 (2017)  
Screen Size 6 inch5.2 inch  
Rear Camera Resolution 13MP16MP  
RAM 3GB3GB  
Battery Capacity 5020mAh3000mAh  
Front Camera Resolution 5MP16MP  

Gionee Marathon M5 Plus Pros & Cons

The Good
  • Huge 5020mAh battery keeps it powered on for a really long time
  • Premium metal build
  • Dual SIM, supports 4G and VOLTE
  • Really snappy fingerprint scanner
  • Comes with the latest USB Type C port, with fast charging
The Bad
  • The 6 inch display may not be appealing to everyone as it makes the phone really big
  • The phone feels bulky and heavy
  • Camera performance is average
  • The device tends to get a little warm when streaming videos for a long time
  • The plastic contacts on the back on top and bottom of the device feel cheap

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Pros & Cons

The Good
  • Water and dust resistance
  • Sharp and bright AMOLED display with tiny bezels
  • Outstanding battery life
The Bad
  • Back panel prone to smudges & fingerprints
  • Not so snappy fingerprint scanner
  • Lacks LED notification
  • Misses out on OIS and 4K video recording

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