Gionee to launch Elife E8 and Marathon M5 in Nepal

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Gionee, the Chinese mobile phone manufacturer, is set to announce two smartphones Elife E8 and Marathon M5 in Nepal. Elife E8 is company’s flagship phone of 2015 and offers new high-end specs which we all have been waiting to see since the launch of Elife E7 back in 2013.

Update: Gionee Elife E8 Launched in Nepal & Gionee Marathon M5 Launched in Nepal

The major attraction about the Elife E8 is its 23.7 MP rear camera, which is able to produce photographs up to 120 megapixels in resolution. And it will also be the first Android smartphone to offer lossless zoom. The camera app launches in just 0.8 seconds and using a phase-detection autofocus system, Gionee claims the Elife E8 focuses in 0.08s to 0.2s. The camera sensor is also equipped with optical image stabilisation, which corrects shakes up to 1.5 degrees in angle. Gionee aims to make it as the best camera phone in the market, but again we shall wait and see.

Gionee Elife E8 Full Specs:

SIM Dual (micro SIM); 4G LTE
DISPLAY 6’’AMOLED capacitive touchscreen; 1440*2560 pixels
MEMORY 64 GB internal memory; No micoSD card slot
PROCESSOR Mediatek Helio X10 Chipset(MT6795) OctaCore 2 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU and PowerVR G6200 GPU
BACK CAMERA 24 MP with optical image stabilization, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
OS Android 5.1 Lollipop on top of Amigo UI 3.1
CONNECTIVITY Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC
BATTERY Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery (non-replaceable)
DIMENSIONS: 164.0 × 82.3 × 9.6 mm
WEIGHT 207 g

Also, the Gionee Marathon M5 has caught a lot of attention with its dual battery. It packs a huge 6,020 mAh battery, a great improvement over the 5,000mAh battery in it ancestor M3. People have been plagued by battery problem since smartphone displays getting bigger and brighter, but thanks to M5 dual better that’s designed to solve this problem.

The handset comes with fast charging technology and houses two charging chips to charge both batteries at the same time, resulting in faster charging and a smaller amount of risk of overheating. There’s also software features to help extend battery life, which should mean the Marathon M5 can last four full days of usage.

Gionee Marathon M5 Full Specs:

SIM Dual (micro SIM); 3G
DISPLAY 5.5’’AMOLED capacitive touchscreen; 720 x 1280 pixels
MEMORY 16 GB internal memory; micoSD card slot up to 64GB
PROCESSOR Quad-core 1.3 GHz
BACK CAMERA 13 MP with LED flash
OS Android 5.1 Lollipop on top of Amigo UI 3.1
CONNECTIVITY Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0,
BATTERY Li-Ion 6020 mAh battery (non-replaceable)
DIMENSIONS: 152 x 76 x 8.5 mm
WEIGHT 213 g

Gionee Marathon M5 is priced at $370 whereas Elife E8 is priced at $645. Both these smartphones should be available in Nepal in July. So, what do you think about these new handsets from Gionee? Does it impress you? Let us know in the comments section below.