Gionee M5 Quick Review

This phone comes with a 5.5-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 X 1280 pixels with ~267ppi. A size of 152.0 x 76.8 x 8.6 mm and weighs about 211g.

Powered by 1.3GHz quad-core processor MediaTek MT6735 and 2GB of RAM there’s also 32GB of internal storage which can be expanded up to 128GB with microSD. 
Gionee M5 runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop.

There is a 13-megapixel primary camera with LED Flash and a 5-megapixel front selfie camera.

This is a dual SIM Phone with other connectivity options like Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth and USB OTG. Supports 2G, 3G and 4G(only band 40 works) networks. Sensors on this phone include Compass Magnetometer, Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor and Gyroscope.

This device is powered by a 6020Mah non-removable battery



How to flash gionee m5 using SP Flash Tool
Follow the instructions on how to flash the device carefully below
I will not take responsibility on whatever may happen to your device.
Flash at your own risk..

Make sure you are downloading the exact ROM of the device you want to flash because 
 flashing a wrong preloader, will make the device completely dead 
(can't power on, can't charge and will not be detected by a computer)

Download, MTK VCOM USB drivers from here

Download, latest SP Flash Tool from here

Launch Flashtool inside the extracted folder

Click on scatter loader button
Select the scatter file inside the stock ROM folder of the device you want to flash
Select either Download only, Firmware Upgrade or Format + Download from drop down menu
Click Download Button
Now turn off and connect your device to PC
Wait for flashing process to complete
Reboot device
If there was no cache or userdata inside the ROM folder, you might need to factory reset device from recovery after flash
For a more detail guide with video and pictures on how to use SP Flash Tool, click here

You can also use other tools like WiseLinkSP Multiport Download, Miracle Box, Volcano, Infinity CMII etc to flash this device

If you encounter any error while flashing your device, click here and see if it solves your problem
Report if you cannot download any of these files.

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  1. My Gionee M5 software version is M5_0102_V6230. Can i flash any of the ones in your site. Thanks for your quick response.

  2. U can use 6184. But make sure you backup the current firmware of ur device before u proceed.
    Also flashing only system.img is not a bad idea

  3. As for me I don't know the software version, cos it got bricked, I can't check it out. Should I go ahead and flash any of the above rom?

  4. When old mobiles phones are thrown in the bin they end up in rubbish dumps where the batteries start leaking into the soil. gionee a1 plus review

  5. I downloaded one but while trying to extract its saying password protected

  6. tried downloading it but it keep showing not found



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