The Huawei Honor 5X is launching in India on January 28, Huawei is sending press invites for a launch event on that date. The announcement comes just a day after it had unveiled the handset in the US at CES 2016.
The device was first launched in China on October. It was priced at CNY 999 (about Rs 10200) for the 2GB of RAM version and CNY 1399 (approx Rs 14300) for the 3GB of RAM model. The new handset is a significant improvement over its predecessor, which was released in March last year.
Diving into its specs, the all- metal Honor 5X flaunts a fingerprint scanner on its rear surface. It’s been equipped with the brand’s own Fingerprint 2.0 technology to unlock the device within 0.5 seconds. The phone derives its juice from a 3000mAh battery, which works with Quick Charge 3.0 to power up the smartphone from 0 to 50% in 30 minutes.
Huawei has granted the device a 13MP autofocus camera and fitted it with dual-LED dual-tone flash, 5P lens, an aperture of f/2.0, a 28mm wide-angle lens and a blue glass filter. There’s also a 5MP front-facing shooter accompanied by an aperture of f/2.4, 4P lens, and a 22mm wide-angle lens.
Specifications of the Huawei Honor 5X:
– OS: Android 5.1.1 Lollipop-based EMUI
– Display: 5.5-inch IPS, 1080 x 1920 pixels
– Memory: 16GB, expandable till 128GB
– RAM: 2GB/3GB
– CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 615
– GPU: Adreno 405
– Camera: 13MP rear, 5MP front
– Battery: 3000mAh
– Weight: 158g
– Size: 151.3 x 76.3 x 8.2mm
– Connectivity: dual-SIM, 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, A-GPS, microUSB 2.0, GLONASS
We’ll keep you posted regarding the cost and availability details of the Huawei Honor 5X as soon as it’s announced on January 28.