Bringing the real competition to mid-range android smartphones, Honor launched its successor to last year’s Honor 4X – the all new Honor 5X in India. Packing some of the top-notch features like a fingerprint scanner, full metal body construction, 64-bit Snapdragon processor, full HD display and camera with a Sony/Samsung image sensor, taking ‘No Nonsense’ on hardware and design aspect.
The Honor 5X is priced competitively at Rs 12,999 and will go on sale exclusive via online stores – Amazon India and Flipkart from 1st February 2016 onwards, with pre-orders for the sale already beeing started.
Coming to the specification, Honor 5X got a diamond-polished aluminium alloy body with sand-blasted matte side panels offering a total premium look and feel. The whole design according to the company is inspired by the elegance of the Guggenheim Museum in Spain and available in Sunset Gold, Dark Grey and Day-break Silver colour options. The smartphone flaunts 5.5 inch IPS full HD display that’s fully laminated with anti-glare functionality.
Under the hood, the Honor 5X is powered by a 64-bit Snapdragon 616 processor coupled with 2GB RAM and Adreno 405 GPU offering PC-grade GPU for gaming. On the back, the smartphones feature a 13-megapixel camera that comes with a Sony/Samsung image sensor and a SmartImage 3.0 image processor offer better clarity. On the front, the smartphone comes with a 5MP front panoramic selfie camera that has a 22mm wide-angle lens and 88-degree viewing angle. On the storage side, the smartphone comes with 16GB inbuilt storage which can be easily expanded up to 128GB using microSD card. On the connectivity side, the smartphones come with dual-SIM card capability that supports , 3G and 2G networks along with WiFi and Bluetooth. One of the highlighted features of the smartphone is the inbuilt second-generation, rim-free touch sensor that offers superior performance and advanced features like take calls, check notification etc.
- 5.5 inches IPS full HD display (1920×1080 pixel)
- Qualcomm MSM8939, 8-Core (4×1.2GHz+4×1.5GHz) processor
- 2GB RAM
- Android 5.1 (Lollipop) with EMUI 3.1
- 16GB internal storage and expandable using microSD card
- 13MP back camera and 5MP front-facing camera
- Qualcomm snapdragon audio+ sound effect
- dual SIM
- 4G LTE, 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth
- 3000 mAh Battery