Honor 5X announced in CES 2016

Last year Huawei launched the Honor 5X in China in the month of October. Today, the company announced the international variant of the handset at CES 2016. Also, Honor 5X could be launched in India on January 28 as there is an event planned in Delhi.

Honor 5X Features

The smartphone is made up of metal body with a thickness of 8.15mm. Also, Honor 5X comes with a fingerprint scanner at the back of the phone below the rear camera. Huawei claims that the fingerprint scanner is fast and it can unlock the device in half a second, which they call the ‘Fingerprint 2.0’ technology.

Honor 5X packs a 5.5-inch full HD (1920×1080 pixels) IPS display and comes with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 616 64-bit octa-core processor paired with Adreno 405 GPU and 3GB of RAM. It is available in two variants – 16GB storage variant with 2GB of RAM, and 32GB storage variant with 3GB of RAM. Both variants also feature a microSD card slot to expand memory up to 128GB. As far as camera is concerned, the smartphone is equipped with a 13-megapixel f/2.0 rear camera with dual-LED flash. While up front is a 5-megapixel f/2.2 selfie camera with wide angle lens. It also packs a 3,000mAh battery that is said to be good enough to survive for more than a day. It also supports Quick Charge 3.0, which can charge from zero to 50 percent in 30 minutes.

Connectivity options include dual-SIM card slots, 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, and GPS. On the software front, it runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop wrapped under EMUI 3.1.

Specifications of Honor 5X

Display5.5 inches,Full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels) resolution at 401 ppi.
CameraRear – 13 MP, f/2.0, 28mm, autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, Video – 1080p@30fps, Front- 5 MP, f/2.4, 22mm
ProcessorQualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 616, Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 405 GPU
RAM2 GB & 3 GB
Storage16 GB & 32 GB
Dimensions151.3 x 76.3 x 8.2 mm, Weight – 158 g
BatteryNon-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Special FeaturesFingerprint, accelerometer, proximity, compass, Bluetooth 4.1, FM radio
DesignFull Metal Body
OSAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop


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