Huawei’s Honor has launched a new device; Honor 5X

Honor 5X

Honor 5X

Huawei recently launched a new device under its Honor brand; the Honor 5X. The device is a metal-clad device that runs on Android Lollipop out-of-the-box with EMUI 3.1 skin on top.

The Honor 5X comes with a 5.5-inch full HD display with a resolution of 1080 pixels, and runs on a 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon processor with 2/3GB of RAM. The Honor 5X is available in two variants; there’s a 2GB model, and a 3GB model.

Primary memory for this device is 16GB that can be expanded to 128GB with a microSD card. At the back of the Honor 5X smartphone is a 13-megapixel camera with dual-LED flash, and a 5-megapixel camera sits in front.

Underneath the hood of the device a 3000mAh battery that supports Quick Charge 3.0. Basically if the Honor 5X dies, you can reach full charge in an hour. Another noteworthy feature is the fingerprint sensor integrated at the back of the device, just directly under the rear camera.

The Honor 5X will be available in China for $159 for the 2GB model, and $220 for the 3GB model. It is still unknown whether Huawei will make this device available in other markets.

Huawei’s Honor smartphones will receive Android Marshmallow updates soon, and it is likely the Honor 5X will be amongst the devices getting the update.

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