Huawei’s Honor series has been much appreciated and the devices under the sub-brand have proved to provide great value for money. The Honor devices range from sub-10000 rupees mark to about 25000 rupees and give a good feature set in their respective price bracket. The latest one to enter the league is the Honor 5C which has a lot to offer and at a very low price point. Have a look-
The device has a rounded metal finish with some great detailing that makes the device even more appealing. The front of the device is dominated by a 5.2-inch full HD IPS display and has on-screen navigation keys. There is a usual set of an earpiece, front camera and sensors on top of the display and there is Honor branding below it.
Honor 5C comes powered by Huawei’s own Kirin 650 octa-core processor and is clocked at 2 GHz. The processor is made on 16nm architecture and is accompanied by Mali T830 GPU for handling graphics. The RAM capacity of the device is 2 GB with an internal storage of 16 GB which can be further expanded up to 128 GB. It ships with Android 6.0 preloaded with Huawei EMUI 4.1 on top.
Talking about the camera, the device features a 13 MP sensor on the back that comes with 5P lens, f/2.0 aperture and an LED flash. The front camera is of 8 MP and it also comes with f/2.0 aperture. The smartphone also comes with a fingerprint scanner and it sits right below the rear camera and is quite easy to reach and operate.
The Honor 5C is a dual SIM smartphone with the second SIM slot being a hybrid one and it can either take a microSD card or the second SIM card. It is a 4G enabled device and also supports VoLTE. The battery capacity of the device is 3000 mAh. It will be made available in Grey, Silver and Gold colour options.
It has been priced at Rs. 10,999 and will be made available starting June 30th via flash sales exclusively on Flipkart and Honor Store in India. The registrations for the first sale have already begun. The device will come with a 15-month warranty and will also offer free screen replacement for one month.
Huawei Honor 5C Specifications
Display: 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS display
Processor: Octa-Core Kirin 650 (Cortex A53 – 4×2 GHz + 4×1.7 GHz) 16nm processor with Mali T830 GPU
Memory: 2 GB RAM, 16 GB internal memory, expandable up to 128 GB with microSD
OS: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with Huawei EMUI 4.1
Camera: 13 MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, 5P lens; 8 MP front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture, 4P lens
Dimensions: 147.1 × 73.8 × 8.3 mm; Weight: 156 grams
Additional Features: Fingerprint sensor
Audio: 3.5mm audio jack, Box speakers, Smart PA amplifier, SWS sound
Connectivity: Dual SIM (nano+nano/microSD), 4G LTE with VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, GPS
Battery: 3000 mAh battery