Huawei Honor 5X with 5.5-inch display and fingerprint sensor launched in India for Rs. 12,999

By February 3rd, 2016 AT 8:20 AM

Huawei’s sub-brand, Honor, has launched yet another smartphone in India under the mid-range segment. The new smartphone is ‘Honor 5X’, which is a predecessor to last year’s Honor 4X smartphone. The Honor 5X comes with a price tag of Rs. 12,999 and it is equipped with cool specifications in comparison to other similar devices in the segment.Honor 5X

The company said in a statement,“Since the start of sales on Flipkart and Amazon, at 12 a.m. on February 1, Honor 5X smartphone has witnessed strong demand, like its predecessor the Honor 4X. Honor 4X units were sold out within a minute of the flash sale, and the model sold over 10 million units globally,”

The Honor 5X comes with a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (MSM8939) (4×1.5GHz + 4×1.2GHz) chipset paired with 2GB of RAM. There is 16GB of internal storage onboard, which can be further expanded up to 128GB via microSD card. On the software front, the device runs Android 5.1 Lollipop with EMUI 3.1 Lite on top, and is backed by a 3,000mAh battery. It sports a 13-megapixel primary camera with LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture and 28 mm wide-angle 5P lens along with a 5-megapixel front-facing camera equipped with f/2.4 aperture, 22 mm wide-angle lens, 1.4-micron pixel size.

Commenting on the launch of the Honor 5X, P Sanjeev, Vice President Sales, Huawei India – Consumer Business Group said, Honor 5X is a no-nonsense smartphone that delivers all the essentials want from a smartphone. It bundles in high-quality metal construction, next-generation fingerprint technology, and inspired design for a unique technology experience, all at an affordable price. The Honor 5X embodies the philosophy and mission to enable superior mobile internet experiences for the internet generation and is a perfect choice for the creatively inclined. We are looking forward to a great response for the Honor 5X,”

Furthermore, the device also features a fingerprint sensor placed on the rear. In the connectivity department, the phone supports dual-SIM, 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, and GPS. The Honor 5X smartphone will be available in Grey, Silver and Sunset Gold color options through Flipkart and Amazon. Additionally, Flipkart is also running inaugural offers, which allows users to exchange their old smartphone and get Rs.7000 discount on buying the Honor 5X.

Honor 5X specifications

  • 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (MSM8939) chipset paired with 2GB of RAM
  • 16GB internal storage, expandable up to 128GB via microSD card
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop with EMUI 3.1 Lite
  • 13MP primary camera with LED Flash, and 5MP front-facing camera
  • dual-SIM, 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, and GPS
  • 3000mAh battery
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