Huawei unveils metal-clad Honor 5C with 5.2-inch full HD display and Kirin 650 chipset

After a series of leaks, Huawei has finally announced the Honor 5C. The device is a successor to the Honor 4C, which was launched in 2015. It will be up for sale in two variants – Standard (without 4G) and Dual 4G. As of now, the smartphone is limited for sale in China at 899 yuan (approx. Rs. 9,230 standard variant) and 999 yuan (approx. Rs. 10,250 Dual 4G variant). Huawei has not yet revealed any detail regarding Honor 5C’s global release.

Huawei Honor 5C

Coming on to the specs, the device features a 5.2-inch full HD IPS display, and is powered by an Octa-Core Kirin 650 16nm chipset. It runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow with EMUI 4.1 skin on top. It sports a 13-megapixel primary camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, 5P lens, along with an 8-megapixel selfie camera. In addition, it also features a fingerprint sensor on the rear, which is touted by the company to unlock the device in 0.5 seconds. It offers multi-band 2G/3G connectivity (standard variant) along with Cat.6 LTE (4G version only) for speeds up to 300Mbps (maximum) and 50Mbps (minimum).

Huawei Honor 5C specification

  • 5.2-inch Full HD IPS display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Octa-Core Kirin 650 16nm processor with Mali T830 GPU
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, expandable up to 128GB via microSD card
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow with EMUI 4.1 skin on top
  • 13MP primary camera with LED Flash and 8MP front-facing camera
  • dual-SIM, 4G LTE with VoLTE (for 4G variant only), Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, GPS, Fingerprint sensor
  • 3000mAh Battery

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2 Comments on "Huawei unveils metal-clad Honor 5C with 5.2-inch full HD display and Kirin 650 chipset"

 

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Kiran Fernandes
April 29, 2016 2:57 pm 2:57 PM

16nm and A53 looks great. I guess there will be way more power savings!

kapil
April 29, 2016 11:35 am 11:35 AM

it will be good for those looking for slightly compact phone then a phablet…provided the side bezels are thin like mi5.

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