Huawei Honor 5x review: Detailed specifications

Mar 23, 2016, 11:30 am

Avanti B.

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Huawei has launched brand new smartphone in India, Honor 5X  in last week of January. The Honor 5X which is aimed for developing markets like India is exclusively available for online purchase on Amazon and Flipkart priced at Rs 12,999.

If you looking for mobile device under Rs. 13K then this should be a good option for you – here are details of specifications, designs, performance of the device.


Honor 5x comes with the premium metal body construction along with plastic frames – though the device looks more like plastic than metal. The 5.5-inch phablet looks shining and weighs less than some similar sized smartphones available in the market. The front part of the device has a 2.0 fingerprint scanner, with advanced technology that learns the intricacies of your fingerprint, making it increasingly secure. On the other hand, back panel is housed with non-removable battery along 13 MP rear camera and LED flash. The in-built second-generation, rim-free touch sensor offers superior performance and great accuracy every time a user uses the mobile. The edges of the device are rounded as we see it in the maximum devices these days. The sides of Honor 5x housed with dual SIM card slots, the volume rocker and on the bottom it has power buttons, speaker and the microUSB slot while the 3.5mm port for jack is on the top of the device.


Processor and Storage

This smartphone runs on 21.5 GHz + 1.2 GHz 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon Octa Core processor. The device packs with 2GB of RAM and has 16GB of internal storage capacity that you can to increase it up-to 128GB via a microSD card.


The Honor 5x flaunts a robust metallic body and in 5.5-inch IPS Display that supports Multi Touch-sensitive Screen gives you a better image and video quality. The 1920 x 1080 Full HD display lets you to experience full HD video on the device and its wide viewing angles lets you to capture your favorite moment at without compromising image clarity and quality.


Honor 5x equipped with 13 MP primary camera that features SmartImage 3.0 image processor – you can capture high-quality images even in the low light. On the front side you’ll get 5MP shooter selfie camera includes with F2.4 aperture, 22 mm wide-angle lens with four elements and also a blue glass infrared filter for better image clarity.



Mobile manufacturers follow different pricing strategy for 4G enabled smartphones- Honor 5X is coming with dual SIM options both are 4G LTE enabled at an affordable Rs. 13K. The honor 5X is the first honor smartphone to feature three different card slots – a nano-SIM slot, a micro-SIM slot, and a microSD slot.

Battery and Connectivity

The smartphone powered by Ly-Polimar 3000 mAh battery that gives you 27 hrs of talk time in 2G network and 26 hrs in 3G network and standby time 740 hrs in 3G. The battery of the phone is integrated with SmartPower 3.0 technology so even if you playing games or watching videos on 3G network battery will cover up-to one day.


The honor 5X is available in three color options; Sunset Gold, Dark Grey and Day-break Silver and can be purchased via Flipkart and Amazon at Rs. 12,999.

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