Huawei has launched the new Honor smartphone Huawei Honor 5C in China today in an official event. The phone comes with two variants, the 3G variant is priced at CNY 899 (around $139) whereas the 4G variant is priced at CNY 999(around $154). This phone is now available for purchase in China on the online retailer Tmall and Vmall. It will be available in the Home country China and the company has not provide any details of its global debut.
The Huawei Honor 5C comes with a 5.2-inch full-HD IPS LCD display with 1080×1920 pixels resolution and is powered by the HiSilicon Kirin 650 octa-core processor (clocked at 4x Cortex A53 at 1.7GHz + 4x Cortex A53 at 2GHz). It comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt storage that is expandable via microSD card up to 128GB. It runs on Emotion UI 4.1 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS.
It features a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and f/2.0 aperture. It also comes with an 8-megapixel front facing camera with f/2.0 aperture. A fingerprint scanner is placed below the rear camera of the phone.
A 3000mAh battery powers this device and connectivity options includes GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, GPS/ A-GPS, Glonass, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi for both and the 4G variant supports 4G LTE Cat. 6 connectivity as well. It measures 147.1×73.8×8.3mm and weighs 156 grams.
The device was recently spotted on GFXBench and Antutu listings along with some leaked hands on images.The GFXBench and AnTuTu listings confirmed the key specs already of this smartphone. The device was also spotted at TENAA with images and full specs.
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