Honor has added another smartphone to its portfolio – the Honor 5X. Also known as Huawei Glory Play 5X, the smartphone has launched in China and is priced at 1399 Yuan (Rs. 14,300 approx.) for the variant that has 3GB RAM. For the 2GB RAM variant, it is priced at 999 Yuan (Rs. 10,200 approx). The smartphone will start shipping in China from November 3, and will be available in Silver and Sunset Gold colours. There is no information available about its launch in India.
Coming to the specifications of the Honor 5X, it has a 5.5-inch 1080p IPS display. Under the hood, the device has a 1.5GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor, coupled with the Adreno 405 GPU. As we stated above, the smartphone comes in two variants, one with 3GB of RAM, and the other with 2GB of RAM. It has 16GB of built-in storage, expandable upto 128GB via microSD card. The Honor Play 5X also has dual-SIM support (micro + nano).
Out of the box, the Huawei Glory Play 5X runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop, with EMUI 3.1 custom ROM. The rear of the smartphone has a 13MP camera with LED flash, and the front has a 5MP camera. The smartphone is 8.15mm thin, and weighs 158 grams. The smartphone also houses a fingerprint sensor. A 3000mAh battery powers the entire package.
In an interesting incidence, the Honor 5X fuses the names of two, recently-launched, popular smartphones – the Moto X Play and the Nexus 5X. Could it be targeting the name trend? In light of Honor's growing popularity, we have recently seen the launch of the Honor 7 in India. The smartphone boasts of some impressive specifications, and is a great phone for those looking for a flagship experience, within a budget of Rs. 25,000.
|Release Date:||11 May 2017|