Honor 5 with 2GB RAM goes official in China

Huawei announced the Honor 5 / Honor Play 5 at an event in China today, along with the Honor Note 8 phablet. Lets go through the specifications of this budget smartphone below.

Honor 5 with 2GB RAM goes official in China

Honor 5 Specifications

The Honor 5 sports a 5.0-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display, that is powered by a 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735P processor along with Mali-T720 GPU. It has 2 GB of RAM along with 16 GB of internal memory, which can be further expanded up to 128 GB via microSD card. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS with Emotion UI 3.1 on top of it.

On the camera front, the smartphone rocks a 8 megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash. It comes with a 2 megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. It supports Dual SIM, comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack and FM Radio. It is 8.9 mm thick and weighs 138 grams. It comes with an easy key on the left side, which will let you set it to launch apps by long press, double press to launch flashlight, press to launch camera and more.

The Honor 5 includes 4G with VoLTE support, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS as connectivity options. The smartphone packs in a 2,200 mAh battery under the hood.

The Honor 5 is available in Black, Gold and White color variants. It has been priced at CNY 599 (US $90 / INR Rs 6,015 approximately) in China. It will go on sale starting from tomorrow (August 2). There is no information on global roll out yet.

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