Huawei Honor 5C goes on open sale in India

Huawei had launched the Honor 5C in India on June 22 and it went on pilot flash sale on June 30 via Honor store and Flipkart. The company has now started selling the device via open sale (registrations not required) on both the platforms. Lets have a recap of the device below.

Huawei Honor 5C

Huawei Honor 5C Specifications

The Huawei Honor 5C features a 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS display. It is powered by an octa-core Kirin 650 (Cortex A53 – Quad x 2.0 + Quad x 1.7 GHz) 16nm processor along with Mali T830 GPU. It has 2 GB of RAM and comes with 16 GB of internal storage that can be further expanded up to 128 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS out of the box with EMUI 4.1 on top of it.

The Honor 5C rocks a 13 megapixel rear primary camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture and 5P lens. On the front, there is a 8 megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture and 4P lens for selfies and video calling. It has Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano/microSD) support and comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack. It has a full metal body that is 8.3 mm thick and weighs 156 grams. It also comes with Box speakers, Smart PA amplifier and SWS sound for a better audio experience. The handset has a fingerprint sensor at the back that unlocks it in 0.5 seconds.

The Honor 5C comes with 4G LTE with VoLTE support, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 LE and GPS as connectivity options. The smartphone packs in a 3,000 mAh battery under the hood.

The Huawei Honor 5C is available in Gold, Silver and Grey color variants. It has been priced at Rs 10,999 in India and is now exclusively sold (via open sale) on Honor store and Flipkart.

Commenting on the phone going on open sale soon after the launch, P Sanjeev, Vice President Sales, Huawei India – Consumer Business Group, said:

With the open sales kicking off in the Honor store and Flipkart today, we expect to see consumer response in abundance. We also observed an impressive response during the flash sales. Honor as a brand has always focused on offering quality devices and with the all new Kirin 650 incorporated in Honor 5C we hope to meet the demands of a variety of consumers.

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