Huawei Honor 5X with metal body and fingerprint sensor now selling in India for Rs 12999

Huawei Honor 5X has been officially launched in India on January 28 and is now on sale in India. It was introduced in China back in October last year. “Since the start of sales on Flipkart and Amazon, at 12 a.m. on February 1, Honor 5X smartphone has witnessed strong demand, like its predecessor the Honor 4X. Honor 4X units were sold out within a minute of the flash sale, and the model sold over 10 million units globally,” said the company.

“The three basic characteristics of Honor product are – best camera, long battery life and remarkable craftsmanship. Honor expects similar strong sales for its much-anticipated smartphone, the Honor 5X,” it added.


Huawei Honor 5X Specifications

The Huawei Honor 5X features a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS display that is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 (Quad 1.5 GHz + Quad 1.2 GHz) processor along with Adreno 405 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 5.1.1 Lollipop out of the box with EMUI 3.1 on top of it.

The Honor 5X rocks a 13 megapixel rear primary camera with LED flash, Sony or Samsung sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 28 mm wide-angle 5P lens. There is also a 5 megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.4 aperture, 22 mm wide-angle lens and 1.4 micron pixel size for selfies and video calling. It comes with Dual SIM (micro + nano) support. It has a unibody metal build that is 8.15 mm thick and weighs 158 grams. It comes with a fingerprint scanner 2.0 that is situated below the camera on the back side and it unlocks the phone in less than 0.5 seconds, according to the company.

The Honor 5X comes with 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, USB OTG and GPS as connectivity options. The phablet packs in a 3,000 mAh battery under the hood. It also has Box speakers and Smart PA audio chip on board.

The Huawei Honor 5X is available in Silver and Sunset Gold color variants and has been priced at Rs 12,999 in India. It is now selling via Flipkart and Amazon India. On Flipkart, you can even exchange your old smartphone and get up to Rs 7,000 discount.


Commenting on the new Honor smartphone, P Sanjeev, Vice President Sales, Huawei India – Consumer Business Group said:

“Honor 5X is a no nonsense smartphone that delivers all the essentials want from a smartphone. It bundles in high quality metal construction, next-generation fingerprint technology and inspired-design for the most unique technology experience, all at an affordable price. The Honor 5X embodies the philosophy and mission to enable superior mobile internet experiences for the internet generation and is a perfect choice for the creatively inclined. We are looking forward to a great response for the Honor 5X.”

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