Huawei announced the Honor 5A, budget smartphone in China last week. The device went on pilot flash sale yesterday but the company had received more than 11 million registrations for the same. It is to be noted that it was just the number of registrations and not number of phones sold. We do not know the actual number of smartphones sold yet but it had garnered a lot of interest. There is no information of its global launch yet, but the Honor 5C is launching in India on June 22, 2016.
Check out the specifications of the Honor 5A below, which has been priced at CNY 699 (US $106 / INR Rs 7,122 approximately) for the standard variant whereas it costs CNY 799 (US $121 / INR Rs 8,145 approximately) for the China Telecom, China Unicom and the entire network version.
Huawei Honor 5A Specifications
The Huawei Honor 5A sports a 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display, that has a contrast ratio of 1000:1, viewing angle of 178-degree and is also protected by tempered glass. It is powered by a 1.2 GHz octa-core Kirin 620 processor along with Mali 450 GPU or an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 (Quad 1.5 GHz + Quad 1.2 GHz) processor with Adreno 405 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 6.0 Marshmallow OS with Emotion UI 4.1 on top of it. On the back, the Honor 5A comes with 3D patterns.
On the camera front, the Honor 5A rocks a 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, 28 mm wide-angle lens and Sony/OmniVision sensor. It comes with a 8 megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, Sony/Hynix BSI sensor and 27 mm wide-angle 4P lens for selfies and video calling. It supports Dual SIM, comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack and FM Radio. It is 8.45 mm thick and weighs 168 grams.
The Honor 5A includes 4G LTE with VoLTE support, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS as connectivity options. The phablet packs in a 3,100 mAh Lithium-Polymer battery under the hood.