Huawei Honor 5X – Nice Affordable Phone with Good Specs

Huawei is a Chinese company that is primarily famous for its 3G Data Cards or USB dongles. It also makes some of the great looking and feature rich affordable and premium range android smartphones. Some of the popular Huawei android phones are Honor 6, Honor 6 Plus, Honor 7. It has now launched its new mid-segment android mobile phone in India which is known as Huawei Honor 5X.


Huawei Honor 5X is a lower mid-range android phone priced at Rs. 13k. This mobile phone has got nice specifications with some good features. Here I provide you the detailed specifications and tell you more about this good looking android mobile phone.

Huawei Honor 5X Specifications & Review

Here are the specifications and review of Huawei Honor 5X Android Smartphone.

Size and Looks

Huawei Honor 5X looks quite good and has very clean and simple design. The dimensions of the phone are 151.3 x 76.3 x 8.2 mm. The phone is lightweight and weighs 158 gm only which is remarkable for a phone of such size. It has got metallic body made from diamond-polished aluminum alloy which gives it a premium and stylish appearance.


Huawei Honor 5X is operated by a powerful 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Octa-core processor which is clocked at 1.7 GHz. It has got Adreno 405 as GPU. The processor is more than enough to handle any HD game or heavy application and it is also great for heavy multi-tasking.


Huawei Honor 5X comes with 2 GB of RAM which is enough for gaming and running number of applications at the same time.


Huawei Honor 5X has 16 GB of Internal storage which can be expanded to further 128 with the help of microSD card.


Huawei Honor 5X sports a 5.5-inches Full laminated HD display (1920 x 1080 pixels) having 16M colors. It supports 10 point multi-touch. The display is quite brilliant with dynamic contrast adjustment and vivid colors. The phone lacks Corning Gorilla Glass or Dragontrail glass protection which I think should be included in a phone of this class.


Huawei Honor 5X comes with 13 Megapixel primary camera at the rear with dual LED (dual tone) Flash. It also has a 5 MP camera on the front for capturing selfies. The primary camera can capture videos in Full HD (1080p) resolution.

Fingerprint Sensor

Huawei Honor 5X comes with fingerprint scanner which gives the phone additional security. By using fingerprint scanner you can lock and unlock your phone or application merely by touching the fingerprint sensor located on the back side of the phone.

Operating System

Huawei Honor 5X runs Android 5.1 (Lollipop) as OS with its own simple to use UI (User Interface) on top of it. The UI of the phone is very simple having larger fonts, icons and clean layout. The phone also supports gestures for launching pre-configured apps.

Network / Communication

Huawei Honor 5X is dual SIM phone that has slots for both nano-SIM and micro-SIM. It supports GSM / 3G / 4G LTE Networks. Other features include FM Radio, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, A-GPS GLONASS, Hotspot.


Huawei Honor 5X is powered by a non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery which is I think is a bit of downside of this phone, because for a phone of this size we expect at least 3500 mAh battery for proving extended backup time. The battery in Huawei Honor 5X comes with SmartPower 3.0 technology which gives you at around 1.46 days of backup with moderate usage and over a day backup with heavy usage. The phone comes with 2A charger for faster charging of the battery. The company claims Stand by time of 720 hours (2G), 740 hours (3G) and Talk time of 27 hours (2G) and 26 hours (3G).

Other Features

Other features include Active noise cancellation using a dedicated secondary mic, HTML5 browser, 3.5mm audio jack, DTS sound and Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Digital Compass.

Final Words

At last I would like to say that Huawei Honor 5X is truly a value for money phone with great specifications and features. It will be available on on 1 February 2016. You can also pre-book the phone because only limited quantity will be available. So if you are looking a lower price mid-range phone then you can definitely go for Huawei Honor 5X. It is available in Gold, Silver and Grey colors.

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