Huawei has launched the Honor 5X smartphone in India at a price of Rs 12,999. Along with the device, the company has also introduced the Honor Holly 2 Plus at a price of Rs 8,499. The Holly 2 Plus will be available starting 15 February midnight via Amazon and Flipkart. The pre-orders for the Honor 5X begin at 3PM today and the device will be available on 1 February midnight via Amazon and Flipkart.
Sporting a 5.5-inch Full HD display with 1080 x 1920 pixels of resolution, the Huawei Honor 5X comes powered by a 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 SoC. The 16GB onboard storage is expandable up to 128GB via microSD card slot.
On the camera front, one can expect a 13MP rear snapper and a 5MP front-facing camera. The connectivity options include Bluetooth 4.1, USB 2.0, GPS, A-GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and 4G. It also gets a fingerprint scanner. A 3000mAh battery completes the package. It also supports Quick Charge 3.0. Dipped in Silver and Gold options, it measures 158 grams and measures 151.3 x 76.3 x 8.15mm.
On the other hand, the Honor Holly 2 Plus sports a 5-inch IPS LCD display with a 720 x 1280 pixel resolution. It is powered by a 1.3 GHz QuadCore processor paired with 2GB RAM. Running Android 5.1 Lollipop, the device comes equipped with a 13MP rear camera along with a 5MP front facing camera with features such as Auto Flash, Continuos Shooting, Face detection, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR) and Touch to focus.
The smartphone features an inbuilt storage of 16GB which can be further expanded up to 128GB via microSD card. Connectivity features include Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n, Bluetooth, A-GPS and USB connectivity. A 4000 mAh battery completes the package.
George Zhao, President of Honor, said, “Honor smartphones are meant for young, stylish and adventurous consumers. As an internet driven brand, Honor is all-too-aware of the importance of gathering feedback and rapidly responding as needed. It therefore encourages its customers to share their views and is very much keen to take those views into account when developing new products. India is a very important market for Honor and with these continued series of launches, we would like to reiterate our commitment to the Indian market and would continue to strive to offer world class consumer experience which address local needs of our consumers.”
Allen Wang, President of Consumer Business Group, Huawei India, “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. On the other hand, Holly 2 Plus is a powerful phone that boasts a unique and elegant design, powerful battery saving and unimaginable camera experience.”