Huawei Honor 5X

Huawei Honor 5XThe Honor 5X from Huawei is a very good mid-range smartphone that has all the good features and strong metal body. The device indeed is one of the best in the price range and the performance too is decent, after testing it for a few days.

The phone has a 5.5-inch display with the Full HD resolution and along with that, there is Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 octa-core chipset powering the phone. There is a camera combination of 13-megapixel rear and 5-megapixel front-facing camera.

There is a 3000 mAh battery also packed into the Honor 5X, and the phone has a fingerprint scanner for the additional security. Check below for the full list of specifications of the phone.

SpecificationHuawei Honor 5X
Dimensions151.3 x 76.3 x 8.2 mm
Weight158 gm
Display Size, Protection5.5 inch
Display Resolution, PPI1080 x 1920 pixels, 401 PPI
Processor, GPUQualcomm MSM8939v2 Snapdragon 616, Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Adreno 405 GPU
RAM, Storage Options2 / 3GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, MicroSD card storage expansion up to 256GB
OSAndroid 5.1 Lollipop, Marshmallow update rolling out, Emotion UI
Rear camera13-megapixel, F/2.0 aperture, LED flash
Front camera5-megapixel, F/2.4 aperture
Rear camera features, videoGeo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR, 1080p video recording
Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFCWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.1 with A2DP, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, No NFC
4GLTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
3GHSDPA 900 / 2100
2G/EDGEGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
SIM TypeDual SIM, Micro & Nano
Battery capacity, typeNon-removable 3000 mAh battery
Battery standby, talktime-
SensorsFingerprint, accelerometer, proximity, compass
Additional featuresUSB OTG, MicroUSB 2.0, Metal body
SAR Rating
Benchmark scoresBasemark OS II: 903 / Basemark OS II 2.0: 891
Basemark X: 4989
Fingerprint ScannerYes
Fast chargingNo
  • Editor Rating

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The Huawei Honor 5X is a good mid-range phone but it does have some heating issues and the performance too sometimes isn't up to the mark, otherwise this is a great contender in its price range.

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