Huawei today announced the Honor 5C for India which runs on their own 16nm octa-core Kirin 650 processor priced at Rs. 10999.
Honor 5C comes with a 5.2-inch 1080p IPS display with thin bezels giving the phone an impressive 74% screen-to-body ratio and it runs on the octa-core Kirin 650 SoC which comprises of two sets of four Cortex-A53 cores, with first set clocked at 2GHz and the other at 1.7GHz based on a big.LITTLE architecture. There's the Mali-T830 GPU here which powers graphics.
Huawei Honor 5C Key Specifications
- 5.2-inch 1080p IPS Display, 1920 x 1080 pixels, 424PPI
- Octa-Core Kirin 650 (4 X 2GHz + 4 X 1.7GHz Cortex-A53 Cores)
- Mali T830 GPU
- 2GB RAM, 16GB Internal Storage Expandable with MicroSD Card
- Android 6.0 Marshmallow based EMUI 4.1
- 13MP Rear Camera, f/2.0 Aperture, LED Flash, 1080p Recording
- 8MP Front Camera, f/2.0 Aperture
- Dual-SIM 4G LTE with VoLTE, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, GPS, FM Radio
- Thickness: 8.3mm; Weight: 156g
- Fingerprint Sensor, Metal Build
- 3000mAh Battery
All of this is coupled with 2GB RAM, 16GB onboard storage which is expandable with a microSD card slot. Then you have Android Marshmallow based EMUI 4.1 taking care of most tasks. Coming to cameras, Huawei has been generous here with a 13MP f/2.0 rear camera with LED flash capable of recording 1080p videos and an 8MP f/2.0 front-facing camera for better selfies.
Not to miss out, there's a fingerprint sensor on the back of the device just below the rear camera module. The Honor 5C has a metallic build with rounded sides which make the phone easier to grip and hold. Huawei has also talked about its audio capabilities with a built-in Smart PA Amplifier and box speakers. Connectivity options include dual-SIM 4G LTE support with VoLTE, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS and FM Radio.
Powering all this a 3000 mAh battery which does support some sort of fast charging, but Huawei wasn't very clear on that. You will get 15 months warranty on the Honor 5C with screen replacement if broken within 1 month of purchase.
Honor 5C India Pricing and Availability
The Huawei Honor 5C priced at Rs. 10,999 will be going on sale in India on Flipkart starting June 30th, registrations begin today at 2PM. It will be available in gold, silver, grey colors.