Tuesday, 24 January 2017
Mobile

Honor 5X launched in the US for $199.99

Chinese multinational Huawei recently released its Honor 5X smartphone in India. Now the company has formally released its handset in the United States as well. The device sports a few modest specs and features along with an excellent build and a very nominal price tag.

In terms of specs, Honor 5X by Huawei comes with a full HD 5.5-inches IPS display. This new smartphone will also feature 1080 × 1920 pixel screen resolution and 401ppi pixel density. The device is powered by Snapdragon 615 processor by Qualcomm along with Adreno 405 GPU for graphics.

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Under the hood, Huawei Honor 5X packs in 2GB of RAM along with 16GB internal storage that can conveniently be extended up to 128GB with microSD card slot. In addition, the smartphone also sports dual SIM (micro as well as nano) capability. Honor 5X runs Android 5.1 Lollipop.

Huawei Honor 5X also features an LED flash supported 13MP primary shooter. A 5MP hearty front-facing lens has specifically been designed to click selfies.

Last year, there was an in surge of biometric sensors in the smartphone arena. In accordance, this device also packs in a fingerprint scanner. To ensure an enhanced audio experience, box speakers accompanying Smart PA audio chip.

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For connectivity, the Honor 5X offers GPS, 4G LTE/3G connectivity, WiFi 802.11b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.1 options.

The handset comes in three color choices including gray, gold and silver. Honor 5X smartphone is driven by 3000mAh battery backup. This Huawei flagship device will set back its users by $199.99.

Recently, the Chinese company has also announced international release of its flagship device Mate 8. However, as of now, the phone is not available in the US. The company’s latest announcements indicate that Huawei is quite focused in its global intentions. The company is rapidly expanding its portfolio in this regards.