Honor 5 with 5-inch HD display, 2GB RAM, 4G VoLTE announced

Honor 5

Huawei’s Honor brand just announced the Honor 5 / Honor Play 5, the company’s latest budget 4G smartphone in the Honor series in China. It has a 5-inch HD display, is powered by 1.3  quad-core MediaTek processor and runs on Android 5.1 (Lollipop) with EMUI 3.1 Lite on top. It has a 8-megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera that also has flash.

Honor 5

It has dedicated dual SIM slots along with a microSD expansion slot and comes with 4G connectivity with VoLTE (Voice Over LTE) support. It also has a easy key on the left side that you set it to launch apps by long press, double press to launch flashlight, press to launch camera and more.

Honor 5 specifications

  • 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display
  • 1.3 GHz Quad-Core MediaTek MT6735P processor with Mali-T720 GPU
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 128GB with
  • MicroSD
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop) with Emotion UI 3.1 Lite
  • Dual SIM
  • 8MP rear camera with dual LED Flash
  • 2MP front-facing camera with LED flash
  • Dimensions: 143.8 x 72 x 8.9mm; Weight: 138 grams
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
  • 2200mAh battery

The Honor 5 comes in Black, White and Gold colors and is priced at 599 Chinese Yuan (US$ 90 / Rs. 6,019 approx.). It will go on sale in China starting from August 2nd.


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