Best Buy now stocking the Honor 5X as Huawei sells more than 8 million units worldwide

Best Buy now stocking the Honor 5X as Huawei sells more than 8 million units worldwide
Best Buy is now selling the Huawei-made Honor 5X in the US. The budget-conscious smartphone is now available through both physical locations as well as through the retailer’s web store. 

Huawei’s Honor brand has originally launched the smartphone in the US back in February. Up until today, customers could only get the Honor 5X through online retailers such as Amazon and Newegg, or directly from the company’s official web store. 

Huawei has just announced that it has sold more than 8 million Honor 5X units worldwide since launching the handset back in late November last year in China. Looking at the specs of the handset, it’s easy to see that the Huawei Honor 5X is an attractive proposition in the ever-crowded sub-$200 segment of the smartphone market.

The Honor 5X comes with hardware that includes an IPS 5.5-inch display running at 1080 by 1920 pixels, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 SoC paired with 2GB of RAM, 16GB of expandable internal storage, a 13MP primary camera, a 5MP shooter on the front, and a 3000mAh battery. That’s quite impressive for a smartphone that costs $199.99 unlocked. Check out our Honor 5X review for more details on why this is probably the best sub-$200 smartphone you can currently get your hands on.

Now that Huawei has a smartphone that’s offered at both online and offline retailers in the US, chances are that the first Huawei flagship to reach US soil isn’t very far off. On the other hand, bear in mind that the Honor 5X was Huawei’s first attempt to penetrate the unlocked smartphone market. As such, the world's third-largest smartphone manufacturer may need more time before it tackles the high-end segment of the US market.

source: Best Buy

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5X
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 616, Octa-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(26h 3G talk time)

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10 Comments

1. jetset1981

Posts: 1; Member since: Mar 13, 2013

8 billion units. Wow!

3. CellieCell

Posts: 151; Member since: Apr 14, 2010

8 million

4. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

No they said 8 BILLION units. Take that Apple fans, suck on that kinda success. DETHRONED.

8. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

8 million units, PA still didn't let me win one. gg

2. Darkkracker

Posts: 255; Member since: Jun 11, 2016

Impressive. Most impressive. But you are not a fruit yet young samuelson!

5. jibraihimi

Posts: 808; Member since: Nov 29, 2011

In third para its mentioned as 8 Billion.... :O if it's true ;) then we have best seller of all time.....but wait according to last census population of earth was little above 7 Billion????!!!!!!!!! Now sammy sheeps, and iboys start calling PA, Huawei Arena ;)

6. aledelcastle

Posts: 6; Member since: Jan 16, 2014

8 billion in 7 months... That's over a billion a month. And over a billion people got two just in case lol

7. phichart

Posts: 335; Member since: May 03, 2014

8 Billions .. Wow.. and LOL.. hahahaha

9. Jason2k13

Posts: 1462; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

8 Billion sold worldwide... Nokia 1100 just got dethroned as the best selling phone of all time, well done Huawei!!!

10. diggie32

Posts: 388; Member since: Apr 03, 2016

The Huawei GX8/G8 is the phone they should be pushing. Much better build and specs for the same price.

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