Huawei Honor 4A offers decent specs and Android Lollipop for under $100

Huawei Honor 4A offers decent specs and Android Lollipop for under $100
Huawei today unveiled a brand new Android smartphone called Honor 4A. Announced in China, the handset isn't a music-oriented one, as we assumed last week, but it's still interesting.

Unlike the recently released Honor 7, which is a high-end device, the Honor 4A is a more modest smartphone, this being obvious if we look at its 5-inch display with 720 x 1280 pixels, or at its quad-core 1.1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor.

The Honor 4A is built around a metal frame, and runs Android 5.1 Lollipop customized with Huawei's EMUII 3.1 interface. Other features include LTE connectivity, dual SIM support, 2 GB of RAM, 8 GB of expandable internal memory, and a 2200 mAh battery. The handset also has an 8 MP rear camera, and a 2 MP front-facing camera.

The 3G-only version of the Honor 4A costs only $98 in China (599 CNY in local currency), while the LTE model will be a bit more expensive: $112 (699 CNY). Huawei didn't say if the new smartphone will be released outside of China, though we assume that this could happen at some point. Would you pay $98 for the Honor 4A?


sources: CNMO (translated), Sina (translated)

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6 Comments

1. jdubtrye

Posts: 20; Member since: Jul 08, 2012

they don't have the greatest reputation, but if they can produce a 5", 2 gigabyte RAM phone for $115 then it will tempt many consumers over here. Pessimistically I'm guessing that they won't release it at least at that price point in the us.

2. saratew

Posts: 28; Member since: Apr 15, 2012

Sure. Import tax will increase its retail price a bit. Still it is a decent phone at the price point.

3. Zylam

Posts: 1749; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

Wish it had stock android

4. msaeed90

Posts: 14; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

they ll release it six month later at 1.5x the price in pakistan

5. kaikuheadhunterz

Posts: 1157; Member since: Jul 18, 2013

I'd take a Mediatek processor over a Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor any day

6. NightFelix

Posts: 60; Member since: Apr 29, 2013

Flash it with CM. Hell yeah!

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