Honor 5X

Announced:
Oct 27, 2015
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Nov 02, 2015

PhoneArena Rating:

6.0
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Honor 5X

Announced: Oct 27, 2015
Market status: Released
Release date: Nov 02, 2015

PhoneArena Rating:

6.0
Read Full Review
  • 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)
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

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Display size:

5.5 inches

Resolution:

1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density:

400 ppi

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

72.56 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

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Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

13 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 28 mm

Flash:

Dual LED

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

5 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

5.96 x 3.00 x 0.32 inches (151.3 x 76.3 x 8.15 mm)

Weight:

5.57 oz (158 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials:

Back: Metal

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Colors:

Gold, Gray, Silver, White

Hardware & Performance

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System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 8939v2

Processor:

Octa-core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU:

Adreno 405

RAM:

2 GB

Internal storage:

16 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 128 GB

OS:

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop), Huawei Emotion UI

Battery

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Capacity:

3000 mAh

Talk time:

27.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1278 min)

Stand-by time:

30.0 days (720 hours)
the average is 21 days (499 h)

Talk time (3G):

26.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1382 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

30.8 days (740 hours)
the average is 27 days (659 h)

Stand-by time (4G):

30.8 days (740 hours)
the average is 27 days (644 h)

Cellular

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS:

850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2, 4, 5, 12, 17

Data:

LTE, HSPA

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM, Micro SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

4.1

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

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Radio:

FM

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jan 07, 2016

FCC ID value:

QISKIW-L24 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.41 W/kg

Body:

1.29 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.43 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.39 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 220

This device is also known as Huawei GR5

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Honor 5X

Differences from the main variant:

RAM:

2 GB

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (400 ppi)

Description

The honor 5X comes with 5.5-inch 1080p screen, Qualcomm Snapdragon 615, 3 GB of RAM, and 16 gigs of internal storage. There is 13 megapixel camera on the back, as well as 5 megapixel shooter at the front. The phone sports honor's signature fingerprint sensor on the back, too, and runs Android 5.1 Lollipop, skinned with Emotion UI. A 3000mAh battery keeps the lights on.

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