Honor 5X First Look Review & Pictures: The Honor 5X is a kind of a phone which is within your budget and at the same time makes you feel like it’s worth a bit more than you paid. Let us discuss its features in details.
Honor 5X First Look Review
DESIGN: the entire design of the phone is inspired by Guggenheim Museum which is situated in Spain. The Honor 5X is large as well as it sports a full metallic body. The device is crafted with an aircraft-grade diamond-polished aluminium alloy and looks quite sleek. But the top and bottom of the phone is made up of plastic. The volume rocker and the power button are on the right side, offering good amount of tangible feedback. The microUSB port and the headphone jack are at the bottom and at the top respectively. The honor 5X’s handling experience is very manageable.
DISPLAY: the device comes with an IPS LCD display of 5.5-inch along with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 which results in a pixel density of 401 ppi. The smartphone is relatively wide, not too thick and is quite easy in its category. The wide viewing angles and good colours compliments the phone very well. It also has a pretty good brightness.
Honor 5X Specifications, Features & Price
SOFTWARE: the operating system of honor 5X is Google Android 5.1 Lollipop with Huawei EMUI 3.1. it has a 1.5 GHz processor of an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 which is backed by the Adreno 405 GPU. It further has an option for RAM of 2/3 GB for people looking for multi-tasking capabilities of the device.
HARDWARE: The phone supports an inbuilt memory of 16GB which is expandable via microSD card upto 128 GB. The device also sports dual sim capabilities along with 4G LTE compatibility. It has a standard connectivity option. The dimension if the phone is 151.3 x 76.3 x 8.15mm and it weighs 158g.
CAMERA: Honor 5 X comes with a rear camera of 13 megapixel with a dual tone LED flash, and a f/2.0 aperture. It further features Smart Image 3.0 image processor, blue glass infrared filter, 28 mm wide angle lens with five elements and ultra-strong fingerprint-resistant cover. It has a photo resolution of 4160 x 3120 and video resolution of 920 x 1080. The front facing camera is of 5-megapixel along with 22 mm wide angle lens with four elements, F2.4 aperture and blue glass infrared filter. The front camera has a photo resolution of 2592 × 1944 and video resolution of 1280 × 720. To brighten up the shadows HDR is available.
BATTERY & CONNECTIVITY: the device has a non-removable battery of 3,000mAh lithium polymer. Connectivity’s includes Bluetooth 4.1, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, 2.4QG, GPS, AGPS, Glonass and microUSB 2.0.
SENSORS & COLOURS: Honor 5X has some amazing sensors which are Digital compass, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor and Fingerprint sensor.
Colours available for the phone are Sunset Gold, Dark Grey and Daybreak Silver.
PRICE & AVAIBILITY: currently consumers can pre-order honor 5X from NewEgg and Amazon and the device will be shipped by 31st January. The phone is priced at 13607 approx. With such a low price, honor 5X is the only phone to offer a fingerprint scanner and a premium metal build. It is definitely a good buy with both good hardware and software which offers the consumers a solid package.