Huawei has launched its all-new Honor 5C smartphone in China. The handset appeared on the official website features a metal-body and fingerprint reader and is priced at CNY 899 (approximately Rs 9,300) and will go up for sale next week. The budget handset will be available in Dark Grey and Space Silver.
The jump in both specifications and design is indeed a big one. This is because the smartphone you see in the images is the successor to the humble Honor 4C smartphone that is currently available in India at Rs 7,699.
What you get for Rs 9,300 is a 5.2-inch Full HD display that is powered by an octa-core Kirin 650 chipset with 2GB RAM and 16GB of internal storage that is expandable (up to 128GB).
The camera department consists of 13MP sensor on the back that is assisted by a dual LED flash, f/2.0 aperture and an 8MP selfie camera that packs in a 77 degree wide-angle lens.
As for the connectivity options, the device features 4G LTE radio with VoLTE support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1 and micro USB 2.0 port. The handset also packs in a fingerprint reader on the back and dual-stereo speakers at the bottom.
All of the above is powered by a 3000mAh battery and the handset runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Huawei EMUI 4.1 keeping things refreshed. For now there are no details as to when the handset will arrive in India.