Huawei has been in the rumor rounds for a while now about the launch of its upcoming flagship Honor V8. The smartphone was recently certified by TENAA and is expected to feature dual rear cameras. Recently, the company has launched a budget smartphone called as Huawei Honor 5C in China. The smartphone is the direct successor of the Honor 4C, and comes with upgrades in every aspect. The Honor 5C was also spotted on TENAA recently that revealed most of the details about the smartphone.
Coming to the specifications part, the Honor 5C flaunts a 5.2-inch (1080×1920 pixels) full-HD display that offers a pixel density of 428ppi. Under the hood, the smartphone comes equipped with all-new Kirin 950 64-bit octa-core processor clocked at 1.7GHz clubbed with Mali-T830 GPU. It features a hybrid sim slot that lets you use the microSD card instead of the second sim when required. It supports dual sim dual standby and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow based EMUI 4.1 out of the box.
On the camera front, the smartphone features a 13MP rear camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture and an 8MP front-facing camera for video calling and stunning selfie images. It has 2GB of RAM, 16GB of built-in storage and also includes a microSD card slot for further expansion of memory upto 128GB. The smartphone looks premium with an all-metal body and also includes a fingerprint scanner at the back of the unit for extra security. It comes with standard connectivity options like 4G-LTE, VoLTE, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS and microUSB 2.0 port.
The handset powers a 3000mAh battery that can easily take you through the day of mixed usage. It measures 147.1 x 73.8 x 8.3 mm weighs around 156 grams and comes in Grey, Gold, and Silver color options. The Honor 5C is priced at 899 Yuan (approx $139) for the standard variant while the dual 4G option costs 999 Yuan (approx $154). The smartphone is currently available for pre-orders in China and will go on sale starting May 5th. Stay tuned for more updates about the global availability of the device.