Huawei has officially unveiled the Honor 3, a new Android smartphone that comes as the successor to the original Honor U8860 (introduced in 2011), and the Honor 2 (released in late 2012).
The Honor 3 is waterproof (IP57-certified), and can be ordered in China starting today, via Huawei’s own online shop (see here). It costs 1,888 CNY, meaning about $308, or €233. only a white version seems to be available for the moment.
The new Huawei Honor runs a slightly customized version of Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, sports a 4.7 inch HD (1280 x 720) display, and features: HSPA+ (up to 21Mbps), Wi-Fi b/g/n, 1.3MP front-facing camera, 13MP rear camera with LED flash, quad-core Huawei K3V2E processor clocked at 1.5GHz, 2GB of RAM, 8GB of internal memory, and MicroSD card support. Weighing 138 grams and measuring 133 x 67.2 x 9.9 mm, the handset comes with a 2,150 mAh battery.
Huawei didn’t say if the Honor 3 will be released in other markets. But it probably will – starting the next few months.