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Huawei Honor 5C, a mid-range device with impressive specifications and pricing

 


Huawei is definitely riding on last year gains and the company looks to consolidate their third position on the log of companies with the highest smartphone shipments. The Chinese company is certainly pushing to best their 2015 record this year with an impressive number of releases that sport specs that are as impressive as their price.  Huawei’s sub brand Honor, has released a successor to last year’s Honor 4C, the Huawei Honor 5C. The Honor 5C is a mid-range device just like its predecessor and carries a 5.2-inch IPS LCD screen with FullHD resolution. Under the devices shell, there is Huawei’s proprietary Kirin 650 chipset  with an octa-core CPU (4xCortex-A53 runs up to 2.0GHz and a 4xCortex-A53 that runs up to 1.7GHz), clubbed with 2GB of RAM and 16GB internal storage, expandable up to 128GB.

For photo and videos taking, Honor 5C sports a 13MP rear camera with an f/2.0 lens and a single LED flash. On the front, the device carries an 8MP camera with an f/2.0 aperture lens.

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For connectivity, the device comes with a Micro USB v2.0, a dual SIM slot, supports 2G/3G network/ Cat.6 LTE network for the 4G version only. The device also comes with the now standard Bluetooth is v4.1, Wi-Fi b/g/n (no Wi-Fi ac), GPS, GLONASS and Beidou for satellite positioning.

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Powering the Honor 5C is a 3,000mAh battery, bringing the devices weight to 156g and it measures 147.1 x 73.8 x 8.3mm. Honor 5C runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow layered with Huawei’s proprietary EMUI version 4.1. All this mid-end spec goodness goes for $139 for the 3G version and $155 for the 4G Honor 5C variant. The availability of the device outside of China is still unknown, however, you can get the device from Ecommerce sites such as Gear best.

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