Huawei Honor 5X Specs and Review with Pros and Cons

Huawei Honor 5X

Huawei honor 4x which was launched about a year ago was a great success for Huawei. Now Huawei launched its successor the Honor 5x. The Huawei Honor 5x was showcased at CES and it got a lot of attention. The new honor 5x comes with major improvements over honor 4x like a fingerprint sensor, better processor and all-new metal design and build.  It is priced at 11999 INR and 200 USD. So is the new honor 5x is the better device over Lenovo k4 note, Letv 1S, Moto G 3rd gen and Xiaomi mi4, mi4i? let’s find out.

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Huawei honor 5x specs

Huawei honor 5x specifications
Android Emotion top of Android v5.1 Lollipop.
Form factor 151 x 76 x 8.2 mm.158 g.
Screen 5.5 inches FHD IPS 10 point multi-touch display @ 401ppi.
Processor Octa Core Snapdragon 616 1.5 Ghz.Adreno 405 GPU.
Ram 2 GB DDR3.
Camera 13 MP with Ultra-fast snapshot, HDR, panorama, photo-taking filters – demist filter, food mode, slow motion, time-lapse full HD video recording @30fps.5 MP front-facing camera.
Storage 16 GB internal expandable up to 128 GB.
Battery Li-Po 3000 mAh battery.
Connectivity Dual Sim, 4G, 3G, wi-fi, Bluetooth 4.1, OTG Compatible and A-GPS.
Others Fingerprint, Gravitation, Proximity, Light, E-Compass.
Price 12999 INR.


  • Good processor along with good GPU Adreno 405.
  • 5.5 inch Full HD screen with good colors and viewing angles.
  • Great design and built quality.
  • Loaded with all the essential connectivity features including 4G LTE.
  • It comes with a fingerprint sensor.
  • 13 mp rear camera.
  • 5 mp front facing the camera for selfies.
  • Good battery life.
  • Fingerprint sensor.


  • No screen protection like gorilla glass.
  • No NFC and IR blaster.
  • Not water-resistant.

Final verdict

It’s quite an impressive smartphone. It comes with a full metal body which makes it look very nice and a more expensive device than it is. Honor 5x comes with an octa-core Snapdragon 616 processor and along with Adreno 405 and 2 GB, ram is performed quite well and can handle heavy games and apps. The display of honor 5x is good with good colors and viewing angles and 5.5-inch screen size is great for gaming and media consumption.

The rear camera of honor 5x is performed well in daylight buy it struggles in low light condition. The front selfies camera is good for selfies and video calls. The Huawei Honor 5x comes with a fingerprint sensor that works great. Overall the Honor 5x is a good value for money devices if you want a smartphone with a big screen, great design a finish, fingerprint sensor and good day-to-day performance than it’s for you.

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