It looks like US will finally be receiving the Huawei Honor 5X, a budget-friendly device with some really neat specs.
As noted by Tech Radar, the Huawei Mate 8 won’t be arriving in the US, but in what can only be good news, the Honor 5X will be launched in the country tomorrow. Huawei fans can snag the device from the company’s official website as well as Amazon, while it will also begin retailing in stores starting tomorrow.
As noted by GSM Arena, the device sports a 5.5-inch 1080p display and comes powered by Android 5.1 Lollipop with a layer of EMUI 3.1. The muscles underneath the hood read out to be a Snapdragon 615 chip with 2GB RAM. The internal storage is 16GB and the external memory is expandable up to 128GB with a microSD card.
As for the snappers onboard, there is a 13MP primary camera and a 5MP secondary snapper. It is the Honor 5X’s chassis which sets it apart from the pocket-friendly devices in its line. The handset boasts of a aluminum alloy body, which has received a brushing with diamonds and a ceramic coating of sorts to give it the premium feel.
The device showing-off a neat metallic body also features a fingerprint reader on the rear panel for quickly unlocking the handset. Furthermore, the Honor 5X is a dual-SIM phone and extends support LTE connectivity.
The Huawei Honor 5X will arrives splashed in shades of Gold, Grey or Silver to choose from. The price tag on the unlocked Huawei Honor 5X reads out to be just $199. It is decent pricing for a phone that has some really neat features and a form factor to match. It also saves users from tying themselves up in a two-year contract for some similar priced Android devices.
Fans can keep coming back for more updates on the devices coming from the stables of Huawei.