Huawei Honor 5X price, release date in India: Affordable metal phone coming on 28 January
Huawei Honor 5X price, release date in India: Affordable metal phone coming on 28 JanuaryPRNewswire

Huawei's subsidiary brand Honor has launched two new devices  — a phablet named Honor 5X and a smartphone named Holly 2 Plus — in India.

A key aspect of the Honor 5X is its advanced fingerprint sensor on the back (below the camera module). It is powered by second-generation biometric technology and comes with superfast 0.5-second unlocking time. The sensor has self-learning ability to improve scanning accuracy over time.

The new Honor 5X features a premium aluminum alloy-based metal body on the rear. It also sports a 5.5-inch full-HD LCD screen.

Under the hood, it houses a Snapdragon 615 Octa-core processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB inbuilt memory, a 13MP primary camera, a 5MP snapper on the front and a 3,000mAh battery.

On the other hand, the new Honor Holly 2 Plus sports a 5.0-inch HD IPS screen and comes with a MediaTek processor backed by 2GB RAM, 16GB storage, a 13MP primary camera, a 5MP snapper on the front and a massive 4,000mAh battery.

Huawei Honor Holly 2 Plus launched in India
Huawei Honor Holly 2 Plus launched in IndiaHonor India (Twitter) screen-shot

Huawei Honor 5X and Honor Holly 2 Plus availability and price details:

The company has confirmed that the new Honor 5X will go sale on both Flipkart and Amazon for Rs 12,999 on 1 February. It can also be pre-ordered at 3 pm onwards on 28 January.

On the other hand, Honor Holly 2 Plus will be made available on Flipkart and Amazon on 15 February in India for Rs 8,499.

Key features of Huawei Honor 5X:

Model Huawei Honor 5X Huawei Honor Holly 2 Plus
Display 5.5-inch full HD (1920x1080p) LCD screen
  • Pixel density: 400 ppi (pixels per inch)
5.0-inch full HD (1280x720p) LCD screen
  • Pixel density: 294 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Android 5.1 Lollipop with EMUI v3.1 Android 5.1 Lollipop with EMUI v3.1
Processor 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (MSM8939) Octa-core (1.5GHz Cortex A53 quad-core +1.2GHz Cortex A53 quad-core) 64-bit 1.3GHz MediaTek (MT6735P) quad-core CPU
GPU Adreno 405 Mali T720 MP3 GPU
RAM 2GB 2GB
Storage capacity 16GB, expandable up to 128GB 16GB, expandable up to 128GB
Camera
  • Main: 13.0-megapixel camera with dual-LED flash, F2.0 aperture, 28mm wide-angle lens, a blue glass infrared filter, a macro mode for close-up shots, SmartImage 3.0 image processor and anti-reflective coating
  • Front: 5.0-megapixel camera with F2.4 aperture, 22mm wide-angle lens and an 88-degree viewing angle
  • Main: 13.0-megapixel camera with LED flash, F2.0 aperture, 2-tier AR film coating, 5 physical lens
  • Front: 5.0-megapixel camera
Battery 3,000mAh with Quick-charge 3.0 technology: phone can be charged from 0 to 50% within 30 minutes 4,000mAh with Quick-charge 3.0 technology: phone can be charged from 0 to 50% within 30 minutes
Network 4G-LTE 4G-LTE
Add-ons Finger-print sensor (2nd Gen), dual-SIM (nano + micro) slots, Bluetooth v4.1, Wi-Fi, GPS/GLONASS, dual-SIM slots, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi GPS/GLONASS,
Dimensions 151.3 x 76.3 x 8.15 mm ----------------
Price Rs 12,999 Rs 8,499
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