Huawei Honor 5C with Kirin 650 octa-core SoC launched in India; price, specifications
Huawei Honor 5C with Kirin 650 octa-core SoC launched in India [Left: Vignesh Ramakrishnan, Director, Mobiles, Flipkart; Center: Allen Wangguodong, President, Consumer Business Group, Huawei Technology (India) co. Pvt. Ltd. and Honor india; Right: P Sanjeev, Director Sales - Huawei & Honor Consumer products]Honor India via Twitter

Huawei's sub-brand Honor launched the new budget smartphone Honor 5C in India on Wednesday.

The new Honor 5C sports a 5.2-inch full HD display and comes with Android Marshmallow OS, Huawei's proprietary HiSilicon Kirin 650 octa-core CPU, 2GB RAM, 16GB inbuilt storage and a 3000mAh battery.

The Honor 5C also boasts fingerprint sensor on the back and the company has also incorporated a 13MP camera with LED flash. On the front, it houses 8MP snapper with f/2.0 aperture.

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Huawei Honor 5C India price and availability:

The new Honor 5C costs Rs.10,999 and it will be made available via flash sale on Flipkart on June 30. Registration for the sale will go live at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday.

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The new Honor 5C will be up against the newly-launched Redmi Note 3, Asus ZenFone Max (2016), soon-to-be released Moto G4 and LeEco Le 2.

Besides the new Honor 5C, the company also launched new Honor T1 7.0 tablet with voice calling feature.

Read more: Huawei Honor T1 7.0 with voice calling feature launched in India

Key specifications of Huawei Honor 5C:

Model Huawei Honor 5C
Display 5.2-inch full HD (1920x1080p) IPS LCD display
  • Pixel density: 424 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow-based Emotion UI v4.1
Processor Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 650 octa-core (2.0GHz Cortex-A53 x 4 + 1.7GHz Cortex-A53 x 4)
GPU Mali-T880MP2
Storage 16GB, expandable up to 256GB
  • Main: 13MP camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, touch focus, auto focus, HDR, full HD video recording
  • Front: 8MP camera with f/2.0 aprture
Battery 3000mAh
Network 4G-LTE
Add-ons Fingerprint v2.0 sensor, dual-SIM slots, Bluetooth v4.1 LE, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), micr0 USB v2.0, FM Radio, A-PGS, GLONASS,
Dimensions 147.1 x 73.8 x 8.3 mm
Weight 156g
Colours gold, grey and silver
Price Rs. 10,999