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magic score72.851.2
PriceRs. 10,999 onwardsRs. 12,999 onwards
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Launch Date (India)Jun, 2016Feb, 2016
Smartphone OSAndroid 6.0Android 5.1, Upgradeable to 6.0
Screen Size5.2 inches5.5 inches
Screen Resolution1080x1920 pixels (~ 424 pixels per inch)1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch)
Display FeaturesLTPS IPS LCD, Full Lamination, 10 Point Multi-touch SupportIPS
Processor2 GHz1.5 GHz
Processor NameHiSilicon Kirin 650Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 (Quad Core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 + Quad Core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPUMali-T830Adreno 405
Secondary Camera8.0 MP5.0 MP
Dual SIMGSM+GSM (Hybrid SIM slot)GSM+GSM
Thickness8.3 mm8.2 mm
Weight156 gm158 gm
Editor's Note [Positives]
  • Solid build
  • Good looks
  • All metal uni-body design
  • With a 5.2-inch display, the phone is relatively ergonomic, compact and easy to handle (compared to it's top competitors in the price bracket which are all 5.5-inchers)
  • Decent, sharp display, with good sunlight legibility
  • Huawei's EMUI on top of Android works well
  • Smooth overall performance
  • Decent cameras on the front and back
  • Accurate fingerprint sensor on the back
  • Good call quality
  • Good audio quality via headphones
  • Good battery life - easily lasts a day with moderate use
  • Good, solid phone in this price bracket even though it lacks the wow factors of some of it's competitors, like a giant battery, or a larger display
  • Nice, sleek metal design, with a premium finish
  • Well built
  • Comfortable to hold, despite being large
  • Very good display
  • Huawei's EM UI over Android provides a rich feature set without being too overwhelming
  • Good performance in day-to-day use
  • Decent camera
  • Good audio quality
  • Decent call quality
  • Very good, responsive fingerprint sensor
  • Good battery life
Editor's Note [Negatives]
  • Tends to heat up a bit, when put under stress
  • No fast charging support (which is present in some of its competitors)
  • The camera's video recording quality is not as good
  • Average call quality
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