Huawei Honor 5X

price Rs. 11,199 onwards | launch Feb, 2016
magic score ?
<50
average value for money
our verdict: avoid
ranked
#87
of 145 phones in Rs. 10,000 - 15,000

PhoneCurry Editor's Note

summarizing opinion across 13 expert reviews

What We Liked

  • 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

What We Didn't

  • Average call quality

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Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.1, Upgradeable to 6.0
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5.5 inches
Screen Resolution1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • IPS
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
Fingerprint sensorYes
Processor/RAM
ProcessorOcta Core, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 (Quad Core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 + Quad Core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPUAdreno 405
RAM2 GB
Memory
Internal Memory16 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 128 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity3000 mAh
Dimensions
Weight158 gm
Thickness8.2 mm
Camera
Camera13.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • Geo-tagging
  • Touch Focus
  • Face Detection
  • Panorama
  • HDR
  • F/2.0 Aperture
Secondary Camera5.0 MP
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
CompassYes
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Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Noise FiltrationYes
Stereo SpeakersYes
FM RadioYes
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  • DTS Sound
  • Quick Charge (Get up to 50% capacity with just 30 minutes of charging)
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average brand rating
3.50/5
(Good)
average phonecurry internal rating for all phones launched by this brand in recent times
brand perception
Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Very Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys