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Honor announces the Honor 5X for UK and Europe

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Today Honor has announced the New Honor 5X for the UK and Europe priced at £189.99/€229,99. With early adopters can however enjoy an extra bonus in the form of £20 off the purchase price, plus £10 credit for future purchases. This is available exclusively from Honor’s VMall online store in three colours Silver, Gold and Grey but also available from Amazon UK and from the UK mobile operator Three.

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Honor 5X – Design and finishing

The Honor 5X is surprising at first sight, with visually his cousins ​​Huawei Mate 8 or the Nexus 6P.

However it resembles in tact is where you see the difference with these two premium smartphones. The feeling to have it in your hands is comparable to having a Honor 7. As in the Honor 7, the back of Honor 5X is aluminum and comes with bevelled edges and with a metal frame.

On the left side of the device is two slots stop the SIM and microSD cards. In Honor 7, there is only one slot so the user has a choice between using two SIM cards or SIM and microSD while the Honor 5X can have two SIM and microSD simultaneously.

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Volume keys and off are well positioned in the right side. For a 5.5-inch smartphone, the Honor 5X is lighter than expected, 158 grams. Compared the G8 with an almost identical kit weighs 167 grams.

Honor 5X sims slots

On the left side of the Honor 5X is two slots stop the SIM and microSD cards. In Honor 7, there is only one slot so the user has a choice between using two SIM cards or SIM and microSD while the Honor 5X can have two SIM and microSD simultaneously.

Honor 5X

With a 5.5-inch screen is Full HD, engineers have relied on IPS technology. The screen resolution is 403 ppi. Clearly, there are phones with higher resolutions and therefore a greater pixel density but the screen Honor 5X has great performance.

  • System: Android 5.1 + EMUI 3.1
  • Memory: Internal: 16 GB / RAM: 2 GB / Slot type: microSD / Max. slot capacity: 128 GB
  • CPU Adreno 405 GPU, Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 octa-core processor (4x 1.7 GHz and 4x 1.2 GHz)
  • Display: 5.5″ / Full HD IPS / Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera: 13 Mpixels / Front: 5 Mpixels
  • Network: 4G: LTE 800/900/1800/2100/2600 MHz / 3G: 900/1900/2100 MHz / GSM: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • Dual SIM Card (Nano & Micro-SIM)
  • Wireless: Bluetooth: 4.1 / Wifi: 802.11 b/g/n
  • Connection: Jack 3.5 mm / Micro-USB / Micro SD
  • GPS: GPS/AGPS + GLONASS
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, Digital Compass, Fingerprint sensor, Hall sensor, Proximity sensor
  • Battery: 3000 mAh
  • 4G compatible with all UK bands
  • Dimensions: 151.3 x 76.3 x 8.15 mm

Honor 5X – Special Functions

The 5X Honor is a device with dual SIM and MicroSD reader. It also has a fingerprint reader that is what makes the difference in their class.

The fingerprint reader can be configured quickly and allows you to unlock the phone quickly and accurately. From the settings, you can configure the fingerprint sensor for other functions, ranging from answering calls pictures.

Video Credit to GadgetsBoy

Honor 5X – Software

The Honor 5X uses the EMUI 3.1 which is based on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. Honor is bringing a update to Marshmallow (6.0) soon.

Chris Hare
Chris Hare
A True Tech Geek at Heart, I Started my life of being a Tech Geek at the age of 5 with the BBC Micro. Went on through most of Nintendo stuff and now a Xbox and PlayStation fan. I also leaked the information about the leaked Hotmail passwords story from October 2009 that went World Wide. I Started writing tech articles at the beginning of 2011, most of my articles are about Android phones and Xbox One and PlayStation 4 and other gaming news. When Chris has free time its with the family.

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