Huawei Honor 5X with Fingerprint Scanner Announced

Chinese brand Huawei has added a new model in its Honor line of Android phones.  The newest addition is the Huawei Honor 5X, a 5.5-inch phone that features a fingerprint scanner.  Despite sporting a scanner, the Huawei Honor 5X is targeted at the budget-conscious crowd as the launch indicates that the price of the phone would be at about Php7,500 in terms of Philippine peso.

The Huawei Honor 5X sports mid-range specs, as would be expected from an affordable Android phone.  However, for the targeted price, the Huawei Honor 5X offers a lot.  The display, for one, is of the full HD variant.  Under the hood, the Huawei Honor 5X packs a Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 616 octa-core processor, 2GB/3GB of RAM and 16GB of storage.  It also offers a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.

Expect the Huawei Honor 5X to be available in the Philippine soon
Expect the Huawei Honor 5X to be available in the Philippine soon

The main specs of the Huawei Honor 5X are listed below.


  • 5.5-inch full HD display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 octa-core processor
  • 2GB or 3GB of RAM
  • 16GB of storage, expandable via microSD
  • 13-megapixel rear camera with flash
  • 5-megapixel front facing camera
  • Dual SIM, 3G, LTE
  • WiFi, Bluetooth
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • Quick Charge 3.0
  • 3000mAh battery
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop

The Huawei Honor 5X will soon be available in the Philippines but specific details as to actual price and availability are scarce at this point.  Stay tuned for future updates on this phone.



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