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Honor 7i, Honor 5x launched in China, coming to India next month

Huawei has officially announced two new smatphones under its smatphone making sub brand Honor at Honor’s second anniversary event in China. The latest smartphones are the Honor 7i and Honor 5x. Both the devices were revealed earlier but the official launch was awaited. Sources tell that both these smartphones will be coming to India next month. Both the smartphones feature fingerprint sensors and a lot more interesting features to enhance the smartphone experience with new innovations.


Honor 5x was revealed in October 2015 and is one of the cheapest smartphones to feature a fingerprint sensor, and the Honor 7i will compete among the mid-range smartphones and also with selfie-centric smartphones in the market. It comes with a rotating camera that covers both front and back sides. It also has a unique fingerprint sensor on the left side.

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Huawei Honor 5X

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The Honor 5X is the successor of Honor 4X, it comes with a 5.5 inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1080x 1920 pixels. Huawei Honor 5x is powered by 1.2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 processor with 2 GB and 3 GB RAM variants. The internal storage is 16 GB, and it can be expanded up to 32 GB using a microSD card. For imaging, the Huawei Honor 5X has a 13 MP camera on the rear and a 5 MP front camera for selfies.

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The Huawei Honor 5X runs Huawei’s own EMUI 3.1 on top of Android Lollipop and is powered by a 3000mAh non removable battery with Quick charge 3.0 support. The Huawei Honor 5x supports dual SIM; other connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, FM, 3G, 4G.

Huawei Honor 7i

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Huawei Honor 7i is an upgrade of the very successful Honor 7 released in mid 2015. Honor 7i has a premium design and a very unique 13 MP Swivel Camera that is said to be void of any durability issues. Honor 7i is not only about the camera and fingerprint scanner. It also has a 5.2 inch Full HD IPS LCD and it is powered by a 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 processor clocked at 1.5GHz with 2 GB and 3 GB of RAM variants. The battery is 3100 mAh.

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Honor 7i runs Android 5.1 Lollipop with company’s own EMUI 3.1 skin on top. It has dual SIM slots with 4G support in both; other connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, and Bluetooth.

The Honor 5x is priced at- 2GB 1099 Yuan (Approx INR 11,500), 3GB 1499 Yuan (Approx INR 15,000) and the Honor 7i is priced at- 2GB 1699 Yuan (Approx INR 18,000), 3GB 1999 Yuan (Approx INR 21,000).

Both the smartphones look very promising and we can expect a great response as far as Indian market is the concern. Both the devices will be priced reasonably and will give a tough fight to their competitors. These phones are expected to launch in India in January 2016, by the time, follow our full coverage on Honor 7i and Honor 5x to know more.


Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar, a known technology blogger & YouTuber from India. A Software Engineer by qualification, now he works as the editor-In-Chief, Webmaster, & Managing Director at Gadgets To Use. He runs a number of other technology websites as well.