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Honor 5C : Great Phone for Gaming at a Reasonable Price

Huawei, launched its much awaited Honor 5C in India, recently on 22nd June. The Registration for the phone is now open exclusively on Flipkart, and the flash sale starts at 2 PM on Jun 30. The Phone has been priced at Rs. 10,999 and it will be available in Gold, Silver and Grey color variants. Since the launch of Honor 5C, much has been talked about the phone. In this article we will tell you, why Honor 5C is a great phone for Gaming.

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Reasons, Why Honor 5C Is A Great Gaming Phone

Kirin 650 Chipset

The first and the foremost factor that makes Honor 5C a great gaming phone is the Kirin 650 Chipset. Kirin 650 is just 16nanometer in size, but it is its performance that matters in gaming. The 16 nm Kirin 650 comes with 4 x Cortex A53 cores clocked at 2.0GHz and 4 x Cortex A53 cores clocked at 1.7GHz. Moreover, it has 600 Mhz Mali T830 MP2 dual-core GPU, which enables advanced 3D graphics acceleration and is claimed to be 100% faster than the previous generation Kirin 620.

3Kirin 650 also comes with the i5 co-processor which helps the CPU in processing. The Chip is designed to produce least heat while playing high end games. Built on advanced 16nm manufacturing process, Kirin 650 allows multiple reductions in energy loss while pushing the clock speed of the cores to a higher level. Lastly, Kirin 650 is much ahead of its competitors like Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 650 and 652 that continue to use 28 nm technology.

Full HD display

Honor 5C features a 5.2 inches IPS LCD Display with 68.7% screen-to-body ratio. The Display comes with a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels (Full HD) and a pixel density of 424 ppi. The 5.2 inch Display is enough for giving an engrossing experience with its perfect size for good grip, even one handed usage is also quite comfortable.

Asphalt 8 being played on Honor 5C [Video]

Good battery

Honor 5C is backed by a Nice 3000 mAh Li-Polymer Battery, although the battery is non removable, but it is enough for high end gaming. Moreover, The Kirin 650 chipset with its architecture, decreases the power consumption by 40%. If that is not enough the phone also comes with Android 6.0’s Doze Mode and Huawei’s 3.0 power-saving technology for energy optimization.


The company claims that you can get up to 1.3 days of heavy usage on a full charge. We also reviewed the Battery Performance and after playing Modern Combat 5 and Asphalt 8 for 45 minutes, we experienced a 19% drop in the battery level. So if you travel a lot, and like to play games on the go, then a 3000 mAh Battery would provide enough juice for your gaming needs.

Reasonable Price

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The Amazing thing about Honor 5C is that with all the features it offers, it is still very reasonably priced at Rs. 10,999. The phones in competition like the Moto G4 and Samsung J7 are first of all priced higher than Honor 5C, moreover, Samsung J7 lacks Full HD Display. Also, the phones like Zuk Z1, Moto X Play, OnePlus X that are equally good in gaming performance are priced much higher than Honor 5C.


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.