Honor 5X Review

By | December 10, 2016

Honor 5X

Honor 5X  – The first Honor phone to feature three different card slots: nano-SIM, micro-SIM, and microSD. This offers improved compatibility over dual nano-SIM solutions.

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Link to Buy Honor 5X 

Key Features of Honor 5X

  • 13MP primary camera and 5MP front facing camera and finger print scanner with double security
  • 5.5-inch (13.97 centimeters) IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution, 403 ppi pixel density and 16M color support with Full Metal body
  • Android v5.1 Lollipop operating system with Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939v2 Processor with Octa-core CPUs 1.2Ghz + 1.5Ghz , 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory expandable up to 128GB and dual SIM (4G + 4G) micro and nano SIM
  • 3000mAH Li-polymer battery with smart power 3.0 providing talk-time of 26 hours and standby time of 740 hours on 3G networks
  • 1 year manufacturer warranty for device and 6 months manufacturer warranty for in-box accessories including batteries from the date of purchase


Honor 5X – No Nonsense

Everything you need in a smartphone, No Nonsense!

Introducing the honor 5X, the phone that is better, faster and stronger.

Experience an all-metal body, a fingerprint sensor that’s as fast as lightning and two incredible cameras (13MP + 5MP).

Honor 5X : Only Defense. No Nonsense

Your #honor5X is only yours to use. And with Fingerprint Sensor 2.0, it is faster than ever too, packed with everything you need!

Get the best-in-class security features, only with the #NoNonsense phone.

Slow Motion Mode – honor 5X

Don’t just record a video. Capture all the action with the honor 5X’s slow motion mode and relive every moment with a touch of drama.

Timelapse Mode – honor 5X

How do you create a brilliant time-lapse video?

Choose your subject, fire up the time-lapse feature and let the honor 5X work its magic!

Honor 5X : Only Strength –No Nonsense

Thoughtfully Designed, Packed With Features

Combining both, great looks and smart features, the new Honor 5X is a great choice for those who prefer a balanced phone that offers it all. This smartphone has a full metal body and large LCD touch screen which has 16M colour support. The outer structure of Honor 5X is made of high quality light-weight aluminium, fitted with 5.5 inch IPS (In Plane Switching) LCD capacitive touch screen having resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and density of 403 ppi pixels. Combined with 16M colour support, the display ensure to offer you amazing and life-like visual experience, anytime, everytime.

Better Clicking Experience, Secured Access

The 13 MP rear camera and 5 MP front secondary camera captures great images and videos. The unique finger print sensor feature takes care of the security aspect of your phone. Both the cameras comes equipped with different lens mode, allowing you to managing light conditions as per your choice or preference.

Android v5.1 Lollipop

The internal functioning of the phone is taken care of by Android Operating System and Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939v2 Processor along with 1.2 GHz + 1.5 GHz Octa core CPUs. The 2GB RAM of the device not just helps you to multi-tasking at high speed, but also enables accessing files or data more effortlessly. Together, all the technologies ensure that operations executed by you run and function at blazing fast pace and more efficiently.

Other Specifications

Honor 5X has a Lithium polymer battery of a 3000 mAh which is also equipped with smart power of 3.0 and provides 26 hours of talk time and 740 hours of standby time on the 3G networks. Also, this device has internal memory of 16 GB which can further be expanded to 128 GBs. The smartphone is of Dual SIM (4G + 4G) nano and micro SIM

Powerful Performance

Honor 5X

Combination of 2 GB RAM and a Qualcomm 64-bit Octa-core processor for a smooth, responsive experience.

High-speed 2 GB LPDDR3 RAM for seamless user experience. High-performance, low-power through Snapdragon big LITTLE Octa-core processor manufactured using 28 nm technology. Ability to run 3D games seamlessly with PC-grade GPU. Generous 16 GB internal storage and Upgradable to Android M in April 2016

More life

Honor 5X

Longer usage time with a 3000 mAh battery and SmartPower 3.0

2A charger for significantly shorter charging times. Integrated SmartPower 3.0 technology with eight-point power saving plan to reduce power consumption by 30 percent. Battery life that lasts 1.46 days with moderate use and over a day with heavy use. (Data based on Huawei laboratory tests, actual times may vary).

Smart Network

Honor 5X

The first Honor phone to feature three different card slots: nano-SIM, micro-SIM, and microSD. This offers improved compatibility over dual nano-SIM solutions.

Full SIM compatibility with support any combination of 4G cards in both SIM slots. No distinction between a primary/secondary cards, allowing for ability to choose SIM for data. Higher-order mode ring patch antenna and automatic band switching technology that delivers stronger signal.

Ultimate audio experience

Honor 5X

Unified speaker chamber, unique smart power amplifier, and bottom speaker design for ultimate audio experience.

Unified speaker chamber, unique smart power amplifier, and bottom speaker design for crystal-clear audio quality. Speaker volume 18.84 percent louder with excellent audio range. Earpiece ability to handle sound 150 percent louder than competing modules, allowing you to make calls in noisy environments.

Metallic Body


Honor 5X

Design inspired by the famous Guggenheim Museum in Spain, a standout example of futuristic art combined with world-class architecture that pays homage to its legendary creator, Frank Gehry.

Diamond-polished aluminum alloy normally reserved for aircraft. Finishing created through a special brushing technique that produces a consistent, polished finish. Sand-blasted matte sides that complement the phone’s shiny CNC milled chamfer while completing its exquisite and elegant exterior. A meticulous design with upper and lower housings featuring dotted lines that complement each other, and an emoticon-inspired base design that gives the handset a youthful feel.

Vivid Display

Honor 5X

Picturesque 5.5-inch, 1080p full HD, fully laminated screen.

1920 x 1080 pixel, 16.7 million color, full HD IPS display with improved color reproduction and viewing angles. Pixel-by-pixel dynamic contrast adjustment for improved contrast under different lighting conditions and ability to view with glare. High 72.5% screen-to-body ratio and fully-laminated GFF screen that renders vivid and crisp images. 10 point multi-touch and manual color temperature adjustment controls. High transparency screen protector with each device.

Fingerprint Sensor


Honor 5X

Fingerprint identification 2.0 for more speed, and improved accuracy that increases with time.

A second-generation FPC rim-free touch fingerprint sensor that offers better performance, greater accuracy, and a 0.5-second unlocking time. Adaptive sensor: Advanced technology that learns more about your fingerprint as you use it and prevents failed recognition caused by wet hands or partial fingerprints. Easy setup: Fingerprint recording in just six touches. Privacy protection: File Safe, App Lock, and Visitor Mode for added peace of mind.


Cutting-edge camera

Honor 5X

Sony stacked 13 MP image sensor with SmartImage 3.0 image processor.

Wide F2.0 aperture, 28 mm wide angle lens with five elements, blue glass infrared filter, and macro mode for close-up shots from just a few centimeters away. SmartImage 3.0 image processor to ensure clarity in every shot. Anti-reflective coating to increase the amount of light entering the lens, enabling the camera to take clearer shots in low-light conditions. Samsung/OV 5 MP front camera with an F2.4 aperture, 22 mm wide-angle lens with four elements, large 1.4 micron pixel size, and blue glass infrared filter, and an 88-degree viewing angle for panoramic selfies.

More fun with photos

Honor 5X

Exciting new shooting modes such as ultra-snapshot, watermarks, object tracking, and more. Food mode for food shots with stunning colors. Time-lapse mode to capture photos intervals that can be compiled into short videos. Slow motion mode to capture video at 120 fps to enable playback at four-times slower than real life. Perfect selfie mode and “demist” filter.

Enhanced Privacy

Honor 5X

Feature-packed with EMUI 3.1. New privacy features let you hide home screen apps, store personal files in a safe place, and protect sensitive information. Pop-up call reminders for incoming calls to avoid being interrupted while playing a game.

Simple UI

Honor 5X

Simple, user-friendly UI with larger fonts and icons. High volume and impressive battery life. Simple layout and enlarged icons for easier use. Off-screen gestures that allow for opening of pre-configured apps.

Fine craftsmanship & Design

Honor 5X

A body that blends the curvature of the Guggenheim with ergonomic principles to produce an exquisitely designed piece creation for your hands that you could previously only observe from afar. Sourcing and testing standards that far exceed industry norms to ensure outstanding quality.


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