Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has launched a budget smartphone dubbed as the Honor 5A in China. The Honor 5A, as the name suggests, is the successor to the Honor 4A that was launched last year. The smartphone is going on sale in China, but there is no word on when the device will hit Indian shores. As far as the pricing of the smartphone goes, there are two variants available — the standard version priced at CNY 699 (Rs 7,100 approximately), while the other version is priced at CNY 799 (Rs 8,100 approximately). Also Read - Huawei P50, P50 Pro with OLED display, HarmonyOS launched: Price, featuresAlso Read - Huawei Band 6 launched to take on Mi Band 5, brings SpO2 monitor at budget
Honor 5A specification and features: The smartphone features a 5.5-inch HD (1280×720 pixels) IPS display with a pixel density of 267ppi. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor clocked at 1.2GHz and paired with 2GB of RAM. Also on offer is a 16GB of storage, which can be further expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card.
On the camera front, the Honor 5A sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with an f/2.0 aperture, CMOS sensor, and LED flash. Up front, there is an 8-megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture. The smartphone is equipped with 3,100mAh battery.
Connectivity wise, the smartphone supports 4G LTE, GPS, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi. On the software front, it runs on runs Emotion UI 4.1 based on Android Marshmallow 6.0. When Honor launches the smartphone in India, it will face some stiff competition from the likes of the Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus, LG K7 and the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 to name a few.