At an event held in the National Capital today, Honor, Huawei’s Smartphone e-brand for digital natives launched its successor to last year’s Honor 4C, the Honor 5C with 5.2-inch 1080p screen and Octa-Core Kirin 650-16nm SoC.
The latest launch from Huawei’s Honor has been engineered in line with company’s philosophy of “Dare to Perform”. The highly anticipated product packs a good set of hardware and come with Kirin 650- 16nm processor, making it the fastest smartphone in this price segment. Further, the handset includes a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, 8-megapixel front-facing camera, and runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with EMUI 4.1 on top. It comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB of internal storage with support for microSD card up to 128GB. A dual SIM smartphone, the Honor 5C also has a fingerprint sensor that can unlock the handset in 0.5 seconds. The smartphones come in a full metal body and uses a 3000mAh battery to power up. It also supports G LTE with VoLTE, will be available in three colors – gold, silver and grey).
The Honor 5C will available exclusively from Flipkart and Honor store through flash sale starting from 30th June. Registration for the sale begins today. The handset has been priced at Rs. 10999 in India.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Allen Wang of Consumer Business Group, Huawei India, said, “Honor smartphones are for the brave, people who are discerning and look to get the best in class and most innovative product and have flair to keep up with their fast paced life. After the success of Honor 5X earlier this year, we are excited to introduce Honor 5c in Indian market and we are hopeful that we would continue to receive a great response from our consumers.
“Honor has always taken a lead in technology innovation and puts quality first. In the era of price wars we focus on quality over price and thrive on packaging together technology that make a product which has an edge in the market. Honor 5c features the much faster Kirin 650 16nm processor which is the firstof its kind in this segment and will offer supreme performance to its users. India is a very significant market for Honor and with these persistent series of innovation, we would like to reiterate our commitment to the Indian consumers and offer upgraded experience with every launch”, added AllenWang.
The company also launched its new tablet, Honor T1 7.0 with 4100mAh battery that offers sustained usability. The latest tablet from Honor will be available for purchase from today through open sale on Flipkart.
Honor T1 7.0 tablet is a light weight device that comes with a massive 4100mAh battery, and claims to deliver 20 hours of 3G calling and 12 hours of video experience. It features a 7-inch (1024 x 600 pixels) on-cell display, and is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Spreadtrum SC7731G processor paired with 1GB RMA and Mali 400 GPU. The tablet runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat) OS, and comes with 8GB ROM with support for microSD card up to 32GB.
It includes 2MP fixed focus rear camera, and 2MP front camera. The Honor T1 7.0 tablet supports 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, USB OTG, and is priced at Rs. 6999.