Jan 6th, 2016 publishUpdated   Feb 1st, 2016, 11:24 am

honor 5x silver

The honor 5X was officially announced today at CES 2016. It has a few features you’d expect to find in high-end devices, but a super affordable price. You’re getting a premium metal build, fingerprint sensor, and some respectable specs for a sub-$200 device. Here’s the full run-down on what the honor 5X has to offer.

honor 5X Specs

Display
  • 5.5 inch 1920x1080p LCD
Size
  • 5.96 inches x 3.00 inches x 0.32 inches
Sensors
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity sensor
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Digital Compass
Platform
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop
Connectivity
  • NFC
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • Wi-Fi®: 802.11 b/g/n (2.4 GHz)
  • 3.5 mm stereo audio jack
  • micro-USB
Weight
  • 158g
CPU
  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 616, 1.5 GHz Octa-core CPU
Camera
  • Main camera: 13MP with SmartImage 3.0 image processor, wide F2.0 aperture, 28 mm wide
    angle lens. 1080p video resolution
  • Front camera: 5MP with F2.4 aperture, 22 mm wide angle lens. 720p video resolution
Memory
  • 2GB

Storage

  • 16GB, microSD Card support (up to 128GB)
Network
  • GSM (GSM 850): 824–849 MHz (UL), 869–894 MHz (DL)
  •  EGSM (GSM 900): 880–915 MHz (UL), 925–960 MHz (DL)
  •  DCS (GSM 1800): 1710–1785 MHz (UL), 1805–1880 MHz (DL)
  •  PCS (GSM 1900): 1850–1910 MHz (UL), 1930–1990 MHz (DL)
  •  WCDMA Band 1 (WCDMA 2100): 1920–1980 MHz (UL), 2110–2170 MHz (DL)
  •  WCDMA Band 2 (WCDMA 1900): 1850–1910 MHz (UL), 1930–1990 MHz (DL)
  •  WCDMA Band 4 (WCDMA 1700): 1710–1755 MHz (UL), 2110–2155 MHz (DL)
  •  WCDMA Band 5 (WCDMA 850): 824–849 MHz (UL), 869–894 MHz (DL)
  •  LTE FDD Band 2: 1850–1910 MHz (UL), 1930–1990 MHz (DL)
  •  LTE FDD Band 4: 1710–1755 MHz (UL), 2110–2155 MHz (DL)
  •  LTE FDD Band 5: 824–849 MHz (UL), 869–894 MHz (DL)
  •  LTE FDD Band 12: 699–716 MHz (UL),729–746 MHz (DL)
  •  LTE FDD Band 17: 704–716 MHz (UL), 734–746 MHz (DL)
Battery
  • 3000 mAh

What do you think?

Are these specs worthy of the $200 price tag? We think so. The sub-$200 phone market is full of cheap-looking and devastatingly low-powered devices. The honor 5X is designed like a premium phone for people who don’t want to spend a lot. Will you be considering the honor 5X?

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