Huawei is one of the largest telecom manufacturing companies and their products belong to different price segments. This time, Huawei is planning to release a budget phone with high-end configuration. Honor 5A is an octa-core smartphone that comes with Snapdragon 617 processor. It comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB ROM. The smartphone hosts dual SIM option enabled with 4G VoLTE. The screen is again HD IPS display and the cameras too are of higher resolution.
The manufacturers are targeting budgetary range of smartphone market of Android users. Even at an affordable pricing, Honor 5A is expected to be launched in four different colors like White, Black, Gold, and Blue. The phone will be in the market during last quarter of the year 2017.
When we talk about the appearance of Honor 5A, the design hales from typical Huawei type with a robust look. The primary camera with an LED flash is placed on the rear side of the phone. The selfie shooter is on the front side and above the screen. The size of the screen is 5.5-inches with an IPS HD Capacitive touchscreen. The screen gives the display of 720 x 1280 resolutions with 267 ppi. The screen is wide enough and the display is HD for a great picture quality.
There is no external home button but the navigation and home keys are located internally within the screen. The volume controller and power buttons are placed on the left side of the phone. The panel is acrylic make and has a matte finish. The device measures 154.3 x 77.1 x 8.45 mm in dimensions and weighs 168 grams which make the phone little heavy. Though the design is not uncomfortable to hold, the weight definitely would be a burden during lengthy calls.
Since Huawei is determined to be a strong competitor in the budget segment, the Honor 5A is loaded with robust specifications. The phone comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 Octa-core processor which is clocked at 1.2GHz. This is backed by 3GB of RAM which enables smooth and lag free performance even with multiple options.
The phone packs in 16GB of default internal memory which is big enough to store many different apps, images, and videos. But incase if you go short of it, then you can anytime expand it up to 128GB using the micro SD card. Among the dual SIM slots, one of them is of nano type and supports 4G internet connectivity with VoLTE. Overall, the performance of the phone is very decent in the affordable price segment.
There is a lot to tell about the cameras of the Honor 5A. The phone boasts of a 13MP rear camera of Omni-vision sensor f/2.0 aperture with LED flash. The other features that the camera is embedded with are autofocus, geo tagging, touch focus, HDR, digital zoom, face detection, auto zoom, and panorama. The front shooter is 8MP without flash. The secondary camera is decent enough to take selfies and video calling. Having such high-resolution cameras, specifically, front camera at affordable price range will definitely excite the users.
The cameras can perform video recording at the speed of 30 frames per second.
The Honor 5A can play different formats of audio and video files. It comes with an FM radio and a 3.5mm headphone audio jack.
Though Honor 5A belongs to the ‘affordable phones’ class, it is backed by a strong Li-Po non-removable battery of 3100 mAh. This will last more than a day with light to moderate usage.
The phone comes with dual SIM and both the SIMs support 2G, 3G and 4G internet connectivity and are enabled with EDGE, VoLTE and GPRS. When we talk about the wired connectivity the phone has USB 3.0 and for the non-wired connectivity options the phone has Bluetooth, GPS, Wifi, Hotspot, WLAN and few more.
Huawei has embedded few sensors in its upcoming Honor 5A and these include Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Light Sensor, Proximity and Orientation sensors.
The Honor 5A is a budgetary smartphone which is boasted with lots of high-end features that cannot be found in the smartphones of this grade. This makes 5A the most outstanding performer in the competition.WHAT WE LIKED