Huawei Honor 5C Hands-on and Initial Impressions: Features, specs, and price details

Honor, the subsidiary of Huawei, has recently launched the much-awaited Honor 5C at Rs. 10,999. Among other specifications, the Honor 5C comes with FHD display and latest Kirin 650 processor. In this article, we will explore the specifications and features of the latest Honor phone.


The Honor 5C features a 5.2-inch FHD IPS display with low-reflection and fully laminated LTPS GFF panel. If you use the smartphone, you will be able to view images and content in vivid and crisp format. Moreover, the device offers an improved color reproduction with 74 percent screen-to-body ratio.


On the specifications front, the Honor 5C packs a latest Kirin 650 processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, which is expandable up to 128GB. Considering the specifications of similarly priced smartphones, the Honor 5C lacks in RAM and internal storage segment but the facility to expand the storage is a plus point.


While the rear camera is a 13MP sensor with support for autofocus, LED Flash, quick/panoramic shooting, the front-facing snapper is equipped with an 8MP sensor. Moreover, the camera provides support for FHD video recording.

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Operating Platform

The Honor 5C comes pre-loaded with Android Marshmallow on top of EMUI 4.1 interface, which is the latest platform with a wide range of features.


Powered by a 3000mAh battery, the Honor 5C is capable of delivering a talk time of 32 hours on 2G and 19 hours on 3G. It also offers a standby time of 630 hours on 3G, which is comparatively high.

Advanced Features

The advanced power amplifier included in Honor 5C is developed using a built-in DSP algorithm and Huawei’s super-wide sound technology (SWS), which is capable of producing rich and immersive audio experience with low noise and distortion. Equipped with all major connectivity features, the Honor 5C also offers BSI sensor, HDR, and all other camera specific features.

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Capable of adding a fingerprint in just six touches, the scanner is very adaptive and sensitive to light touches as well. It also cancels the detections caused by wet hands or partial fingerprints. You can also make use of touch and swipe features to capture selfies, call answering including pulling down the notification bar and image browsing.


The Honor 5C is an excellent smartphone with all the latest features. If you are a beginner and don’t require a large smartphone, you can opt for Honor 5C. You will be able to view content easily because of the large 5.2-inch display coupled with FHD resolution. It is difficult to find a 5.2-inch smartphone with FHD display and Honor 5C will be the best fit for you if you are planning to buy a new smartphone.

Here’s our detailed review of Honor 5c: