The Chinese smartphone maker, Huawei announced a new smartphone under its sub-brand Honor in China. The new smartphone is called as Honor Play 5, which was expected to be named as Play 5X.
The Honor Play 5 sports a 5 inch HD IPS display with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels. It is powered by a quac-core 64-bit MediaTek MT6735 processor, paired with 2GB of RAM and runs on 5.1 Lollipop and Emotion UI 3.1 on top.
The smartphone flaunts a 13 megapixel camera on the back with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, OmniVision BSI sensor, 28mm wide-angle lens, 6P lenses and a 5 megapixel front-facing camera. It comes with 16GB of internal memory and can be expandable up to 128GB using a microSD card.
The smartphone packs 4,000mAh battery with power saving feature that extend the power up to 24 hours even with 10 percent battery. The company also promises that the smartphone can offer up to 3.75 days of battery life with average use and up to 2 days of battery life on extensive usage.
Further, it support dual-SIM, 4G connectivity with support for TDD-LTE B38 / B39 / B40 / B41 and FDD-LTE: B1 / B3 and 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and USB OTG.
The smartphone is available in Gray, Gold and White colors and is priced at 999 Yuan (Rs. 9,175 apporx). The device will go on sale in China starting October 16, but there is no word on the available on other markets including India.