Huawei has been making waves in India with its Honor brand of devices. The company's Honor sub-brand is targeted at internet savvy customers who are particular about specifications as well as features of a smartphone, which are value for their money.
Huawei's Honor has a wide variety of feature-packed smartphones that are priced compellingly. One of them is Honor 5X that combines powerful specs with good looks, and is priced competitively.
The phone pits against several Chinese rivals that are placed in the same price bracket. Today we compare the phone with Lenovo Vibe S1 to give you a specification comparison of both the phones. With this comparison, we try to find out the best budget smartphone that is more value for money. Take a look:
A visual treat:
A good display makes a lot of difference in your overall smartphone experience. Huawei Honor 5X packs in a 5.5-inch screen with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution, which should be a visual delight. The Vibe S1, on the other hand, comes with a 5-inch screen which is smaller than the Honor 5X. For those who love watching movies, browsing and paying games on their smartphone, a bigger display is better to have a better experience.
Promising in terms of performance:
Processor is one key feature in a phone, for it ensures smooth performance and good user-experience. Speaking of chipset, the Honor 5X is powered by 1.2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 chipset that promises feature smooth performance, even while you multitask on your phone. The Lenovo Vibe S1, on the other hand, packs in a MediaTek MT6752 octa-core chipset.
Great for photography crazy:
Honor smartphones pack in good optics to offer brilliant photography results to their users. The Honor 5X is not different. It features a 13MP rear snapper that is coupled with LED flash. It is capable of recording FHD video at 1080p. The phone is good for taking pictures and comes with editing tools and features to enhance pictures. The Vibe S1 also comes with a 13MP rear snapper.
The Honor 5X is powered by Android 5.1 Lollipop wrapped under the company's native Emotion UI 3.1, which has interesting customizations and feature a bouquet of customizations and extras. The Vibe S1 comes with Android 5.0 Lollipop with Vibe UI running atop.
With battery being a crucial specification in a smartphone, the battery capacity of a smartphone makes a lot of difference in the overall user experience. The Honor 5X in the department gets an advantage with a 3000mAh battery, which is higher in capacity than the 2420mAh battery on the Vibe S1.
In terms of connectivity, both phones support dual-SIM and 4G network. Beside these, both the phones have standard connectivity options that include Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and others.
When it comes to colour of a smartphone, gold colour has become kind of a hot favorite of consumers. Huawei recognized consumers liking towards the colour gold, and launched Honor 5X in a gold variant, apart from black and white colours. The Vibe S1 doesn't have a gold coloured variant.