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Huawei Honor 5c Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Huawei Honor 5c - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Huawei Honor 5c Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Huawei Honor 5c is a 2016 smartphone. It measures 147.1 x 73.8 x 8.3 mm and weighs 156 g. It has a IPS LCD display measuring 5.2" inches. The resolution is 1080 x 1920 and 424 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 8 MP. The main camera is Single with 13 MP.

It runs on Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU with 16 GB, 2 GB RAM memory. The battery is 3000 mAh.

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Huawei Honor 5c specs

General specs

Brand and model Huawei Honor 5c
Release date 2016, April
Dimensions 147.1 x 73.8 x 8.3 mm (5.79 x 2.91 x 0.33 in)
Weight 156 g (5.5 oz)
Colors Silver, Gray, Gold
Battery 3000 mAh,  Non-removable
Approximate price170 EUR

Screen

Technology IPS LCD
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 5.2" inc
Screen area 74.5 cm2
Screen format 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio68.7%
Screen resolution 1080 x 1920 px
PPI /points per inch/ 424 PPI

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 13 MP, Single
Camera specs
-13 MP, AF, f/2.0
Functions LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 8 MP, Single
Specifications 8 MP, f/2.0

Performance

Operating system OS Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), upgradable to 7.0 (Nougat); EMUI 4.1
Chipset - HiSilicon Kirin 650 (16 nm)
Processor CPU
- Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
Graphics processor GPU - Mali-T830MP2
External memory microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal memory 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Antutu 7 score52398 (Rank 666 of 2084)
GeekBench 5 Single Core169 (Rank 1185 of 1552)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core759 (Rank 1199 of 1546)
GeekBench 4 Single Core795 (Rank 423 of 987)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core3300 (Rank 363 of 984)
GeekBench 4 RenderScript2423

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (region dependent)
NFC
USB microUSB 2.0
Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation
SAR - 1.26 W/kg (head)     0.43 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 1.56 W/kg (head)     1.24 W/kg (body)    

Music and Audio

Radio FM radio
Headphone jack Yes
Others
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

- Sensors - Accelerometer, proximity, compass
- Asia model has fingerprint sensor Also known as Huawei Honor 7 Lite, Huawei GT3

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Huawei Honor 5c was around 170 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2016, April.
The weight of the Huawei Honor 5c is 156 g.
The screen size of the Huawei Honor 5c is 5.2" inches.
The size of the Huawei Honor 5c is 147.1 x 73.8 x 8.3 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support 5G
No, it is not waterproof.
No, it does not support fast charging.
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Single main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.