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Honor 5X: Best & Cheap Android smartphone arrives in UK


HUAWEI SUBSIDIARY Honor has brought its latest affordable Android smartphone, the Honor 5X, to the UK.
The Honor 5X made its debut at CES, and the firm announced this week that it is now available to pick up in Europe. The handset is intended to be an affordable alternative to Huawei's top-end devices such as the Mate 8 and P8, offering premium features at a bargain price.

Honor 5X is available for £189.99.

Huawei sub-brand took wraps off the Android handset, which packs a 5.5 inch HD screen, 3,000 mAh battery and aluminium body.
It uses an octa-core snapdragon 616 processor, 2GB Ram, 13 megapixel rear camera and five megapixel front sensor providing “wonderful quality”. Storage is up to 120GB of additional memory.
It also has a more powerful audio speaker providing “unbelievable sound which will blow you away,
The Honor 5X, available in a choice of either Gold, Silver or Grey.
Surprisingly good is how I would put it, the primary camera is 13MP with a F2.0 aperture. And it comes with the usual range of filters and features that we have come to expect from Huawei, I mean Honor… The good food mode takes super-macro shots, so perfect for pictures of flowers and food for the instagrammers out there and the ‘perfect selfie’ mode lets you crank up the levels to 10 so all blemishes are smoothened out to make you look as etherial as possible. Sadly, Optical Image Stabilisation has been left out and thats one of the main gripes I have with the phone but the 88-degree angle on the 5-MP front-facing camera almost makes up for it.