Honor 5C equipped with Kirin 650 16nm chipset launched in India

Honor 5C equipped with Kirin 650 16nm chipset launched in India
Honor 5C equipped with Kirin 650 16nm chipset launched in India

Looking forward to strengthening its hold in the budget mid-segment smartphone category and the budget Tablet category, Honor, Huawei’s Smartphone e-brand for digital natives, has launched the Honor 5C in India. The phone is powered with Kirin 650- 16nm processor, the fastest processor available in the segment. In line with its philosophy of “Dare to Perform” the Honor 5C promises enhanced performance, faster processing and optimum battery usage.

Honor 5C will be available in three colours – gold, silver and grey. Pre-orders at the Honor store and Flipkart start from 15:00 hours today. The flash sale for Honor 5C will open on 30th June and again on the 7th July at 1400 hrs. Honor also debuted in the tablet category and showcased a new tablet- Honor T1 7.0. Honor T1 7.0 comes with a 4100 mAh battery for a sustained usability. Honor T1 7.0 will be available through open sale on Flipkart from today 1400 hrs.

Allen Wang, Consumer Business Group, Huawei India, said, “Honor has always taken a lead in technology innovation and puts quality first. In the era of price wars, we focus on quality over price and thrive on packaging together technology that make a product which has an edge in the market. Honor 5c features the much faster Kirin 650 16nm processor which is the first of its kind in this segment and will offer supreme performance to its users. India is a very significant market for Honor and with these persistent series of innovation, we would like to reiterate our commitment to the Indian consumers and offer upgraded experience with every launch.”

Honor would be providing its customers with regular software updates to ensure access to latest and most up-to-date product experience. Honor has a total of 150 service centres across India to serve the customer’s requirements. Honor has successfully garnered 40 million sales in the past one year, and it looks forward to reiterate its commitment to its consumers. In August last year, when the government and the Ministry of Women and Child Development (MoWCD) urged the smartphone manufacturers to check feasibility of embedding such feature in the smartphone, Honor became the first to respond to the request. The R&D Centre in Bangalore innovated this functionality and today, Honor smartphones sold in the Indian market already come embedded with a SOS feature.

The 16nm chipset offers lightning-fast performance compared with previous-generation 28nm chipsets. The gaming experience becomes better with powerful Mali-T830 GPU which ensures seamless gaming experience with 100% increase in GPU performance compared with previous-generation Kirin 620. Honor 5C offers a smooth user experience, thanks to rapid eMMC 5.1–based flash memory chip and all-new EMUI 4.1 OS. 74% screen-to-body ratio. The fingerprint Identification is 2.0 with 0.5 seconds unlocking speed and the display is 1920 x 1080 pixel (423 PPI), 16.7 million colour, and full HD IPS display with improved colour reproduction.  The phone features 13MP rear cameras and 8MP front camera with BSI sensor with ten different beauty modes. SmartImage 3.0 image processor with a variety of creative filters and shooting modes: Light Painting mode gives you manual control of the shutter for long exposure shots, Professional mode provides a range of DSLR-style camera settings, and Document adjustment automatically crops and straightens images of documents. On the whole, Honor 5C has aircraft-grade aluminum-alloy body and integrated speaker box with smart power amplifier and bottom-speaker design.

Honor T1 7.0 is a lightweight tablet that comes with a 4,100mAh long battery life. This tablet also offers 20 hours of 3G calling and 12 hours of video experience. The display is 1024×600 IPS which has a multitouch screen and the Spreadtrum SC7731G comes with an A7 quad-core processor which incorporates 1.2GHz per core integrated chip.