Discover and win Huawei's Honor 5x Smartphone!

The wait is over for Internet-minded millennials that demand a smartphone purpose-built for their lifestyles. The U.K. debut of honor 5X from honor, the energetic and onlinefirst brand, means that young, stylish and adventurous consumers can have all the essentials – high quality metal construction, next-generation fingerprint technology and inspired-design – they need to experience and share life’s everyday adventures.

“honor 5X is a no nonsense smartphone that delivers all the essentials millennials want and need in a device,” said George Zhao, president of honor.

“We designed honor 5X to be an extension of the personalities of its users – cool, stylish and iconic – and it integrates creative technology so users get the most from their device and have a superior Internet experience, all at an affordable price.” 

With metal Inspired by the shape and design of the famous Guggenheim Museum Bilbao in Spain, honor 5X’s aluminum alloy body blends a distinctive curved design with ergonomic principles to feel perfectly at home in users’ hands. Constructed with a diamond polished aluminum alloy and accentuated with a ceramic coating applied with a special brushing technique, honor 5X has a unique finish made for showing off. Fingerprint honor 5X’s rear panel houses a second-generation, frame-free fingerprint sensor that offers stellar performance, accuracy and a 0.5-second unlocking time.

The adaptive sensor boasts a self-learning capability that enhances scanning accuracy over time. The reader also supports intuitive gesture controls for making a call or launching an app during locked mode, taking photos, pulling down and hiding the notification bar as well as canceling an alarm. Camera and Display honor 5X features professional-grade cameras to capture high-quality images with advanced clarity and dynamic color reproduction.

The 13MP back-facing camera features a F2.0 aperture, 28mm wide-angle lens, a blue glass infrared filter, and a macro mode for close-up shots. Coupled with a SmartImage 3.0 image processor and anti-reflective coating on the camera lens, the 5X can easily capture vivid images even 3 / 4 in low light. The 5MP front-facing camera includes a F2.4 aperture, 22mm wide-angle lens and an 88-degree viewing angle, making the honor 5X the perfect tool for selfies. Users can enjoy photos and videos on the 5.5-inch, 10-point multi-touch Full-HD IPS display. honor 5X delivers vivid pictures with pixel-by-pixel dynamic contrast adjustment control for improved contrast under different lighting conditions.

In line with its slogan, “for the brave”, the brand was created to meet the needs of digital natives through internetoptimized products that offer superior user experiences, inspire action, foster creativity and empower the young to achieve their dreams. In doing this, honor has set itself apart by showcasing its own bravery to do things differently and to take the steps needed to usher in the latest technologies and innovations for its customers.

Our Verdict: The Honor 5x has ripped up the rulebook for smartphones, retailing at only £189.99 this little thing of beauty is powerful, slick and a contender for our favourite smart phone of the year so far.

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