"Huawei Honor 5X": reviews and features
"Huawei Honor 5X" is the result of tough competitionon the market of the Celestial Empire between the same "Huawei", "Lenovo", "Xiaomi" and "Meizu." All these brands quite a quick step down into the budget sector, offering users very good opportunities for their gadgets, quite acceptable characteristics for a very democratic price. Thanks to all these frictions, the new Chinese creation has the quality of a smartphone from the middle and somewhere even the top sector at a relatively low price.
So, we bring to your attention the smartphone "Huawei Honor 5X": review, reviews, specifications, as well as the advantages of the gadget along with the shortcomings.
In the market you can see three color variationsDevaysa (front part): dark gray, silver and golden. Something unusual in terms of appearance we will not see - the gadget is made in the classic for the brand design: not the most original and bright, but quite recognizable.
The eye of the main camera is still slightly bulgingbut this decision will not surprise anyone, because, as literally every second Chinese smartphone, has something similar to the style of "Huawei Honor 5X." The buyers' comments on this matter are neutral: they do not like this design, but they do not disappoint either - the phone is like a telephone.
The back of the smartphone is made entirely ofmetal, except for the upper and lower elements - they are made of very high-quality plastic. The front panel is covered with a very good glass with good protective characteristics. Speaking about the materials of the hull as a whole, the idea is very similar to the solutions of the same "Galaxy" series A from Samsung, where the company was able to give its device a very presentable look, which at first sight can not be called budgetary.
Of course, before the "Samsun" A-series gadget is notreaches: there are more plastic inserts, there are extra decorative elements, in addition, the stylistics gives some aleapistostyu in "Huawei Honor 5X." The owners' responses are nevertheless filled with a friendly context regarding the appearance of the smartphone - the device feels more expensive than it actually is.
Any serious claims to the quality of the assemblyseries is not. Squeaks, crunches and backlashes are missing, and they simply can not be taken: the only removable element is a tray for sim and flash cards. All keys are securely poured into the case and do not hang out, which is very rare for budget devices like "Huawei Honor 5X".
Reviews (housing specifications) forspecialized forums confirm the fact that the assembly of the smartphone is performed at a very high level, despite the accessory devaysa budget segment. Owners appreciated the solidity of the device and the absence of any gaps, along with the strength of the gadget.
In terms of the availability and location of interfaces - thisa typical representative of the "Android" -bratia: touch-screen buttons and a pair of hardware keys. The buttons are located on the right side of the smartphone: above - the volume rocker, below - on / off the gadget. On the left side there are two slots for SIM cards (one - micro, the other - nano). A little later we will see a separate slot for micro SD cards. In general, the layout of the controls can be called standard in the "Huawei Honor 5X".
Feedback from users about the interfaces is mostly positive: everything is in the usual places, and re-used, if you decide to change the brand, you do not have to.
At the bottom there is a micro-USB connectorfor recharging the device and synchronizing with a personal computer. There is also a main microphone and a speaker of calls. The upper end is reserved for the usual "mini-jack" for 3.5 mm and a backup microphone.
On the front of the screen there is a sensorlight, camera and speaker. As for the touchscreen on-screen buttons, if there is a desire, they can be configured: add a call button or change the location of the main controls from the "Huawei Honor 5X". The owners' comments on this matter are full of words of gratitude to the brand: it is very convenient that there is an opportunity to adjust everything to themselves.
In addition to the standard interface elements, on the back of the smartphone we will see a fingerprint scanner, just below the camera and flash. To work the scanner, there are no complaints: everything works well and accurately.
The model is equipped with a 5.5-inch screen that workson a quite intelligent IPS-matrix. Permissions should be enough for even the most demanding owners - 1920 by 1080 pixels with a density of 403 ppi. This, of course, is not "retina" from the same Apple, but more than an acceptable option for the budget "Huawei Honor 5X."
The owners' comments indicate very attractivescreen characteristics: the maximum viewing angles for this type of matrix, the absence of any distortion during rotation, a good margin of brightness and contrast, and the presence of an intelligent oleophobic coating. Some complain about the lack of juiciness pictures, but this can already be called quibbles, if you look at the price of the device.
The main camera of the smartphone has five lenses,a phase focusing system, a good resolution of 13 megapixel, as well as a good LED flash in two colors. The front peephole has, naturally, more modest parameters of the matrix (5 Mp), but for a more or less high-quality self, it is quite suitable.
Manage the camera is very simple:The interface is familiar, simple and intuitive. The main functionality somewhat resembles the management of "apple" gadgets. The user has the opportunity to choose from a fairly extensive list of liked stories, as well as add some effects while working with the cameras "Huawei Honor 5X."
Reviews of owners about the characteristics of cameraswritten in a positive way. In the daytime, the gadget completely copes with the shooting, and the images are quite decent. The only downside is night work: noise appears, contrast, brightness decreases, and detail is noticeably reduced. Nevertheless, it is impossible to call this moment a critical disadvantage, because the smartphone fulfills its budget category by almost 100%, and it is not necessary to wait for it from the NTS or "Sony".
For the speed of the gadget meets the eight-corechipset from Qualcomm from the Snapdragon 616 series. It performed well not only on many well-known benchmarks, but also directly in the business. Also on board there is 2 GB of operative and 16 GB of user memory. You can extend the latter using SD-cards (maximum 128 GB). The graphical component is answered by the Adreno system on the 405 chip, which also pleases.
Reviews about the phone "Huawei Honor 5X" relativelyperformance is left largely in a positive way: the speed of the interface and applications at the proper level. The chipset is quite enough to perform most common tasks, including viewing video in high quality. Some gaming applications at the maximum settings sometimes slow down and sag at the FPS, but do not forget that in your hands you have a budget smartphone "Huawei Honor 5X". Responses of owners about the work of the interface are entirely positive: no friezes, jerking or hangs - everything is just perfect.
The gadget received a non-removable lithium-iona battery for 3000 mAh, which is considered standard for most similar budget devices. On average, the charge is enough for about one day of busy work: Internet, sms, conversations, camera and music.
In general, you can "stretch" the battery and on muchmore time, if you reduce brightness, use energy-saving modes and use a smartphone as a means of communication. In this case, it should be enough for three days.
The Huawei Company managed to give itsuser not only a perfectly balanced and inexpensive device, but also to do it at the right time, and most importantly - in the right place (if we talk about Russia). The gadget has an enviable chance to become a real bestseller of the outgoing year, and for this the model has all the components listed above.
Of course, you can wait until the market poursannounced gadgets from "Lenovo", "Meizu" or the same ZTE, but if we talk about "here and now", then, choosing a brand new mobile device, be sure to pay attention to the "Huawei Honor 5X". Perhaps, it is this device that will forever change your idea of the so-called "Chinese gadget".
The approximate price of the model is 15,000 rubles (IV quarter of 2016).