The company had started sending out press invites that state 'Faster Better Stronger'.

Following are the specifications of the device:

  • The device sports a 5.5-inch Full HD display with 1080 x 1920 pixels of resolution
  •  It comes powered by a 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 SoC.
  • The 16GB onboard storage is expandable up to 128GB via microSD card slot.
  • On the camera front, one can expect a 13MP rear snapper and a 5MP front-facing camera.
  •  The connectivity options include Bluetooth 4.1, USB 2.0, GPS, A-GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and 4G.
  • The smartphone is packed with a 3000mAh battery backup.
  • It measures 158 grams and measures 151.3 x 76.3 x 8.15mm.

Two variants of the Honor 5X were launched in China in October – one with 2GB RAM priced at CNY 999 (approx. Rs 10,000) and another with 3GB RAM priced at CNY 1,399 (approx. Rs 14,000).