After a hush- hush pre-lunch session where all press had to sign an indemnity against squealing, Honor 5C powered with kirin 650 16nm chipset launches in India. They have also brought out a Tablet – Honor T1 7.0 priced at INR 6,999.
Honor 5C runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with the all new EMUI 4.1that enhances performance and provides for professional photography modes is further powered by Kirin 650- 16nm processor which is the fastest processor available in the segment. No compromises have been made on the batteries either, rather it promises reduced power consumption by 70% and increased battery life. The professional photography mode allows users to adjust shutter speed and control exposure. The phone also boasts about dynamic fingerprint scanner for better security mechanism and an elegant metallic design which matches the aesthetics of any premium phone. It gels well with their ‘Dare to Perform’ philosophy.
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. 74% screen-to-body ratio also helps. Smooth usage is experienced through rapid eMMC 5.1–based flash memory chip and all-new EMUI 4.1 OS. 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 color, and full HD IPS display with improved color reproduction. The phone features 13 MP rear and 8 MP front cameras 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.
Available in three colors – gold, silver and grey, pre-orders at the Honor store and Flipkart have started from 15:00 hours on 22nd June 2016. The flash sale for Honor 5C will open on 30th June and again on the 7th July at 1400 hrs.
Honor T1 7.0, a light weight Tablet that comes with a 4100 mAh long battery life which also offers 20 hours of 3G calling and 12 hours of video experience on 1024×600 IPS, multi-touch screen and the Spreadtrum SC7731G comes with an A7 quad core processor which incorporates 1.2GHz per core integrated chip.
It will be available through open sale on Flipkart.
Honor would be providing its customers with regular software updates to ensure access to latest and most up-to-date product experience. A total of 150 service centers across India will serve customer’s requirements.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Allen Wang of Consumer Business Group, Huawei India, said, “Honor smart-phones are for the brave, people who are discerning and look to get the best in class and most innovative product and have flair to keep up with their fast paced life. After the success of Honor 5X earlier this year, we are excited to introduce Honor 5c in Indian market and we are hopeful that we would continue to receive a great response from our consumers.”
With these product offerings, Honor is looking forward to strengthen its hold in the budget-mid segment smart-phone category and the budget Tablet category.