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Honor 5A details

Buy For
  • Slim and enticing looks
  • Massive battery backup
  • Good configuration
  • Decent cameras
Beware of
  • Non removable battery
  • No fingerprint scanner
Verdict

The Honor 5A is budget friendly smartphone with premium design and powerful battery support. However, it lacks advanced security system of fingerprint sensor. As far the price tag it holds, it is a great device with good configuration, decent cameras and massive battery support.

Budget friendly and presentable device
Display and Design

The Honor 5A comes in a slim body and flaunts an attractive design with classic 3D texture back cover. The texture back cover strengthen the grip. It is available in various colours like blue, gold, etc. It sports a 5.5-inch IPS display of HD (720x1,280) resolution and a pixel density of 267ppi. The HONOR logo at the bottom of the screen promotes the brand. 

Configuration and OS

The Honor 5A is powered by a 64-bit 1.5GHz octa-core processor seated at Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952 chipset coupled with 2GB of RAM. For the basic entertainment needs of the user like playing games or watching movies, Adreno 405 GPU is there. The device uses EMUI 4.1 based on Android v6.0 OS.

Camera and Storage

To take the pictures, the device comes with 13MP rear camera of 28mm wide viewing angle along with LED flash and also fulfills the selfie taking demands of all through 8MP front facing camera. The 16GB internal memory fulfills the basic storage needs of the user that can be further expanded upto 128GB via microSD card.

Battery and Connectivity

The power supply of the device is quite impressive at 3,100mAh Li-polymer battery. It is a dual SIM smartphone that offers 4G connectivity over both the SIMs. Other connectivity features including Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1, microUSB 2.0, etc.
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Honor 5A Price
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Key Specs See Full Specs
Android v6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Performance
  • Display
  • Camera
  • Battery
  • Supports Indian bands
  • VoLTE
  • 16 GB + 128 GB Expandable
  • Dual SIM: Micro + Micro
  • No Fingerprint sensor
  • FM Radio
Powered by Qualcomm® Snapdragon 600 Mobile Platform
  • Delivers flagship experience at mid-range prices
  • Supports 4K video recording
  • Offers fast LTE speeds
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Honor 5A Specifications

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General
Brand Honor
Model 5A
Operating System Android v6.0 (Marshmallow)
SIM Slot(s)
Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
SIM Size SIM1: Micro
SIM2: Micro
Network 4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available
Fingerprint Sensor
no  No
Quick Charging
no  No
Design
Height 154.3 mm Compare Size
Width 77.1 mm
Thickness 8.4 mm
Very Good
Thickness compared to
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This Device
8.4 mm
Average in group
8.5 mm
Best in this group
5.5 mm
Group: 7 - 11 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Weight 168 grams
Average
Weight compared to
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This Device
168 grams
Average in group
150 grams
Best in this group
88.2 grams
Group: 7 - 11 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Colours Black, Blue, Gold, White
Display
Average
Display compared to
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This Device
53%
Average in group
55%
Best in this group
81%
Group: 7 - 11 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Screen Size
5.5 inches (13.97 cm)
Screen Resolution
HD (720 x 1280 pixels)
Pixel Density
267 ppi
Good
Pixel Density compared to
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This Device
267 ppi
Average in group
294 ppi
Best in this group
441 ppi
Group: 7 - 11 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Display Type
IPS LCD
Touch Screen yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Screen to Body Ratio
69.94 %
Performance
Good
Performance compared to
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This Device
65%
Average in group
56%
Best in this group
89%
Group: 7 - 11 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952
Processor
Octa core (1.5 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53 + 1.2 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)
Average
Processor compared to
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This Device
Quad core, 1.5 GHz, Cortex A53 + Quad core, 1.2 GHz Cortex A53, Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8952 Snapdragon 617
Average in group
Dual core, 1.2 GHz, Intel Atom, Chipset: Intel Atom Z2520
Best in this group
Quad core, 2 GHz, Cortex A73 + Quad core, 2 GHz Cortex A53, Chipset: MediaTek
Group: 7 - 11 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Architecture
64 bit
Graphics
Adreno 405
RAM
2 GB
Very Good
RAM compared to
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This Device
2 GB
Average in group
2 GB
Best in this group
4 GB
Group: 7 - 11 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Storage
Best in Class
Storage compared to
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This Device
96%
Average in group
95%
Best in this group
99%
Group: 7 - 11 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Internal Memory
16 GB
Very Good
Internal Memory compared to
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This Device
16 GB
Average in group
16 GB
Best in this group
64 GB
Group: 7 - 11 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Expandable Memory
yes Up to 128 GB
Camera
Good
Rear Camera compared to
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This Device
60%
Average in group
50%
Best in this group
81%
Group: 7 - 11 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Main Camera
Resolution 13 MP Primary Camera
Very Good
Main Camera compared to
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13 MP
Average in group
12 MP
Best in this group
21 MP
Group: 7 - 11 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Autofocus yes
Physical Aperture F2.0
Optical Image Stabilisation no  No
Flash yes LED Flash
Image Resolution 4128 x 3096 Pixels
Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting Modes Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camera Features Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Video Recording 1920x1080 @ 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution 8 MP Front Camera
Very Good
Front Camera compared to
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This Device
8 MP
Average in group
5 MP
Best in this group
20 MP
Group: 7 - 11 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Flash no  No
Battery
Very Good
Battery compared to
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This Device
76%
Average in group
69%
Best in this group
93%
Group: 7 - 11 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Capacity
3100 mAh
Type Li-Polymer
User Replaceable
no  No
Network & Connectivity
SIM Size SIM1: Micro, SIM2: Micro
Network Support
4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
VoLTE
yes
SIM 1
4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3)
3G Bands:
UMTS 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
SIM 2
4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3)
3G Bands:
UMTS 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Wi-Fi yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
Wi-Fi Features
Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth
yes v4.1
GPS
yes with A-GPS, Glonass
NFC
no  No
USB Connectivity
microUSB 2.0
Multimedia
FM Radio
yes
Loudspeaker yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm
Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor
no  No
Other Sensors Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass
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