The all metal Snapdragon powered Honor 5X is available today for $200

Huawei wowed us at CES 2016 with its all metal, $199.99 priced, full featured Android Lollipop smartphone named the Honor 5X. Huawei is looking to bust the budget category wide open with a device that can serve all of your needs while carrying an amazing build at the same time. With smartphones under $200 we have become used to sub par displays, but the 5X comes with a full HD 1080p display found on higher end counterparts.


The Honor 5X also comes with a rear fingerprint reader that works as good as any in a gorgeous all metal body. It comes in silver, grey and black and can be found at three outlets –,, and Keep in mind the Honor 5X is designed to work with networks such as T-Mobile, Cricket Wireless, and AT&T.

Device highlights:

    • Diamond-polished aluminum alloy casing
    • Second-generation fingerprint sensor with fast 0.5-second unlocking time
    • 13-megapixel rear-facing camera and 5-megapixel front-facing camera
    • 5.5-inch IPS LCD display with 1920 x1080 resolution
    • 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 616, Octa-core processor
    • 2GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard memory
    • 3,000 mAh battery
    • Nano SIM, Micro SIM, and microSD trays
    • Google Android 5.1 (Lollipop)

Press release


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  • Cellular Barn

    Budget phones just keep getting better and better!

  • tiger

    Derrick, do you think Snapdragon 616 is better than iPhone 6s A9? It has EIGHT CORES and higher Ghz!!! It must be better, right?! LOL