Honor Unveils Honor 5C powered with Kirin 650 chipset for INR 10999

Honor, Huawei’s Smartphone e-brand for digital natives, has launched its latest smartphone – Honor 5C in India.

This smartphone comes with Kirin 650- 16nm processor which is the fastest processor available in the segment. In line with it philosophy of “Dare to Perform” the Honor 5C promises enhanced performance, faster processing and optimum battery usage.

Honor 5C, will be available in three colors – gold, silver and grey). Pre-orders at the Honor store and Flipkart start 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 also debuted in the tablet category and showcased a new tablet- Honor T1 7.0. Honor T1 7.0 comes with a 4100 mAh battery for a sustained usability. Honor T1 7.0 will be available through open sale on Flipkart from today 1400 hrs.


The Honor 5C promises its consumers a plethora of enhanced features and propositions like reduced power consumption by 70%, and increased battery life. It also features professional photography modes which will allow 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.


Honor is poised to launch a range of products across various categories and price segments. With these product offering, Honor is looking forward to strengthen its hold in the budget-mid segment smartphone category and the budget Tablet category.

Commenting on the launch, Allen Wang of Consumer Business Group, Huawei India, said, “Honor smartphones are for the brave, people who are discerning and look to get the best in class and most innovative product and have a 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.

“Honor has always taken a lead in technology innovation and puts quality first. In the era of price wars we focus on quality over price and thrive on packaging together technology that make a product which has an edge in the market. Honor 5c features the much faster Kirin 650 16nm processor which is the first of its kind in this segment and will offer supreme performance to its users. India is a very significant market for Honor and with these persistent series of innovation, we would like to reiterate our commitment to the Indian consumers and offer upgraded experience with every launch”, added Allen Wang.

Honor would be providing its customers with regular software updates to ensure access to latest and most up-to-date product experience. Honor has a total of 150 service centers across India to serve the customer requirements. Honor has successfully garnered 40 million sales in the past one year, and it looks forward to reiterate its commitment to its consumers. In August last year, when the government and Ministry of Women and Child Development (MoWCD) urged the smartphone manufacturers to check feasibility of embedding such feature in the smartphone, Honor, became the first to respond to the request. The R&D Center in Bangalore innovated this functionality and today, Honor smartphones sold in the Indian market already come embedded with a SOS feature.

Honor 5C is a phone comes with a powerful Kirin 650 16 nm chipset. This 16 nm chipset offers lightning-fast performance compared with previous-generation 28 nm chipsets. The 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. Honor 5C offers a smooth user experience thanks to rapid eMMC 5.1–based flash memory chip and all-new EMUI 4.1 OS. 74% screen-to-body ratio.

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 cameras and 8 MP front camera 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.