Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Huawei Honor 4C with 5-inch display, 13-megapixel camera launched in China

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei's sub-brand Honor has launched a new budget Android phone in China called Honor 4C. It will be released in China first followed by other countries. The handset comes with decent specs that could counter Xiaomi's Mi 4i.

The Honor brand was formed by Huawei two years ago as an independent unit, since then, Honor has released several budget phone, which like Xiaomi is also sold exclusively via online. Honor's new smartphone will be competing with Xiaomi to gain market share in the highly competitive budget segment market which also has players like Lenovo, Meizu and more.

The Huawei Honor 4C features 5-inch HD (1280x720 pixels) TFT IPS display and is powered byHiSilicon Kirin 620 octa-core processor with Mali-450 GPU. There is also a Snapdragon 615-powered variant for China Telecom, Chinese carrier.

The handset packs 2GB of RAM and comes with 8GB internal storage and microSD card slot. The handset runs Android 4.4 KitKat with EM UI 3.0 on top.

Camera features include 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, f/2.0 lens, CMOS sensor and 5-megapixel front facing camera with 22mm wide-angle lens. In terms of connectivity it comes with support for Dual-SIM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS and microUSB port.

The handset is fueled by a  2550mAh battery and will be available in Black, white, gold, blue, and pink color options.

The Huawei Honor 4C is priced at CNY 799 (Rs. 8,000 | $130) and will be available in China via Huawei's Vmall online store and Alibaba's Tmall store. It will be sold through flash sale on May 7 for which registrations are now open.

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