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Honor 5X

  • METALLIC BODY that places the future in your palm

    • Stellar range of color options, including sunset gold, dark gray, and daybreak silver, each of which echoes the reflections of curved walls at sunset, nighttime, and dawn.
    • A meticulous design with upper and lower housings featuring dotted lines that complement each other, and an emoticon-inspired base design that gives the handset a youthful feel.

    Aluminum alloy made with four-step finishing processes

    • Sleek, robust housing crafted from diamond-polished aluminum alloy normally reserved for aircraft.
    • Finish created through a special brushing technique that produces a consistent, polished finish.
    • Sand-blasted matte sides that complement the phone's shiny CNC milled chamfer while completing its exquisite and elegant exterior.
    • Laser-etched rear logo produces an understated yet premium feel.

    Brushed metal

    Laser etched

    Sand blasted


  • Fingerprint identification 2.0

    • Speed and accuracy: A second-generation FPC rim-free touch fingerprint sensor that offers better performance, greater accuracy, and a 0.5-second unlocking time.
    • Adaptive sensor: Advanced technology that learns more about your fingerprint as you use it and prevents failed recognition caused by wet hands or partial fingerprints.
    • Easy setup: Fingerprint recording in just six touches.
    • Privacy protection: File Safe, App Lock, and Visitor Mode for added peace of mind.



    Fingerprint unlock in


    Touch to register

  • Impressive fingerprint features

    • Ability to call friends at the touch of a finger by linking a fingerprint with a contact – a feature that works in locked-screen mode.
    • Ability to launch an app with a single touch of a finger by linking it to a fingerprint input – a feature that works in locked-screen mode.
    • Ability to take photos with its fingerprint sensor, including both ordinary photos and selfies.
    • Notification bar control. Swipe down on the fingerprint sensor to pull down the notification bar. Double press the sensor to remove notification.
    • Press and hold the fingerprint sensor to answer incoming calls or cancel an alarm.

    Fingerprint dial

    Instant entry to apps

    Fingerprint photo shoot

    Fingerprint sensor functions

  • Combination of 2 GB RAM and a Qualcomm® 64-bit Octa-core processor

    • High-speed 2 GB RAM for smooth, responsive user experience.
    • High-performance, low-power through SnapdragonTM big.LITTLE octa-core processor manufactured using 28 nm technology.
    • Ability to run 3D games seamlessly with PC-grade GPU.






  • nano-SIM, micro-SIM, and microSD card slots

    • The first Honor metallic phone to feature three different card slots: nano-SIM, micro-SIM, and microSD. This offers improved compatibility over dual nano-SIM solutions.
    • Full SIM compatibility: A 4G SIM card can be inserted into either of the SIM card slots.
    • No distinction between a primary/secondary card, allowing for ability to choose SIM for data.
    • Higher-order mode ring patch antenna and automatic band switching technology that delivers stronger signal.
    • FCC certified antenna that offers high performance while also satisfying design requirements after rigorous TTF and DTF destructive testing.

    Expandable card slot

    3card slots
  • Picturesque 5.5-inch, full HD, fully laminated screen

    ● Pixel-by-pixel dynamic contrast adjustment for improved contrast under different lighting conditions and visibility through glare.

    ● 1920 x 1080 pixel, 16.7 million color, full HD IPS display with improved color reproduction and viewing angles.

    ● High 72.5% screen-to-body ratio and fully-laminated screen that renders vivid and crisp images.

    ● 10 point multi-touch and manual color temperature adjustment controls.

    ● High transparency screen protector with each device.

    Screen/Body ratio
    Full HD screen
  • Stacked 13 MP image sensor with SmartImage 3.0 image processor

    • Cutting-edge camera that captures high-quality images in a variety of different shooting scenarios.
    • Rear Camera: 13MP Wide F2.0 aperture, 28 mm wide angle lens with five elements and macro mode for close-up shots from just a few centimeters away
    • SmartImage 3.0 image processor to ensure clarity in every shot.
    • Ultra-strong, fingerprint-resistant cover that is even more scratch-resistant than glass.
    • Anti-reflective coating to increase the amount of light entering the lens, enabling the camera to take clearer shots in low-light conditions.
    • Front Camera: 5MP with an F2.4 aperture, 22 mm wide-angle lens with four elements, large 1.4 micron pixel size, and an 88-degree viewing angle for panoramic selfies.
    • Skin-beautifying algorithm for accurate color reproduction.

    Image sensor


    Front camera



  • Exciting new shooting modes

    • Food mode lets you capture pictures of food with stunning colors and realism.
    • Time-lapse mode to capture photos intervals that can be compiled into short videos.
    • Slow motion mode to capture video at 120 fps to enable playback at four-times slower than real life.
    • Perfect selfie mode and "demist" filter.
    • Exciting new shooting modes such as ultra-snapshot, watermarks, object tracking, and more.

    Slow motion mode

    Good food mode

    Time-lapse mode

    Demist filter

    More features

  • Feature-packed with EMUI 3.1

    ● New privacy features let you hide home screen apps, store personal files in a safe place, and protect sensitive information.

    ● Pop-up call reminders for incoming calls to avoid being interrupted while playing a game.

    ● Reduced data transfer and added storage through H.265 video compression.

  • Unified speaker chamber, unique smart power amplifier, and bottom speaker design

    • Unified speaker chamber, unique smart power amplifier, and bottom speaker design for crystal-clear audio quality.
    • Speaker volume 18.84 percent louder with excellent audio range.
    • Earpiece is able to handle sound 150 percent louder than competing modules, allowing you to make calls in noisy environments.

    Compact speaker

    Stand alone

    Deep sound

  • 3000 mAh battery and SmartPower 3.0

    • Supports 2A chargers for significantly shorter charging times.
    • Integrated SmartPower 3.0 technology with eight-point power saving plan to reduce power consumption by 30 percent.
    • Battery life that lasts 1.46 days with moderate use and over a day with heavy use.
    • Data based on Huawei laboratory tests, actual times may vary.



    Large Battery

  • Simple UI

    • Simple, user-friendly UI with larger fonts and icons.
    • High volume and impressive battery life.
    • Simple layout and enlarged icons for easier use.
    • Off-screen gestures that allow for opening of pre-configured apps.
  • Fine craftsmanship from a brand you can trust

    • Sourcing and testing standards that far exceed industry norms.
    • Rigorous, extensive testing for a product of outstanding quality.
    • Testing through participation of 500 customers from 11 countries, including UK, France, Germany, Poland, Spain, Australia, New Zealand, the USA, Colombia, Chile, and India.
    • Live network tested in 30 countries, including Europe, America, Australia, and Asia.
    • Optimized for superior network performance through testing in Seattle, Dallas, San Diego, Mexico City, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Paris, Madrid, and Sydney.

    Software reliability tests (without failure)

    Number of consecutive successful power-ons and power-offs (device continues working properly after the test) 10000 times
    Number of consecutive wake-up operations (device properly enters sleep mode after the test) 10000 times

    Hardware reliability tests (without failure)

    Power button durability test (press) 1000000 times
    Volume button durability test (press) 1000000 times
    USB port durability test (plug and unplug) 1000000 times
    Headset jack durability test (plug and unplug) 5000 times
    MicroSD card durability test (insert and remove) 3000 times
    Micro-SIM card durability test (insert and remove) 500 times
    Touchscreen durability test (touch) 800000 times
    Drop and tumble test 200 times
    25 kg soft pressing test 2000 times (simulate a person sitting down on the phone)
    Twist test 1000 times (high intensity and multiple angles)
    Dust inhalation test 8 hours (static dust with a diameter of 0.05 mm)
    Temperature shock test 48 hours (cross circulation between one hour of –40°C and one hour of +70°C)
    Cyclic damp heat test 48 hours (cross circulation between one hour of –40°C and one hour of +70°C)
    Long-term temperature cycle test 240 cycles (power-on status, temperature range: –20°C to +55°C, accumulavted cycle time: 240 hours)
    Long-term high temperature and humidity test 240 hours (power-on status, temperature: 55°C, relative humidity: 95%)