Snapdragon 615

We’ve reviewed Huawei Honor devices before, but by and large they were designed to target China and similar markets. There were also a number of growing pains as seen in our Huawei Honor 6 review. However, in the time since that review Huawei has done quite a bit of growing up when it comes to resolving some of their weaknesses and improving upon their strengths. Their Kirin SoCs started off with some notable issues in implementations, but with the Kirin 950 we’ve seen a major leap in performance and power efficiency. To keep their momentum going, Huawei Honor is bringing their first phone to the US, the Honor 5X. Huawei Honor 5X SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 1.5/1.2 GHz 4x4 A53 RAM 2GB NAND 16GB + microSD Display 5.5" 1920x1080 IPS LCD Dimensions 151.3mm x...

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