Huawei Honor series are mostly known as budget friendly devices with not necessarily low-end features, while the Ascend series are more of High-end devices with less affordable prices compare to the Honor series. Today, the Chinese company added 2 new devices with large screens to the Honor family: Honor 3X and Honor 3C.
First, let’s review the general specs of these new devices:
Huawei Honor 3X General Specifications:
- 5.5" IPS screen, 720p
- Octa-core 1.7GHz CPU, MediaTek MT6592 chipset
- 2GB of RAM
- 13MP / 5MP Rear and Front cameras
- 3000 mAh Battery
You are seeing ciorrect, Huawei Honor 3X is the first smart device offering a true octa-core performance and we should wait for the benchmark test to see how powerful they are in real. The 5.5” Huawei phablet also supports 2 SIM cards, which one is Micro and the other is Mini SIM, and they both support 3G networks. If you are wondering about the low resolutions (compare to Full HD devices), Huawei believes using Full HD screens for devices aren’t worth increasing the battery usage to 20% more.
- 139.5mm x 71.4mm x 9.2mm, 140g
- 5” LTPS TFT screen, 720p
- Quad-core 1.3GHz, MT6582 SoC
- ARM MALI-400 GPU
- 8MP / 5MP Rear and Front cameras
- 1GB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage, microSD support up to 32GB
- Android 4.2
- 2300 mAh
According to the Huawei, Honor 3X and Honor 3C will cost you about $280 and 130$, respectively, and it is not hard to guess that they are going to compete with Xiamoi affordable device. There is no word about the international release of these devices but the Honor 3X launch in China is expected to happen soon (although no word on that either), and Honor 3C is now available for pre-order through the Huawei online shop.