Huawei Honor 5A Full Specs, Review, Price, Release Date, Pros and Cons

Huawei Honor 5A launched on July, 2016. It is also known as Huawei Y6 II in some regions. This is a low priced smartphone from Huawei after a long time. Huawei is on the race of becoming world’s second largest smartphone brand in the market. At present they are standing in the third position. Take a look at specifications, price, quick review, features, opinions, pros and cons of Huawei Honor 5A.

Price of Huawei Honor 5A

The price of Huawei Honor 5A is – (based on Chinese market price)

  • Price in USA is $121
  • Price in Europe is €107
  • Price in UK is £93
  • Price in India is ₹8050
  • Price in China is ¥ 799

Specifications of Huawei Honor 5A

Features Specs
Display 5.5 inches
Screen Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels
Operating System Android 6.0 Marshmallow (EMUI 4.1)
CPU Snapdragon 617 octa-core Processor


HiSilicon Kirin 620 Octa-core Processor

GPU Adreno 405 or Mali-450
Memory 2GB of RAM
Inbuilt Storage 16GB
Storage Upgrade 256GB via micro SD card
Primary Camera 13MP with LED Flash
Video recording 1080p @ 30 fps
Secondary Camera 8MP
Battery 3100mAh (Non-removable)
Fingerprint Sensor No
4G Yes
SIM card type Dual SIM
Weight 168gms

Specs and Details of Huawei Honor 5A


Huawei Honor 5A has a 5.5 inches screen with screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. The display is made of IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen and the screen to body ratio is 70%. The pixel density is around 267ppi, an average density score.


Huawei Honor 5A features Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 Octa-core processor as its CPU and Adreno 405 as its GPU. But, there is also another variant available in China with HiSilicon Kirin 620 as its CPU and Mali 450 as its GPU.

RAM and Storage

A 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage available in Huawei Honor 5A. There is also 256GB expandable storage option using the microSD card.


Huawei Honor 5A comes with EMUI 4.1 user interface which is based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.


The rear and front cameras of Huawei Honor 5A are 13MP and 8MP. The rear camera featured with autofocus and LED flash. The video resolution is 1080p at 30fps.


The battery capacity of Huawei Honor 5A is 3100mAh. There is no fast charging feature.

Other Features and Connectivity

GPRS, Edge, 3G, 4G LTE, CDMA, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, FM Radio and USB are the connectivity features found in Huawei Honor 5A. The fingerprint scanner is missing in this device.

Quick Review of Huawei Honor 5A

Huawei Honor 5A has a decent display with average pixel density. The screen is not full HD. It is only HD and it has one advantage that it don’t waste more battery power like the full HD screen.

Coming to the hardware side, it is all a mid-level in performance. The CPU and GPU is good enough at this price. The RAM available is 2GB. This is normal level for a mid-range device. But, 3GB RAM would be safe for multitasking and continuous gaming.

Both cameras in this device are good in pixels. Most of the mid-end smartphones gone happy with a 5MP selfie camera. But here we got 8MP. A 3100mAh Battery can give backup for more than a day on casual use.

Pros and Cons of Huawei Honor 5A


  • Affordable Price
  • Good Cameras
  • Decent Battery Backup


  • Missing of Fingerprint Scanner and Fast charging feature

Opinion to Buyers –  Huawei Honor 5A

A low price device from a big brand is not easy to see in the market. So, Honor 5A from Huawei is a branded low price device. Anyone looking for budget smartphone can try this out. But remember, you may miss the fingerprint scanner.

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