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Huawei Honor 5A (2016) review

Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
Mediatek MT6735P
Mali-T720 MP2
2 GB / 16 GB
5 inches (720 x 1280 px)
13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus

Huawei announced the launch of the Honor 5A smartphone in 2016. The manufacturer is offering the Huawei Honor 5A phone with 5 inches display, Mediatek MT6735P chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Huawei Honor 5A comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, and a Li-Po 2200 mAh battery. The 5 inches phone comes with a high resolution IPS display (720 x 1280 px).

Huawei Honor 5A specifications

BrandHuawei
NameHonor 5A
ModelLYO-L21
Release date2016

Body

The weight of Huawei Honor 5A is about 4.94 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Huawei phone are average (5.68 x 2.85 x 0.35 inches).

Weight4.94 oz
Dimensions5.68 x 2.85 x 0.35 inches
Colorsblack, gold, white
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Huawei Honor 5A comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open-source software.

OS versionAndroid OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
SoCMediatek MT6735P
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T720 MP2

Display

The size of Honor 5A screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5 inches phone comes with IPS display. The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption. The 5 inches IPS display of Huawei Honor 5A with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Huawei Honor 5A (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM2 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Honor 5A is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera5 MP
Main camera13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Huawei Honor 5A supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. 4G is the fourth generation of mobile phone technology. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Honor 5A phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 2200 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Honor 5A is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Po 2200 mAh

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This Huawei phones come with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Honor 5A phone comes with a compass sensor. A compass sensor is a device that provides accurate directions in relation to the earth's North and South magnetic poles. The Dual SIM capability of Huawei Honor 5A phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Huawei Honor 5A, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

Huawei Honor 5A pictures

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