Honor 5X expected to receive Marshmallow update on January 31

During this year’s CES event, Huawei made the announcement that the Honor 5X would be coming to the US on January 31. Now, Huawei has said that the Honor 5X will be receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow update along with updated UI.Huawei-Honor-5X-official

The company has said that the Honor 5X will not only be receiving the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update, but, it will also get the latest EMUI 4 along with regular security patches. Although an update is scheduled for January 31, expecting a Marshmallow update on the same day it becomes available in the US would be a little too much, but again, you never know.

Huawei Honor 5X specifications:

  • CPU: Snapdragon 615 64-bit octa-core processor
  • RAM: 2GB/3GB
  • GPU: Adreno 405
  • Operating System: EMUI 3.1 based on Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • Display: 5.5-inch Full-HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) IPS LCD display
  • Rear Camera: 13MP with SmartImage 3.0
  • Front Camera: 5MP
  • Internal Storage: 16GB
  • External Storage: Expandable up to 128GB via microSD card
  • SIM: Dual-SIM (Nano-SIM + Micro-SIM)
  • Color: White, Gray, Gold
  • Connectivity: microUSB 2.0, FM Radio, GPS, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Other: Fingerprint Sensor
  • Battery: 3000mAh Li-Ion non-removable battery

The 5X is priced at $199.99 and can be pre-booked on Amazon, HiHonor and Newegg.