Kirin 650 powered Honor 5C goes on sale in India

The Honor 5C which was unveiled in April this year was launched in India by the company last week with a price tag of ₹10,999. However, your wait to buy the Honor 5C is over as it is now available for purchase in India.


The Honor 5C went on its first flash sale today in India. It was available for purchase on Honor’s website as well as on Flipkart. Amongst those customers who purchased the 5C today, 5 of them stand a chance to win the Honor 6 Plus. Winners will be declared next week on July 7 on Honor India’s Facebook page.

We are very excited to introduce the first sales commencement of the much awaited Honor 5C on Honor Store, the honor e-store and its online partner, Flipkart. The Honor Store will be offering interesting deals on Honor 5C for the customers. We are hopeful that our consumers will make the best use of our offers to remain connected with the brand. The Honor 5C is equipped with the Kirin 650 16 nm chipset which makes this phone offer prime performance at an affordable price point.” said Mr. P Sanjeev, Vice President Sales, Huawei India – Consumer Business Group.

The Honor 5C is powered by Kirin 650 SoC which is being developed in-house by Honor. The Kirin 650 SoC is further laced with 2 GB RAM and Mali-T830 GPU. The device flaunts aluminium-alloy body and boasts off a 5.2-inch Full-HD display along with 3000 mAh battery.

The Honor 5C sports a 13 MP primary camera at the back along with fingerprint scanner and has an 8 MP secondary camera at the front. The device comes with 16 GB of internal storage but you can expand the storage using a microSD card. The Honor 5C runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Honor’s EMUI 4.1 atop.

Honor 5C specifications:

  • Display: 5.2-inch Full HD IPS Display (1920 x 1080 pixels)
  • Software: EMUI 4.1 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, at the back
  • CPU: 2.0 GHz octa-core processor (8 Cortex-A53 cores), Kirin 650 SoC
  • GPU: Mali T830
  • Memory: 2 GB
  • Storage: 16 GB internal storage, Expandable using MicroSD card
  • Main Camera: 13 MP, f/2.0, autofocus, LED flash
  • Front Camera: 8 MP, f/2.0
  • Connectivity: Micro USB, Bluetooth v4.1, Wi-Fi b/g/n, GPS, AGPS, GLONASS
  • Network: 4G LTE support, Hybrid Dual SIM (GSM + GSM/MicroSD)
  • Battery: 3000 mAh (non-removable)
  • Color: Silver, Gold, Grey
  • Dimensions: 147.1 mm x 73.8 mm x 8.3 mm
  • Weight: 156 grams

Check out the Honor 5C hands-on images and battery test results. We will be posting our full review of the Honor 5C soon.