Huawei launches first Honor phone, smartband in US

Wednesday 6 January 2016 | 12:07 CET | News
Huawei has confirmed the launch of its Honor 5X smartphone in the US, the first of its online-only brand Honor to reach the country. Targeting "internet-minded millennials", the Honor 5X features a metal body available in a choice of gold, silver or grey finishes. It will go on sale 31 January on Amazon.com, Newegg.com and HiHonor.com/us at USD 199.99. Inspired by the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao in Spain, the Honor 5X's aluminum alloy body has a curved back with a fingerprint sensor for unlocking the phone, as well as other gesture controls such as making a call or launching an app during locked

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Huawei China
Countries: United States
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