Huawei has released the Honor 5X in November 2015 and almost one year later, in October 2016, it launched the successor. Today we will compare these two smartphones and let you decide which one of them is best for your needs.
The Huawei Honor 5X measures 151.3×76.3×8.2mm and weights 158 grams. The Huawei Honor 6X measures 150.9×76.2×8.2mm and weights 162 grams. They have a similar design, featuring a full metal body with a rounded fingerprint scanner under the rear camera and plastic RF windows along the top and bottom.
Both handsets come with an IPS LCD display that supports a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels at 401 and 403 ppi.
Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM
The Huawei Honor 5X features a Qualcomm MSM8939v2 Snapdragon 616 chipset, a quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.5GHz and a quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.2GHz, an Adreno 405 graphics card and 2GB or 3GB of RAM. The Huawei Honor 6X has a HiSilicon Kirin 655 chipset, a quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.7GHz and a quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 2.1GHz, a Mali-T830MP2 graphics card and 3GB or 4GB of RAM.
The Huawei Honor 5X has been released with an internal storage of 16GB, while the Huawei Honor 6X comes in two internal storage variants of 32GB and 64GB. Both devices feature a microSD card slot that allows you to expand the storage up to 256GB.
The Huawei Honor 5X sports a primary camera of 13MP that features LED flash, autofocus, geo-tagging, panorama, HDR, touch focus, face detection and a secondary camera of 5MP. The Huawei Honor 6X has an improved dual-primary camera of 12MP+2MP that features autofocus, LED flash, phase detection autofocus, geo-tagging, touch focus, panorama, HDR, face detection and a secondary camera of 8MP.
The Huawei Honor 5X comes with a non-removable 3000 mAh battery, while the Huawei Honor 6X has a more powerful one of 3340 mAh, which is also non-removable.