As expected, two new cheap Huawei Android phones of the Honor line we announced on December 16. One of the novelties is a 5.5-inch phablet dubbed the Honor 3X, while another gadget is a 5-inch Honor 3C smartphone. Though the devices differ in terms of specs, there is one thing in common – both of them feature dual-SIM connectivity. Let’s now take a closer look at each of the new cheap Huawei Android phones and compare the Honor 3X vs Honor 3C specs.
Huawei Honor 3X Overview
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The first on our list is the Huawei Honor 3X. As we’ve already mentioned above, this is a 5.5-inch phablet that comes with an IPS screen with 720p resolution. According to the company’s comment on such a choice of screen resolution, they claim that a 1080p display would have used 20% more battery power.
Other Honor 3X specs include an octa-core Cortex-A7, 1.7GHz processor, 2GB of RAM, 15MP f/2.2 rear and 5MP 1.4 micron front cameras, 3000mAh battery, Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS.
One of the most remarkable features of the device is that the Honor 3X is the first device ever to boast dual-3G SIM slots – one mini SIM and another micro SIM for China Unicom and most carriers around the world (WCDMA) and China Mobile (TD-SCDMA). Both of the slots are to recognize either type of 3G radio. in addition, there is a dual-mic system for in-call noise cancellation and DTS audio support.
The Honor 3X price tag has been specified as well. According to Huawei, their new phablet will cost CN¥1,698 ( $280) off-contract, which makes it one of the most affordable Android device in the tech market.
Huawei Honor 3C Overview
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The Huawei Honor 3C has a more modest spec list. The “C” in its name stands for “cheaper,” with the cost less than half price of the 3X. For such a value, you’ll get: a 5” 720p LTPS display, Android 4.2, guad-core 1.3GHz MT658ws Soc processor, 8MP f/2.0 rear and 5MP front cameras, dual-SIM slots (WCDMA + GSM or TD-SCDMA + GSM), 8GB of internal storage + microSD expansion. 1GB/2GB od RAM options.
Similar to the Honor 3X, the Huawei Honor 3C comes with dual-mic noise cancellation. As per the Honor 3C price tag, the 5-inch smartphone is to cost about $130 (a 1GB of RAM model) and $160 (2GB of RAM).
That being said, let’s now compare Huawei Honor 3X vs Honor 3C specs in a tablet.
|Features||Honor 3X||Honor 3C|
|Display||5.5″ 720p IPS||5” 720p LTPS|
|CPU||octa-core Cortex-A7, 1.7GHz||guad-core 1..3GHz MT658ws Soc|
|Storage||8GB||8GB + microSD expansion|
|Cameras||15MP f/2.2 rear, 5MP 1.4 micron front||8MP, f/2.0 rear, 5MP front|
|Connectivity||dual-SIM slots||dual-SIM slots|
|OS||Android 4.2||Android 4.2|
The dates of the international availability of new cheap Huawei Android phones have not been announced yet. Though, China-based customers can already pre-order the devices from online retailer JD.com or Huawei’s Vmall.com. We’ll keep you posted on the Honor 3X and 3C international availability dates, so stay tuned!