Honor 5C debuts in India for ₹10,999; plans to beat the Moto G4 at its own game

After launching in Europe earlier this week, the Honor 5C has made its way to India. The budget phone is priced at ₹10,999, and will go up against the Moto G4, which is set to debut in the country later today. The highlight with the phone is the Kirin 650 SoC, which is made on a 16nm node.

The phone certainly offers a lot of great hardware for its asking price, and the metal build is a definite bonus. Motorola has led the way when on the software front, but the Moto G4 Plus’ design isn’t anything to get excited about. Here’s what’s on offer on the hardware front:

Category Specification
Operating System Android 6.0, EMUI 4.1
CPU Hisilicon Kirin 650 (4x ARM Cortex-A53 @ 2GHz + 4x ARM Cortex-A53 @ 1.7GHz), 16nm process
GPU Mali T830 MP2
RAM 2GB
Display 5.2-inch 1080p LCD, 423 ppi
Internal storage 16GBGB
microSD Up to 128GB supported
Main camera 13MP, f/2.0, LED flash
Front camera 8MP, f/2.0
Cellular 4G LTE Cat. 6
Wi-Fi 2.4GHz 802.11 b/g/n
Battery 3,000mAh non-removable
Dimensions 147.1 x 73.8 x 8.3mm
Weight 156 grams
Dual SIM Dual SIM, dual standby
Colors Silver, black, gold
NFC Yes

The handset will be sold exclusively on Flipkart. No word as now on availability, but we’ll have more shortly. In the meantime, be sure to check out the hands-on of the Honor 5C:

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