Honor 5X review – a lot of phone for the money, let down by poor software

Huawei’s latest Honor smartphone has an excellent fingerprint scanner, good screen, camera and battery life, but customised Android Lollipop isn’t up to par

The Honor 5X is the latest mid-range smartphone from rising Chinese manufacturer Huawei, which aims to bring decent performance, screen and fingerprint sensor for less than £190.

Honor is Huawei’s budget brand and marketed separately, including a couple of smartphones available in the UK with exclusivity to mobile phone operator Three.

Pros: good screen, good camera, dual-sim, microSD card slot, good battery, nice feel, great fingerprint scanner

Cons: not latest version of Android, battery not removable, EMUI won’t be to everyone’s taste, software not well optimised, occasional lag, no quick charging

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