Huawei Honor 5C – FAQ

Last Updated On : Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Huawei under the Honor brand has launched their new smartphone Honor 5c on June 22nd, in Delhi. The main feature of the phone is that comes with the company’s own Kirin 650 processor. The phone has 5.2 inches display which is easy to carry and hold. The phone is bundled with all the features for a better smartphone at a budget price.

I have been using the device for few days and here are the frequently asked questions about Honor 5c. Before you go, check out the in-depth review of Honor 5c.

Honor 5c - FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions:

How does it look and its dimensions?

Honor 5c comes with a metal finish and curved edges. The design looks premium and it is easy to hold.

Dimensions : 147.1 x 73.8 x 8.3 mm

What is the weight of Honor 5c?

The weight of the smartphone is 156 gms.

What are the color variants available for Honor 5c?

Honor 5c is available in 3 different colors – Gold, Grey and Silver.

What is the Screen size of Honor 5c smartphone?

It comes with a 5.2 inches IPS Display. The screen resolution of Honor 5c is 1920 x 1080 pixels with 424 PPI pixel density and it has 16.7 Million color depth.

Does the Honor 5c Support Adaptive Brightness?

Yes, Honor 5c has adaptive brightness feature.

Can we set the display color temperature on Honor 5c?

Yes, you can change the color temperature on Honor 5c.

Settings > Display > Color Temperature.

Honor 5c Color Temperature

Does Honor 5c have the Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Protection?

There is no official statement about the Gorilla Glass 3 Protection on Honor 5c. But it is protected by Honor’s proprietary screen protection.

What is Model number of Honor 5c?

The model number of Honor 5c is NEM-L22.

What processor is used in Honor 5c?

The company’s own Kirin 650 Octa -Core Processor. In which four are clocked at 2GHz and the rest are clocked at 1.7GHz. Kirin 650 is a 16nm FinFET processor.

Is Honor 5c water resistant?

No.

Does the Honor 5c Have Dual SIM Slots?

Yes, it has dual SIM hybrid slots.

Honor 5c SIM Slot

What type of SIM supported in Honor 5c?

Honor 5c supports NANO SIM / MICRO SIM.

Both SIM supports 4G data?

Yes

Does Honor 5c has VoLTE support?

Sadly, no VoLTE support yet.

Does Honor 5c has dual-antenna?

Yes. The phone comes with dual antennas, which automatically switches to the antenna with the best signal to prevent dropped calls.

How is the call quality in Honor 5c?

The call quality is good.

Does Honor 5c has 3.5 mm audio jack?

Yes, it has 3.5 mm audio jack.

What is the Camera feature in Honor 5c?

The primary camera is 13MP with f/2.0 aperture, LED flash and the front camera is 8MP. The camera can record videos up to 1080p @ 30 fps.

Honor 5c Camera

Does Honor 5c support 4K Video recording?

No.

Can we take slow motion videos in Honor 5c?

Yes.

Can we record time-lapse videos in Honor 5c?

Yes.

What are the other Camera modes available in Honor 5c?

Pro-Mode, Pro-Video, Beauty mode, HDR, panorama, Food mode, Time-Lapse, slow-motion, document scan, etc.,

Can we Play Full HD 1080p Videos on Honor 5c?

Yes.

Does Honor 5c support OTG?

No, sadly it doesn’t support OTG.

Does Honor 5c has the fingerprint sensor?

Yes, Fingerprint sensor is placed at the back, just below the camera.

Honor 5c Camera and FringerPrint

How is the fingerprint sensor on Honor 5c?

The fingerprint sensor on Honor 5c is fast as Honor 5x.

How many Fingerprints can be registered?

You can add up to 5 fingerprints.

What other actions we can do with Fingerprint Sensor?

You can take photo, answer call, stop alarm and slide gestures to show notification panel, browse photos.

Honor 5c FingerPrint Actions

Does Honor 5c has IR blaster?

No.

Does Honor 5c has NFC feature?

No.

Does Honor 5c has Notification light?

Yes.

What is the inbuilt memory in Honor 5c and whether it has micro SD Card support?

Honor 5c has 16 GB internal memory, in which 10.41 GB is available for the user. Out of which 9.8 GB approx. is available for use during the first boot. You can expand up to 256 GB with micro SD card.

There is no separate microSD slot available, but you can use the second SIM slot to insert the microSD card.

How much RAM this phone holds?

Honor 5c comes with 2GB RAM.

What is the battery capacity of Honor 5c?

Honor 5c comes with a non-removable Li-Polymer 3000 mAh battery. The phone comes with Huawei Smart Power 3.0 technology. The company claims that the Kirin 650 processor consumes lesser power.

Can we remove the battery on Honor 5c?

No.

Does Honor 5c support Fast-Charging?

No, sadly it doesn’t support fast charging.

What are the other connectivity options in Honor 5c?

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-Band, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS and microUSB v2.0.

Can we remove the back panel of Honor 5c?

No.

What are the sensors available in Honor 5c?

Fingerprint
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Digital Compass
Hall Sensor
Steps counter
Gravity sensors.

Whether the 3 navigation buttons on Honor 5c has backlit?

There are no navigation buttons, it comes with on-screen navigation.

Can we change the navigation order?

Yes, you can change the navigation buttons from the available 4 options.

Settings > Smart assistance > Navigation Bar

Honor 5c Navigation Control

Do we get earphones with Honor 5c smartphone?

No.

What Operating System is loaded in Honor 5c?

Honor 5c runs on EMUI 4.1 OS which is based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Honor 5c OS,RAM

Does Honor 5c support Scrolling Screenshots?

Yes, you can take scrolling screenshots in Honor 5c.

Do Honor 5c offer theme options?

Yes.

What are the Box Contents of Honor 5c?

Device
SIM Ejector Pin
Charger
USB cable
Quick Start Guide

What is the price of Honor 5c?

The phone is priced at Rs.10,999 in India.

Where can I Buy Honor 5c device?

You can buy Honor 5c from Flipkart or HiHonor Store.

What is the Warranty Period for Honor 5c?

15 months for the handset and 6 months for battery and charger and 3 months for USB Cable.

Pros for Honor 5c:

  • 5.2 inch – compact Size
  • Kirin 650 Processor
  • Camera
  • Dual Antennas
  • Fast FingerPrint Sensor
  • Step Counter Sensor

Cons for Honor 5c:

  • 2GB RAM
  • Hybrid SIM Slot
  • No OTG support

If you have more questions, please feel free to comment. I will answer it ASAP and add it to the post.

  • Hari

    Can we use both the sims for 4G data packs

    • Yes you can use 4G on both SIMs, but if 4G is enabled on any one SIM, then the other SIM will be in 2G mode.

  • D

    There is no gyroscope in this phone. Please update.

    • Thanks for notifying. I have updated the post. Sorry for the inconvenience caused.

  • Sitaram Gawas

    is there anyway i can connect otg or there any update coming for it

    • Hi Sitaram,

      Sadly, there is no OTG support on this phone, also OTG support needs some small hardware changes, so it can’t be enabled by OTA update…

      Thanks
      Ashok

  • Premnish Gala

    does it support x265 video codec?