Chinese giant Huawei which is slowly becoming an international player with the company reaching many new shores has announced the launch of the Huawei Honor 3 Android smartphone which is the successor to the Huawei Honor 2 smartphone. The announcement comes from China, the homeground of the company and it has tried to pack in the best features to make it a nice competitor with the device in the mid price range.


The Huawei Honor 3 arrives with a 4.7 inch IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 2 protection and the resolution is pegged at 1280 x 720 pixels (HD). The device is powered by a powerful 1.5 GHz quad-core K3V2E processor which has been been homgrown by Huawei and has dedicated 16 core GPU. With this, the Huawei Honor 2 has 2 GB of RAM on board while the internal memory is pegged at 8 GB which will be expandable up to 32 GB using a microSD card.

Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean runs the show on the device with Huawei’s very own Emotion UI 1.6 on the top of it. A 13 megpaixel camera on the back of the device with LED flash has been included whihc will be able to capture videos at 1080p (full-HD) resolution. A 1 decent 1 megapixel front facing camera has also been included on the Huawei Honor 3. The device is also water and dust resistant as it has IP55 and IP57 ratings.

Connectivity options go on to include the usual 2G, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0, NFC, 3.5mm audio jack and microUSB port. The Huawei Honor 3 also packs a IR sensor which will allow users to convert their phone into a remote and control about 2000 different, compatible devices. A powerful 2200 mAh battery will keep the device running for users. The device is available in China for 1,888 Chinese Yuan which comes to around Rs.21,000 and is available immedialely.



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