The Huawei-made Honor 5X has topped our picks for a budget smartphone for quite some time, however there have always been some caveats. The heavy software skin atop Android on this device has never been great, but just last week Huawei rolled out a major update to the Honor 5X with Android 6.0 Marshmallow and EMUI 4.0 in tow. While there isn’t a lot on the surface that has changed, this one update has made the Honor 5X a much better budget smartphone.
Honor 5X Stories July 11, 2016
Honor 5X Stories July 7, 2016
There are new smartphones hitting the market constantly, but which is the best to pick up when you’re trying to save a buck or two? We’ve seen some great launches this year and we’re only expecting more over the coming months, but for now, let’s go over the best budget Android smartphones you can go pick up today.
Honor 5X now receiving Android Marshmallow and EMUI 4.0
The Honor 5X has received a lot of press spotlight this year as a great budget Android offering from Chinese company Huawei, and now it’s finally receiving something else: Android Marshmallow…
Honor 5X Stories June 20, 2016
At CES earlier this year, Huawei’s budget brand Honor launched its budget Honor 5X handset. Us and many others agree that the 5X is a great phone for the price, but suffers greatly in the software department. Now, Honor has announced a similarly-affordable phone dubbed the Honor 5C in Europe, and it starts at £149 (or about $220)…
Honor 5X Stories June 14, 2016
Honor 5X Stories May 9, 2016
Honor 5X comes to Canada by the name of Huawei GR5
We’ve done a lot of coverage on the Honor 5X that Huawei launched in the United States earlier this year. Now, the phone is coming to Canada under a different name: Huawei GR5…