Huawei GR 5 Review: A Balanced Competitor


The Huawei GR 5 is a well-balanced mid-tier smartphone priced at only $378. It’s armed with a fingerprint sensor capable of gesture controls and a fluid EmotionUI that makes it a joy to use. The phone is pretty well-balanced and respectable for a mid-tier device, but the speed of the phone could be improved upon. Have a look at the brief Pros and Cons, as well as the specifications before diving in!


  • Easy to use
  • Powerful user interface (EmotionUI)
  • Excellent fingerprint sensor


  • Lacking RAM for multitasking
  • Average cameras


  Huawei GR 5 (also known as Honor 5X, X5 and GR5)
Display 5.5”, 1080p (Full HD) IPS LCD
Camera 13 MP (f/2.0) LED flash
Video Recording 1080p at 30 FPS
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 616
GPU Adreno 405
RAM (Memory) 2GB
Storage 16GB, micro-SD expandable up to 128GB
Battery 3000 mAh, non-removable
Other EMUI 3.1

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