Honor launches the new Honor Pad 5 in India starting at Rs 15,499

The smartphone manufacturing company, Honor, today launched its latest device, the Honor Pad 5, in India. Besides, the company also launched the Honor 20 series lineup of smartphones. The company has launched the Honor Pad 5 in 2 size variants, which include the 8-inch and the 10.1-inch options. Meanwhile, the Glacial Blue color variant of both these tablets is scheduled to go on sale starting from July.

Honor Pad 5
Display and Storage

Both, the 8-inch model and the 10.1-inch model of the Honor Pad 5 offer 2 storage options to the buyers. First one being the 3GB RAM +32GB storage variant, and the second option offers 4GB of RAM + 64GB of storage. Moreover, both of these devices feature a Full HD+ display screen. Although, the maximum on-board storage of the devices is 64GB, users get an option to expand it up to 256GB via a micro-SD card.

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Hardware and Software

Meanwhile, the 8-inch model of the Honor Pad 5 sports the Kirin 710 SoC based on octa-cores. Whereas, the 10.1-inch model of the tablet boasts of the Kirin 659 SoC based on the similar octa-cores. Similarly, the 8-inch model runs on the Android Pie v9.0, with Magic UI 2.0 running on top. Whereas, the 10.1-inch model of the same device comes with the older Android Oreo v8.0 with EMUI 8.0 running on top. A 5100mAh battery powers both these devices.

Camera specifications

Next, coming to the camera specifications of the devices. The Honor Pad 5 8-inch model consists of a single 8MP camera sensor at the rear and front. Similarly, the 10.1-inch model of the device too features a single 8MP sensor at the rear and a 2MP sensor at the front. The rear cameras of both devices support auto-focus, while the front facing cameras have a fixed focus.

Lastly, we talk about some additional features of these devices. We get a fingerprint sensor at the rear of the bigger model, which comes with the 10.1-inch display. While, the smaller, 8-inch model lacks the fingerprint sensor, and only has a face-unlock feature. Furthermore, we get dual Harman Kardon stereo speakers with the 10.1-inch version of the device. On the other hand, the 8-inch version comes with Dolby Atmos speakers. The connectivity options on both the devices include 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth, Voice calling, and GPS. The prices of these device are listed below.

  1. Honor Pad 5  8 Inch  (3GB+32GB)  – Rs 15,499
  2. Honor Pad 5  8 Inch  (4GB+64GB)  – Rs 17,499
  3. Honor Pad 5 10.1 Inch (3GB+32GB)  – Rs 16,999
  4. Honor Pad 5 10.1 Inch (4GB+64GB) – Rs 18,999


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