Huawei Mobiles Nepal has slashed the price of recently launched Huawei GR5 Mini. The phone, previously priced at Rs. 23,500, is now available for a discounted price of Rs. 21,500. (official MRP is Rs. 21,999)
The Huawei GR5 Mini features a 5.2-inch 1080P display and is powered by an Octacore Kirin 650 SoC that comes with 4 cortex A53 cores clocked at 2Ghz and remaining 4 cortex A53 clocked at 1.7Ghz. The kirin 650 SoC also sports an intelligent i5 coprocessor that provides hardware support for tasks like speech recognition, low-power consumption MP3, sensor hub, fused location provider (FLP) navigation, and more efficient location-based tasks.
In terms of memory, the GR5 mini has 2GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard storage with dedicated microSD card slot upgradeable upto 128GB. On the back, the phone houses a 13MP autofocus BSI camera with single LED flash, and a fingerprint scanner V2.0 which the company claims will unlock the phone in 0.5 seconds. The fingerprint scanner can also be used to answer a phone call, click photos, or shut down alarm.
Up front, the Huawei GR5 Mini has an 8MP snapper which is the biggest asset of the phone. Powering the device is a rather sizeable Li-Po 3,000mAh battery which looks decently sized for a 5.2-inch display and energy efficient Kirin 650 SoC. The phone is currently running on Android Marshmallow 6.0 with Emotion UI 4.1 layered on top. As far as connectivity is concerned, it has dual SIM slot with 4G LTE, WiFi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, and GPS.
Quick Comparison | Huawei GR5 Mini Vs Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro
|Huawei GR5 Mini||Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro|
|5.2-inch Full HD IPS display||5.0-inch HD IPS display|
|2.0Ghz Kirin 650 Octacore Processor
+ i5 Coprocessor.
|1.7Ghz Snapdragon 616 Octacore Processor|
|2GB RAM/ 16GB ROM
(dedicated microSD slot)
|3GB RAM/32GB ROM
(hybrid microSD slot)
|13MP rear camera/ 8MP front camera||13MP rear camera/ 5MP front camera|
|3000mAh battery||4000mAh battery|
|Rs. 21,500||Rs. 23,500|
Talking about the design, the phone is well-built just like the Huawei GR5. It has a brushed metal back with a compact form factor that helps for better one hand operation. It measures 147.1 x 73.8 x 8.3 mm in dimension and weighs 156gms.
Huawei Mobiles Nepal has also announced a month-long Dashain Festival Scheme starting from 9th September to 8th October (24th Bhadra to 22nd Ashoj). According to Huawei, every customer will win various gift hampers on the purchase of Huawei smartphones of both low and high price ranges. Under Prize Ek-sa-Ek, Yo Dashain Ma Bhagyashaali Anek, Huawei will give out the prizes to its the lucky customers on a weekly and fortnightly basis. The weekly prizes include:
- 100 Power Banks
- 20 Huawei Smart Phones
- 4 Giant Cycles with Kit
- 1 Vespa
- 1 Royal Enfield (Classic 350 CC)
The fortnightly lucky draw will be aired on Nepal Television via Huawei Namaste TV Show. Not only this, Miss Nepal 2012 and the face of Huawei, Shristi Shrestha will hand over the weekly and fortnightly prizes to the lucky winners.
How to participate in a lucky draw?
- You need to buy any Huawei smartphone
- SMS Huawei (space) 15 digit IMEI no. to 32200
According to the official statement issued, under this scheme total of 500 winners will be benefited and every customer will win various gift hampers.