Huawei Mobiles Nepal is offering the GR5 for as little as Rs. 24,499. It’s a decent deal when compared to the launch price of Rs. 33,999 six months back. As a part of Dashain campaign, you are also getting a free gift box or a ring phone stand and an earphone.
Wait, there’s even more! Huawei is also giving out a chance to involve in a lucky draw where the lucky customers can win power bank, Huawei smartphone, a cycle, Vespa (Scooter), or Royal Enfield (Bike) on a weekly and fortnightly basis.
Huawei GR5 is one of our picks for the best Android smartphones under Rs. 30,000. The phone features a 5.5-inch FULL HD IPS LCD display, and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 SoC that comes with a two 64 bit quad core processor (1.7Ghz quad core Cortex A53+ 1.2Ghz quad core Cortex A53). The processor is supplemented by an Adreno 405 for graphics. In terms of storage, the Huawei GR5 has 16GB of inbuilt storage with a provision of microSD card expansion slot that is upgraded upto 64GB (uses SIM2)
The Huawei GR5 comes in a 0.8mm aluminum uni-body and feels premium for its price. It has a 13MP rear shooter with smart image 3.0 image processor and a 5MP snapper up front with f/2.2 aperture, 22mm wide-angle, 4P Lens, Blue Glass filter and an 88 degrees wide angle lens. The back is non-removable and inside there is a 3000mAh battery which supports quick charging 3.0. It also sport a fingerprint sensor on the back that can unlock the phone in just 0.5 seconds. The fingerprint can also be used to accepts calls, silence alarm, shows and clear notification, and take photos.
In terms of connectivity, the Huawei GR5 offers dual SIM slot with 4G capabilities (micro sim+nano sim), Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, and MicroUSB 2.0. The phone is currently running on Android 5.1 Lollipop with Emotion UI 3.1 on top, but according to recent rumors, the Marshmallow update is also on works.