Huawei GR5 with Fingerprint sensor Launched in Nepal

Huawei GR5
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As expected, Huawei Device Nepal has launched their latest midrange smartphone, the Huawei GR5, in Nepal for a price of NRs.34,000. The phone is quite identical to the Honor 5X, which was launched in India two weeks ago for INR. 12,999 (approx. NRs.20,800).

(Update: Huawei GR5 2016 is now available in Nepal for Rs.24,500)

The phone features a 5.5 inch (1080 * 1920) FULLHD IPS LCD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 616, 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.

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.

Huawei GR5 Full Specs:

Model GR5
System Android 5.1
Processor Model  Snapdragon 616 4×1.5Ghz+4×1.2Ghz
  • Full metal 0.8mm aluminum uni-body
  • High-speed zircon sand-blast finish
  • 5” full high definition screen
  • 3D curved back
  • Metal line drawings on the back of phone create a tactile surface
  • 5” full high definition screen
  • Assertive technology adjusts colour saturation and contrast in real time
Fingerprint Features
  • 100% improved second generation fingerprint identification technology
  • Quick unlock; 0.5 seconds
  • 360-degree identification
  • Wet and dry finger access
  • Multifunction:
    • Unlocks screen
    • Accepts calls
    • Silences alarm
    • Shows and clears notifications
    • Takes photos
  • Smarter functionality – swipe down and double tap to show and clear notification bar
  • Safer- fingerprint information store in chipset which protect your privacy in safer way.
Primary Camera
  • 13MP rear-facing camera
  • F2.0 aperture
  • 7cm Microshot
  • Stacked CMOS sensor
  • Instant photo taken via fingerprint
  • Fully featured:
    • Slow mo, 4x slower that real life
    • Time-lapse
    • Perfect selfie mode
    • 10 level beauty mode
    • Good Food mode
Front Camera 5MP
Battery Capacity 3000mAh

  • 3000mAH battery capable of:
    • 72 hours for light user
    • 48 hours for moderate user
    • 24 hours for heavy user
  • 2A compatible battery for fast charge
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon processor
Memory 2GB RAM+ 16GB ROM
Color White / Black / Gold
Size 151.3×76.3×8.15mm