Honor 5X to Get Android Marshmallow Based EMUI 4 With Regular Security Patches

Android 6.0 Marshmallow is what every Android phone user wants these days. Sadly, sub-$200 phones hardly get such updates unless they are from Moto. Durable hardware and latest software updates are the last things that you would expect from a smartphone that costs around $200. But Huawei is all set to change that thinking with the Honor 5X Android Marshmallow update.

According to the latest report by GSMArena, Honor is planning to update the UI of the Honor 5X to Android 6.0 with EM UI 4 (also found in the Huawei Mate 8). The company will also be providing regular Android security patches to the phone. We don’t know if the updates will be monthly, yet the company wants to tell us that it does care about its mid-range phones when updates are concerned.

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Honor 5X

Honor is Huawei’s sub company and will be coming to the US soon as announced at the CES 2016 event. Honor phones will be targeted towards young adults who need stylish yet high-end phones in a budget. The Honor 5X is a great phone if expert reviews are to be believed. It has all that you could expect – a microSD card slot for expansion up to 128GB, a nice 3000mAh battery, a fingerprint scanner, dual SIM slots…isn’t it enough?

The Honor 5X can be pre-ordered from Honor, Amazon, and Newegg. The phone will start shipping on 31st January.