Huawei released its new Smartphone known as Maiming 5 in China. It comes with a very Chinese name. Huawei’s Chinese variant of the G series smartphone have got a new device added to the list , which is named as Huawei Maimang 5. The smartphone’s predecessor Maimang 4 was marketed as Huawei G8 outside of china. So we can assume that the Maimang 5 would be the Huawei G9.
Huawei has been doing great in 2016 and with some of the recent launches we expect them to gain more market share in China as well as India. As per a recent survey in China done by IDC and published in Forbes, Huawei is the market leader in China with 15.8 % share , followed by Oppo with 12.6% and then by Xiaomi 12.2%.
Vivo and Apple have a share of 11.9% and 11% in China, and surprisingly Samsung is nowhere in the top 5 in the Chinese market.
The smartphone features a 5.5 inch Full HD screen with 401 PPI.
It is powered by a Qualcomm snapdragon 625 processor which is a new Octa-Core chipset clocked at 2.0 GHz. It comes in 3 GB RAM and 32 GB storage space variant and a 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage variant. The ROM is based on Android Marshmallow 6.0 with Huawei’s custom EMUI 4.1.
The camera section of the smartphone packs a rear 16 Megapixel and a front facing 8 Megapixel camera.
The smartphone have an all metal body and thankfully there is no ugly antenna strips like most metallic smartphones.
The smartphone have features like Fingerprint scanner, USB Type-C and 4G LTE support. It is powered by a 3340 mAH battery and also have fast charging support.
The smartphone is available in Gold, Grey and Rose colors. The Huawei Maiming 5 will cost approximately Rs. 24,000 for the 3 GB variant and Rs. 26,000 for 4 GB RAM version.
There are no big updates with this smartphone as compared to its predecessor, Huawei Maimang 4. The Maimang 4 came with Snapdragon 615 processor, 3 GB RAM and Full HD screen. everything in this new device have only seen subtle changes compared to its predecessor.
The smartphone will go on sale starting 21st July 2016 in China.
Key Specs of Huawei Maimang 5
- Screen – 5.5 Inch Full HD (1920*1080 pixels)
- Processor – 2GHz Snapdragon 625 Octa core processor.
- RAM – 3 GB / 4GB
- Storage – 32 GB / 64GB
- Camera – 16 MP rear, 8 MP front.
- OS – Android Marshmallow 6.0.
- Finger Print Scanner – yes.
- Battery – 3340 mAh.
- Connectivity – Dual sim 4G LTE.