Huawei’s Maimang 5 Flagship Appears at TENAA ahead of Unveiling
Ahead of the July 14 event of Huawei for the unveiling of its Maimang 5 flagship, the smartphone has gone through TENAA, China’s telecommunications equipment certification, revealing major specs including camera, RAM, storage and CPU, which were earlier widely rumored.
It is learned the Huawei Maimang 5 to sport a 5.5-inch Full-HD screen with resolution of 1080×1920 pixels and pixel density of 401 ppi, and to come powered with a Snapdragon 652 octa-core chipset clocked at 2.0GHz.
There will be three variants of the phone – a 16GB, 32GB and 64GB. Storage of all the models can be expanded up to 128GB with the help of microSD card. In terms of RAM it is revealed only the 64GB version will come with 4GB, and the rest are to be equipped with 3GB of RAM. The device is learned to come with the newest Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system out of the box.
Huawei seems targeting selfie or video-chat users with the Maimang 5 phone as it has mounted the phone with a 8-megapixel front camera. The rear camera spec is more powerful with 16-megapixel sensor supplied from the stable of Sony.
Maimang 5 is made for global markets and hence various LTE bands will be accompanied. However, nothing has been yet disclosed about the connectivity feature. The device will be fueled by a strong 3,270 mAh battery.
At first look the phone seems a smaller sibling of Mate 8 phablet that sports 6-inch screen.
In terms of price it is rumored to be tagged at around 2,000 Yuan in China, which is around $300 USD, for the 16GB model. Huawei will offer the phone in three color options – silver, pink rose and gold.
Huawei posted a teaser yesterday on Chinese website Weibo confirming its plan to unveil Maimang 5 at an event on July 14. Let us wait for the day and find out what exactly is in store with the device.