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Honor 5C brings two SIMs and octa-core power

Now available in Europe, the Honor 5C's features wont surprise you, but neither will its price. CNET goes hands-on.

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Honor's 5C is now available in Europe after an initial debut in Asia. Made by Huawei, the phone's straightforward features are reflected by its reasonable £150 price (that converts to about $220 or AU$295).

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Up front the Honor 5c has a 5.2-inch, 1080p display. Inside it runs on two (2.0GHz and 1.7GHz) quad-core processors.

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Android Marshmallow brings its familiar home-screen design -- you can populate it with icons and widgets like Google Search.

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The 5C comes in three color versions: silver, black and gold.

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The lens for the 13-megapixel camera sits on the 5C's back side. An "oleophobic" coating on the lens should prevent fingerprints and glare from running your shots. To the left of the lens is a flash.

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On the bottom is a Micro-USB port for syncing and charging the 5C. The 5C has 2GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard memory, which you can expand up 128GB thanks to the microSD slot.

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One the front is the secondary 8-megapixel camera for those vital selfies.

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In a boon to frequent travelers, the 5C also can fit two SIM cards. That will let you take calls from two different phone numbers.

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