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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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Kent was a senior managing editor at CNET News. A veteran of CNET since 2003, he reviewed the first iPhone and worked in both the London and San Francisco offices. When not working, he's planning his next vacation, walking his dog or watching planes land at the airport (yes, really).
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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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