Just bought honor 5A few days ago bcos of the screen faulty of my Samsung A5 after 1.5 years usage. Here is some of my opinion of the comparison between both phones.
Echo sounds- no echo sounds when talking to other phone
Rear Camera- both phones are 13mp, but in term of focus speed and the quality of the photo, Sam A5 much more better than Hon 5A.
Front Camera- even A5 only with 5mp, it still better than 5A, except the beauty function of 5A, good for selfie.
Display- Not as bad as others' comments here said that 5A is poor display under sunlight, its still able to see under sunlight.
GPS- When im inside building, my location is very unstable(i know this becos of pokemon go..LOL). I have no issue when im using my A5 previously.
EMUI- need sometimes to get use of it if u are not EMUI user before.
Battery- im playing Pogo with 15% brightness on, fully charged battery after playing for 3hours still remaining around 30% battery.
Heating- Since it is not metal body as A5, I can feel warm while playing pogo but it is not as hot as A5 previously.
Pokemon GO-it is smoother than A5, no lagging issue. Only thing that give me bad experience is the GPS problem.
Price- it is 50% cheaper compared to A5. I bought this for RM540 from Lazada after discount.
Overall, if u tight on budget and u not really demanding on high quality photos, u can definitely go for this phone. If this phone can released on early of 2016, i will never recommend my friend to buy Asus Zenfone. Now his phone is very laggy when.
The first to have Huawei never again! I don't think the camera is very good it's just descent theres a pixelization when motion is fast. Anyways what i hate about the Honor 5a is the low volume in speaker music & videocam speaker super low volume.The 2nd sim downgraded to 2g, yup the primary sim is 4g. Also all Marshmallow OS phone brands today has the option to move games & apps to sd card,not this Huawei. If you have sd card it will be useless to this phone! bad developer huawei
I just bought this Phone Honor 5A few days ago. To date, no issues. Camera is very good. Even much better than my GF's XioMi Note 3 camera, which worth 50% more than my phone. Haha... Camera 13MP rear and 8MP front is very good for only RM6XX (Malaysian), so no doubt for cameras. 5 stars for cameras btw.
Operation issues wise, the signal strength (Pulling signal) is very good for me. I owned a DooGee X5 Pro 4G 2GB RAM, 16 GB ROM before, when I use UMOBILE at my workplace, it only shows as ROAMING (R). When i change my phone to this one, I can even stream 720p Youtube videos (IF got a strategic place) around my workplace using UMOBILE. Only drawback is, if u install FB apps, just forget about it for the moment, it keeps closing if u open multiple pages on their apps. U need to stream direct from Chrome/other browsers. Maybe they will have an update for that.
I know HUAWEI brands had been there since at least 2005, their brand can be trusted. :D its my first time thou buying HUAWEI. hehe.. U can email me at email@example.com for additional questions about this phone. I might can help your decision. :D
WthIsHonorThinking, 22 Sep 2016its 2016, and they still releasing phone with no gyroscope and otg support while thousand of c... moreyeah your right more of their rom are lies example 8gb epects in real ang upon checking has only 4.5gb rom minus 1.5 gb for built in apps and bloatware =3GB ONLY
first of all the bad things..
1.. when I talk to somebody they hear their eco sounds.
2...no option for apps to sd card.
3.. lacking in big games.
4...sunlight not good.
but overall camera and other features is very good so...60/40 opinion to me in 10 I will give 7.5 for Huawei y6ii/Honor5A
+Good specs on Paper Huawei y6 ii
-Poor display on sunlight
-Echo sounds when talking to other phone
-Slow in opening apps
-Huawei the hardest phone to unlock
-No moving apps to sd card its just portable. big hassle to consumers its 2016
-Corrupted my 64gb gb kingston (again no moving apps to sd)
-The only 6.0 with no moving sd options
-bettter think twice when buying cheap phone dont rely on specs and the papers
i have both honor 4x and 5a, but the battery 4x perform better then 5a in term of stand by time,wifi and data usage, is this related to android 6.0 drain battery fast then android 4.4.2?
salma24551, 28 Sep 2016What about heavy games is it working well or not???Heavy games work perfectly... no heating issues... nothing to worry about..if any game is played,it heats upto a normal limited temperature,no dangerous heating..games can easily be played..
salma24551, 18 Sep 2016Which is better honor 5A or samsung J5 2016I sold my J5 2016 and bought an Honor 5A. Reasons: J%2016 heats up badly during charge, the ringing tone volumes are too low, and Marshmallow is not stable on J5 2016. Also though it is dual sim, only Sim 1 is LTE enabled. Honor 5A has 2 sims and both are LTE enabled. Battey life on Honor 5A is far better and no heating problems. The camera on Honor 5A is also better than J5 2016.
its 2016, and they still releasing phone with no gyroscope and otg support while thousand of cheaper alternative has it.... honor needs to stop making crappy phones