Huawei Maimang 5 is officially announced, Huawei’s latest mid-range smartphone, in China. Huawei Maimang 5 is the successor of the previously launched Maimang 4. As we know that Huawei Maimang 4 went on sale outside of China as Huawei G8, chances are high that Huawei Maimang 5 will be released as the Huawei G9 in other countries, specially when a Huawei G9 Lite has already been launched.

Huawei Maimang 5 comes with a 5.5-inch full HD IPS LCD screen with 1080p resolutions and 2.5D curved glass display. The screen-to-body ratio is 77.9%. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 n octa-core processor and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS with EMUI 4.1 on top.

Huawei Maimang 5 : Full Hardware Specs, Features, Price and Availability

On the imaging side, it sports a 16-megapixel primary camera with phase-detection auto-focus (PDAF), Optical image stabilization (OIS), dual-tone dual LED flash and 4K video recording. There is an 8-megapixel front-facing camera provided for taking selfies and video chatting. A fingerprint sensor is provided at the back that is claimed to unlock the device in 0.3 seconds.

Based on the RAM , there will be two version of the device - 3GB of RAM and 4GB RAM version. The complete list of all hardware specs and features of Huawei Maimang 5 are given below.

Huawei Maimang 5 : Full Hardware Specs and Features

- 4G LTE Capability

- Hybrid Dual SIM, Uses SIM 2 Slot as microSD Card Slot

- 5.5-inch Full HD IPS LCD Screen with 1080 x 1920 Pixels Resolution

- 2.5D Curved Glass Display

- 2.0 GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 14nm Processor

- Adreno 506 GPU

- 3 GB of RAM with 32 GB Internal Memory

- 4 GB of RAM with 64 GB Internal Memory

- microSD Card Support up to 128 GB

- 16 MP Primary Camera with Phase Detection Auto-Focus (PDAF), 6P Lens, Dual Tone Dual-LED Flash, Sony IMX298 Sensor and f/2.0 Aperture,

- 4K Video Recording

- 8 MP Front-facing Camera

- Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS

- EMUI 4.1

- 3.340 mAh Non-removable Lithium-ion Battery with Fast Charging

- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Hotspot

- Bluetooth 4.1


- USB Type-C

- Magnetic Compass, Gyro, Fingerprint Scanner, Accelerometer and Proximity Sensors

- 151.8 x 75.7 x 7.3 mm Dimensions

- 160 g

Huawei Maimang 5 will be available in Champagne Gold, Rose Gold and Moonlight Silver color options. The price of Huawei Maimang 5 for different versions are given below.

- 3GB RAM, 32GB Storage - US$ 358

- 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage - US$ 388

Huawei Maimang 5 will be available in China on July 21st, 2016 and pre-booking is available on its official website. 4 GB RAM version will go on sale first.