Huawei Announces The Honor 3, A Waterproof Mid-Range Smartphone

Huawei Honor 3

Two days ago, Huawei officially unveiled its latest affordable mid-range Android smartphone, the Honor 3, which is one of the company’s most unique devices on the market. It features IP57 dust and waterproofing, with a touchscreen that is capable of recognizing wet fingertips. This handset is now available to purchase in China for ¥1,888 ($309).

The Honor 3 is a respectable device, packing a 4.7-inch 720p capacitive touchscreen, a 1.5GHz quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera, 8GB of internal storage (expandable up to 32GB via MicroSD) and a 2,150 mAh battery. The handset ships running Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, skinned with Huawei’s very own UI.

The full gallery of the Honor 3’s press renders can be browsed through below:

At this precise moment in time the Honor 3 is only available to purchase in China, and we have no word as to when it is likely to touch down in the U.S.