Shenzhen, 17 November 2011: Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today announced that Huawei Honor will begin shipping in December to selected markets with an enhanced Huawei-customized Android 2.3.5 user interface (UI). The Huawei Android Platform 5.1 (HAP 5.1) is more intuitive, provides greater personalization capabilities and includes pre-loaded applications that increase data and privacy protection. Consumers can also look forward to pairing up with an Honor that matches their lifestyle as the smartphone powerhouse now comes in Glossy Black, Textured Black, Elegant White, Vibrant Yellow, Cherry Blossom Pink and Burgundy (specific color availability may differ between markets). Honor will be available in Russia, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia Japan and China from December, with other markets to follow.
HAP 5.1 – Optimizing the user experience
Visually: Honor’s enhanced UI features exclusive icons and widgets. Music lovers will now see their favorite tracks accompanied by vivid 3D transitions.
Smartly: Huawei All-Backup allows users to backup and restore data including contacts, messages, call logs and settings, as well as third-party applications to / from Honor’s SD card. Honor’s Smart Data Traffic Manager enables better management and overview of the phone’s data usage.
Conveniently: The HAP 5.1 enables you to view the social media newsfeed of your contacts in one consolidated view, instead of accessing each social media channel separately. The enhanced UI also allows you to close all running applications in one touch and an automatic dialing function. The HAP 5.1 also includes a File Manager that enables you to manage and access your files easily.
Securely: Huawei Guard scans and eliminates viruses, blocks calls and messages when needed and password-protects private content such as contacts, messages and call logs.