The Honour's headline feature is its long-life battery life, as the 1900mAh battery is said to "go for days between charges under normal usage".
Powered by a 1.4GHz processor, the Honour has a four-inch high definition screen (fitted with Gorilla Glass for toughness), an eight megapixel camera on the rear and a front-facing snapper.
The phone runs Google Android 2.3 Gingerbread, rather than the latest version, Ice Cream Sandwich. It is unclear whether Huawei will offer an upgrade to the OS in the future.
"The Honour demonstrates Huawei's commitment to bring new smartphone power and functionality to the masses," said Huawei Device UK and Ireland executive vice president Mark Mitchinson.
"It combines a fantastic engine with great design and power to burn, and it skimps on no feature. In a connected world that never sleeps, the Honour lasts longer than the rest."
The Huawei Honour is available now from independent retailers, including Expansys, Clove Technology and Play.com, with more retailers due to be announced soon. It has an estimated retail price of £250 SIM-free, although specific pricing will be set by retailers.
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