Huawei GR3 Price & Specs

Huawei GR3
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Huawei GR3 is a smaller sibling of the GR5 designed to appeal to young users. Parading an elegant design, the smartphone features a smaller display, but it is equipped to deliver somewhat comparable performance with an octa-core CPU on the inside.

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Design and Display

Although this may be described as a downgrade of the Huawei GR5, its design is not in any way off-putting as some might have expected.

Huawei GR3 flaunts a solid unibody design with aluminium alloy and metal frame. The phone sports a pleasant finish, which is the result of a ceramic sand-blasting process.

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The Huawei GR3 is slimmer than the GR5 at 7.6 millimetres and is, unsurprisingly, lighter at 135 grams. It sports a 5-inch display with HD (720p) resolution. This screen supposedly offers 160-degree wide-angle viewing.

Camera and Storage

The Huawei GR3 comes with similar cameras as the expectedly more-expensive GR5. You will find a high-resolution 13-megapixel shooter with autofocus on the rear.

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This is complemented on the front by a 5-megapixel, fixed-focus snapper for selfies. The Huawei GR3 also offers a satisfactory 16 GB of internal storage here for keeping your photos and apps. This is expandable by up to 128 GB via a microSD card slot.

Performance and OS

The Huawei GR3 boasts an octa-core processor under the hood. However, it loses the Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 CPU found on the Huawei GR5. This is replaced with MediaTek MT6753T processor clocked at 1.5 GHz.

The RAM capacity remains unchanged at 2 GB to at least guarantee buyers can expect smooth performance and enjoyable gaming. The Huawei GR3 runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system, which is coated with its maker’s Emotion UI 3.1 Lite skin.

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Other Features

Juice is supplied to the Huawei GR3 by a 2,200mAh battery which you may expect to offer decent runtime, partly because the screen resolution does not go beyond HD.

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The fingerprint sensor seen on the GR5 is missing here. But you still get 4G LTE (Cat. 4) as well as Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n with Wi-Fi Direct and hotspot functionalities for making wireless connections. GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS are included in the package as well.

Pricing and Availability

Huawei GR3 is not yet available in Nigeria. When available, you can buy it at leading online stores in the country. Huawei GR3 Price in Nigeria is expected to range from N55,000 to N65,000 depending on your location in Nigeria.

Huawei GR3 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Huawei GR3 Smartphone:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 5.1 (Lollipop), Emotion UI 3.1 Lite
  • Processor: 1.5GHz octa-core Processor (MediaTek MTK6753T)
  • GPU: Mali-T720 MP3
  • Memory: 2GB RAM
  • Colours: Gold, Silver, Gray
  • Dimension: 143.5 x 71.0 x 7.6 mm
  • Weight: 135 g
  • SIM Type: SIM1: Micro-SIM, SIM2: Nano-SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • Display: 5.0-inch Touch Display, 720 x 1280 pixels (293 ppi)
  • Display Protection:


  • Rear Camera: 13MP Camera, 1080p HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Face Detection, Panaroma, HDR
  • Front Camera: 5MP Camera


  • Built-in Storage: 16GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, microSD (requires SIM2 slot)
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: No
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes, up to 42.2 Mbps
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, LE
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes USB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
  • Video Player: Xvid/MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps:

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: No
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • SpO2: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: No
  • Fingerprint Scanner: No
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation:
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: No


  • Battery: Li-Polymer 2200 mAh battery (Non-removable)
  • Talktime: up to 6 hours
  • Standby Time: up to 220 hours
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Huawei GR3 Price & Specs was written by NaijaTechGuide Team. The article was last modified: October 28th, 2020
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