small question, gr5 KII L21 and honor 5x kiw l21

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Arobase40

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Plz i have gr5 kii l21 and i went to know if it's the same with honor 5x kiw l21

Thanks a lot

I'm 99% sure this is the same device. Differences are mainly artificial due to the market (maybe due to baseband, but I don't really think so), so they at Huawei/honor created a specific firmware to lock up the customers to the local market.
 
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Arobase40

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So i can flash a kiw l21 file in my kii l21 since they are the same

I knew you would ask or tell that... :D

So the answer is : Yes and NO ! ^^

- No, because the system won't let you do so as default.
- If you do a forced flash you could have strange behavior mainly due the /cust partition ! ^^

- Yes, if you exactly know what you're doing and if you're kinda daredevil. ^^

Watch what have been done here, you could find some clues :

http://forum.xda-developers.com/honor-5x/how-to/emui-4-0-android-6-0-1-kiw-l21-c185-t3428478

But it's very risky, so dont put the blame on me if you brick your pĥone, ok ? :D
 
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