Huawei Honor 6X Launched in China: Price, Specifications

Huawei has added yet another device to their smartphone line-up with the latest Huawei Honor 6X which was launched earlier today  at an event in China. The smartphone is the successor to the Honor 5X that was unveiled in India this January. Honor has made a name for itself manufacturing budget Android handsets that deliver on quality and the 6X looks like it will maintain the trend and on the same hand maintains a quite affordable price tag.

The smartphone is already up for pre-order in the country and will start shipping on October 25.

Huawei Honor 6X

Huawei Honor 6X Smartphone Specifications

Hardware and Software Specifications

The Honor 6X features a 5.5-inch (1080×1920 pixels) full-HD IPS display with 2.5D curved glass protection. It is powered by a (4 x 2.1GHz + 4 x 1.7GHz) Huawei’s homegrown Kirin 655 octa-core 16nm processor with Mali T830-MP2 GPU. The device is available in three different variants- 3GB RAM/32GB storage, 4GB RAM/32GB storage, 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage and also allows further expansion via the hybrid microSD card slot (up to 128GB).

The Honor 6X runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow-based EMUI 4.1 OS and supports a hybrid dual-SIM slot (Nano+ Nano/microSD) and the dimensions of the device are 150.9×72.6×8.2mm and weighs 162grams.

Camera Specifications

The all-new smartphone a dual camera setup at the back with one 12-megapixel sensor that supports PDAF and a second 2-megapixel sensor below it. The 12-megapixel sensor captures the images, while the second sensor acts as a depth sensor for creating faux defocus background. The rear camera also gets LED flash for shooting in dark conditions. The device also sports an 8-megapixel camera at the front for video calling and selfie taking purposes.

Battery and Connectivity Specifications

The Huawei Honor 6X  houses a 3,340mAh battery and supports fast charging. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, and GPS. The fingerprint sensor is also housed at the back, and the company claims that it is fast enough to read prints and unlock the Honor 6X in 0.3 seconds.

Price and Availability

The Honor 6X will be available in Gold, Silver, Grey, Blue, and Rose Gold coloured variants. In terms of price, the Honor 6X comes in three bundles – 3GB RAM/32GB storage, 4GB RAM/32GB storage, and 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage. The 3GB RAM variant is priced at CNY 999 (roughly Rs. 9,900), the 4GB RAM/32GB storage variant is priced at CNY 1,299 (roughly Rs. 12,900), and the 4GB RAM/64GB storage variant is priced at CNY 1,599 (roughly Rs. 15,800).

 

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