Honor 6X with 5.5-inch 1080p display, Dual Rear camera lenses priced at Rs. 12,999 launched in India

Honor the sub-brand of Huawei has launched their latest mid-range smartphone, the Honor 6X in India at a launch event in New Delhi with a tag of “SwagPhone”. The main USP of the device is the dual rear camera, the smartphone was launched at CES 2017 as the successor the Honor 5X smartphone. The Honor 6X sports a 5.5-inch FullHD display with 2.5D curved glass on top having a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It comes with a pixel density of 404 PPI.

Honor 6X comes with metal unibody design is powered by an octa-core Kirin 655 16nm processor and is coupled with 3GB LPDDR3 RAM and 32GB Storage and the other variant comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage expandable up to 128GB using microSD card. It runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS with EMUI 4.1 on top and is expected to receive the EMUI 5.0 based on Android 7.0 Nougat in the Second Quater of 2017.

Honor 6X launch price and availability

Specifications of Honor 6X:

  • Display: 5.5-inch Full HD 2.5D curved glass IPS display with resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Processor: Octa-core Kirin 655 16nm processor with Mali T830-MP2
  • RAM and Storage: 3GB LPDDR3 RAM with 32GB storage / 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, expandable up to 128GB with microSD
  • Camera: 12MP rear camera with LED Flash, 6P lens, 1.25um pixel size, PDAF, aperture F/0.95-F/16 and 2MP secondary camera and an 8MP front-facing camera
  • OS: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with EMUI 4.1
  • Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
  • Battery: 3340mAh battery with support for fast charging

The main USP of the device is the dual camera set up as the primary camera having a 12MP rear camera with 6P lens, 1.25um pixel size, PDAF, aperture F/0.95-F/16 and 2MP secondary camera, the front camera is an 8MP shooter. The Fingerprint sensor is located on the back of the device below the dual camera set up. The Honor 6X comes with connectivity features like 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS. It is powered by a 3340mAh battery with support for fast charging.

The Honor 6X is available in Gold, Silver and Gray colors and is priced at Rs. 12,999 for the 3GB RAM with 32GB storage while the 4GB RAM and 64GB Storage variant is priced at Rs. 15,999. The Honor 6X will be available from 2nd February at 2PM in Amazon India website, the registrations for the sale begins today.

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