Honox 6X Launches in India – Price, Specs, and Availability

Indian smartphone buyers have a lot to choose from, especially when it comes to the mid-range segment. Xiaomi launched its solid, dependable smartphone the Redmi Note 4 just a few days ago and now yet another Chinese phone maker, Huawei has announced the Honor 6X, a stylish mid range phone it calls the SWAG phone that boasts a dual lens camera. Here are all the launch details.



Honox 6X Price and Availability

Honor 6x silver

First things first. Here's what the Honor 6X is going to cost you. Its Rs.12,999 for the 3GB with 32GB storage model and Rs. 15,999 for the 4GB RAM one with 64GB storage.

Honor 6X is going to be available exclusively on Amazon India and will be on sale on Feb, 2nd 2107 at 2P.M. You’ll need to preregister for the sale in order to be eligible to buy the device.

Amazon India is adding some sweetness to the deal. SBI card holders, for instance are entitled to 10% cashback when they buy the smartphone using the SBI credit card. Airtel is offering 14GB free data on select recharges on the Honor 6X. Amazon itself is offering 80% off the price of some of its Kindle titles (up to a maximum of Rs.300) when you download the Kindle app on the Honor 6X and make a purchase.

Honor 6X Tech Specs?

Here's a look at the complete tech specs of the Honor 6X.


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Display


Screen Size

5.5 Inches

Resolution

1080x1920 Pixels

The Honor 6X has a 13.97 cm Full HD display (1920*1080pixels) resolution. It is encased in a metal frosted material with a scratch resistant glass top that gives it a sleek stylish look. A 450nit sunlight display ensures that you get the best viewing experience in broad daylight. An in-built eye comfort mode filter out blue light relieving you of visual fatigue.

Hardware


Processor

1.7GHz octa-core/Kirin 655

RAM

3GB

Internal Storage

32GB

Expandable Storage

Up to 128GB/ microSD

Other specs worth noting is the new Kirin 655 octa-core CPU and a 3GB/4GB RAM for faster performance. A fingerprint scanner lets you unlock your phone is just under .3 seconds. Multiple touch response features are also integrated on to the phone to make it easy to access popular functions.

Camera


Rear Camera

12 MP + 2 MP Dual Lens

Front Camera

8MP

Flash

Available

The most exciting feature of the Honor 6X is the dual lens camera. The rear camera has a 12MP+2MP lens that can produce top notch photographs. Its wide aperture range lets you set the focus and blur effect you want to take professional looking shots. The Phase Detection Auto-Focus (PDAF) feature and the Sony IMX386 sensor keeps the focus time fast at just 0.3 seconds.

Splash effect

A Night Mode option allows for great photo captures in low light situations. And an all new Splash functionality gives you the power to isolate individual colors in monochrome images for a superb artistic effect.? In the front is an 8MP camera with a 77 degree wide angle lens for taking great looking selfies.

Operating System


OS

Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Skin

EMUI 4.1

Connectivity


Wi-Fi

802.11 b/g/n

GPS

Available

Bluetooth

v 4.1

NFC

Not Available

Infrared

Not Available

FM

Available

SIM


Number of SIMs

2

SIM Type

Nano/Nano

4G/ LTE

Available

Sensors


Fingerprint Sensor

Available

Compass

Available

Proximity sensor

Available

Accelerometer

Available

Ambient light sensor

Available

Gyroscope

Not Available

Barometer

Not Available

Temperature sensor

Not Available

Battery


Battery capacity

3340 mAh

Removable battery

No

Quick Charging

Available

Another highlight of the Honor 6X is the battery life. Its 3340 mAh battery can last up to 2.15 days on light usage on a full charge or 1.5 days on an intensive heavy run. There’s also support for fast charging so you don’t have to wait long before you get back to your mobile activities.

Other Features


Dimensions

150.90 x 72.60 x 8.20 mm

Weight

162 gms

Colors

Gold, Grey, Silver, Blue and Rose Gold

Should You Buy the Honor 6X?

Let's first take a look at the standout features and shortcomings of the Honor 6X.

Good

  • Good camera performance
  • Decent all round performance

Bad

  • Average software
  • Washed out screen

Is the Honor 6X good enough to buy? Well, to be honest, apart from the great camera performance, the Honor 6X does not have any unique feature that puts it above its competitors. At the price range, you could consider waiting for the Redmi Note 4 or the upcoming Moto G. But if you're a big selfie addict, the Honor 6X should keep you happy.

The Honor 6X Android phone is available EXCLUSIVELY on Amazon.

Honor 6X
Honor 6x silver
  • 3 GB RAM | 32 GB ROM | Expandable Upto 128 GB
  • 5.5 inch Full HD Display
  • 12MP + 2MP Main Camera | 8MP Front
  • 3340 mAh Li-Polymer Battery
  • 1.7GHz octa-core/Kirin 655

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  • Updated February 20, 2017
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Adeline is a tech enthusiast who loves exploring the latest tools and applications in the marketplace. She also loves her Android and spends time reviewing apps and playing games when she has the time.

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