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
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.
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.
1.7GHz octa-core/Kirin 655
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.
12 MP + 2 MP Dual Lens
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.
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.
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Number of SIMs
Ambient light sensor
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.
150.90 x 72.60 x 8.20 mm
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 camera performance
- Decent all round performance
- 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.
- 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