Honor 6X with 5.5-inch display, 4G VoLTE, dual rear cameras announced for global markets

Huawei’s Honor brand has introduced its mid-range smartphone Honor 6X  for global markets at an event at the CES 2017. It was introduced earlier in China. It features a 5.5-inch 1080p 2.5D curved glass display and is powered by an Octa-Core Kirin 655 16nm processor and Mali T830-MP2 GPU. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with EMUI 4.1 OS. It packs dual-camera setup on the back with a 12-megapixel main camera with 6P lens & PDAF (phase detection auto-focus) and a second 2-megapixel sensor on the back. honor-6x-silver

It also has an 8-megapixel front facing camera. The Honor 6X also has a fingerprint sensor on the back, hybrid SIM slot and, 4G VoLTE support. On the storage front, it has launched globally in two different memory variants – 3GB RAM/32GB storage and 4GB RAM/64GB storage. It also supports further storage expansion via the hybrid microSD card slot (up to 128GB). It packs a 3,340mAh battery. The company promises up to two days of battery life with normal use and supports fast charging.

Honor 6X specifications
  • Display: 5.5-inch (1080 x 1920 pixels) Full HD 2.5D curved glass IPS display
  • Processor: Octa-core Kirin 655 ( 4 x 2.1GHz + 4 x 1.7GHz) 16nm processor with Mali T830-MP2
  • RAM & Storage: 3GB LPDDR3 RAM with 32GB (eMMC 5.1) storage / 4GB RAM with 64GB (eMMC 5.1) storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • SIM Slot: Hybrid Dual SIM (nano+ nano/microSD)
  • Operating System: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with EMUI 4.1
  • Rear Camera: 12MP rear camera with LED Flash, 6P lens, 1.25um pixel size, PDAF, aperture F/0.95-F/16 and 2MP secondary camera
  • Front Camera: 8MP front-facing camera
  • Connectivity Options: 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
  • Dimensions: 150.9×72.6×8.2mm
  • Weight: 162g
  • Fingerprint sensor: Yes
  • Battery: 3340mAh (typical) / 3270mAh (minimum) battery with support for fast charging
  • Color Options: Gold, Silver and Gray colors
Price And Availability

The Honor 6X smartphone comes in gold, silver and gray color options. Pricing details for the different variants of the smartphone is as below:

  • 3GB RAM with 32GB storage version – US$ 249.99 (Rs. 17050 approx.) / EUR 249
  • 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version – US$ 299.99 (Rs. 20460 approx.) / EUR 299

The company will sell the smartphone for $199.99 (Rs. 13645 approx.) along with below freebies

  • Case
  • Engine Earphones
  • A selfie stick

The above offer is only valid for first 300 buyers through the flash sale on January (10, 17, 24, and 31), 2017.

The company said-

The 3GB variant will be available for purchase from 4 January onwards in select markets, including the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, Russia, Malaysia, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, with other markets to follow soon.


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