Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei, the company dedicated to millennial buyers unveiled its latest mid-range smartphone in CES 2017. The smartphone which was showcased in October, 2016 is all set to enter global market including India. The Huawei subsidiary Honor previously announced its Honor 5X smartphone in CES 2015, which according to Honor President George Zhao, sold 11 million units globally. As far as the Huawei Honor 6X is concerned, the smartphone touts its bigger display, better battery life, advanced processor and dual-rear camera.
Talking about the specifications, the Honor 6X features a 5.5-inch Full HD display with a pixel density of 403ppi. The smartphone is powered by an octa-core Kirin 655 processor coupled with either 3GB or 4GB RAM. The smartphone will be available in two variants, one with 3GB RAM/32GB storage and the other one with 4GB RAM/32GB storage. It runs on Huawei EMUI 4.1 overlay over Android 6.0 Marshmallow and houses a 3,340 mAh battery that Huawei says could offer a battery life of 2.15 days of normal use and 1.54 days of heavy use (beating the iPhone 6S Plus). George Zhao also claimed that after 18 months of use the battery will still perform at more than 80 per cent of its original capacity, compared to an industry typical average of 50-60 per cent.
The Honor 6X is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM. And for connectivity options, it includes Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth. Sensors on the phone includes Proximity, Accelerometer and Ambient light sensor.
The Honor 6X will go on sale on January 4 in Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, India, Malaysia, Netherlands, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, UAE, UK and US. It will be available in gold, silver and grey color variants with in two versions: a 3GB RAM/32GB ROM edition for $249.99 (€249) and 4GB RAM/64GB ROM for $299.99 (€299). That comes down to Approx. Rs.17000 and Rs.20000, however we’re still waiting for the Indian price list.