Honor 6X with dual rear camera system, 4GB RAM goes official

Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has officially launched the Honor 6X at an event in China. Last month, it was spotted on TENAA. It is the latest mid-ranger from the house of Honor which is also a successor to the very successful Honor 5X. Lets find out the specifications, features and pricing of the smartphone below which features a dual rear camera setup.

Honor 6X - Specifications, features, pricing

Huawei Honor 6X Specifications

The Huawei Honor 6X features a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD 2.5D curved glass IPS display that is powered by an octa-core Kirin 655 (Quad 2.1 GHz + Quad 1.7 GHz) 16nm 64-bit processor along with Mali T830-MP2 GPU. It has 3 / 4 GB of LPDDR3 RAM and comes with 32 / 64 GB of internal storage (eMMC 5.1), that can be further expanded up to 128 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS out of the box with EMUI 4.1 on top of it.

The Honor 6X rocks a dual rear camera setup at the back, where it comes with a 12 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, 1.35 µm pixel size, Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF), 6P lens and a 2 megapixel secondary camera for getting depth of field and background blur, similar to the ones found in Honor 8 but being a mid-ranger, it will not perform so well. There is also a 8 megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. It comes with Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD card) and a fingerprint sensor is located at the back that can unlock the phone in just 0.3 seconds. It has a unibody metal build that is 8.2 mm thick and weighs 162 grams.

The Honor 6X includes 4G with VoLTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, USB OTG and GPS as connectivity options. The phablet packs in a 3,340 mAh battery under the hood with fast charging support.

Honor 6X with dual rear camera system, 4GB RAM goes official

The Huawei Honor 6X is available in Gold, Grey, Silver, Blue and Rose Gold color variants. It has been priced at CNY 999 (US $148 / INR Rs 9,886 approximately) for the 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM variant, CNY 1299 (US $193 / INR Rs 12,856 approximately) for the 4GB RAM + 32GB ROM model and CNY 1599 (US $237 / INR Rs 15,823 approximately) for the ultimate edition – 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM. It can be ordered in China starting today and will go on sale starting from October 25, 2016.


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