Honor 6X, the latest dual-camera smartphone by the Huawei-owned Honor brand, will be launched in India come January 24th. Honor has standard sending early invites for the launch of a dual-camera smartphone, without mentioning the name of the device.
The Honor 6X was launched in China in October last year, and its biggest highlight is its dual-camera setup. Honor 6X was launched in three variants – 3GB RAM/32GB built-in storage, 4GB RAM/32GB built-in storage and 4GB RAM/64GB built-in storage, priced at roughly Rs. 9,900, Rs. 12,900 and Rs. 15,800 correspondingly – but for now there’s no clarity on which SKUs will be brought to India.
The Honor 6X was launched in Gold, Silver, Grey, Blue, and Rose Gold colour variants; which at the moment it is still whether which is to go on sale in India. Honor 6X features several upgrades over the Honor 5X, sporting a 5.5-inch (1080×1920 pixels) full-HD IPS display with 2.5D curved glass protection; a Kirin 655 octa-core (4 cores at 2.1GHz + 4 cores at 1.7GHz) SoC, and a hybrid dual-SIM (Nano-SIM) card slot, with support for microSD cards (up to 128GB) in the second SIM card slot.
Running EMUI 4.1 OS based on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), the Honor 6X sports a dual rear camera setup with one 12Megapixel sensor that supports PDAF and an additional 2Megapixel sensor sits right below it. Honor 6X features a 8-megapixel front camera for selfies. It sports a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel that the company claims can unlock the smartphone in about 0.3 seconds.
Honor 6X connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, and GPS/A-GPS. Honor 6X is powered by a 3340mAh battery with fast charging support. The Honor 6X measures 150.9×72.6×8.2mm and weighs 162 grams.