The Honor 6X smartphone with dual cameras on the back, a rival to the newly released Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, has been launched in India. The smartphone by Huawei-owned brand Honor was launched in China back in October, and its biggest highlight is its dual rear camera setup.
It sports a 12-megapixel sensor with PDAF alongside a 2-megapixel sensor right below it, and a LED flash.
Honor 6X has been launched in two variants – 3GB RAM + 32GB inbuilt storage and 4GB RAM + 64G inbuilt storage.
Launch offers on Amazon include 10 percent cashback on SBI credit cards, up to 14GB of free data on select Airtel recharges, and up to 80 percent off on Kindle ebooks up to a maximum of Rs. 300.
The first Honor 6X (Review) sale will be held on February 2, and the smartphone will be exclusively available on Amazon India. Registrations for the first Honor 6X sale open at 2pm IST on Tuesday, and the device will be available in Gold, Grey, and Silver colour options.
Only the 3GB RAM + 32GB inbuilt storage variant will be available now, while the 4GB RAM + 64GB inbuilt storage variant will become available sometime in February.
A hybrid dual-SIM (Nano-SIM) smartphone, the Honor 6X runs EMUI 4.1 OS based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The company says a beta version of EMUI 5.0, based on Android 7.0 Nougat, will be available for buyers at launch, with the final version due to release in Q2 2017.
The Honor 6X display measures 5.5-inch and has full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) resolution, 2.5D curved glass protection and pixel density of 403ppi – the company is also touting an ‘eye-comfort mode’ that filters out blue light.
The new Honor smartphone is powered by a Kirin 655 octa-core (4 cores at 2.1GHz + 4 cores at 1.7GHz) SoC. The inbuilt storage is expandable via microSD (up to 128GB).