Huawei has launched Honor 6x Smartphone in India here on Tuesday. The phone comes with a Dual-rear camera set-up which makes it perhaps the first Smartphone in India with this feature in the sub-Rs 1500 price segment. Its predecessors Honor 8 and Huawei P9 also had this feature.
The phone has been launched in India in two variants- 3GB RAM plus 32 GB internal storage at Rs 12,999 and 4GB RAM plus 64 GB internal storage at Rs 15,999. The inbuilt storage is expandable up to 128GB.
The 3G variant of the phone will be available exclusively on Amazon. Customers can also avail the launch offers which include 10% cash back with State Bank of India credit card and Airtel 14GB additional data on purchase of every 1GB with the Honor 6x.
Honor 6x features
The Honor 6x has lot of attractive features that are tempting the consumers. It has a dual-rear camera system consisting of a 12 megapixel plus 2 Megapixel setup assisted with face detection autofocus and LED flash. The camera can record video in full HD quality. The front camera of the Smartphone comes with 8 Megapixel and can record 720p video.
Phone has a full metallic body and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. It runs Android Marshmallow-based emotion V14.1. The display measures 5.5-inch and has full HD resolution.
The connectivity options include 4G VOLTE, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and GPS/A-GPS. Phone is backed by a 3,340 m Ah battery, rated to deliver up to 600 hours of standby time. Battery comes with fast charging feature that charges the battery in 2.5 hours.
Talking about the new launch, President of Huawei India consumer Business group, Peter Zhai said, ‘The Honor 6x has been designed for consumers who would not compromise on performance. Honor 6x is a device engineered with uncompromising excellence.’
‘The Honor 6x has been launched to represent dual benefits of great price point coupled with best in class feature. Also, we have designed Honor 6x keeping in mind the youth of India and their discerning needs. The phone is equipped to fill the position of a phone with flagship features in the budget segment and will help our consumers to share, explore and enjoy life to the fullest’, he added.
Competition from Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 and Coolpad cool 1
The newly launced Smartphone will face tough competition from its contemporaries like Xiaomi and Coolpad cool 1. The 4GB RAM variant of Redmi Note 4 has 64GB storage capacity and is priced at Rs 15,999.
Coolpad cool 1 which is also a dual-camera phone is priced at Rs 13,999. The phone has two cameras on the rear-dual 13Megapixel with phone detection auto focus and dual LED flash.
Other competitors include Lenovo K6 Note and Moto G4 plus.
Honor 6x is currently available in three colors- Gold, Silver and Grey.