Honor has seen its share of success in India with release of Dual camera smartphone, like Huawei P9 and Honor 8. Huawei has brought a new mid range Huawei Honor 6X with Dual camera, to make the swag more affordable.
Huawei has launched the Honor 6X today in India , the smartphone is priced at Rs. 12999 for the 3 GB Ram / 32 GB storage variant. The 4 GB Ram and 64 GB storage variant is priced at Rs. 15999. The smartphone will be available only on Amazon India. The first sale for the smartphone is on 2nd February 2017, registration for which is now open. Register for Huawei Honor 6X.
We were expecting the price to be Rs. 14,999 for the higher variant while the 3 GB RAM variant is priced as per our expectation.
Its a successor to the Huawei Honor 5X, which was a decent offering but the competition in India overshadowed it quickly by offering much better processor, ram and battery capacity.
Smartphones like Honor 5X and 6X are been priced aggressively to compete with smartphones like Redmi Note 3, Le 2, Lenovo Vibe K5 Note. The Swag for the Honor 6X is the dual rear camera. Interesting Coolpad has launched a mid range Dual camera smartphone in India priced at Rs. 13,999 – Cool 1 Dual, ahead of the Huawei Honor 6X.
Honor 6X was showcased at CES event last week. Where It got a lot of attention for its camera set-up at such a competitive price.
There are dual 12 MP and 2 MP rear camera set-up which offers bokeh effect like DSLR, even after the image is clicked. There is phase detection auto focus support, and Huawei claims that the camera can lock focus in 0.3 seconds. There is a SONY IMX386 sensor at the back for clicking images.
There is selective color splash option which allows you to make an image B&W and apply one color – say a red splash.
The front side has a 8 Mega pixel camera with beauty mode to enhance your selfies.
The Huawie Honor 6X sports a 5.5 inch FHD IPS LCD display. There is a 2.5 D curved glass coating on top of the smartphone and has a maximum brightness of 450 nits.
It’s powered by a powerful Kirin 655 Octa- Core processor coupled with Mali T830 MP2 GPU. It’ll be available in 2 storage variants as mentioned above with 32 GB & 64 GB along with 3 GB & 4 GB of RAM respectively.
The phone runs on a decent 3340 mAH battery. Notably the Honor 6X don’t come with the latest USB type-C port but sports the old micro USB. Although the phone supports fast charging, a feature which was absent in its predecessor, Honor 5X.
The Honor 6X runs on Android M out of the box, along with EMUI 4.1 skin on top, which will significant boost with the EMUI 5.0 found the latest Huawei Mate 9.
Since Honor have started with the beta versions for Honor 5C, the 6X would also get the Android N update soon.
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Huawei Honor 6X Vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
Let’s do a comparison of the Huawei Honor 6X Vs the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 which was recently launched in the Indian market.
It makes more sense to compare the 3 GB RAM and 32 GB variant Vs the Redmi Note 4 higher variant as both are priced at Rs. 12,999.
|Specifications||Xiaomi Redmi Note 4||Huawei Honor 6X|
|Front Camera||5 Mega-pixel Selfie Cam||8 Mega-pixel Selfie Cam|
|Rear Camera||13 MP, Auto focus, Flash||Dual 12 MP + 2 MP Camera|
|Screen Size||5.5 Inch 2.5D Glass||5.5 Inch 2.5D Glass|
|Display Resolution||Full HD (1920*1080).||Full HD (1920*1080).|
|PPI||401 ppi||401 ppi|
|Processor Model||Snapdragon 625||Kirin 655|
|Processor Specs||Octa Core Clocked @ 2.0 Ghz||Octa Core Clocked @ 2.1 Ghz|
|RAM Size (GB)||2 / 3 / 4 GB||3 / 4 GB|
|Internal Storage (GB)||32 / 64 GB||32 / 64 GB|
|Expandable Memory||microSD, upto 128 GB||microSD, upto 128 GB|
|OS||Android M 6.0 , MIUI 8||Android M 6.0 , EMUI 4.1|
|Upgradable to Nougat 7.0||YES||YES|
|Connectivity||3G, WIFI, 4G LTE , VOLTE||3G, WIFI, 4G LTE , VOLTE|
|Fingerprint Scanner||Yes at the back||Yes at the back|
|Battery capacity||4100 mAH||3340 mAH|
|Thickness||8.4 mm||8.2 mm|
|Weight||164 grams||162 grams|
|Color||Gold and Silver||Gold and Silver|
|Launch Date India||Jan-17||Feb-17|
|Launch Price (Rs)||Rs. 9999, 10,999, 12999||Rs. 12999 , 15999|
Specs wise both the smartphones are great and absolute value for money. These are the top choices under Rs. 15,000 currently. Though if you have a budget of Rs. 12,999 and want to pick up one of these here are some points to consider.
Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 – You get higher storage of 64 GB and 4 GB RAM. There is almost 30% more battery life compared to the Huawei Honor 6X, owing to a 4100 mAH battery and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 (power efficient) processor.
Advantages Huawei Honor 6X – The Huawei Honor 6X front camera is vastly improved with 8 Mega Pixel camera compared to the 5 MP camera on the Redmi Note 4. It is just not the mega pixel which is higher the real life selfies are more detailed on the Huawei Honor 6X. The Dual rear camera on the Huawei Honor 6X is also superior to the 13 Mega pixel rear camera on the Redmi Note 4. Overall both the front as well as the rear camera on the Huawei Honor 6X is as good as the Moto G4 Plus or very slightly better.
If you want more storage , Ram and higher battery life the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is the ideal choice, if you want to click selfies and more images for social media than the Huawei Honor 6X is a slightly better option. Nevertheless, you can’t go wrong with any of them.
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