Honor 6X is one of the notable smartphones of the year. In fact, it has been launched in the crowded smartphone market of sub 15k price bracket. Here are some features of the device concisely explained:
Design and display
It is a metal clad device. The metal build has a satin finish to it, but is a little slippery as well. In any case, the phone looks quite great and makes it look premium. The phone comes with a 5.5 inch display. The full HD resolution ensures stress free browsing and awesome video quality. The glass on the display is scratch resistant.
The smartphone is powered by Kirin 655, the in-house processor from Huawei. The Octa core processor runs at 2.1 GHz. Graphics are handled by Mali T830 GPU. It has been estimated that the processor is slower by 25 percent than Snapdragon 625. You get 32 GB of internal storage and 3 GB RAM. There is another variant with 64 GB internal storage and 4 GB RAM capacity. The smartphone comes with a hybrid micro SD card slot.
Honor 6X has dual rear camera setup. There is a 12 MP camera accompanied with a 2 MP sensor just below it. The second sensor is used for recording depth. The camera has a Sony IMX386 sensor. The camera also supports phase detection auto focus. The camera setup comes with wide aperture mode. You can simulate different aperture modes. The daylight shots and macro shots are quite impressive. Even the focus is good enough. As with most of the smartphone cameras, it struggles with low light photography. The camera app on the device has some great modes to choose from. HD video recording at 1080p is supported. The front camera has a resolution of 8 MP. You can shoot some exemplary selfies. It records videos at 720p.
Honor 6X runs on Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 with customization by Emotion UI 4.1. The interface is single layered. There is a specific Smart Assistance app under settings menu. It does support motion and voice based gestures. There is a HiCloud cloud service from Huawei. You may need to take some time to get used to it. There is huge list of pre-installed apps. You can remove the ones you would not need.
Battery and other features
The phone comes with a 3340 mAh battery capacity. It also supports fast charging. The connectivity features on the device include Bluetooth 4.1, WiFi, USB OTG, and 4G VoLTE. However, it lacks dual band WiFi.
Price and availability
The smartphone is available on Amazon India. The 32 GB variant with 3 GB RAM costs Rs. 12999 and the 64 GB variant with 4 GB RAM costs Rs. 15999.
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