Honor, Huawei’s Smartphone e-brand for digital natives, on Tuesday launched its much anticipated Honor 6X smartphone in India. The smartphone has been priced at Rs 12,999 for the 32GB storage and 3GB RAM and Rs 15,999 for the 64GB storage and 4GB RAM. The phone was recently launched in CES 2017 and won various accolades by the foreign attending media.
Honor 6X features a 5.5 inch full HD display with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolutions. Honor 6X boasts a full metal slim body (8.2mm thick) with 2.5D glass on the front and curved panel on the back.
The smartphone is localized for the Indian users with EMUI availability in 14 local languages (Hindi, Bengali, Telegu, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Oriya, Punjabi, Assamese, Maithili & Nepali) and comes with the SOS button which will act as an emergency alarm and send an SMS to preset numbers and also provide location information. Additionally, the smartphone will be manufactured in the Chennai manufacturing unit starting February 2017.
“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 features. 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,” said Peter Zhai, President, Huawei India Consumer Business Group.
The registration for the 3 GB version of the phone began on amazon.in starting today at 2pm till 31st January 11:59 pm and the first flash sale of the phone would be on the 2nd of February at 2pm on Amazon.in at http://www.amazon.in/honor6x. The phone will sell exclusively on Amazon.
“We are pleased to be the exclusive partner of choice for the launch of Honor 6X, the first smartphone for 2017 from this iconic brand. Smartphones on Amazon.in have continuously been a top selling category. With this launch, we are pleased to offer our customers across India access to Honor 6X. Customers can enjoy fast and reliable delivery at their doorstep,” said Noor Patel, Director Category Management, Amazon India.
The Honor 6X comes in three colors – gold, silver and gray – and the 32GB variant of the device will be available exclusively on Amazon.in. The phones will available with partner offers like additional 10% cashback with SBI Credit Card and Airtel 14GB additional data on purchase of every 1GB with the Honor 6X.
Honor 6X features an innovative dual-lens rear camera offering a wide aperture range (F/0.95-F/16) giving you all the latitude to unleash your creative potential. The main 12MP camera is responsible for the composition of the image while the 2MP camera helps to get depth of field information, resulting in beautiful shots that are sharp and crisp. Combined with the camera’s wide aperture (F/0.95), the Honor 6X produces professional-looking background blur to make your subjects stand out. This, coupled with a 1.25um pixel size, enables the Honor 6X to capture quality shots even in low-light settings. The Honor 6X’s camera uses Phase Detection Auto Focus technology, which allows for an ultra-fast camera focus speed of 0.3 seconds.
Fueled by Kirin 655 boasting an octa-core architecture, the Honor 6X is built to provide a glitch-free user experience. Kirin 655 packs four cores clocked at 2.1GHz and another four at 1.7 GHz. Supported by 3GB/4GB RAM and a powerful i5 co-processer, the Honor 6X allows you to seamlessly game, browse and listen to music or run multiple apps at the same time. To further boost the agility of the device, the Honor 6X features Honor’s Smart File System, which enhances Android’s EXT4 system, preventing fragmentation and increasing the lifetime performance of the Honor 6X.
Honor 6X is power backed by a powerful 3340 mAh battery, Honor 6X offers an exceptional battery life. With its 16nm CPU and power saving technology further reducing power consumption, the Honor 6X provides 2.15 days of usage and1.54 days of heavy usage on a single full charge. On A single full charge, the Honor 6X allows you to enjoy up to 11.5 hours of video, 70 hours of music, or up to 8 hours of gaming.
Honor would be providing its customers with regular software updates to ensure access to latest and most up-to-date product experience. Additionally, the Honor 6X comes with a 1 year + 3 month warranty and a touch screen replacement in the first month.
Underlining its customer-centric approach, Huawei Consumer Business Group will also expand its distribution network by partnering with more than 50,000 retail outlets by the end of 2017. This retail network will add to the existing 350+ distributors in India to create a comprehensive, nationwide distribution system. Huawei, over the years, has established global appreciation for its products, both under the Huawei and Honor brands.