The Honour 6x might just be your next high-end cheap smartphone as the device packs incredible features for a pocket-friendly price. According to tech analyst, the Honour 6x is the perfect competitive technological beast for people who aim to use high-end features for pocket-friendly prices. The smartphone offers a great battery life with a bright display and a relatively good performance rating which makes it all the more desirable as it sports a sleek and stylized design.
Under the hood of the Honour 6X which broke new grounds at the CES 2017 based on the premium dual-lens rear camera integrated into it is the Kirin 655 processor equipped with an octa-core architecture. The Honour 6X which went live with the ‘Double or Nothing’ motto has earned accolades for its steady and fast performance in the face of other designs which have failed to live up to the much-acclaimed expectations. The smartphone also offers a superb internet experience to users according to consumer reviews with top shelf features including the 5.5-inch display with Full-HD integration (1920 x 1080pixels).
The full metal slim body with a thickness of 8.22mm is covered with a 2.5D glass on the front panel which also sports the curved design technology on the rear panel. The smartphone aims to meet the aesthetic and ergonomic demands of consumers and packs enough power to aid in sharing and enjoying life to the fullest according to the President of Honour.
Speaking on the device, the President of Honour, George Zhao said: “Geared towards those unwilling to cut back on performance, Honor 6X is a device engineered with uncompromising excellence.”
He further added: “Understanding the ‘double or nothing’ lifestyle of Millennials, we designed Honor 6X with enough muscle power to allow them to share, explore, and enjoy life to the fullest.”
The Honour 6X packs an impressive camera as it offers a full aperture range of F/0.95-F/16. The rear snapper on the device is a12MP camera while the front camera is an impressive 8MP snapper. The camera is also equipped with the Phase Detection Auto Focus technology which brings the camera into focus in a critical timing of 0.3 seconds.
The processor mounted on the Honour 6X, a Krin 655 processor packing four cores clocked at 2.1GHz provides a glitch-free gaming experience with seamless swipe and running of applications. It is, however, available in variants of 3GB RAM and 4GB RAM running on a powerful i5 co-processer.
Based on the processor fitted with the device, review holds that the device is not prone to lag when multiple applications are running as review data revealed that it is capable of handling multiple application running simultaneously without delays and glitches.
The Honor 6X also features the Honor’s Smart File System which lends credibility and speed to the Android’s EXT4 system. The Honour Smart File System aids in the prevention of fragmentation and also increases the lifetime performance of the device.
Powered by the 3340mAh battery which boasts of an exceptionally extended battery lifespan, the Honour 6X is equipped with the 16nm CPU and power saving technology which further reduces possible power consumption of the device thereby boosting its battery life. According to manufacturers, the Honour 6X provides a 2.15 days of usage under normal use and 1.54 days of battery life under heavy use. The smartphone in one single full charge also boasts of 11.5 hours of video, 70 hours of music and up to 8hours of gaming experience.
The smartphone is available in color variants ranging from gold, silver to gray.
The Honour 6X 3GB variant was released for sale on January 4 to usher in the new year with availability in the United States, United Kingdom and upward circulation into other markets including France, Malaysia, Russia, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Spain, and Italy.
The Honour 6X went live for $249.99 in the United States and EUR 249 in other European countries.
The 4GB variant of the smartphone is however yet to be released into the market but expected to make an entry in the first quarter of the year.
The Honour 6X Quick Specs sheet:
– Packs a HiSilicon Kirin 655 octa-core processor
– Screen size is 5.5-inch with display of 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution IPS LCD, 403 ppi
– Runs on Emotion UI 4.1 built on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS
– 3GB/4GB RAM
– Internal storage size of 32 GB with microSD card support
– 12MP and 2MP rear cameras with 8MP front selfie snapper
– Connectivity options include:FM radio, NFC, 802.11 b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1
– Battery is a 3340mAh equipped with fast charging technology
– Weighs 162 grams and 150.9 x 76.2 x 8.2 mm in dimension.