Honor, Huawei?s sub brand, will be unveiling their Honor 6X smartphone at the?CES 2017 event. Though the device went official last October, Honor 6X was exclusive to mainland China then. That?s changed as Honor announced the expansion of the smartphone to even more markets including US and Europe.
Honor 6X Price and Pre-Order
There will be two versions of the Honor 6X: one with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage, and a 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. The lower rung model has already gone on pre-order for the United States and worldwide.
In the US, pre-orders for the Honor 6X goes?live starting January 4, while device will ship on January 10. The device is officially available through HiHonor, Amazon, Best Buy and Newegg for just $249.99. The Honor 6X 3GB + 32GB variant is available in Gold, Silver and Grey color options.
In addition, customers can get the Honor 6X 3GB for a reduced price of $200 during flash sales at 10 a.m. (PT) on January 10, 17, 24 and 31. For more details on the special pricing and promotion updates, sign up at store.hihonor.com/us.
In Europe, the device is heading to a few countries including the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, and the Netherlands. The device can be purchased from Vmall.eu and Amazon for just ?249. It will become available in India, Russia, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq and the UAE. Honor also plans on releasing the higher RAM version (4GB + 64GB) in Q1 2017, with a price tag of $299.99/?299.
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Honor 6X US Specifications Features
The slim, sleek Honor 6X boasts a unibody aluminum design that weighs 162 grams and a curved glass edge display. The device features a 5.5? IPS 1080p (Full HD) display and packs Huawei?s custom Kirin 655 octa-core processor. It is paired with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage.
The highlight of the Honor 6X is the dual camera on the rear. The new handset packs a 12MP sensor with a 1.25?m pixel size and a 2-megapixel sensor that serves only for acquiring depth info. In addition, there’s?an 8-megapixel front camera with a 77-degree lens for wide-angle selfies. Also, there is a built-in ?Beauty? mode that recognizes and fixes blemishes.
The Honor 6X comes with a fingerprint scanner and a 3,340 mAh battery that is promised to last 2 days on a single charge. ?Though it only runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box, an update to Android 7.0 Nougat update is expected soon.
Stay tuned to TheBitbag for updates on CES 2017.