Honor Malaysia launches the dual-lens Honor 6X – An affordable device starting from RM1199
Honor Malaysia today has launched a new device for its X-series line-up, the Honor 6X. With the “double or nothing” motto, the Honor 6X is an affordable phablet with dual-lens setup with premium specifications.
The Honor 6X is a 5.5-inch device with a Full HD IPS panel. The device is powered by Huawei’s homegrown HiSilicon Kirin 655 SoC, an octa-core chip build based on the 16nm manufacturing process. Available in two options, the Honor 6X is available with either 3GB or 4GB RAM and 32 or 64GB internal storage. The storage is expandable, up to 256GB via a microSD card.
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The Honor 6X is comes with a dual-lens rear camera in a 12MP + 2MP configuration. The main shooter is a 12MP sensor responsible for the image composition while the 2MP sensor is to provide depth of field information. With the lens configuration, the camera can emulate a wide aperture of up to F/0.95 for DSLR-like depth of field effect. The Honor 6X’s main 12MP camera is a SONY IMX386 sensor with Phase Detection Auto Focus Technology (PDAF). On the front, it comes with an 8MP camera for selfies.
To provide all day long battery life, the Honor 6X is equipped with a 3340mAh battery capacity. It is claimed to last up to 2 days with casual usage and up to 1.5 days under heavy usage with just a single charge. It also comes with a 5V/2A charger for faster charging.
Runing on the Android 6.0 Marshmallow with EMUI 4.1, the update to EMUI 5.0 (based on Android 7.0 Nougat) is in the works. In additional the Honor 6X’s display is embedded with “Eye Comfort” technology to filter blue light and also packs a Wi-Fi repeater capability to solveproblem with network sharing.
Honor 6X will be available in the Malaysia market in two configurations. The variant with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage is priced at RM 1199 while the higher end one with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage is priced at RM 1399. If you interested with the device, exclusive pre-order is now available via DirectD and Lazada. First 50 users to pre-order will be entitled to receive an Honor Turbine earphone, Honor casing, and Petrol voucher of RM100. The RM 1199 Honor 6X will be available in all stores starting this 17th February while the RM 1399 Honor X will hit stores by 6th March 2017.
Pokdepinion: Affordable price tag for the specs and the dual-lens setup, let’s see what the device is capable of. Review is coming soon, stay tuned.