Honor (Huawei sub-brand) has launched a new dual camera smartphone in India. The new handset comes with AI capabilities, dual rear cameras and a large 18:9 display. It will be available in India in two storage variants. The company had launched three variants (a 256GB variant) of the new smartphone in China. Read more to find about Honor 7X Price in India, Specifications, and Features
Price and Availability
|Price (base model)||Rs 12,999|
The Honor 7X is priced in India starts at Rs 12,999 (for 32GB internal storage variant). The 64GB storage variant comes with a price tag of Rs 15,999. Both variants will be exclusively available via Amazon India from December 7. Registrations are already open for the first flash sale.
The Honor 7X is priced in China at CNY 1,299 (approx Rs 12,900) for the 32GB internal storage variant. While the 64GB variant is priced at CNY 1,699 (approx Rs 16,900), the 128GB storage model will cost you CNY 1,999 (approx Rs. 19,800).
Specifications and Features
|Processor||octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 659 SoC (4 x 2.36GHz Cortex-A53 cores + 4 x 1.7GHz Cortex-A53 cores)|
|Internal Storage||32GB/ 64GB (expandable up to 256GB)|
|Display||5.93-inch, full-HD+ (1080 x 2160 pixels), 18:9 aspect ratio|
|OS||Android 7.0 Nougat, EMUI 5.1|
|Primary (Rear) Camera||Dual (16MP + 2 MP) with flash|
The new Honor 7X sports a 5.93-inch curved display with full-HD+ (1080 x 2160 pixels) resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by an octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 659 SoC (4 x 2.36GHz Cortex-A53 cores + 4 x 1.7GHz Cortex-A53 cores) and 4GB RAM. The new handset comes in two storage variants – 32GB, and 64GB. Both variants support microSD cards (up to 256GB).
On the camera front, the Honor 7X features a dual camera setup at the back (similar to the Honor 6X). It combines a 16-megapixel sensor with a 2-megapixel secondary sensor. The new smartphone also sports an 8-megapixel front camera. It is backed by a 3240mAh battery.
- Metal unibody design
- Minimal bezels
- Dual cameras
- Android 7.0 Nougat OS
- EMUI 5.1
- 4G VoLTE
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
- Bluetooth 4.1 LE
- GPS / GLONASS
- Fingerprint scanner
- Compass Magnetometer
- Proximity sensor
- Ambient light sensor
- Three color options
The dual-SIM smartphone runs Android 7.0 Nougat operating system with EMUI 5.1 on top. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, and GPS / GLONASS. The new handset uses micro-USB port instead of a type-C connector.
The new Honor handset sports minimal bezels and a metal unibody design. It comes in three color options – Aurora Blue, Gold, and Black. Sensors on the device include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope. A fingerprint scanner is placed on the back side.
The new Honor 7X is essentially a larger version of Honor 6X which was launched in January 2017. With the new smartphone, Honor plans to out-compete dominating players in the Indian smartphone. The brand is trying to increase its presence in both online and offline platforms. It also plans to launch exclusive Honor demo shops in India. Currently, the Indian smartphone market is dominated by Chinese players like Xiaomi, Vivo, and Oppo. Can Honor 7X be the breakout device for the Huawei-owned brand? We will have to wait and see.