In a market loaded with plethora of smartphones, it becomes difficult for people to choose the right device. If you are planning to buy a new sub-Rs. 15,000 smartphone and are confused among the sundry options available, then you don’t have to worry anymore because in this post, we will help you cut through the dilemma and bring you the details of one of the best smartphones within the price range. Yes, we are talking about Honor 6X smartphone. Let’s find out what it has to offer and why Honor 6X is the phone to buy.
1. Commendable Camera
The main highlight of the Honor 6X is its dual camera set up on the back. It is touted as the most affordable smartphone available in India with dual rear cameras. It sports a 12 mega pixel primary camera with LED flash and PDAF and a 2 mega pixel secondary camera that senses depth of field. On the front, it gets an 8 mega pixel snapper for capturing selfies and making video calls.
The camera app offers numerous modes such as Photo, Pro Mode, Night Shot, Good Food, HDR and Beauty. As far as camera quality is concerned, it produces images with great detailing and clarity. The rear camera lets users take images with wide aperture and ‘bokeh’ effect. The secondary camera adds blur to the images and also allows users to change the focus of the images that have already been taken. Images taken with both front and rear cameras come out to be excellent.The clarity of images is ought to leave you spellbound. All in all, it offers one of the best rear cameras in the price segment. Check out Honor 6X’s in-depth camera review here.
2. Striking Design
Another thing that impresses us about Honor 6X is its elegant design. It boasts its premium metal body that feels very solid to hold. The phone is curved on the back and feels very comfortable to hold in hand. Overall feel and quality of the phone are premium yet sturdy.
3. Flawless Performance
At the heart of the 6X is an octa-core Kirin 655 16 nm processor paired with Mali T830-MP2 GPU. Based on RAM and storage, it comes in two variants- 3GB RAM+32GB storage and 4GB RAM+64GB storage. Both variants support expandable storage via microSD card (up to 128GB).
Efficient 16 nm chipset coupled with Mali T830-MP2 and up to 4GB of RAM are good enough to easily handle everything you throw at it. We tested the phone on AnTuTu benchmark and got score of around 57200 points. Coming to real life performance, we are really impressed with how flawlessly it handles everything. Apps launch quickly, multitasking is smooth and gaming experience is also seamless.
4. Gorgeous Display
It features a stupendous 5.5-inch full HD 2.5D curved glass display that ensures a pleasing video watching and gaming experience. The screen is bright and vivid and has great viewing angles. Sunlight legibility of the screen is also good. The gorgeous display of the Honor 6X will keep you glued all day and night and will take entertainment to a whole new level.
5. Long Lasting Battery with Fast Charging
Equipped with a mammoth 3340mAh battery,Honor 6X supports fast charging. The company claims it to survive for up to 2.15 days on moderate usage and up to 1.5 days on heavy usage. During our time with the phone as well, we didn’t face any issues despite long hours of usage. Also, there were no heating issues that we faced. Thanks to the 16 nm fabrication based Kirin 655 chipset that makes this phone more power efficient. It supports 5V/2A fast charging and charges up very quickly. With a humongous battery and fast charging support, the Honor 6X is indeed a powerhouse in your pocket.
6. Fast Fingerprint Sensor
The fingerprint sensor located at the back of the 6X works as a charm. It is said to unlock the phone in just 0.3 seconds and during our time with the phone as well, we found it pretty quick and accurate in unlocking.
7. Value for money
The affordable price tag of the 6X makes it even more enticing. It carries a price tag of Rs. 12,999 for the 3GB RAM+32GB storage variant and Rs. 15,999 for the 4GB RAM+64GB storage variant.
Whether it is build quality, design, camera, performance or battery, the Honor 6X proves itself a class apart. If you are a photography enthusiast and are looking for a smartphone with premium build, flawless performance, gorgeous display and of course, excellent camera capabilities, then your search is now over. Honor 6X is certainly the phone you should put your stake on.