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Honor 7X with 18:9 display, dual-cameras to launch in India by December

Honor 7X will be an offline exclusive smartphone in India.

  • Updated: November 6, 2017 9:57 AM IST
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Huawei‘s sub-brand Honor last month launched the Honor 7X in China. Now, it looks like the smartphone is all set for an India launch. Honor’s Global President George Zhao announced that the company will launch the Honor 7X smartphone in India by December. He further mentioned that the smartphone will be exclusive to offline market in India.

“We will launch Honor 7X in December at such a price that it will have no competitor in that segment,” Zhao said while unveiling the roadmap for the Indian market. In an interview with IANS, Zhao further mentioned that Honor will soon start to include AI capabilities in its phones, and this will help the company target top slot in Indian smartphone market.

“We have the capability to out compete other dominating players in the Indian smartphone market in terms of quality, but our marketing efforts need to improve,” Zhao said while talking about the upcoming product launch in India. ALSO READ: Honor teases launch of mysterious ‘bezel-less’ smartphone on December 5

In China, the Honor 7X was launched in three variants – 32GB variant priced at RMB 1,300 (approximately Rs 12,900), 64GB variant priced at RMB 1,700 (approximately Rs 16,900), and 128GB variant priced at RMB 2,000 (approximately Rs 19,800). Buyers will be able to choose from blue, gold and black color options.

The Honor 7X‘s USP remains the dual-camera setup and the 5.93-inch 1080p display with 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood is a Kirin 659 octa-core processor paired with Mali-T830 MP2 for graphics and 4GB of RAM. For photography, the smartphone sports a dual-camera setup with a combination of a 16-megapixel and 2-megapixel sensors. Up front, there is an 8-megapixel camera for selfies. In comparison its predecessor, the Honor 6X, came with a dual-camera setup that included a combination of 12-megapixel and 2-megapixel sensors.

Keeping the Honor 7X ticking is a 3,340mAh battery. On the software front, the Honor 7X runs on Android 7.0 Nougat with EMIU 5.1 on top. ALSO READ: Huawei has already shipped over 100 million phones in 2017: Report

The Honor 7X will be an incremental upgrade to the Honor 6X. In terms of design, the smartphone comes with thin bezels on top and bottom, and almost bezel-less on the sides. At the rear, the dual cameras are placed at the top-left with an antenna line passing through it. The circular fingerprint sensor is placed at the center.

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  • Published Date: November 6, 2017 9:57 AM IST
  • Updated Date: November 6, 2017 9:57 AM IST