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Huawei Honor 6X Review

Huawei Honor 6X Review

Huawei is back in market with their new device “Honor 6X” which has recently launched in Pakistan. Honor 6X is the updated version of Honor 5X which was a successful device of Huawei. Huawei has never disappointed its users with its performance and features. Price of Huawei Honor 6X in Pakistan is PKR.28,499/-. Let’s look at the Huawei Honor 6X Review in detail.

Huawei Honor 6X has come up with dual back camera lens that are 12MP and 2MP while front camera has 8MP camera. It has 2.1 GHz octa-core processor with 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM further the power house has fixed battery of 3340 mAh. It runs android version 6.0 (Marshmallow) with EMUI interface. Honor 6X is 5.5 inches LTE enabled device with the access of dual SIM while fingerprint scanner and fast charging option is also available in it.

Huawei Honor 6X Unboxing:

Huawei Honor 6X is packed in a beautiful box of sky blue color. The box has its travel charger, headphones and data cable moreover the protector cover with warranty card is also present in the box.

Price and Specifications of Huawei Honor 6X:

LAUNCH Released  January,2017
Availability  Available
BODY Dimensions  150.9 x 76.2 x 8.2 mm
Weight  162g
SIM Slot  Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DISPLAY Type  IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size  5.5 inches (~71.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution  1080 x 1920 pixels (480 dpi)
Multi-touch  Yes, 10-Points
NETWORK Network Support  GSM/3G/LTE
2G Bands  900/1800
3G Bands  2100
4G Bands  1800
Speed  HSPA+ 42.2/5.76 Mbps,  LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
PLATFORM Os  Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow), Emotion UI 4.1
Chipset  HiSilicon Kirin 655
CPU  Octa-Core 2.1GHz
GPU  Mali-T830MP2
MEMORY Card Slot  Yes, upto 256GB
internal  32 GB,  3 GB
CAMERA Primary  Dual 12 MP + 2 MP
Features  Face detection, autofocus, LED flash
Video [email protected]
Secondary  8 MP
COMMS WLAN  Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth  v4.1
GPS  Yes, with A-GPS
Radio  FM Radio
USB  v2.0, microUSb Port
FEATURES Sensors  Fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity, compass
BATTERY  Non-removable 3340 mAh battery
PRICE  PKR.28,499/-
OTHERS Colors  Gray, Gold, Silver

Pros :

  • 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM
  • Dual Back Camera
  • 4G enabled device
  • LED notification light
  • Fingerprint Scanner
  • Light weight

Cons :

  • No front camera flashlight
  • No USB type-C

Display of Huawei Honor 6X :

Huawei Honor 6X is 5.5 inches device with the screen to body ratio of 71.8% while it supports 1080 x 1920 pixel display. For better display and clear visibility it is equipped with 480 dpi (density per pixels). It has the best display with top-notch quality of icons and color quality further it is layered with 2.5D curved glass for its protection.

Best thing of Huawei Honor 6X is its multi-touch that has scored full 10 points. Mostly the mid-range smart phones scores 5 points in multi-touch test but honor 6X has blown away us with its full touch support.

The color quality, sharpness and brightness are very well-balanced plus it gives you a very catchy effect. Huawei always works for its better display quality which we can see in Honor 6X.

Design of Huawei Honor 6X :

Huawei Honor 6X is slim and sleek device of Huawei and a very light weight device also. The dimensions are 150.9 x 76.2 x 8.2 mm and weight is only 162 grams although it contains 3340 mAh fixed battery but still a very easy to carry device which is very impressive.

The front body of Honor 6X resembles liitle bit with IPhone but rest of the body is totally different. The front screen is 5.5 inches which has ear piece, front camera and LED notification light at its top. Down side has only name of “honor” mentioned on it plus the function keys are working under the screen. A dull golden bezel layer has covered the whole device from every corner.

Edges of honor 6X are packed with connectivity ports because it has fixed back cover. One edge of honor 6X has volume keys and power button while other one has SIM jacket. Top side of honor 6x has mic and 3.5mm audio jack while down side has microUSB connector version 2.0 and dual speakers.

Back Body of honor 6X is different because it has dual camera lens with LED flash light. The camera lenses at back body are 12MP and 2MP while fingerprint scanner is also present just down to camera lenses. Rest of the back is totally simple metal body in which “honor” is also marked at its down side.

Memory for Huawei Honor 6X :

Huawei honor 6X has best memory section because it is mid-range smart phone and in mid-range smart phone category it is providing 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM. These choices are very good and with 32GB internal memory you don’t need of any memory card unless and until you are application and game lover. If you will fill your smart phone with too many applications and videos, it will slow your device.

The 3GB RAM is also a perfect choice for mid-range smartphones. We have tested honor 6X in every section and got not delays and lags.

Camera within Huawei Honor 6X:

The camera of Huawei Honor 6X is amazing because it is the first mid-range smart phone that is providing us the dual back camera lens. The dual back camera lens is 12MP and 2MP while the front camera has 8MP lens. Let’s have a look at these both camera lenses in detail.

Rear Camera of Huawei Honor 6X:

Rear Camera of huawei Honor 6X is packed with dual camera lens which are 12MP and 2MP. 12MP is primary shooter and 2MP is secondary unit moreover these both lenses provides us detailed information of any image and the best results will be given in wide aperture mode. It has LED flash light also.

For blurry or bokeh effect we have wide aperture in honor 6X which range is from f/16 to f/0.95. We can change the depth of field by increasing or decreasing it further we have tested the bokeh effect with it and it has performed very well.

The interface of camera is very easy to use and by swiping to the left side it takes you to the general camera settings. Swiping right it will take you to its main mode settings which are beauty mode, night shot, manual mode and scanning documents.

The results are very brilliant because it has fast focus and captures very catchy and impressive images. Pictures have very good details especially for a mid-range phone. Color accuracy, depth field, sharpness and brightness are very well balance and in mid-range devices it has the best camera.

Front Camera of Huawei Honor 6X:

Front camera of Huawei Honor 6X has 8MP lens with screen flash light. It doesn’t have any extra flash light for front facings selfie while it can record videos in high quality. Beauty mode does a wonderful job in Honor 6X as it has adjustable options of brightness and softness.

The results of front camera are very better than the previous devices of Huawei. 8MP lens for front camera is the best choice yet. It automatically softens and brighten your selfie which give us very good results. Intakes of pictures are very well and brightness is also balanced.

Connectivity of Huawei Honor 6X:

Huawei Honor 6X is 4G enabled device also with the access of 3G and 2G networks. The supportable speed of 4G is LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps and 3G is HSPA+ 42.2/5.76 Mbps. It is supportive for all the bandwidths of networks in Pakistan.

With LTE connectivity it is providing us some more connectivity’s such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Fm Radio. Wi-Fi supports the standards of 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct and hotspot while Bluetooth version is 4.1.

It is dual SIM enabled device further we can increase its internal memory up to 256GB by inserting memory card in SIM 2 plot.

Battery Performance of Huawei Honor 6X:

Honor 6X supports the powerful battery of Li-ion which is 3340 mAh and it is present inside the fixed back cover of device. It provides us enough efficient time to play with the device easily. The handset has chip set of HiSilicon Kirin which provides us battery saving feature also.

The device screen is 5.5 inches which is normal size so it will consume less power as compare to other devices. Excessive usage of 4G,3G and 3D games can drain the battery very quickly otherwise it is totally fine.

Interface of Huawei Honor 6X :

The honor 6X runs android version 6.0 (Marshmallow) with the interface of Emotion UI 4.1. It should have latest android version 7.0 (nougat) and up til now we have not received any update regarding nougat version. Still its interface is one of the best and organized interfaces as compare to Infinix and QMobile devices.

Let’s roll from the lock screen which has different wallpapers those changes automatically after every few seconds. Status bar at lock screen is present at top side which shows the status of connectivity points, SIM and battery. At down side date and time are displayed while the camera option is present at the right side.

The main screen has date and time widget at its top while below to it we have Google search bar. After it some applications are arranged in the form of rows and columns. It doesn’t have any application manager separate just a slider bar is available to acess all the applications.

Many bloatware applications are already installed on it such as mirror, hi care, hi game, booking.com, true caller and game loft. Themes application is also available via which we can change the color and display of Honor 6X.

Processor of Huawei Honor 6X:

Huawei Honor 6X has Octa-Core 2.1GHz 64-bit type processor which is built on the architecture of ARM Cortex-A53. The chip set which is inserted in honor 6X is HiSilicon Kirin 655. The chip set is highly excellent performing chip and it is better than any quad-core processor.

This chip set has a modem which works mainly in analog signals such as mobile signals. So with it we can receive better signal coverage as compare to any other device. We have not observed any kind of heating issue in it while charging it or using camera.

Antutu Benchmarking of Huawei Honor 6X:

Antutu Bench marking has played an important role to check the device performance. We have tested it and it has scored 55987 points which is very satisfactory.

Vellamo Benchmarking for Huawei Honor 6X:

Vellamo Bench marking conducts three tests which are multi-core test, metal test and chrome browser test. Multi-core test has scored 1994 points, metal has scored 1495 points and chrome browser scored 3219 points.

Conclusion:

Huawei Honor 6X is first mid-range smartphone with dual back camera lenses of 12MP and 2MP. It has 2.1 GHz quad-core processor with 32GB ROM and 3GB RAM and many other features. With all these extra oridnary features Huawei Honor 6X can easily compete with any mid-range device. We have tested it in all categories and it has showed us awesome performance.

  • faisal naqvi

    aoa plz tell me who is better p9 lite or honor 6x

    • Ahmed Raza

      Using honor 6x excellent batterytiming and fast charging great performence and an aamazing camera 100% recommended in price of 260$

      • Ahmed Raza

        And according to huawei there is nougat update coming up for 6x in next month..

        • وقاص ہاشمی

          What is Nougat????

          • Ahmed Raza

            Android Nougat 7.0 is the name of the new android software, previous android software was Marshmallow 6.0