Honor 6X delivers ‘bokeh’-licious images
By Digital News Asia January 4, 2017
- Offers dual cameras for budget friendly audience
- Big battery said to offer all day usage
LET it be known that 2017 may be the year that dual camera smartphones will become commonplace. Fresh off the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 show floor is the Honor 6X, a budget friendly alternative for photo enthusiasts who are looking to up their photography game.
Honor looks like it is trying to hit the right spot with the US$250 (RM1,124) tagged Honor 6X that features a dual camera setup.
Consisting of a 12-megapixel RGB sensor and a 2-megapixel monochrome, the camera is able to achieve a wider aperture mode similar to the Huawei Mate 9.
This means you can achieve the cool ‘bokeh’ or blurry background effect while keeping subjects in focus that higher end smartphones are able to do but at a fraction of the price.
In addition, the Honor 6X's camera uses Phase Detection Auto Focus technology, which allows for an ultra-fast camera focus speed of 0.3 seconds.
Don’t worry selfie lovers, Honor has you covered with an 8-megapixel front camera.
Encased within a full metal slim body with 2.5D glass on the front and a curved panel on the back, the Honor 6X features a 5.5inch full HD display.
Keeping to its motto “double or nothing” the Honor 6X offers plenty of bang for your buck by packing a Kirin 655 processor coupled with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of onboard storage that you can expand up to 128GB with a microSD card.
"Geared towards those unwilling to cut back on performance, Honor 6X is a device engineered with uncompromising excellence," said George Zhao, president of Honor.
"Understanding the 'double or nothing' lifestyle of millennials, we designed Honor 6X with enough muscle power to allow them to share, explore, and enjoy life to the fullest."
Indeed the Honor 6X is equipped to keep going on and on with a 3,340mAh battery that the company claims offers exceptional battery life. According to Honor this would enable the phone to last 2.15 days of usage and 1.54 days of heavy usage on a single charge.
The Honor 6X will come in three colours - gold, silver and grey. Honor fans in Malaysia may not need to wait long for the device as Honor said the device is expected to arrive in stores sometime in Jan.