Huawei’s Honor division just launched the Honor 6X which is a successor of the popular 5X in the United States and a few Western European countries. The device comes with great specs in relevance to its price comes out of the box with Android 6.0 Marshmallow preinstalled.
Honor will not let things sit as they’ve planned to update their device to the latest version of Android 7.0 Nougat somewhere around the second quarter of 2017. This announcement was made at the Consumer Electronics Show and has fans excited ever since. The update is scheduled to go live somewhere between April and June.
The device will not only have its operating system updated but will also receive Huawei’s latest EMUI 50 which tweaks the Android system to give it more personality. New features will be implemented such as an app drawer.
The Honor 6X is available for $249.99 in the US while official sales will begin on the 10th of January. Packing impressive specs for a mid-range device which include the likes of a 5.5 inch screen which offers 1920 x 1080 resolution with 403 ppi and Huawei’s home grown Kirin 655 octa core chip paired with 3GB of RAM it is sure to make some waves around tech savvies.
Notwithstanding the price, it even comes packing a programmable fingerprint scanner which can be programmed to do all sorts of things like answer calls and scroll through photos. It also sports a dual camera setup, where the main one comes at 12MP and the other one which is positioned near it is there for taking depth of field snaps.