Review Honor 6X

By Rjain February 4, 2017 15:05

Review Honor 6X

Huawei one of the mobile manufacturer, has been launching high quality smartphones at affordable price range. One of the sub brand of Huawei is Honor and I has started designing smartphones in this. The latest smartphone being Honor 6X, which has been designed with high quality material and good display along with better camera lens. Lets have a in-depth review about Honor 6X.

Best Features

  1. Honor 6X has been designed in stylish attractive way with metallic finished.
  2. Honor 6X comes with better display screen size and good resolution.
  3. It has got excellent dual camera that allows to capture wonderful moments.
  4. Honor 6X has better battery life with excellent battery backup.
  5. Honor 6X makes use of Nougat 7 which is the latest version of Android.
  6. It has got better and fastest finger print sensor.
  7. Apart from this it is having better memory and storage facilities.


  1. Honor 6X has got hybrid sim slot which creates a problem and does not allow to use micro sim card and microSD card at same time.
  2. It doesn’t have a USB type c port which is quite important.
  3. It has got very little low light that has to be improvised.


Honor 6X is the smartphone with stylish metallic finished device, when we look at it we can feel just as a smooth cloth caught in the hands. It is so smoothly finished and if we will not held it firmly then there is a chance of slipping it down. On the front side of this device, it has been designed with a secondary camera above the display screen, while microUSB port along with speaker and micro phone are placed on the bottom. Right side of Honor 6X smartphone is occupied by volume as well as power buttons, while exactly on the opposite side there is a hybrid sim slot that allows to use micro sim card along with microSD card. Rear side of Honor 6X has been included with finger print sensor, dual camera as well as LED flash. This device has been designed with faster and best fingerprint sensor.

Design Specifications

Dimensions: 150.90 x  72.60 x 8.20 mm

Colour: Blue, Grey, Gold, silver and rose gold

Weight: 162 grams


Honor 6X from Huawei hosts a 5.5 inches of display screen. It produces best brightness and has been installed up with a keyboard that allows to move on both sides of the screen. Apart from this, it has got full HD screen with excellent resolution along with good viewing angles as well as perfect colour reproduction. While its display screen has been protected by scratch resistance, so that there is no fear of scratch marks on the screen that makes it look ugly.

Display specifications

Display screen size: 5.5 inches

Scratch resistance: Yes

Resolution:  1080 x 1920 pixels

Multi touch: Yes


Honor 6X has been included Kirin 655 SoC in its architecture. This is an octa core processor where in four cores will be running at higher frequency of 2.1. GHz. While the other four cores will be running at low frequency of 1.7 Ghz. All the eight cores are of Cortex A53. When Kirin 655 is compared with the processor, that had been using popularly in other smartphones is Snapdragon 625 from Qualcomm is slower. The GPU that has been used in the design of this device is Mali T830 for  viewing graphics in standard quality.

Honor 6X has been designed with a RAM of 3 Gb that is good enough for storing. While internal storage or memory being 32 Gb in which applications are stored. It has got an option to increase memory with the help of microSD card upto 128 Gb.

Hardware Specifications

Chipset: Kirin 655

Processor: Octacore

Frequency: 1.7 GHz

GPU: Mali T830

Storage Specifications

RAM: 3 Gb

Memory: 32 Gb

Expandable: Yes

Expandable memory: 128 Gb

Mode of expansion: MicroSD card


Honor 6X has been uploaded with two software’s that means one is the general Android operating system while the other is EMUI 4.1. Huawei offers this EMUI 4.1 version software that has been customized by them.This combined operating system offers huge number of customizations which starts from themes to notifications. Here we will be able to see the applications which has been opened just similar to that of cards in recently opened.

Software specifications

Operating System: Android Marshmallow & EMUI

Version: 6.0 & 4.1 respectively


Honor 6X is a dual camera smartphone with rear end camera being 12 MP along with 2 MP sensor while front one is 8 MP.  One of the highlight of this smartphone is that it has wide aperture mode which ranges from f/0.95 to f/16. It offers good picture quality only if it is provided with very good lighting. Each and every detail is captured well in daylight while in low or night light it fails to produce good images. Front camera of this device allows to capture one of the best selfies. This device has been loaded with huge number of shooting modes along with filters.

Camera Specifications

Primary camera: 12 MP

Secondary camera: 8 MP

Aperture: f/0.95 to f/16

Video resolution: 1080 pixels @ 30 fps


Huawei Honor 6X has been packed up with a non removable battery that has a capacity of 3,340 milli amperes. It charges very quickly which is one of the best feature. When it is completely charged it will be able to run more than 48 hours in normal usage mode.

Battery specifications

Battery capacity: 3,340 milli amperes

Battery type: Non removable

Connectivity specifications

WiFi: 802.11 b/g/n

Bluetooth: 4.10

GPS: Yes

USB: Yes

Inside package

Honor 6X has been packed up with the device, charger, head set, user manual and warranty card.


One of the best smartphone with pretty features that are much required. But along with that there is a need to correct some of the features that are dual band WiFi connectivity, gyroscope along with Type – C connector. Apart from the above listed this smartphone has got better battery capacity and its quick charging is another advantage.

The preloaded applications in this smartphone are good to use. When we played games on this device it was a very good experience has there was no lagging or disturbances. This smartphone is priced at Rs.12,999/- with RAM of 3 Gb and memory of 32 Gb. While the other variant being 4 Gb of RAM and memory of 64 Gb pricing Rs.15,999/-. Hence it is not too expensive to afford this phone.


By Rjain February 4, 2017 15:05
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