When the Huawei Honor 6X was launch last year in October in China, it was made available in color options like Gray, Silver and Gold. However, rumors surrounding the phone before its official announcement suggested that it would be coming in more color variants. Huawei has introduced the Honor 6X in new color options like Blue and Pink (looks like Rose Gold) in China.
Currently, the new color variants for Huawei Honor 6X are only available in the home country. However, the Chinese firm is expected to make them available in other markets soon like India where there is fierce competition between mid-range smartphones.
Honor 6X is a budget smartphone with a USP of dual rear cameras of 12-megapixel and 2-megapixel. It is coupled with features such as LED flash and Phase Detection Autofocus The twin cameras are capable of shooting photos with bokeh effect. Even though it arrived with Android Marshmallow OS, the company confirmed in January that the phone would be receiving the Android 7.0 Nougat upgrade by the second quarter of this year.
In February. it confirmed that the software update would be available in March, but the company was not able to keep its promise. Instead, Huawei began the Android Nougat beta update program for Honor 6X users in the U.S. at the start of this month. The update weighs 2.3 GB and it tags along EMUI 5.0.
By enrolling for the beta build, users can test the beta edition of Nougat 7.0 packed with EMIU 5.0 before its final version is released. To enroll, users need to send their IMEI number to [email protected]. Owners of dual-SIM Honor 6X are required to send two IMEI numbers. The U.S. users of Honor 6X are poised to get the final build soon, but there is no confirmation whether the new Blue and Pink variants would be also made available there.
The mid-range Honor 6X is powered by Kirin 655 SoC and it features a 5.5-inch full HD IPS LCD screen. The company is selling 32 GB variant with 3 GB RAM and its 64 GB model with 4 GB of RAM is expected to be available soon in the U.S. Its front-facing camera is of 8-megapixel and is graced with a battery of 3,340 mAh capacity.