Huawei’s Honor has today launched its Honor 7X smartphone in India during a launch event in London. Earlier, the smartphone was launched in China and now, along with India, it has been launched globally.
Recently, the company had revealed that the Honor 7X smartphone will be launched in India at an “unbeatable price” and the company has kept its promise. The smartphone’s pricing in India starts at Rs. 12,999 for the 32GB storage model, while the 64GB internal storage variant is priced at Rs. 15,999.
The Honor 7X will go on sale from December 7, exclusively through online retailer Amazon India. Globally, the smartphone will be available through the company’s own HiHonor online store, at a price of €299.
The smartphone, which is the successor of the Honor 6X, features a 5.93-inch Full HD+ full-screen display with narrow bezels and 18:9 aspect ratio with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels and a 2.5D screen on top.
Under the hood, this device is powered by an octa-core Hisilicon Kirin 659 chipset — the same processor that powers Honor 9i. It packs Mali T830 MP2 GPU, 4GB of RAM and comes in three options in terms of internal storage — 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB.
However, in India, the device will be available in only 32GB and 64GB storage variants. The smartphone also supports storage expansion through microSD card up to 256GB.
Honor 7X comes with dual-camera setup, featuring a 16-megapixel and 2-megapixel sensors on the rear and an 8-megapixel camera sensor on the front. The smartphone packs a 3,340mAh battery and runs on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system based company’s own EMUI 5.1 custom skin.
Connectivity options on the device include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, and GPS/GLONASS. There is also a fingerprint sensor on the back panel.
In India, the smartphone will be available in Gold, Aurora Blue and Black colour options. The company has also planned for several offers for the users who have registered to buy the smartphone.
Amazon India has mentioned on the landing page that Honor will give away 150 power banks of 10,000mAh capacity and 850 earphones to select registrants. Further, the company said that there will be twenty winners who will receive Honor 7X devices after taking part in the ‘Amazon Registration and Amazon App Event’. For the bumper prize, seven registered users will win holiday packages from Yatra worth Rs. 75,000.
At the launch event, the company also launched its Honor V10 smartphone for the global audience. It went on sale in China today for the first time and was sold out within minutes.