On the same day Huawei‘s sub-brand Honor started selling its Honor 7C smartphone in India, the company announced a permanent price cut of Rs. 1,000 on Honor 7X in the Indian market.
Honor 7X, which was launched in India around six months ago for a starting price of Rs. 12,999, has now received a price cut of Rs. 1,000 and is now available for purchase for just Rs. 11,999 while the 64GB storage model costs Rs. 14,999. It is available exclusively through online retailer Amazon India.
Along with the price cut, the smartphone has also received a new software update which brings EMUI 8.0 based on Android 8.0 Oreo operating system. The update introduces several new features, including Face Unlock and Ride Mode.
Further, the software update also brings AR Lens, which enhances a scene from the camera app before the user clicks the photo. UPI payments will also become easier, as EMUI 8.0 will allow Paytm users to assign a fingerprint shortcut that opens to the app’s payment section.
Honor 7X, 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, the smartphone is powered by an octa-core Hisilicon Kirin 659 chipset along with Mali T830 MP2 GPU. It packs 4GB of RAM and comes in two options in terms of internal storage — 32GB and 64GB. It also supports storage expansion through microSD card up to 256GB.
The phone comes with dual-camera setup, featuring a 16-megapixel and 2-megapixel sensors on the back and an 8-megapixel camera sensor on the front for taking selfies and video calling. It runs on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system out of the box with EMUI 5.1 UI on top and is powered by a 3,340mAh battery.