Huawei Honor 6X Review: Price, Specs, Pros and Cons

Review of Huawei Honor 6X at a Glance:-

Huawei under the Honor Series launched another mid-range smartphone- Honor 6X with some intuitive features and design, Previous phone Honor 5X was quite popular among the people and Huawei definitely expecting better marketing from this handset. In this gadget features under top notch are 5.5 inches full HD Display with 2.5D Glass, HiSilicon Kirin 655 octa-core processor, 12+2 MP Primary | 8 MP Secondary camera, 32/64 GB Internal | 128 GB SD Card support, 3/4 GB RAM and 3340 mAh battery.

Design with Decency

Smooth edges and gentle curves from the rear side causing aesthetic body and balance design for holding with the single hand, You can also change the display size for more comfortable operating with single hand. The right edge of phone contains Volume and power buttons while on the opposite side at left it has a Hybrid slot for SIM and SD Card. The mono speaker grille with microphone grille and Micro USB slot at the bottom, To insert the headphone bud there is 3.5 mm audio jack on the top.
Display reflection
You feel pleased to watch the media files in this phone as it has vivid 5.5 inches Full HD display, configured with 2.5D Curved glass and 403ppi of display density. This display also has quite good visibility even in direct sunlight with the brightness up to 450nit. There is scratch protecting glass but definitely not Corning Corilla Glass for the screen. 

Camera that Captures Depth
With Tagline "Double or Nothing" they have installed 12+2 MP dual setup for rear camera, it offers Aperture range from f/0.95 to f/16 this helps in focus at the different level with stylish professional-grade blurred background effect. Two rear-firing cameras help in taking in-depth photographs. The daylight and macro photography are pretty decent with the rear camera, while it is quite average in taking night photographs. 8 MP camera is also acceptable for this price group smartphone can capture good selfies in sufficient light.

No It's Not Snapdragon it's HiSilicon CPU
Huawei neither interested in Snapdragon nor in MediaTek so the company providing their own HiSilicon Kirin 655 processor which has eight-cores where 4-cores clocking at 2.1 GHz and 4 cores at 1.7 GHz. The performance is more extended by 4 GB RAM and device runs nearly with no hindrance, the good news is that it doesn't heats as well even in some heavy tasks. although it is not best for heavy games but most of the games are running with minimum trouble. 

Battery Power
Inside the phone there is 3340 mAh high-density battery which is capable of delivering 1.5 to 2 days battery usage for a typical user. In the box there is 2A/5V charger that can charge mobile up to 50% in less than 1 hour.

Specification of Huawei Honor 6X

Operating System
OS- Android 
OS Version- v6.0 (Marshmallow) upgradable to v7.0 (Nougat)
CPU- HiSilicon Kirin 655  
Clock Speed- 2.1 GHz Cortex-A53 
Core- Octa-core 
GPU- Mali-T830MP2

Screen and Display
Type- LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size- 5.5 inches  
Display Resolution- 1080 x 1920 pixels  
Display Reinforced- 
Display Density- 403 ppi 
Screen-Body Ratio- 71.8%

Rear- 12+2 MP
Front- 8 MP  
Max. Video Resolution- 1080p 
Max Video Frames- 30fps

Form and Dimension
Phone Dimension- 150.9 x 76.2 x 8.2 mm
Form- Bar 
Weight- 162 grams

Data Connection and Connectivity 
4G- LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 19(800), 28(700), 40(2300)
3G- HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
Bluetooth- v4.1 
WiFi- 802.11 a/b/g/n
Headphone Jack- 3.5mm

Proximity- Yes 
Accelerometer- Yes 
Light- Yes 
Fingerprint- Yes 

Memory and RAM
Internal (ROM)- 32/64 GB
External (SD)- 128 GB
RAM- 3/4 GB

SIM Type- Nano SIM
SIM Support- Dual SIM

Capacity- 3340 mAh
Stand By- 650 hours
Talktime- 23 hours

Phone’s Available Colour- Gold, Gray and Silver

Pros of Huawei Honor 6X

  • Dual camera setup for in-depth photography.
  • The External SD Card is supported up to 128GB.
  • FM Radio is supported.
  • The glass on display is scratch resistant.
  • OTG Cable is Supported to transfer the data via Pen drive.
  • Built-in eye comfort mode filters to relieve screen-related visual stress.

Cons of Huawei Honor 6X

  • No IR Blaster.
  • Micro USB slot instead of USB Type-C.
  • The battery is non-removable.
  • No IEEE 802.11ac is a wireless networking standard for Wifi. 
  • Not comes up with gyroscope sensor.
  • Hybrid SIM slot (Doesn't support 2 SIM cards along with SD Card)
  • Low-light camera performance is not up to the mark.

Why to buy and Final words about Huawei Honor 6X

Huawei is capturing the market in India with Honor series, this is obviously a good handset from many aspects like Premium well built metallic design with 2.5D Curved Glass, A camera with wide aperture range with decent quality. Although the things especially a typical Indian customer can miss is No dedicated slot for SIM 2 and some people also have an objection in Micro USB Slot which is rarely found nowadays in this price group smartphone. We have other options also available in the market such as Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 and Lenovo P2.
Price- ₹ 12999 INR

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  1. Hi Sameer, does both sim slot support 4g volte? I am seeing in some user comments and reviews that only the first slot is 4g, the second is 2g only.

    1. Second Slot is Not 4G/VoLTE Supported.