Huawei has just announced its new smartphone Huawei Honor 6 at an event in China. This new smartphone is the upgraded version of its previously announced Huawei Honor 6. This smartphone was launched with a slogan “Not Just bigger” to take on iPhone 6 Plus.
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Huawei Honor 6 Plus features a 5.5 inch 1080p screen with 72.8% screen-to-body ratio. It is powered by a Octa-Core (4×1.8GHz + 4×1.3GHz) Hisilicon Kirin 925 processor with i3 low-power sensor and Mali T628-MP4 GPU. It is packed with 3 GB RAM. This smartphone has metal frame on the side and is 7.5 mm thick.
It runs on Android 4.4 with Emotion UI 3.0 on top. Main highlight of the smartphone is its dual 8 megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash and adjustable aperture that can be set between f/0.95 and f/16. It also claims to have ultra fast focus speed i.e. 0.1 seconds. Huawei also claims that its camera performance can be compared with SLR cameras. It also has a 8 megapixel front camera.
It comes with various connectivity features like 4G LTE Cat6, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (dual band), Bluetooth 4.0, NFC and GPS / GLONASS. It comes with world’s first LTE Cat6 Octa core SoC chipset, which offers blazing fast LTE.
It comes in 16GB and 32 GB storage models with an option to expand storage up to 128 GB. It also offers 100GB of lifetime Huawei cloud storage. It is packed with 3600 mAh battery.
Huawei Honor 6 Plus comes in Black, Gold and White colors. It is priced at 1999 ($325 USD) yuan for the 16GB 3G variant and the 2499 yuan ($400 USD) 32GB 4G LTE variant with NFC. Pre-order of the smartphone will open on December 17 and it will go on sale on December 23. Nothing about global launch was confirmed in the event.
Company also confirmed that this smartphone will not be available to customers in Europe or other Western Markets. This handet is launched to target the Asian market.
The Honor 6 Plus will also be known as the Honor Glory 6 Plus in few markets.