Huawei unveiled the next incarnation of its popular Honor series, the Honor 6 Plus, at a launch ceremony in Beijing. The Honor 6 Plus - the company's first ever smartphone to feature a dual-camera setup with two 8-megapixel camera sensors. The newly launched Honor 6 Plus is a part of a marketing blitz aimed to drum up its users excitement.
The Honor 6 Plus is bigger, better and powerful. In terms of design, the Honor 6 Plus is very similar to its predecessor, barring a few notable changes.
Coming to the specs, the new Honor 6 Plus seems to be a bit powerful and intriguing too. In terms of the display, it sports a 5.5-inch 1920 x 1080 Full HD display, which is an increase from the 5-inch display from the Honor 6.
The company also highlighted the Honor 6 Plus' camera features. Similiar to the HTC One (M8), the handset houses the dual-camera setup, which according to Huawei will be able to capture 3D images. The core difference between the two devices is the high quality sensor, which is used by Huawei, it has an 8MP camera instead of the standard HTC's 4MP camera. To juice things up Huawei has crafted an 8MP front-facing shooter for selfie lovers. Huawei also promises better low-light performance from both the cameras.
Under the hood, there's a Kirin 930 processor clocked at 1.8GHz, beefed up with a Mali T628 GPU, 3GB of RAM and 32/16GB of native storage. As usual, you get to see an array of connectivity options, including 4G LTE, dual-SIM, Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth. The Huawei has a powerful 3,600mAh battery, which will help the phone to last long.
In terms of software, the device runs on Android 4.4 KitKat with Huawei's Emui 3.0 UI. The new UI is packed with 3D effects.
With the Honor 6 Plus, Huawei has its eyes set on Apple's iPhone 6 Plus. That's because both the handsets features the same 5.5-inch displays as well as exact resolutions.
The Honor 6 Plus is all set for December release in China. The 4G-enabled variant will cost 2499 Yuan (Rs. 25,849), while the non-LTE version will be priced 1999(Rs. 20,677) Yuan.
During the same launch event, Huawei also unveiled the Honor 4x smartphone to the crowd, which features a 5.5-inch 720p HD display, 64-bit octa core Kirin 625 processor, 2GB of RAM, 8GB ROM, a microSD card, a 13MP rear-camera, 5MP snapper, Android 4.4, EMUI 3.0, and a powerful 3,000mAh battery. The device is exclusive available to China Unicom.
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