With Samsung rumored to launch its Galaxy S6 in India later this month, the Chinese tech giant Huawei is also planning announce it's Apple iPhone 6 Plus competitor - the Huawei Honor 6 Plus in India by next week.
The Shenzhen-based company is increasing its investments in India over the next few months and GizBot has learnt exclusively that Huawei has four more Honor series smartphone in the pipeline, exclusively kept for India release.
4 New Honor Smartphones in the Pipeline for India
One of the high profile executive at Huawei India, who wishes to be quoted as anonymous - spoke to GizBot and informed that these four smartphones will be released in India starting from this month itself and will be available only on e-commerce site FlipKart.
The first one will be Huawei Honor Bee which will be launched alongside Honor 6 Plus and Honor 4X next week on March 24th.
The other three phones will be launched in next five months, keeping a launch date gap of one and half months from each other.
These will be entry-level smartphones and will come powered by quad-core processor (Kirin chipset), 1GB of RAM, 16GB to 8GB of on-board storage, an 8MP of rear-facing camera, a 2-MP of front-facing shooter, and will run on Android KitKat.
Further, they all will be dual SIM phones, loaded with 2,300mAh or more battery inside and will likely sport 4.5-inch to 5-inch display sizes. Price wise, all these smartphone will hold a cost tag of around Rs 10,000.
As per the official, these Honor smartphones will be launched in India first, skipping the China launch, while in their native country the main flagship will be launched in the fourth quarter, which could be a new series altogether.
Huawei to Manufacture Next Nexus Smartphone
Yes, while rumors in the past have already claimed China-based Huawei will be the next Nexus smartphone manufacturer, well GizBot has got a confirmation on that.
The high profile executive and several other internal sources from the company have given a confirmation to us Huawei is forming a partnership with Google and the company is the chosen manufacturer to design and bring out the next Nexus smartphone.
Huawei Honor 4X and Honor 6 Plus India Price
In addition, GizBot has also been able to extract some information on the price range of the upcoming Huawei Honor devices in India. As per our sources, the Honor 6 Plus is likely to cost around Rs. 23,990 in India, whereas the Honor 4x could be priced around Rs 12,000.
Both smartphones were unveiled in a Beijing-based event last year in December, while they were also showcased in Mobile World Congress (MWC) held in Barcelona this month.