Update: Huawei on Tuesday introduced the Honor 7X for the US, Asia (except China) and European markets at a press event in London. The specifications of the 7X for the US and Europe are same as the Chinese version, except the available RAM and internal storage. The US will be getting 3GB RAM version with 32GB of internal storage. On the other hand, Europe will get the 4GB RAM variant with 64GB of internal storage.
Pricing and availability: The Honor 7X will retail at $199 in the US. The pre-orders open today and the shipping will start December 15.
In the UK, the 7X will sell at GBP 269, however the rest of the Europe will get the phone at 299 euros. It is immediately going on sale in all European markets and select Asian markets.
Honor has also detailed the India launch plans for the Honor 7X. Read more in my full report.
Earlier: Honor, a sub-brand of Chinese telecom giant Huawei, on Wednesday unveiled the new Honor 7X smartphone in its home market. Introduced a year after its predecessor Honor 6X, the new smartphone brings a pretty decent set of specifications for a mid-range smartphone.
The Honor 7X sports a unibody metal design with a 5.93-inch 18:9 2160x1080p display. It is powered by Huawei’s octa-core Kirin 659 processor and packs 3GB or 4GB of RAM and dual-SIM support. The company will be offering the smartphone in 32GB, 64GB and 128GB internal storage variants.
Among other specification, Honor 7X includes 16MP+2MP dual rear cameras, 8MP selfie camera and 3340 mAh battery.
There is fingerprint sensor, 4G VoLTE support, and the usual set of connectivity options on the phone as well. In terms of software, Honor 7X runs on Android 7.0 Nougat with EMUI 5.1. There is no word on the release of the Oreo update for the phone at this point.
According to Honor, the 7X will be offered in Gold, Blue and Black colours. It carries a price-tag of 1299 yuan ($198) for the 32GB version, 1699 yuan ($258) for the 64GB version and 1999 yuan ($304) for the 128GB version. The sales open October 17 in China.
Honor 7x full specifications
- 5.93-inch IPS screen with 2160x1080p resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio
- 2.3GHz octa-core Huawei Kirin 659 processor with Mali-T830 MP2 GPU
- 3GB/ 4GB of RAM, 32GB / 64GB of internal storage and microSD card slot
- Android 7.0 Nougat operating system with EMUI 5.1
- Dual rear cameras with 16MP and 2MP sensors and LED flash as well as an 8MP selfie camera
- Fingerprint sensor
- Dimensions: 156.5mm x 75.3mm x 7.6mm; Weight: 165 grams
- Dual-SIM support, 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, GPS
- 3340mAh battery