Honor rolls out Face Unlock feature for Honor 7X


The smartphone is a successor to the Honor 6C, and the biggest upgrades that the new phone brings to the consumers are an 18:9 display and a dual-camera at the rear. The second variant sports 64GB internal storage and 4GB RAM and is priced at Rs 14,999.

Just last weekend, the Honor 7C was teased in a video ad ahead of the official launch. The device also has an 8 Megapixel of selfie shooter camera as Secondary Camera on the device. Yes, the Honor 7C ships with Face Unlock mode out of the box, which is an added advantage for many. Design-wise the smartphone looks similar to that of the aforementioned Honor 7C. The regular version with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage costs 899 Yuan (roughly Rs. 9,240). Unlike its bigger sibling, the Honor 7X, the 7C has a dedicated slot for the latter which is always a welcome feature especially for the buyers it's targetting. Today, Honor China has confirmed the Honor 7C launch date as March 12th. Honor will soon come up with information regarding its availability in more markets. Lastly, as a bit of a surprise, it will arrive with EMUI 8.0 powered by Android 8.0 Oreo. Under the hood, we might mostly see the 16nm Kirin 659 octa-core processor coupled with 3GB/4GB of RAM. On the specifications front, the smartphone is said to feature a 5.99-inch HD+ (720x1440 pixels) IPS display with a pixel density of PPI 268.

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Unsurprisingly, the new guy packs a marginally smaller 3000mAh battery too, although its lower-res 1440 x 720 display and modest Snapdragon 450 processor should probably help keep the lights on for a satisfactory amount of time. It measures 158.30 x 76.70 x 7.80 (height x width x thickness) and weigh 164.00 grams.

It will be available in Black, Blue, and Gold color options. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, Global Positioning System and a micro USB port for charging & data transfer. The device also features Fingerprint Scanner onboard which is located at the back panel of the device.