Honor on Tuesday launched two new smartphones with 18:9 aspect ratio displays. The mid-range Honor 7X has been launched to bring a successor to the popular Honor 6X. The 7X brings a display with minimal bezels and a dual-camera setup at an affordable price. The company also launched the Honor View 10 which is a flagship offering. The View 10 will directly compete against the likes of OnePlus 5T, Nokia 8 and the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2.
As far as the specifications are concerned, the Honor 7X features a 5.93-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1080×2160 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9. The smartphone is powered by the HiSilicon Kirin 659 SoC which is an octa-core processor. The device packs in 4GB of RAM coupled with either 32GB of storage or 64GB of onboard storage. The storage on both the variants is expandable up to 256GB using a microSD card. The Honor 7X runs on EMUI 5.1 based on Android 7.0 Nougat. Under the hood sits a 3,340mAh battery powering up the internals.
On the optics front, the Honor 7X sports a dual-camera setup at the back consisting of a 16-megapixel sensor coupled with a 2-megapixel sensor. Up front, there is an 8-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. The device also features a fingerprint scanner that sits below the camera setup at the back.
The Honor 7X is launched at a price of Rs. 12,999 for the 32GB variant while the 64GB variant will retail for 15,999. The smartphone will go on sale exclusively via Amazon India starting December 7, 12 noon.
Honor View 10
Being a flagship, the Honor View 10 comes with an impressive spec sheet. The Honor View 10 sports a 5.99-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1080×2160 pixels and an 18:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone is powered by the Hisilicon Kirin 970 chipset coupled with the Mali-G72 MP12 GPU. On the storage front, the device comes with 128GB of internal storage combined with 6GB of RAM. The Honor View 10 runs on EMUI 8.0 based on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box. The smartphone is backed by a 3,750mAh battery which supports fast-charging via USB Type-C.
In the camera department, the Honor View 10 sports a dual-camera setup at the back consisting of a 16-megapixel sensor combined with a 20-megapixel sensor. The smartphone also comes with a 13-megapixel selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture.
The Honor View 10 is currently launched in Europe at a price of EUR 499 which roughly converts to Rs. 38,000. The smartphone will make its way to the shelves at the Indian markets by January 2018.